COLCA CANYON

We will pick you up from your hotel between 3:00am to 3:30am and travel approximately 3 hours to Chivay, a small town, the capital of the Colca Canyon. Here, we will have our breakfast...

ITINERARY

We will pick you up from your hotel between 3:00am to 3:30am and travel approximately 3 hours to Chivay, a small town, the capital of the Colca Canyon. Here, we will have our breakfast which includes eggs, breads, butter, jam and juice, seasonal fruits, tea, coca tea and coffee.

After breakfast, we continue driving for another 1 hour to the Cruz del Condor. During the During the trip we will make some brief stops to take pictures of the Colca Valley. Arriving at Cruz del Condor you will be able to appreciate the depth of the canyon, as well as the spectacular flight of the Andean condors.

guaranteed in 80 or 90% depending on the season since it is a condor nesting site. After enjoying the enjoy the breathtaking views of La Cruz del Condor, we return making several stops along the way.

These stops include: Choquetico

Choquetico, Maca and. At Antahuilque, where we can appreciate hundreds of agricultural terraces dating back to pre-Inca and Inca times that are still in use today. pre-Inca and Inca times that are still used to grow various Andean grains and other crops, including corn, quinoa and kwacha. In Maca, we will visit the colonial church and town square and observe the locals in their finely embroidered traditional dresses. Finely embroidered with colorful threads, we stop in Yanque to enjoy the hot springs of volcanic origin. hot springs of volcanic origin. This is optional and will take approximately one hour in the hot springs. Arriving in Chivay, we Chivay, we will stop at a local restaurant to eat a typical lunch. After lunch, we will return to Arequipa making stops along the way. First, we will stop at the viewpoint of the Andes, located at 4,800 meters at the Patapampa Andean lookout pass, the highest point of the trip. This is the highest point of the trip. you will be able to appreciate all the volcanoes of the area. Afterwards, we will stop at the wetlands of the Pampa Cañahuas National National Reserve Pampa Cañahuas to appreciate vicuñas, alpacas, lamas and more Andean flora and fauna. Returning to Arequipa at approximately 5:00 a.m. Arequipa at approximately 5:30 PM and finish the service at 2 blocks from the main square.

INCLUDES

OUR SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Modern tourist transport (MERCEDES BENZ)
  • first aid kit
  • Oxygen balloon
  • Accredited tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Typical breakfast of the Colca Valley

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Entrance fee to the Colca Valley
  • Foreigners 70.00soles
  • Peruvians 20.00soles
  • Latin Americans 40.00 soles
  • Optional entrance fee to the hot springs (s/15.00)
  • Lunch (menus vary from s/ 15.00 and s/ 25.00 and buffet s/45.00)

WHAT TO BRING

  • Extra money and small backpack
  • Sunscreen, hat, camera and sunglasses
  • Sweater or warm jacket and long pants.
  • Swimsuit, sandals and towel

PRICE

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