CLASSIC TOUR COLCA CANYON 2D / 1N


This is the most classic tour to explore Colca Canyon. On this Tour you will see the most classic views of Colca Canyon such as the National Reserve Salinas and Aguada Blanca, Llamas and alpacas farm, Patapampa (The lookout point of the Andes), the Pre-Inka terraces and the famous Viewpoint of Cruz Del Condor. The Tour is aimed for those who wants to relax and enjoy from the views.



Classic Tour Colca Canyon 2D / 1N


1st Day

Arequipa - Chivay


We pick you up at your hotel in Arequipa between 7:30 am to 8:00 am. On this day you enjoy beautiful views of the volcanoes of Misti (5, 825 m), Chachani (6, 025 m), National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca where is the home of Vicuñas, Llamas, Alpacas and different migratory and endemic birds. We stop at the highest point of Patapampa (4, 910 m) to appreciate the volcanoes of Ampato, Sabankaya and, snowcapped mountain of Hualca-Hualca and the snowcapped mountain of Mismi (the true source of the Amazon river). In the afternoon we relax in the Hot Springs of La Calera. The village of Chivay offers a great variety of Buffet Restaurants. We stay the night at Chivay.



2nd Day

Chivay / Cruz del Condor /Arequipa


After Breakfast we depart to Cruz Del Condor. On this day we will contemplate the majestic flight of the Andean Condor at the Viewpoint of Cruz del Condor (3, 650 m). Later on we continue the trip by visiting the beautiful viewpoints of the Pre-Inca terraces of Collaguas and Cabanas. We stop at Chivay for lunch and return to Arequipa.







Classic Tour Colca Canyon 2D / 1N



Itinerary


1st Day

7:30

We pick you up at your hotel in Arequipa.

9:30

Enjoy from great views of the Volcanoes of Misti (5822 m) and Chachani (6075 m)

10:00

Stop at the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca to see some Vicunas.

10:30

Stop in Patawasi for a Coca Tea in order to help against alititude sickness.

10:50

You will see Alpacas and Llamas.

11:10

Tocrapampa (observe some endemic and migratory birds).

11:40

Stop at Patapampa, the higuest point of our journey, (4910 m). Enjoy from the panoramic views of the snowcapped mountain of Ampato (6288 m), the active volcanoe of Sabankaya (5976 m) and the snowcapped mountain of Hualca-Hualca (6025 m).✓

12:30

Lunch buffet in Chivay. (optional). Visit the main square of Chivay and explore the local market.

16:00

Relaxs in the famous hot springs of La Calera, the water can get 40 degrees and it contains medicinal properties.

19:00

Dinner in Chivay(Optional).


2nd Day

6:30

After breakfast we head to Cruz del Cóndor.

8:00

At the Viewpoint of Cruz Del Condor , you will observe condors and a spectacular view of the depth of Colca Canyon.

10:00

Visit of the Viewpoint of Antahuillque, Choquetico and the traditional Village of Maca.

11:40

Visit the village of Yanque and its beautiful Church.

12:20

Buffet Lunch in Chivay (optional).

14:00

Return to Arequipa.

17:00

Arrival to Arequipa (near the center).

*In Peru time is not always accurate, so please keep in mind this. Somehow you must follow the itinerary.






Price


The price depends on the type of Hotel.

Basic From $50 to 75$

Standard From $80 to 140$

Deluxe From $150 to 250$

You can contact us in order to give you more alternative prices.







condors at Cruz del Condor
Pictures taken at Cruz Del Condor 3,700 m.