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Cañon del Colca 3D/2N

Adventure tour and walk through the inter-Andean valleys of the Colca Valley. We start the trip visiting the town of Chivay to know and enjoy the habitat of the South American camelids, visit the reserve of Pampa Cañihuas and take a relaxing bath in the Aguas Termanles de la Calera. The next day we can appreciate the majesty of the flight of the Condor, from the viewpoint of the town of Tapay take the best views of this splendid place, we continue to Cabanaconde to share with their people a little of their dances and customs. Live culture, nature in a great place. We have group and private options, it is a recommended trip to do it with friends, we must bear in mind that to make the tour you must have a regular physical state, any question we are here to help you.

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.

Sumary:

DAY 01: AREQUIPA TRIP/CHIVAY-OVERNIGHT.

  • At the right time, they are contacted at the Hotel in Arequipa for the start of the trip 
  • The excursion starts taking the road to Yura, bordering the Nevado Chachani towards Pampa Cañihuas (National Reserve of Aguada Blanca and SALINAS) habitat of the beautiful camelids South American, Vicuñas 
  • Pass through the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura) We will stop at the viewpoint of the volcanoes, which is also the highest area of the road (4.800 m S N m) from where you can appreciate much of the Western Cordillera 
  • In the afternoon, we arrived at the village of Chivay, we head to the hotel for the respective accommodation, after a short break they take lunch.
  • Continuing the journey, the mobility will take us to the picturesque village of Coporaque, where we will make an approximate hike of 02 hours, 
  • Culminating the hike, we'll enjoy the thermal baths in La Calera whose thermos medicinal waters oscillate between 35 º to 38 º degrees Celsius temperature 
  • Return to the hotel, rest 

DAY 02: CHIVAY/CRUZ DEL CONDOR/CABANACONDE 

  • Very early breakfast, then we will go to the viewpoint of the Cross of the Condor, strategic point of observation of the canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor.
  • After appreciating the majestic scenery that this place offers, we will continue towards Cabanaconde making a stop at the Mirador de Tapay, from where you can see the various villages nestled inside the Colca Canyon, arriving at the same town of Cabanaconde
  • Free afternoon, optional you can take a short hike to the viewpoint of Achachigua from where you will have another breathtaking view of the Colca Canyon or other activity such as horseback riding, bicycles dinner, overnight in basic hostel 

DAY 03: CABANACONDE/CHIVAY/ AREQUIPA 

  • Early Breakfast then pick up from the hotel to return to the village of Chivay. On the way, we will stop in the villages of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque 
  • You also have the opportunity to observe the viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque, from where we observe the impressive terraces of the valley, 
  • Return to Arequipa by the same route, observing camelids such as alpaca, Vicuña and others, arriving to the city accommodation in the hotel chosen 
     

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES: 

  • Transfers in general 
  • Tourist transport 
  • 01 breakfasts 
  • 01 Lunch in Chivay 
  • Professional guide 
  • Hotel in Chivay 
  • Entrance to the Col Canyon CA 
  • Accommodation in Cabanaconde basic hostel 
  • Dinner in Cabanaconde.

DOES NOT INCLUDE: 

  • Entrance to the hot Springs 
  • Dinner on the third day 
  • Bicycle rides or horses 
  • Extra expenses 
  • Gratitude 
  • Hotel in Arequipa 
     
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