Visit the Colca, the deepest canyon in America, with a depth of 4,160 meters. Enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the Colca, throughout the journey you will be amazed at these places since in the distance you can see volcanoes, valleys, mountains, etc. Delight yourself with the flight of the Andean Condor, a bird that is considered the largest and heaviest in the world. Finally, you can visit some thermal baths where you can have a relaxing time.
02:30 to 03:00 a.m. Pick up for our passengers, to start the trip through Yura, the trip will be made towards the cross of the condor (approx. 4 hours), stopping in the town of Chivay for breakfast.
At approximately 08:30 we will arrive at the Cruz del Cóndor from where we will be able to appreciate one of the deepest canyons in the world and where the sanctuary of the condor is located, we will have the opportunity to appreciate its impressive flight.
On the way back we will stop at the towns of Maca and Yanque which have beautiful colonial churches; as well as at the viewpoints of Antahuilque, Huayrapunko, and Peña Blanca, from where we can enjoy the beautiful landscape of Colca with its impressive pre-Inca terraces. Already in Chivay, we will optionally go to the thermal baths. Lunch in Chivay
At approximately 1:00 p.m., we will return to Arequipa, on the route we will stop at the viewpoint of the volcanoes (highest point of the road 4,910 meters above sea level), and we will stop at the tocra wetlands to appreciate the diversity of wild birds, herds of alpacas and llamas; In Pampa Cañahuas we will observe herds of vicuñas (part of the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve). We will be arriving in Arequipa at approximately 5:00 p.m.
NOTE: It is recommended to dress warmly, because in the early morning you pass through Patapampa, which is at 4910 masl, during the day it is sunny, so sunscreen and swimwear are recommended in case you want to enter the thermal pools.
- Tourist transport
- Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Entrance tickets to Colca Canyon
- Entrance tickets to the thermal baths
WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:
- hiking shoes
- clothing for cold
- Snacks (Chocolates, candies, fruits)
- Camera and binoculars.