Where is Palcoyo Mountain, a lesser-known but equally captivating alternative to Rainbow Mountain? If you’re checking out Peru for a vacation, you’ve obviously seen pictures of the Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicunca. It’s that otherworldly kaleidoscopic mountainside just a few hours outside Cusco.
There are many different ways to travel and see the world, and every person has their own preferred method of doing so. If you’re the type of traveler who cares a lot about having deep, meaningful interactions with the real culture of the place you’re visiting, then you would love doing an Amantaní Island homestay in Lake Titicaca.
The Inti Raymi Festival in Peru may be the closest one can come in the 21st century to experiencing the real culture of an ancient society.
It’s nearly impossible to visit without taking note of the 26-foot tall statue of Jesus Christ in Cusco that stands guard over the ancient city, imposing from its perch atop the nearby hill of Pukamoqo.