Colca Canyon Full Day

A full day trip to visit the Colca Canyon, This is the Best way when you don’t have time in Arequipa, Enjoy one of the deepest canyons in the world with its nice and happy local people.

Note, it is very important to reserve in advance, because normally the capacity of pax in the bus is limited for this tour or maybe you can ask for a private service.

ITINERARY:

At 02:00 a.m. we lleave Arequipa driving for 3 and a half hours towards Chivay; The capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. Breakfast.

Then we continue driving for 2 more hrs towards the most visited point ” the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor.

The area presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre Inca terraces still in use with Andean growings like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.

After Lunch we come back to Arequipa; on the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. – 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, Andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle “Kara Kara”. ( 18:00 hrs. approx. Back in Arequipa .).

INCLUDES:

  • Transport.
  • Continental Breakfast.
  • Tourist guide (English / Spanish)

NO INCLUDES:

  • Entrance fee (15.00 USD)
  • Hot springs fee (10.00 soles)
  • Lunch