Pallay Puncho from Apu T’acllo. This is an impressive mountain range with sharp points, and geological formations that were sculpted by the passage of time resembling an Andean poncho (typical Andean clothing) with colored pigments such as magenta, brown, and red. The varied pigmentation of the ground provides an incredible view of this place. It also has an incredible view of the “Langui” lagoon.
This attraction is located in the Layo region, department of Cusco, and is at an altitude of 4700 m / 15419 ft.
|Duration: 1 Day||Altitude: 4900 masl|
|Difficulty: Easy||Season: All year|
DAY 01: Cusco – Sicuani – Layo – Pallay Puncho – Cusco
Very early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 AM. Then we go to the small town of Cusipata, where we will have breakfast. We will continue the trip to the beautiful Laguna de Langui and the small town of Layo. During the tour, we will see beautiful landscapes and animals, such as llamas and alpacas.
When we get to Laius, we will begin to climb the mountain. The approximate walking time is 3 to 4 hours, and above 4 thousand meters. we will enjoy the panoramic views, such as the flora and fauna that this beautiful region offers us. Finally, we will arrive at our destination “Pallay Punchu del Apu T ‘ acllo” or the Mountain of sharp points. Once there, we will have considerable time to enjoy this incredible place.
After visiting Pallay Punchu del Apu T’acllo, we will return to the small town of Layo, where our transport awaits us, back to the city of Cusipata, where we will have lunch. Furthermore, we will make some stops at viewpoints to marvel at the landscape that this region offers us. The trip ends in the city of Cusco at night.
Important: The exact time schedule of the tour will be discussed in a previous briefing.
Recommendations for the walk:
- Being in good physical condition will help you to climb Pallay Punchu more easily.
- Consider using trekking poles,
- Use of sunglasses with UV protection
- Rain poncho, the weather in Cusco is unpredictable.
- Warm clothing.
- Trekking shoes
- Transfer from your hotel.
- Transportation: Cusco – Pallay punchu del Apu T’tacllo – Cusco.
- Professional guide in English / Spanish.
- Entrance to Pallu punchu from Apu T’acllo.
- Food: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch.
- Oxygen balloon and first aid.
- Meals: Dinner.
- Trekking sticks.
The new Pallay Punchu de apu t’akllo Mountain is a tourist attraction in the Cusco region, a Peruvian region that is distinguished by its natural and cultural wonders. The mountain of Pallay Punchu is characterized by its beautiful colors, by its sharp points.
Do you know where the name Pallay Punchu comes from?
The name Pallay Punchu Apu Tacllo comes from the multiple colors of the mountain that closely resembles the ponchos used in the Peruvian highlands, a very typical Peruvian garment.
Important Data of Pallay Puchu:
Location: The Filuda de Colores Mountain or Pallay Punchu Mountain is located at 4,700 meters above sea level, in the Layo district and Canas province. The arrival time to the mountain of Cusco is approximately 3 hours.
Its amazing colors and its similarity to a traditional Andean poncho was quickly rivaled on social networks, where a huge number of visitors is assured in 2023.
On the Pallay Punchu mountain, you will be able to appreciate and enjoy the variety of colors it has, such as red, brown, magenta, and others that make it even more special, as well as being accompanied by the impressive “Langui” lagoon.
Climate: During the walk to reach Pallay Punchu Mountain, the climate will change and therefore it is highly recommended to be acclimatized, in the City of Cusco between 1 to 2 days minimum to carry out this activity or other activities.
In the dry season: it is advisable to travel, from the parking lot it will start with a warm climate as it ascends, the cold will begin, and in the mountains, it will have the presence of winds.
In the rainy season: it is advisable not to visit, this is for reasons that the road is dirt it will have difficulties to get transportation, and the other there is still no way to walk safely, and in the mountains, it will have the presence of rains with cold winds.
What is the best season to visit Pallay Punchu?
The best time to visit Pallay Punchu Mountain is from March to October when the weather is dry and there is no rain. From November to February it is always advisable to bring a rain poncho and to dress warmly.
Palla Punchu Mountain, in the dry season, between the months of April – October, to enjoy a pleasant climate.
Palla Punchu Mountain, in the rainy season, between the months of November to February, it is advisable to always carry a rain poncho and keep warm.
Always with the necessary recommendations made by our representative.
What is the recommended age for the hike to Pallay Punchu Mountain?
The recommended age for the hike is from 12 years of age. In the case of traveling with a minor as a companion, it is suggested that the child is under the care of a responsible adult.
When you reach the esplanade at the foot of the mountain you will have an impressive view of Pallay Punchu.
Being on top of the mountain you will have a spectacular view of Lake Loyo.
After your tour you will return to the same point of departure to return to Cusco.
Throughout the trip, you will be able to observe the beautiful landscapes and animals of the area. Also very close to the mountain Paylla Punchu you can see a beautiful lagoon, this makes this mountain look spectacular and is a very attractive destination.
We have price alternatives that accommodate all budgets, prices per person, expressed in US Dollars.
Make your quotes and reservations by email [email protected], you can also communicate with one of our sales executives at the telephones detailed below, we will be happy to assist you.
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- Very important – We need the address and information about the hotel that you are staying at, in the city of Cusco, to be able to pick you up at the time when the tour starts
To confirm reservations it is required to pay 50% in advance and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.
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