Palcoyo and Vinicunca the mountains of seven colors in Cusco
rainbow mountain cusco

A large number of travelers from all over the world ask themselves what the mountains of colors are in Cusco, and without a doubt we have the mountain of Colores Vinicunca and the mountain of Palcoyo colors, both mountains are located in the city of Cusco and it is the favorite destination of every traveler.

Mountain of seven Colors Vinicunca

The mountain 7 colors of Vinicunca receives daily a large number of tourists from around the world, and it is a route that starts from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. approximately, a full day tour where you will have to make a walk for 3 hours to get to this point. The mountain of 7 colors is cataloged by the magazine NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC as one of the most beautiful places in Cusco and that every traveler has to know.

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Name: Cerro Colorado, 7 Colors Mountain, Vinicunca, Winicunca, Rainbow Mountain
Trekking: 4 to 6 hours (Round trip)
Physical difficulty: High average
Best season: From April to September, dry season. Best time: August.
Entrance ticket: S/. 10 soles or US$ 3
Route: You can do it on your own or with a travel agency.

Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain

The rainbow mountain of Palcoyo is the other mountain of 7 colors that is in the city of Cusco, Palcoyo unlike Vinicunca is much more accessible and does not require much walking, which makes this route the perfect option for those who want do little trekking, another of the advantages of Palcoyo is the schedule since it is much more accessible and the tour starts from 6.30 am to 5:00 pm.

As for visits Palcoyo are not yet known as Vinicunca but daily receives an average of visits. And its route is practically beautiful where you can enjoy beautiful landscapes.

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Name: Rainbow Mountain Palcoyo, mountain of colors Palcoyo
Trekking: 2 to 3 hours (Round trip)
Physical difficulty Low
Best season: From April to September, dry season. Best time: August.
Entrance ticket: S/. 10 soles or US$ 3
Route: You can do it on your own or with a travel agency.

Recommendations to visit the mountains of colors: To visit the mountains of 7 colors it is advisable to bring, warm clothes, sun glasses, sunscreen, trekking shoes, trekking poles.

Keep in mind that if you suffer from heart problems you should not do this walk, consult your doctor first.
It is not suitable for pregnant people.

If you have problems with altitude sickness it is preferable to take a coca tea or some pill for altitude sickness “Consult your doctor”.