Walk Peru's Inca Trail and Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain

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  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17353
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover Lake Titicaca and the classic Inca Trail on this 2-week hiking adventure
  • Hike on the famous Rainbow Mountain in the Sacred Valley
  • Take a boat trip on the serene Lake Titicaca and meet the indigenous people who call it home
Start in Lima and end in Cusco, the trip "Walk Peru's Inca Trail And Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain" is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Puno, Cusco, Choquetacarpo and 6 other destinations in Peru. "Walk Peru's Inca Trail And Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the diversity of Peru on this fascinating active journey through the country's highlights. Explore the floating reeds of Lake Titicaca, travel through the Andes Mountains to Cusco and head into the Sacred Valley to trek the spectacular Inca Trail.

Lake Titicaca - Explore the floating islands of the magnificent lake and spend the night in a local homestay.

The Inca Trail - Follow in the footsteps of the Incas to Machu Picchu on this bucket list-worthy trek.

Alternative Rainbow Mountain - Take the spectacular Palccoyo trek through a landscape of multi-coloured mountains.

Quarry Trail - When Inca permits have sold out, we offer the Quarry Trek, a quieter route with fewer crowds and spectacular views, joining the final day of the Inca Trail into Machu Picchu.
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Lima
  • Day 2 : Fly to Juliaca; drive to Puno
  • Day 3 : Visit Sillustani pre-Inca burial ground. Explore Lake Titicaca
  • Day 4 : Visit to Uros and Taquile Islands
  • Day 5 : Travel through the Andes to Cusco
  • Day 6 : Walking tour of Cusco. Visit to Sacsayhuaman
  • Day 7 : Palccoyo trek (alternative Rainbow Mountain)
  • Day 8 : Drive to Ollanta in the Sacred Valley; Picnic by Piuray Lake
  • Day 9 : Commence Inca Trail walking to Llaqtapata ruins or walking to the site of Q'orimarca on the Quarry Trail
  • Day 10 : Follow the river to Llulluchapampa on the Inca Trail or cross Kuychicasa pass (4,450m) and visit Intipunku site on the Quarry Trail
  • Day 11 : Cross 'Dead Woman's Pass' (4,200m), hike through cloud forest to Phuyupatamarca on the Inca Trail or descend to Ollantaytambo on the Quarry Trail
  • Day 12 : Arrive to Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate
  • Day 13 : Guided tour of Machu Picchu. Return to Ollantaytambo by train. Continue by bus to Cusco
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Cusco
  • 13 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Arawi Express Miraflores Hotel (1 night)
  • Hotel Hacienda Puno (3 nights)
  • Yawar Inka Hotel (4 nights)
  • Hotel Tikawasi Valley (1 night)
  • Campsite (2 nights)
  • Campsite or Hotel (1 night)
  • El Mapi Hotel (1 night)
  • Bus
  • Flight
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Cook
  • Porter(s)
  • Any international flights to Lima and from Cusco are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Walk Peru's Inca Trail and Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walk Peru's Inca Trail and Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 21 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 June 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walk Peru's Inca Trail and Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Walk Peru's Inca Trail and Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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