Witness the flight of the condors on this classic Colca Canyon Tour

You will visit one of the deepest canyons that exist in the World at 0.6 miles in depth, In Cruz del Condor, keep on the eye, here you will appreciate the flight of Andean Condors, one of the largest birds of prey in the world.

Itinerary:

  • Day1 - Colca Canyon Tour: Arequipa - Colca Valley

    Today after breakfast in your hotel between 08:00 to 08:30 am pick up, then we set out Colca Canyon Excursion by Chivay village. Feast your eyes on the magnificent views of the Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu volcanoes as you draw near National Reserve of “Pampa Cañahuas”. Upon reaching the reserve you can witness the wild Vicuñas, Llamas and Alpacas in their natural habitat. Our exploration continues to wasi (3800m/12460ft) where you will take pleasure in the natural rock formations with the Misti and Chachani volcanoes behind you. We will ascend further to a mountainous and splendid 4500m/14,760ft. height, passing “Tocra” on the way. The “highlight” of the tour will be “Pata Pampa” where you will stand at 4820m/15,810ft. Approaching the Chivay town (3651m/11,978ft.), you will be amazed at Colca Valley’s multicolored terraces. (Lunch not Included) After lunch optional visit to La Calera hot springs, or just relax in your selected Hotel (No Hotel Included)

    • Additional cost for Hotel in Chivay or Yanque US$ 28 per person - Casona Plaza Ecolodge or Similar
    • Additional cost for Lunch in Chivay US$ 12 per person (Optional)
    • NOTE: You must bring S/ 70 peruvian soles per person to buy your boleto turístico for colca
  • Day2 - Chivay – Colca Valley – Condor Cross – Chivay

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    The second day in Colca, early pick up from your hotel, then we will drive to Cross of the Condor, where you can see the largest Andean flying condors (largest in the western hemisphere). Then we will move on to visit Colca Valley in Cruz del Cóndor. This is the second deepest canyon on earth. Along the way back to Chivay we will have the chance to see the town of Pinchollo; as well as the “Antahuilque watching point” to view a marvelous terrace built 1500 years ago by the Collagua civilization. Another stop over will be at viewpoints “Choquetico” and “Tumbas colgantes” which means ‘hanging tombs’. Our tour will progress with visits to the towns of Maca (shaken by an earthquake in 1991) and Yanque where you can see the most beautiful church of the valley. After arriving in Chivay again you can enjoy a hearty lunch at a local eatery (no Included lunch). The tour finishes at 4-m Express bus station for people who are going to Puno, but for people who are going back to Arequipa, the tour finishes in Arequipa town.

    • Additional cost for lunch in Chivay US$ 12 per person OPTIONAL


Whats included

  • Excursions

    Patapampa view point

    National Reserve of “Pampa Cañahuas”

    Cruz del Condor

    Colca Canyon

  • Transportation and Others

    Comfortable tourist bus for Colca Tour

    Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions

    24-hour support by our local staff

Not included

  • Insurance and Others

    No cover Travel Insurance during this tour

    Hotel in Chivay

    Meals during this tour

    Boleto Turistico to access Colca Canyon (s/ 70 soles per person)

    Personal items, pre & post-tour accommodation, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips, and any extras

    Bus ticket from Chivay to Puno

    Entrance to La Calera hot spring

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