Tourism. The Seven Colors Mountain, Suycutambo Canyon, Mirador del Vuelo de los Cóndores, etc. stand out.

There is no better tourist destination than Cusco during Holy Week. Visitors are treated to the variety of natural wonders and creations of ancient Peruvians.
The Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur) promotes new alternative destinations to Machupicchu.

In the list it appears the Mountain of 7 Colors, coordillera of the Rainbow or simply Winicunca in the heights of the district of Checacupe (Canchis). To arrive at this chain hills that seem painted by the hand of God demands two hours of trip in bus from the Imperial City and a similar time of walk on foot from Checacupe to the mountain.

The mountain is part of the Vilcanota mountain range. Its natural coloration is due to the presence of a range of stones and minerals ocher, red, white, yellow, green and purple.

Since the site began to be promoted, the flow of tourists has increased, but in a disorderly manner. Dircetur develops a plan to prevent the deterioration of this landscape.


The Three Canyons or Suycutambo Canyon is another wonder of Cusco. It is a rock formation of large cliffs as if it were a forest of stones at the intersection of the Cerritambo, Callumani and Apurímac rivers in Espinar. There, adventure sports are practiced. There are festivals for canoeing (in kayak and rubber boat) and mountain biking.

Also a few meters away is the archaeological complex of Maucallaqta, a set of stone constructions of the K’ana culture. It is said that the K’anas were so brave and rebellious that the Incas could never control them.

The Mirador del Vuelo de los Cóndores or Mirador de Chonta in Limatambo (Anta) is another attraction. To get to this natural viewpoint, a one-hour walk is made from the community of Chonta. Along the path you can see natural attractions (landscapes, valleys and sacred mountains).

Dircetur also plans a promotion plan for the four lagoons circuit in Acomayo, the lagoons of Langui and Layo in Canas, the lakes Qoricocha in Coya and Huaypo in Anta, and in Paruro there is the Paccarectambo complex, where it is said that the Ayar Brothers left . In some of these sites there is experiential tourism.

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