We invite you to review our tour of the Colca Canyon of 03 days and 02 nights
Day 01: Journey from Arequipa / Chivay – overnight.
Our mobility will go through the different hotels to start our trip to one of the world’s deepest canyons, taking the road of Yura, bordering the Chachani mountain to Pampa Cañahuas (National Reserve of Aguada Blanca y Salinas) habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicuñas. On the way we will be able to appreciate variety of migratory birds, including flamingos.
We will pass by the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura). We will stop at the Mirador of the volcanoes, which is also the highest point on the trail (4.800 m.s.n.m.) from where you can see a large part of the western mountain range.
In the afternoon we arrive to Chivay, we headed to the hotel for accommodation, after brief rest take lunch. Continuing the trip mobility we move toward the picturesque village of Coporaque, where we will make a walk of approximately 02 hours, we will enjoy the nature and beautiful landscapes; we will be able to see a pre-inca cemetery located on the slopes of the mountain. Culminating the hike we will enjoy the hot spring baths in la Calera thermo-medicinal waters which range from 35º to 38º degrees Celsius temperature in the swimming pools. Return to the hotel, rest.
Day 02: Chivay / Cruz del Condor/ Cabanaconde
Very early breakfast, then we will go to the viewpoint of the Cruz del Condor, strategic observation point of the Canyon and the spectacular flight of the condor. After appreciating the majestic landscape that offers this place we will continue toward Cabanaconde making a stop at the mirador of Tapay, from where you can observe the various towns within the Colca Canyon. At the end we will return to the town of Cabanaconde.
Free afternoon, optional you can take a short walk to the mirador of Achachigua from where you will have another breathtaking view of the Colca Canyon or other activity such as horseback riding, bicycles. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Cabanaconde / Chivay / Arequipa
Early Breakfast, then pick up from the hotel to return to the town of Chivay. On the way we stop at the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque with beautiful colonial churches, as well as the viewpoints of choquetico and antahuilque, from where we will observe the impressive terraces of the valley, as well we will also be able to appreciate pre-Inca tombs and models. Return to Arequipa by the same route, having regard to the camelids such as the alpaca, vicuna and others, arriving at the city accommodation at the hotel of your choice.
The program includes:
It does not include:
- Entrance to the hot springs.
- Dinner on the third day.
- Horse or bike rides.
- Extra expenses.