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PALCOYO MOUNTAIN Full Day

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Palcoyo
Palcoyo
Palcoyo
Palcoyo

- Description -

If the hike through Vinicunca is challenging, as it climbs a lot, is long, and the altitude can cause problems for some people, the path from Palccoyo is easier, shorter, and mostly flat. Also, as Palccoyo is a new route, it is not well known either and there are not many people.


TOURS TO PALCOYO

We will pick you up from your respective hotel from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. and then we will make the trip through the South Valley, we will make a stop in the town of Checacupe to appreciate the colonial suspension bridge, where you can take some photos and if Like the group, you can walk on the suspension bridge, here you can use the toilets, we continue our trip to the town of Combapata (3,630 meters above sea level) from this point we will travel along an unpaved route until we reach the Rainbow Mountain of Palccoyo, On the way we will stop by the towns of Chiara and the community of Palccoyo where you can buy some souvenirs. We arrive at a point allowed for the buses from where you can already appreciate the color of the mountains with a view of the Ausangate mountain.
We start a brisk walk to explore the area and enjoy the enigmatic nature where your adventure will be rewarded by unforgettable and wonderful landscapes at the appropriate time we will return to our bus and then go to the place where we will enjoy a delicious lunch, return to Cusco for the same route, 18:00 Arrival in Cusco (Plaza de Armas).


INCLUDED:

Pick up from your hotel
Roundtrip transportation
Professional guide
Buffet Lunch (vegetarian option available)
First aid kit

NOT INCLUDED:

Breakfast
Water
Tips
Income

What to bring for this tour

A light day pack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek - prepare for a vast range of changes in temperature
Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho. Plastic ponchos can be bought for about $1 in Cusco .
Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended. Extra socks are a must.
Sandals or plastic slip on thongs are also good to give your feet a chance to breath in the evenings if you wish to carry them.
Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces, gloves, scarf and beanie/touk. Thermal clothing is also recommended, especially for sleeping. * This is a particularly cold trek, you should make sure you have a lot of very warm clothes.
Sleeping bag (we can hire these to you)
Torch/ Flashlight and spare batteries
Camera, batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
Sun block
After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body
Toilet paper, pack in & pack out
Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc.
Non-disposable canteen (Nalgene type) and water for the first morning.
We advise you to bring water sterilizing tablets in case you collect water from streams.
Your own medical kit with any special medications that you might require, paracetamol, second skin for blisters etc.
Small towel or sarong
Bathers/swimsuit (if you intend on swimming in hot springs )
Cash - sufficient for snacks, tips and souvenirs.
Original passport & ISIC (International Student Identity Card) if you have one.
Binoculars (if you have them)

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- DETAILS -

DURATION: Full Day
DESTINATION: Ausangate
DEPARTURE: Daily Departures
LEVEL: Moderate to Difficult
CATEGORY: Trek
GROUP SIZE: "2 - 12"

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