We invite you to review our tour of the Colca Canyon Tour
Day 01: Arequipa / viewpoint of Tapay / San Juan de Chuccho
Our representative will pick you up very early in your hotel for transfer to the Colca Valley, the trip will take approximately 04 hours to the village Chivay (main town of the Valley). You will make a short stop in approximately 10 minutes. Then we continue the journey to the town of Cabanaconde (two and a half hours more travel.), where we have lunch.
Then we started the walk to the Colca Canyon, which will take approximately 03 to 04 hours, during the tour we will be able to appreciate the diversity of Andean and tropical vegetation, also the geological formation of the Canyon. Unique opportunity to appreciate the formation of the mountain range of the Andes.
Arriving at the bottom of the canyon we will cross the suspension bridge of San Juan de Chuccho, to arrive at the village of the same name, where we will spend the night in the homes of the families, upgraded to cater to tourists (basic accommodation).
Day 02: San Juan / Sangalle (Oasis)
Very early in the morning we had breakfast and we are ready for the hike, as it will be a day quite tiring. We will ascend 300 meters to reach the villages, Cosnihua and Malata, where we will appreciate the way of life of the people, their customs, and above all the activities they perform, because in these villages don’t have electricity, and there is no vehicular transport access.
Again we descend toward Sangalle (Oasis), made by the Andean people, we will be able to appreciate that this high Andean vegetation cover mixed with tropical vegetation, where, thanks to a spring of warm water you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pools set in this beautiful place. The waters have a temperature of 18ºC. The time necessary to rest and have lunch. We will spend the second night in cabins.
Day 03: Oasis / Cabanaconde /Chivay / Arequipa
03:00 to 4:00a.m. We will begin the ascent of 1300 meters approximately, what it will take us 03 hours.
Once in the town of Cabanaconde we will have breakfast. Finished, we will arrive to the Cruz del Condor. Here we will be able to appreciate the majestic flight of the Andean Condor; then we will continue trip to the town of Chivay.
Once there we will have the opportunity to visit the hot springs of La Calera, whose medicinal thermal waters have a temperature of 35 approximately, we will have lunch in Chivay and then return to the city of Arequipa, arriving to the city around 17:00.
The program includes:
- Tourist mobility.
- 02 nights accommodation in basic shelters (Chucchu, Sangalle).
- Food (breakfast 03, 03 lunch, 02 dinner).
- Entrance to the Colca Canyon.
- Professional Guide.
It does not include:
- Entry to the water springs.
- Extra expenses.