About 100 kilometers southeast of Cusco, Peru, there is a rainbow made a mountain.
Cusco Alternative short hikes
Cusco Alternative Short Hikes. Peru is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and has an incredible variety of tourist destinations; They can be found from beaches, deserts, mountains and even Amazon jungle. In addition to the hiking trails to Machu Picchu known worldwide as: the Inca trail and the salkantay trek. In Cusco, Peru; we have other short hiking alternatives, that take you to natural and archaeological sites of invaluable beauty.
Within the alternative short hikes, which are not far from Machu Picchu: We have from mountains turned into the rainbow, electric turquoise lagoons, original Inca trails that cross imposing waterfalls; and even a hill located at the foot of an immense lagoon, whose shape and colors resemble that of an Andean poncho woven by hand.
Alternative treks are not regulated by the government, so you can reserve it up to two days in advance; we have the following categories:
- First category: Hike through snowy mountains and electric turquoise lagoons; like the Humantay lagoon and 7 lakes Ausangate Trek.
- Second category: hike through archaeological complexes, Inca trail and imposing waterfalls; like the Chinchero Inca Trail and Poc Poc waterfall, and the Perolniyoc waterfall.
- Third category: Hike through beautiful Andean landscapes and mountains with multiple colors that will leave you impressed; like the Rainbow Mountain, Palcoyo Mountain or the Pallay Punchu Mountain.
We have 8 tours for you to choose from: all of them are in group service; However, if you want to hike only with your friends or family, we also have the option of private service.
While the Rainbow Mountain boils with thousands of tourists every day, just 20 kilometers south is not one, but three colored mountains resting in complete solitude. Of ocher and red colors, with green, blue and white stripes, the dazzling Palcoyo Mountain
The Humantay lake is a charming and hypnotizing turquoise lagoon that is surrounded by the imposing glacier of the same name that is part of the Vilcabamba mountain range;
Humantay is a snow-covered mountain that is part of the Vilcabamba mountain range and gives rise to the formation of this splendid turquoise-colored lagoon known as the "Humantay Lake"