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Palccoyo rainbow mountain

Palccoyo and Raqchi (temple of Wiracocha)

Palccoyo and Raqchi (Temple of Wiracocha) – full day – Cusco, Perú

After going to this beautiful mountain why not take advantage of visiting this magical and incredible construction of the Incas, today called the temple of the god wiracocha, a huge rectangular structure of two floors that measures 92 meters long by 25.5 wide. The structure is composed of a central adobe wall between 18 and 20 meters high, with an andesite stone base. According to the chroniclers, they attribute the Inca Wiracocha to build the temple, of course it is in a government previous to that of Pachacutec the ninth Inca.

TOUR OVERVIEW:

Departure and locationsDay hike tour
DurationFull Day 4:00 – 17:00
Distancy10 km (4.4 Miles) Round trip hiking
Elevations4,600m (15,091 feet) / 5,036m (16,522 feet)
Good forThose with a sense of adventure and in good hiking shape.
ConsiderationsPlease remember comfortable shoes, rain poncho, sun hat and sunglasses.
HihgtlightAmazing landscapes of herds of alpacas and llamas, the Ausangate Mountain.

1.- CUSCO – CHECACUPE – COMBAPATA – PALCCOYO – TEMPLE OF RAQCHI

We will pick you up from your hotel at 6.30 in the morning we will leave Cusco in our private vehicle south of Cusco to Checacupe, after that, we will go to Combapata, the estimated time of travel is 3 hours, once there we continue for a dirt road, we will start our walk about 1 hour and 30 minutes towards the Palccoyo mountain of colors (we will walk approximately 1.5 km). We will arrive at the Palccoyo Mountain of Colors, which is located at 4900 meters above sea level, after enjoying the scenery and taking pictures, we will return by the same route to the lunchspaghettiplace, after lunchspaghetti, we will leave 15 minutes from the town of Combapata to visit to the largest Inca temple built with adobe, the visit will be 1.30 hours and then we return to the city of Cusco arriving between 5:00 and 6:00 pm. Approximately

Included
  • Private roundtrip transportation.
  • Lunchspaghetti.
  • Professional guide (English-Spanish)
  • Dining room and kitchen tents.
  • Chairs and table of field.
  • Oxygen balloon.
  • First aid kit.
  • Travellers pillow.
  • Blankets.
  • Coca tea in the restaurant​.
NOT INCLUDED
  • Entrance for the Rainbow Mountain (10 soles, 3 dollars)
  • Entrance to the Red Valley (10 soles, 3 dollars)
  • Tips for the guide and driver (Voluntary).
  • Other not mentioned.
PACKING LIST
  • Daypack (about 30-40 liters)
  • Long sleeve shirt.
  • Trekking footwear.
  • Thermal layers.
  • Waterproof trekking trousers.
  • Wool gloves
  • Beanie.
  • Hat.
  • Sunglasses and sun cream
  • Cash for extras.
  • Rain Poncho.
  • Bottle water.
  • Snacks (nuts, chocolate and a fruit)
Price
local_offerFrom$125$119
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