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From Cusco: Rainbow Mountain Palcoyo Day Trip

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Activity provider: MPTC GETS

From Cusco: Rainbow Mountain Palcoyo Day Trip

Activity provider: MPTC GETS
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From US$ 39 per person

Explore the wonderful Rainbow Mountain, in the Cusco region in the province of Cusipata, place of Vinincunca. He enjoys a tour of the Andes and admires the beautiful landscapes of mountains and glaciers with an experienced guide and a small group.

About this activity

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Hotel pickup is only included for those located in the historic center of Cuzco. Contact the local partner to find out if pickup is available for your accommodation. If your accommodation is private or your hotel is not accessible due to narrow streets, a nearby meeting point will be provided. Also send us an exact location to our whatsapp +51953874795


  • Be amazed by the spectacular Rainbow Mountain
  • Tour the Andean landscape and see vicuñas.
  • Meet the locals during their chores, you can take the best and beautiful photos with them.
Full description
Begin the trip to the town of Cusipata in a comfortable tourist minivan. Upon arrival, enjoy an American-style buffet breakfast. Head to the starting point of the tour after breakfast. Start on the path that leads to the "mountain of colors", pass the control point, and pay an entrance fee to continue. Admire the panoramic views of the valleys, the Andes and the nearby glaciers along the trail, as well as the fauna: wild llamas, alpacas, and vicuñas, as well as Andean condors. Reach the summit and take time to rest, take a breath, and admire the spectacular views. Take beautiful photos and videos, then begin the descent to the base with the group. Enjoy a tourist buffet lunch upon arriving at the restaurant at the end of the hike, before making the trip back to Cusco to be dropped off near the main square.
  • Pickup and drop-off service in the historic center of Cusco
  • Transport
  • Professional guide
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Hiking poles
  • First aid care (if necessary)
  • Oxygen (if necessary)
  • Entrance fee to the Rainbow Mountain (to pay 25 soles PEN for tourists and 20 PEN for Peruvians)
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People without experience
  • People over 95 years
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are optional for this activity
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • The activity level of this tour is not for beginners.
  • Horses can be rented for part of the journey
  • Note: the local partner does not offer this service, it must be hired privately with the help of the guide. The horses will take you near the top and you must finish the climb on foot. Price: 90 to 120 PEN, round trip (cash only).
  • A hiking pole will be provided.
  • The walk lasts 2 hours approx.
  • You can also rent ATVs, the price of a single one is 80 soles and 140 soles a double.
  • This tour is non-refundable
Customer reviews

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4.4 /5

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Bus on time, friendly guide and pretty good breakfast and lunch. I recommend this activity.

May 19, 2022

The tour and guide Ed were very good. The red valley tour should not really be more than 7-10$, its just a half hour walf from the Rainbow mountain.

March 3, 2022

It was a good trip in itself, which was just a shame that our guide spoke very poor English, which meant that we didn't understand that much.

November 8, 2021

Product ID: 404846