On this walk you will see picturesque villages, beautiful “adobe” houses, herds of llamas and alpacas, and you will have a magnificent view of the glacier Ausangate (6,385 m / 20,945 feet). With the beauty and uninterrupted solitude, this is a spectacular journey for hikers who love a true outdoor adventure.
Palcoyo Rainbow Mountains: A fantastic alternative tour to the popular “Rainbow Mountain”. Palcoyo rainbow mountains offers a more relaxed and peaceful place option is best for those who don’t want to hike 4 hours round trip, providing an amazing view of 3 distinct rainbow mountains, the stone forest and the Ausangate glacier in the distance in only a short 30 min walk (one way).
Checacupe 3 bridges: Checacupe is a special place where you will see 3 different bridges and have the opportunity to cross the Inca bridge which is an amazing experience.
Secondly, ITEP Travel offers high altitude ecotourism in the mountains, Humantay lake Tour is one of them; and is perfect for nature lovers, this is a new authentic experience in the Andes of Cusco.
Join an exclusive ITEP Travel group; Cusco explorers like you who seek to achieve their dreams in Cusco, Perú and Machupicchu. So if you are in Cusco or wherever you don’t miss out, the rainbow mountain Tours will be a spiritual gate to the Andean Gods, such as the Mother Nature Pachamama, we are sure that you will have an unique and memorable experiences, Also, there is Vinicunca 2 days tour with an overnight in our Andean Lodge and we can fix travel packages in Cusco including the experience for Rainbow Mountain.
Walking Time: Approximately 3 hours (including a picnic lunch in the route).
Walk and Terrain: Walk, canter, on open roads, some steep ascending trails.
The adventure begins very early with our team picking you up from your hotel at 06:00 hrs. and heading to the small village of Checacupe (located south of Cusco). Where, we will make a stop to see an Inca and a colonial bridge and also to grab some last-minute items like drinks, snacks, sunblock, rain poncho, etc.
After the short stop we continue one more hour to the base camp. Once we arrive there, we take a short and gradual uphill walk (30-45 minutes) to the Palcoyo Pass (4880m/16,000ft). Here you will have spectacular panoramic views of the 3 Rainbow Mountains and the spectacular Palccoyo peaks as well, as the highest mountain in the Cusco region (Ausangate) and also the Stone Forest in the highest point. We will spend 1 hour at the pass taking pictures and enjoying the spectacular view.
Once we are done enjoying the scenery we walk back down by the same way to the base camp. We now take our private transport to the village called Cusipata to enjoy a delicious, freshly prepared, hot lunch.
After lunch, we will catch our private van back to Cusco. We will drop you off at Regocijo Plaza about 17:00.
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The 4-day journey to Machu Pichu was a great experience. The porter crew was very friendly, the cool Julio cooked delightful food and a very special thank goes to our wonderful guide Franco who was indeed not only a good leader, Storyteller and historian but became also a friend! Thank you for this...
It was very good we had Franco as a guide and he knew a lot about the history and things surrounding the inca trail! The chef and porters were also very kind and the food was very Nice. Would highly recommend!!...
We had a great trip! Well organised. Special thanx to our guide Jezus who was kind, relaxed and explained a lot. It is so important to be with a guide you like and you feel in good hands!...