Explore the Rainbow Mountain of Palccoyo on this guided excursion. Avoid the crowds of the standard Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca and experience the less-traveled but equally impressive mountains of Palccoyo.
Palccoyo Mountains is a much easier hike than the standard Rainbow Mountain. You only hike 45 min to the top, 1h30 round trip. You will see 3 smaller rainbow-colored mountains plus a great variety of flora and fauna and a stone forest.
Enjoy convenient hotel pickup and drop-off, transportation in a comfortable vehicle, and a mellow hike with an informative guide. Learn about the mountains’ fascinating geology, admire amazing views, and savor complimentary snacks.
Horse + muleteer available if you do not want to hike. Price of horses + muleteer is set by local horse owners. Please bring S/100 soles in cash per person if you would like to rent a horse
This one-day tour is suitable for all fitness levels, is 5km/3.1 miles long and goes from 4326m/14,189ft to 5000m/16400ft
The Palccoyo Mountains Tour departs daily and it is available year round. The months of January, February and March are in the wet season, please bring a good rain jacket and waterproof your belongings.
You can change the date of your tour or cancel your tour with a 48hr minimum notice