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Palccoyo Tour 1 Day

Palccoyo Tour 1 Day

1 day from $ USD 115.00

Palccoyo Tour 1 Day

1 day from $ 115 | Palcoyo Tour 1 Day

| Min Altitude: 2200msnm (3545 fasl) | Max Altitude: 2200msnm (3545 fasl)
Price From
$ USD 115.00
Duration
1 day
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 10
Physical Level
Moderate

Introduction

A new tourist attraction discovered in Cusco, Mount Palcoyo, became visible when the snow-capped mountains that covered these mountains melted. When you visit Palcoyo you will see 3 colorful hills, the native animals and the stone forest and you will have a spectacular view of the Andes and the snowy Ausangate. For more information, I invite you to continue reading the complete information about the visit to Palccoyo.

Trip details

  • Attractions: Palcoyo + Stone Forest
  • Excursion to do: Torre Palcoyo
  • Departure Point: Hotel (Cusco)
  • Place of delivery: Plazoleta Regocijo – Cusco
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Transportation: minibuses
  • Type of visit: on foot
  • Difficulty: 2 of 5
  • Altitude: 4,900 meters
  • Group size: minimum 15 passengers, maximum 19 passengers.

Highlights

There are several reasons why one may want to visit Palcoyo:

  1. Natural Beauty: Palcoyo’s rainbow-colored terraces are a stunning natural wonder that will leave visitors in awe.
  2. Unique Landscape: The different mineral deposits in each layer of the terraces create a one-of-a-kind landscape that is unlike anything else in the world.
  3. Spiritual Significance: Palcoyo is considered a spiritual site by many locals in Peru and is believed to have healing properties.
  4. Scenic Views: Visitors can hike to the top of the terraces for panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, especially during sunset when the colors of the terraces are illuminated.
  5. Cultural Experience: Visiting Palcoyo is an opportunity to learn about the culture and traditions of the indigenous people of Cusco and Peru.

Overall, Palcoyo is a must-visit destination for anyone visiting Cusco who is looking for a unique and beautiful natural wonder, a spiritual and cultural experience, or simply a breathtaking view.

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Itinerary

DAY 1

Tour Palccoyo 1 Day Trip

The Palcoyo tour starts with pick-up from hotels between 4:40 am and 5:00 am. We then travel to the city of Pitumarca, which takes about 2 hours. Upon arrival, we enjoy a nutritious breakfast before heading to Combapata. At the Combapata Colonial Bridge, we stop for photos and relaxation.

Next, we arrive at the municipality of Palcoyo, located at an altitude of 4,100 meters. This is where we can observe the beautiful natural landscape and see camels such as alpacas. From this viewpoint, we can see the Sierra de Palcoyo with its three red hills.

We then start the 40-minute walk to Palcoyo and enjoy the fresh and clean air, the local caravans, alpacas, and mountains. At the three mountains of Palcoyo, we admire the stunning colors. We also visit the stone forest of Palcoyo, which takes about 2 hours to visit.

Afterwards, we return to Pitumarca for a buffet lunch and then head back to Cusco, arriving around 5:00 pm.

Please note that the visit to Palcoyo is both included and not included, depending on the tour package chosen.

Recommendations

  • These are the recommendations that visitors are invited to when visiting the Monte de Colores in Palcoyo.
  • Bring a valid passport or ID.
  • Bring attraction tickets (provided by your guide)
  • Mountain shoes
  • Hat against the sun and cold, gloves, sunscreen, snack.
  • rain poncho
  • Sunglasses
  • a bottle of water
  • We also recommend chewing the coca leaf as it helps us to quickly adapt to the altitude.
  • VERY IMPORTANT Camera to capture moments.

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Number of persons Price per person
1 Persons $ USD 115.00 Inquire Now

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