We invite you to review our of 02 days / 01 night Colca Canyon tour
Day 01: Journey from Arequipa – Chivay
We pick you up at your hotel by addressing the tourist. We start the tour with destination to the Reserve of Pampas Cañahuas, crossing interesting scenarios on the geography of the Colca Canyon. This is 3,000 meters above sea level, where you can appreciate different groups of vicuñas and alpacas grazing.
At this point our guide will explain the importance of these beautiful camelids within the Andean Community. Later we will arrive to Vizcachani, then we will continue ascending, until you reach the Mirador of the Andes, a spectacular point on the route, located at 4850 meters above sea level. Here we will stop to enjoy the beautiful landscape that this natural viewpoint offers.
We then descend to the picturesque town of Chivay, where we will rest in the hotel. We then take lunch in a typical restaurant in the area. Later we will visit the famous thermal baths of La Calera, located in a paradisiacal place, surrounded by beautiful mountains and thermal waters. Time for a relaxing bath in these warm waters.(optional).
Day 2: Visit to the Cruz del Condor
06:00 h, we set off in the direction of the Cruz del Condor, passing through beautiful landscapes along the edge of the Colca Canyon, on the way to this beautiful natural viewpoint, we will be able to enjoy beautiful places, in which there are spectacular views of the canyon. We will be able to see the Colca River, hanging tombs dating back to the pre-Colombina, agricultural terraces of more than a thousand years, among others.
After 2 hours we will arrive to the famous Cross of the Condor, here we will have more than an hour to admire the natural beauty that the canon offers and also to observe the majestic flight of the Condor. They may also make small walks around. Later we will return to Chivay, visiting some typical villages. In the town of Chivay we will last stop for lunch.
Finally, we take the bus heading to the city of Arequipa. Arrive and transfer to your hotel for rest.
The program includes:
It does not include:
- Extras and gratuities.
- Entrance to the hot springs in Chivay.
- Bring warm clothing.
- Wear swimwear.