COLCA CANYON FROM AREQUIPA 1 DAY

Duration:Full Day

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GENERAL INFORMATION

An exciting one-day visit to Colca Canyon for those who do not have time to spare. Colca Canyon is located 160 kilometers from the city of Arequipa, Peru. It is one of the deepest canyons in the world and home to the Andean Condors soaring over the canyon at the Cruz del Condor viewpoint. This magnificent place is full of nature and culture.

Private Tour

Itinerary

03:00 AM Set off from Arequipa with your guide in private transport to the beautiful Colca Canyon. Drive directly to Cruz del Condor for about 5 hours, stopping for breakfast.
Arrive at Cruz del Condor around 8:30 am to appreciate its beauty and the condors soaring over the canyon or perched for a picture. After a fabulous time, we will drive to the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, and Yanque for a short visit to see the lovely colonial churches as well as their viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque for impressive vistas of the Andeneria valley, pre-Inca tombs, and amazing landscapes. Continue to Chivay arriving around 11:30 am or noon and go to the hot springs of Calera for a dip in the thermal waters. Afterward, go have lunch before returning to Arequipa. On our way back we will stop at the viewpoint of volcanoes (4910m), where we will see wild birds, herds of alpacas, and llamas. At Pampa Cañahuas we will see vicuñas (part of the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve), the adorable South American camelid possessing one of the finest fibers in the world. We will arrive in Arequipa around 6:00 pm.

Included

  • Private Transport + driver round trip
  • English speaking guide
  • Tour as per program
  • Entrance tickets: Cruz del Condor, Calera hot springs
  • Lunch

Not Included

  • Anything not mentioned in the program
  • Tips

Prices

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COLCA CANYON FROM AREQUIPA 1 DAY

Duration: Full Day

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