The Colca Canyon, with more than 1 kilometer of depth to the river for what is considered the deepest canyon in Peru, has picturesque pre-Inca terraces, impressive landscapes and friendly indigenous villages (Chivay) with traditionally dressed peasants. If you are lucky, you will be able to see the famous Peruvian Condor just a couple of meters from where you are. Unforgettable and impressive.
TREKKING IN THE COLCA CANYON - AREQUIPA 3D / 2N
- DAY 1: AREQUIPA – CHIVAY – CRUZ DEL CONDOR – SAN JUAN DE CHUCCHO.
At 3:00 a.m. We pick up our passengers from their hotels in Arequipa and depart for Chivay, arriving breakfast and head for the Cruz del Cóndor, continuing our journey we will arrive at the village of Cabanaconde where we will have lunch and after a short rest we will go to Mirador de Pampa San Miguel where we will begin the Trekking, we will go downhill going through the Colca River until arriving at the town of San Juan de Chuccho where we will spend the night in the lodging houses offered by families in the area.
|TIMETABLE||ACTIVITIES OF DAY 1|
|03:00 a.m.||Pick up from your downtown hotel in Arequipa.|
|07:30 a.m.||Arrival and breakfast in Chivay (Small Village).|
|08:00 a.m.||Continuing with our trip to “Mirador Cruz del Condor”.|
|10:30 a.m.||Arrive to the “Mirador de Cruz del Condor”, (this is the best place to see the amazing flight of the Condors).|
|11:30 a.m.||Continue the trip to the Cabanaconde.|
|12:00 a.m.||Lunch in Cabanaconde “Viewpoint of San Miguel”.|
|01:00 p.m.||Start with our Trekking on Colca Canyon (4-hours approx.)|
|05:00 p.m.||Arrival to Small Village of San Juan de Chuccho, where we will have the Lunch.|
|06:30 p.m.||Dinner and overnight at the traditional family’s house.|
- DAY 2: SAN JUAN DE CHUCCHO – VALLE DE SANGALLE – OASIS.
We will have breakfast at 7:00 a.m. And then take our walk through the villages of Cosñirhua and Malata where we will visit the local museum and see the honey bee production, continuing with our trip we will go to Sangalle Valley, a charming place, has a tropical climate and if you want You can enjoy a refreshing swim in the heated pool, have lunch and then you have the afternoon free to rest or stroll along the banks of the Colca River, at night over night in adobe bungalows.
|TIMETABLE||ACTIVITIES OF DAY 2|
|07:00 a.m.||Breakfast in Small village of San Juan de Chuccho.|
|08:00 a.m.||Start with our Trekking on Colca Canyon (4-hours approx.)|
|09:30 a.m.||Visit the small villages (Malata and Cosñirhua) their authentic church and way of life of the locals, which are proud to preserve their traditions in a very rustic environment.|
|10:30 a.m.||We continue hiking to arrive to next destination called Sangalle/Oasis.|
|12:00 p.m.||Arrival to Valley Sangalle/Oasis, where we settle in our bungalows to rest.|
|12:30 p.m.||Enjoy at the swimming pool after trekking, full relaxation. After lunch.|
|15:30 p.m.||Free time to enjoy to do optional activities.|
|18:30 p.m.||Dinner and overnight at the traditional bungalows.|
- DAY 3: VALLE DE SANGALLE - CABANACONDE – CHIVAY – AREQUIPA.
At 5:00 am. we will ascend to Cabanaconde village where we will have breakfast and board the bus to return to Chivay, on the way we will make tourist stops in: Maca, Achoma, Yanque and the natural viewpoints. When you arrive to Chivay you will have time to visit the thermal baths of the Calera and if you want to eat the buffet lunch (not included), then we will return to the city of Arequipa making tourist stops in: Balcony of Volcanoes and the National Reserveof Salinas and Aguada Blanca, approximately 4:00 p.m. we will arrive in Arequipa and transfer you to your hotel.
|TIMETABLE||ACTIVITIES OF DAY 3|
|04:00 a.m.||We ascend the canyon from the oasis to Cabanaconde.|
|08:30 a.m.||We arrive to Cabanaconde, where we will have breakfast.|
|10:00 a.m.||Departure to Chivay. On the way, we stop at viewpoints known as Antahuilque and Maca.|
|12:00 p.m.||We arrive to Chivay and head to La Calera hot springs, where we will enjoy the bath for more than one hour.|
|13:00 p.m.||We have buffet lunch in Chivay (lunch not included).|
|14:30 p.m.||Departure to Arequipa, making stops in Patapampa, which is the highest point about 4910 meters, then make another stop at Patahuasi where we see llamas and alpacas in their natural habitat.|
|18:00 p.m.||We arrive to Arequipa and transfer you to your hotel.|
It is advisable to bring :
WHICH IS INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR?:
- Advice one day before the tour.
- First aid kit.
- Night in family’s house - Cosñirhua or San Juan and Sangalle.
- Adventure Professional tour guide Spanish / English.
- Temperate pool in the Colca Valley.
- Pick up from the downtown hotels of the city.
- Tourist transport Arequipa - Chivay - Colca canyon - Arequipa.
- Guided visit to the attractions to visit.
WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS TOUR?:
- Others not mentioned in the program.
- Buffet Lunch in Chivay (30.00 PEN)
- BTC (Colca Ticket Tourist).
- Entrances fee to hot springs in Chivay (S/. 15.00 Nuevo Soles).
- NATIONAL: S/. 20.00 PEN
- FOREIGN: S/. 70.00 PEN
|Prices in ($ USD) DOLLARS||amount of people|
|$ 65.00 USD||per 1 person|
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