Two full days exploring the Colca Canyon of Peru, one of the deepest canyons in the world. Travel from Arequipa to Chivay gazing at stunning vistas of the fauna, looming volcanoes, and visiting the Reserve to see lovely camelids grazing in nature. Explore Cruz del Condor at Colca Canyon to see the immense condors flying over the canyon and realize the incredible depth of the canyon.
Hotel in the center of Arequipa
From your hotel in the morning
Time to be announced upon booking
Today, after an early nourishing breakfast, depart your hotel in Arequipa with your guide and group in a comfortable bus to Chivay. On this scenic drive, we will stop at the Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve which is part “Salinas y Aguada Blanca” reserve, to spot the adorable camelids of vicuñas, llamas, and alpacas. Then we will encounter the highest viewpoint Patapampa (4,910 mt.) where you will catch sensational views of the incredible landscapes. After about 4 hours we will arrive in the town of Chivay to have a delicious lunch before being dropped off at your hotel.
Optional extra cost:
Private Colca Canyon Tour
Calera hot springs
A very early morning start to catch sight of the amazing condors, at the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world. As we approach the viewpoint at Cruz del Condor, you will gaze at a spectacular vision of the tremendous condor in flight over the canyon or perched on a rock ready for a picture. Take a glance at the depth of the Colca Canyon which is astonishing. You will have time to take many fantastic pictures. Following a wonderful experience, we will go on a short hike to appreciate the surroundings of the Colca Canyon of Peru. Next, we will drive back to Chivay and on the way, we will stop at the traditional villages of Yanque and Maca and the viewpoints of Choquetico and Atahuilque. Arrive in Chivay and have lunch on your own before departing to Arequipa.
OPTIONAL EXTRA COST:
Transfer from Chivay to Puno.