This tour begins in the great city of Arequipa. Visit the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in South America. Delight yourself with the flight of the Andean Condors, the heaviest bird in the world. There are two days of travel where you can enjoy beautiful landscapes and delicious food and comfort yourself with a bath of thermo-medicinal waters. On the second day, in the afternoon, the transfer to the city of Puno is made so that you can continue with your trip.
DAY 1: AREQUIPA – COLCA CANYON
7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Our transport will go through the different hotels to start our trip to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the Yura highway, bordering the snowy Chachani, we head towards Pampa Cañahuas, (which belongs to the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve) habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicuñas. In the Toqra wetlands, we can appreciate a variety of migratory birds, among which are the flamingos; we will pass through the crater of an extinct volcano, Chucura; then we will stop at the viewpoint of the volcanoes, which is also the highest area of the road (4,910 m.a.s.l.) from here we will appreciate a large part of the western mountain range.
From approximately 13:30 to 14:00, arrive in Chivay, where we will enjoy a delicious lunch.
Installation in the hotel
In the afternoon we will enjoy the thermal baths in La Calera whose thermo-medicinal waters range between 35º to 38º Celsius in temperature in the pools. 19:00 Optional, a dinner accompanied by a folkloric show. As long as the hotel is located in Chivay.
DAY 2: COLCA CANYON – PUNO
Early in the morning, we will have breakfast at the hotel and then go to the viewpoint of the Cruz del Condor, a strategic point of observation of the canyon and the spectacular flight of the condor. 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 appreciate the beautiful landscape of Colca with its impressive terraces.
We will have free time to have lunch and then our transfer to Puno, en route we can make stops at small lagoons, where several lagoons and various migratory birds can be seen.
We will be arriving in Puno at approximately 7:30 p.m.
- Tourist transport
- Bilingual guide (Spanish – English)
- 01-night accommodation with breakfast
- Entrance ticket to the Colca Canyon
- 01 Lunch
- Transfer to Puno
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Entrance ticket to the thermal baths
- Food not mentioned
WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:
- Warm clothing
- hiking shoes
- All your luggage (Since the tour ends in Puno)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen.
- Extra money (preferably in soles)
- Photographic camera