Colca Canyon or "The valley of fire" and "Kingdom Condor", is located in the valley of the same name. Its imposing landscape and mysticism place it as one of the main attractions of Peru. The Colca Canyon is considered by experts as the deepest in the world, reaching a depth of 4,150 meters, in addition, travelers can find thermal baths and go to the magical Cruz del Condor viewpoint, where you can see these birds in flight.
TREKKING FOR THE COLCA CANYON IN AREQUIPA 2D / 1N
- DAY 1: AREQUIPA - CHIVAY - CRUZ DEL CONDOR - RIO COLCA
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 our guide will prepare you a delicious lunch, while the group rests. Then we will walk to the village of Cosñirhua and Malata, at 5:30 we will arrive at Sangalle Valley, a charming place, has a tropical climate and if you want You can enjoy a refreshing swim in the heated pool then you have the afternoon free to rest or stroll along the banks of the Colca River while our guide will prepare dinner, and in the evening, spend the night in adobe bungalows.
|TIMETABLE||ACTIVITIES OF DAY 1|
|03:00 a.m.||Pick up from your downtown hotel in Arequipa and leaves to Chivay.|
|06:00 a.m.||Arrival and breakfast in Chivay (Small Village).|
|06:30 a.m.||Continuing with our trip to “Mirador Cruz del Condor”.|
|09:00 a.m.||Arrive to the “Mirador de Cruz del Condor”, (this is the best place to see the amazing flight of the Condors).|
|10:00 a.m.||Continue the trip to the Viewpoint of San Miguel.|
|10:30 a.m.||Start with our Trekking on Colca Canyon (4-hours approx.)|
|02:00 p.m.||Arrival to Small Village of San Juan de Chuccho, where we will have the Lunch.|
|03:00 p.m.||We continue hiking for approx. 4 hours, crossing small villages (Malata and Cosñirhua, to arrive to next destination called Sangalle/Oasis.|
|05:30 p.m.||We arrive to the Oasis, where we settle in their bungalows to rest and enjoy the pool after trekking, full relaxation.|
|06:30 p.m.||Dinner and overnight at the traditional bungalows.|
- DAY 2: OASIS – CABANACONDE – CHIVAY- AREQUIPA.
At 4:00 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 5:00 p.m. we will arrive in Arequipa and transfer you to your hotel.
|ESTIMATED TIME||ACTIVITIES OF DAY 2|
|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.|
|01:00 p.m.||We have buffet lunch in Chivay (lunch not included).|
|02:30 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.|
|06:00 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.
- Food: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunchs and 1 dinners.
- First aid kit.
- Night in family’s house Sangalle.
- Adventure Professional tour guide Spanish / English.
- Swimming pool in Chivay.
- Pick up from the downtown hotels of the city.
- Tourist transport Arequipa - Chivay - Colca canyon - Arequipa.
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|
|$ 55.00 USD||per 1 person|
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