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Alternative Rainbow Mountain Palccoyo Hike & Community Visit (Small group tour)

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    Stop At: Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain, 14_02'38.6s 71_15'24.2w, Cusco Peru

    3:45-4:00 am: You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco

    5:45 am: Breakfast with an incredible view over the valley (WC available)

    8:00 am: Visit of the Palccoyo community and the potato museum (created in collaboration with exploor in October 2018)

    9:30 am: Arrival at the parking lot (view of the 1st rainbow mountain) + Briefing (WC available)

    10:00 am: Visit of the 2nd rainbow mountain

    10:30 am: Visit of the 3rd rainbow mountain + break with coca tea and local snacks

    11:00 am: Hike up to the stone forest (optional) with a spectacular view

    11:30 am: Head back to the car (WC available)

    12:00 pm: Interaction with locals from the community + snacks

    1:50 pm: Lunch in local restaurant (WC available)

    4:30-5:00 pm: Arrival at your hotel in Cusco

    Note: All times are approximations.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    All reviews potato museum guide carlos local community rainbow mountain breakfast and lunch bumpy road cool pictures highly recommend this day trip alternate route great experience enjoy nature beautiful tour coca leaves nice breakfast buffet style booked this tour authentic experience
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    Me and my wife decide at the last moment to go on a tour, thanks to some peolpe we discovered Palccoyo and booked with Explooro, and thanks to Luis,owrawesome guide, we have the best time ever! Traveling with Ilario (Lama companion) and other 5 people...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Yuri R
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Just returned from this trip with our guide Carlos II! It was absolutely amazing! Great experience, would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to see colorful mountains without 6 hours hike on a regular trip to Rainbow mountain. We were the first group of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sherpa770791
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We did this tour with Luis and can only highly recommend it! Luis is a very enjoyable person, explains with great details and gives a lot of insights regarding the place and the culture of the community. Furthermore, Luis always gave us enough time to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Gio B
    Info E, Front Office Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Thanks a lot! We will forward your positive feedback to Ricardo and Luis. :-) Always happy to hear that our customers have enjoyed the time with us.

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We had a great day with Carlos! Enjoyed our visit to the potato museum and was amazed at the many varieties of potatoes, especially finding out about the one that helps with cancer. Also impressed that Carlos organized for some potatoes and alpaca meat to...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Dianne T
    Info E, General Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Yeeees thank you soo much Dianne! :-) It is an amazing tour where you not only see the rainbow mountains but also learn more about the history of the locals.

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We did the group tour of Palccoyo (and in fact 2 other tours with Exploor, the Sacred Valley group tour and humantay lake private tour), and it was excellent. Our guide, Carlos II was truely fantastic, very knowledgeable, super approachable, full of good tips and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank soundsfrenchN19
    Info E, Front Office Manager at exploor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you so much for that amazing review! We highly appreciate you for taking the time and writing so much positive points about our tour and service. :-)

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    Gergely S
    July 8, 2019|
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    Response from Jaeria | Reviewed this property |
    Yes,definitely. Enjoy!
    Sara S
    June 26, 2019|
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    Response from Info E | Property representative |
    Hey Sara, we have written recently a comparison about both tours! Please have a look at our latest blog article on our website it is about: "The differences between Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca vs. Palccoyo" We are... More
    May 8, 2019|
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    Response from JakeNewSavy | Reviewed this property |
    Same, our guide was a local from Cusco but spoke very good English. It was an English only tour, but I guess if there are Hispanics he translates to them in Spanish right...
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