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Trekking colca canyon tour 2d1n

ID: ES129
  • Description

    FIRST DAY: AREQUIPA / CRUZ DEL CONDOR / SAN JUAN DE CHUCCHO | OASIS

    We will collect you between 2.45am and 3.15am approximately. The pickup is from hotels located downtown Arequipa, and we leave to the Village of Chivay (3 1/2 hrs trip approx.). Once there, have breakfast with the group. Continue to the viewpoint of the Cross of the Condor, from this place you can appreciate the majestic flight of the condors and the huge dimension of Colca Canyon. Continuing the route, we arrive at San Miguel to start the trek.

    We will go down through the Canyon until we arrive to the Colca river, crossing the suspension bridge in a 10 minutes’ walk. We will arrive at San Juan de Chuccho. Where we have lunch, then we continue our walk (3 hrs. Walking approx.) Passing through the villages of Cosñirhua and Malata who keep their customs intact.

    We arrived at 5.30 pm to Oasis peaceful and charming place, where we enjoy the swimming pool, surrounded by palm trees and breathtaking nature, free afternoon to relax and enjoy the scenery. Our guide is responsible for preparing food for the group. Overnight in adobe/mud bungalows.

    SECOND DAY: OASIS / CABANACONDE / CHIVAY / AREQUIPA

    Begin the ascent at 05:00 am, towards the town of Cabanaconde (03 ½ hrs of walk approx. Uphill) Breakfast in Cabanaconde, then we board the bus to return to the village of Chivay, making tourist stops in traditional villages Maca, Achoma, Yanque and the natural viewpoints. From this place we can obverse new landscapes of the canyon.

    Arrival at the village of Chivay, we will have time to visit the medicinal thermal baths of La Calera (1 hour visit approx.). After lunch, we return to the city of Arequipa making tourist stops in places like the Lookout of Volcanoes (4910 masl in the National Reserve). Natural habitat of South American camelids such as vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and vizcachas. Finally, At 18:00 approx. we will be arriving to the White City of Arequipa and transfer to your hotels.

  • Itinerary
    SCHEDULE ACTIVITIES
    02:45-03:15 a.m. Pick up from your hotels in the city of Arequipa.
    03:30 a.m. Departure to Chivay
    06:30 a.m. Arrival to Chivay and breakfast
    07:00 a.m. Departure to Cruz del Condor lookout
    09:00 a.m. Arrival to Condor Lookout and watch the flight of Condors
    10:00 a.m. Departure to San Miguel
    10:30 a.m. Start of the Trekking downhill to the canyon (3h 1/2 approx).
    2:00 p.m. Arrival of the first to the San Juan de Chuccho and Lunch
    3:00 p.m. Continuing the walk towards to Cosñirhua, Malata, descent to Sangalle known as the Oasis.
    5:30 p.m. We arrived at Oasis, installation in their mud bungalows, to relax and enjoy the pool after trekking.
    6:30 p.m. Dinner and overnight in adobe bungalows.

    ITINERARY SECOND DAY

    SCHEDULE ACTIVITIES
    05:00 a.m. Ascent to the canyon from the oasis to the town of Cabanaconde.
    8:30 a.m. Arrival to the town of Cabanaconde and breakfast.
    10:00 a.m. We leave for the town of Chivay, with stops on the way.
    10:30 a.m. Return with stops in villages (Pincholo, Maca and Yanque).
    12:00 p.m. Arrival to Chivay and we go to the hot springs La Calera.
    1:00 p.m. Buffet lunch in Chivay (lunch not included).
    2:30 p.m. Return to the city of Arequipa with stops at the most important places along the route.
    6:30 p.m. Arrival in the city of Arequipa and transfers to your hotels.
  • Include

    IT INCLUDES

    • Pick up from the hotel in the city of Arequipa.
    • Touristic transportation
    • Professional guide Spanish/English
    • Food
      • 1 Breakfast (Chivay)
      • 1 Lunch (San Juan).
      • 1 Dinner (Oasis)
      • 1 Breakfast (Chivay)
    • Lodging:
      • 1st Night in Oasis (Bungalows made of Adobe /mud)
        • Shared bathroom

    NOT INCLUDED

    • BTC (Boleto turístico de Colca). | Colca tourist tickets - MANDATORY
      • S/70 Soles foreigners
      • S/20 Soles for Peruvians
    • Entrances fees to Thermal Baths of La Calera
      • S/15 Soles per person
    • Personal expenses
    • Last lunch on Chivay (from $10USD)
  • Information

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Take with you

    • It is so cold on the trip from Arequipa to Chivay the first day (take with your warm clothing)
      • Wear warm layers for the early morning transport, as the route to the canyon reaches altitudes of almost 5000 meters above sea level and can have freezing temperatures.
    • Water (2 liters per person), you can buy on the way, however a 2lt bottle can cost twice as normal.
      • Take with you, purification tablets as well.
    • Backpack with the necessary for your Trekking.
    • Snack, (cookies, candies, dry fruits for the walk).
    • Trekking shoes.
    • Light clothing and warm clothing for the night.
    • Camera
    • Sun glasses, cap and sun block.
    • bathing suit towels for Oasis.
    • Lantern, hats, auxiliary sticks.

    Important information

    • Entrances fees to thermal baths La Calera (S/. 15.00 Soles).
    • Colca tourist ticket
      • Peruvians: S/. 20.00 Soles
      • Foreigners: S/. 70.00 soles
        • You need to have cash, only is payable with cash and you will be charged at your arrival to Chivay.
    • Total Trekking time is: 7h
    • Tour requires a high physical condition level
      • Note: this trek isn’t easy; some say it’s harder than machu picchu’s

Colca Canyon Trekking Hiking 3 Days

3 Days trekking on Colca Canyon

ID: ES130
  • Description

    FIRST DAY: AREQUIPA / CRUZ DEL CONDOR / SAN JUAN DE CHUCCHO

    We will collect you between 2.45am and 3.15am approximately. The pickup is from hotels located downtown Arequipa, and we leave to the Village of Chivay (3 1/2 hrs trip approx.). Once there, have breakfast with the group. Continue to the viewpoint of the Cross of the Condor, from this place you can appreciate the majestic flight of the condors and the huge dimension of Colca Canyon. Continuing the route, we arrive at San Miguel to start the trek.

    We will go down through the Canyon until we arrive to the Colca river, crossing the suspension bridge in a 10 minutes’ walk. We will arrive at San Juan de Chuccho. Where we have lunch, then we will enjoy the free afternoon and sleep on this small community.

    SECOND DAY: SAN JUAN DE CHUCCHO / COSÑIRHUA / OASIS

    After the breakfast, we will continue walking for around 2 hours, Passing through the villages of Cosñirhua and Malata who keep their customs intact.

    We arrived at around midday to Oasis peaceful and charming place, where we enjoy the swimming pool, surrounded by palm trees and breathtaking nature, free afternoon to relax and enjoy the scenery. Our guide is responsible for preparing food for the group. Overnight in adobe/mud bungalows.

    THIRD DAY: OASIS / CABANACONDE / CHIVAY / AREQUIPA

    Begin the ascent at 05:00 am, towards the town of Cabanaconde (03 ½ hrs of walk approx. Uphill) Breakfast in Cabanaconde, then we board the bus to return to the village of Chivay, making tourist stops in traditional villages Maca, Achoma, Yanque and the natural viewpoints. From this place we can obverse new landscapes of the canyon.

    Arrival at the village of Chivay, we will have time to visit the medicinal thermal baths of La Calera (1 hour visit approx.). After lunch, we return to the city of Arequipa making tourist stops in places like the Lookout of Volcanoes (4910 masl in the National Reserve). Natural habitat of South American camelids such as vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and vizcachas. Finally, At 18:00 approx. we will be arriving to the White City of Arequipa and transfer to your hotels.

  • Itinerary
    SCHEDULE ACTIVITIES
    02:45-03:15 a.m. Pick up from your hotels in the city of Arequipa.
    03:30 a.m. Departure to Chivay
    06:30 a.m. Arrival to Chivay and breakfast
    07:00 a.m. Departure to Cruz del Condor lookout
    09:00 a.m. Arrival to Condor Lookout and watch the flight of Condors
    10:00 a.m. Departure to San Miguel
    10:30 a.m. Start of the Trekking downhill to the canyon (3h 1/2 approx).
    2:00 p.m. Arrival of the first to the San Juan de Chuccho and Lunch
    3:00 p.m. Continuing the walk towards to Cosñirhua, Malata, descent to Sangalle known as the Oasis.
    5:30 p.m. We arrived at Oasis, installation in their mud bungalows, to relax and enjoy the pool after trekking.
    6:30 p.m. Dinner and overnight in adobe bungalows.

      ITINERARY SECOND DAY  

    SCHEDULE ACTIVITIES
    07:30 a.m. Breakfast in San Juan town
    8:30 a.m. Trekking through different villages to arrive Oasis
    12:30 p.m. Arrival to Oasis
    06:30 p.m. Dinner in the oasis with families

      ITINERARY THIRD DAY  

    SCHEDULE ACTIVITIES
    05:00 a.m. Ascent to the canyon from the oasis to the town of Cabanaconde.
    8:30 a.m. Arrival to the town of Cabanaconde and breakfast.
    10:00 a.m. We leave for the town of Chivay, with stops on the way.
    10:30 a.m. Return with stops in villages (Pincholo, Maca and Yanque).
    12:00 p.m. Arrival to Chivay and we go to the hot springs La Calera.
    1:00 p.m. Buffet lunch in Chivay (lunch not included).
    2:30 p.m. Return to the city of Arequipa with stops at the most important places along the route.
    6:30 p.m. Arrival in the city of Arequipa and transfers to your hotels.
  • Include

    IT INCLUDES

    • Pick up from the hotel in the city of Arequipa.
    • Touristic transportation
    • Professional guide Spanish/English
    • Food
      • 2 Breakfast (Chivay and San Juan)
      • 2 Lunch (San Juan and Oasis).
      • 2 Dinner (San Juan and Oasis)
    • Lodging:
      • 1st Night in Oasis (Bungalows made of Adobe /mud)
        • Shared bathroom

    NOT INCLUDED

    • BTC (Boleto turístico de Colca). | Colca tourist tickets - MANDATORY
      • S/70 Soles foreigners
      • S/20 Soles for Peruvians
        • You need to have cash, only is payable with cash and you will be charged at your arrival to Chivay.
    • Entrances fees to Thermal Baths of La Calera - OPTIONAL
      • S/15 Soles per person
    • Personal expenses
    • Last lunch on Chivay (from $10USD)
  • Information

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Take with you

    • It is so cold on the trip from Arequipa to Chivay the first day (take with your warm clothing)

      • Wear warm layers for the early morning transport, as the route to the canyon reaches altitudes of almost 5000 meters above sea level and can have freezing temperatures.

    • Water (2 liters per person), you can buy on the way, however a 2lt bottle can cost twice as normal.

      • Take with you, purification tablets as well.

    • Backpack with the necessary for your Trekking.

    • Snack, (cookies, candies, dry fruits for the walk).

    • Trekking shoes.

    • Light clothing and warm clothing for the night.

    • Camera

    • Sun glasses, cap and sun block.

    • bathing suit towels for Oasis.

    • Lantern, hats, auxiliary sticks.

    Important information

    • Entrances fees to thermal baths La Calera (S/. 15.00 Soles).

    • Colca tourist ticket

      • Peruvians: S/. 20.00 Soles

      • Foreigners: S/. 70.00 soles

        • You need to have cash, only is payable with cash and you will be charged at your arrival to Chivay.

    • Total Trekking time is 3 to 4h (first day), 3 to 4h (second day) and 2h (last day)

    • Tour requires a high physical condition level

      • Note: this trek isn’t easy; some say it’s harder than machu picchu’s

Trekking to Colca Canyon - 2D1N

ADDITIONAL: + Private Guide

ID: EN179
  • Description

    This tour is perfect for people who want something different from traditional tours; Since we will have a walk in the opposite direction to the traditional tours, that is, we will go contrary to the other tours. 

    You will learn through a PRIVATE GUIDE everything about the Colca Valley and the Colca Canyon. On the route we will not have contact with many tourists that will allow us to better know the Valley; We will follow the following route: Cabanaconde - Oasis - Malata - Cosñirhua - San Juan de Chuccho - Cabanaconde.

    This tour consists of 2 days and night, during day 1 we will visit the Condor viewpoint to observe the flight of the condors; to then head to Cabanaconde (3300 masl); where we will then go down to the Sangalle oasis

  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    First day:

    • 03:10 am - 03:40 am Pick up from your Hotel in the city of Arequipa.
    • 07:00 am Arrival to the town of Chivay.
    • 07:10 am Breakfast in Chivay.
    • Departure to the Mirador del Condor. 
    • 10:00 am Arrival in Cabanaconde and start of the walk towards Oasis Sangalle. 
    • 01:00 pm Arrival at the Sangalle oasis and lunch.
    • 03:00 pm Walk towards the town of Malata.
    • 04:00 pm We continue the walk towards San Juan de Chucchu. 
    • 06:00 pm Accommodation at BungaLow in San Juan de Chucchu.

    Second day:

    • 04:30 am Departure from BungaLow (San Juan de Chucchu) heading to Cabanaconde.
    • 08:30 am Arrival in Cabanaconde.
    • 09:00 am Breakfast in Cabanaconde (Overlooking the Canyon).
    • 09:45 am Departure for Chivay in mobility; with stops to observe the pre-Inca terraces. 
    • 10:00 am Optional visit to Yanque at the Hot Springs.
    • 11:30 am Arrival in Chivay and lunch in Chivay.
    • 01:00 pm Departure to Arequipa (with stops on the route).
  • Include

    INCLUDES

    • Shared tourist transport 
    • Professional guide (English / Spanish)
    • Accommodation in BungaLows.
    • 2 Breakfasts (1 American second day)
    • 2 Lunches
    • 1 Dinner
    • Snacks (Fruit and / or cookies)
    • TREKKING STICKS (optional) / Request in advance.

    DOES NO INCLUDE

    • Entrance Tickets 
      • Foreign: 70 Soles.

      • Latin Americans: 40Soles

      • National: 20 Soles.

    • Thermal bath ticket
    • Other personal expenses, tips.
  • Information

    ADVANTAGES

    • We make the 3-day trip through the Colca canyon in the opposite direction so we will avoid the crowd.
    • At the Oasis we enjoy the pool.
    • Have a private guide so that we are assisted at all times.
  • Recomendations

    IMPORTANT:

    • Inside the canyon there are no hotels or lodges. the hostels are very basic. They try to offer you the best they have.  
    • In most towns and lodgings and in the Oasis there is no electricity all night. They have their own solar panel or turbine. Yes, you can charge your batteries, but not wait for electricity in the bedroom.
    • Some accommodations have a private bathroom, but there are limited rooms with a bathroom, if this is very important to you, please let us know months in advance.
    • The rooms inside the canyon: the hostels, the home stay or the hostels are very basic. They try to offer you the best they have, but don't expect or dream of real hostels or hotels.
    • Inside the canyon or in Cabanaconde there are no ATMs, please bring cash.

Trekking to Colca Canyon - 3D2N

ADDITIONAL: + Private Guide

ID: EN180
  • Description

    This tour will start very early from the city of Arequipa at 03:00 AM on average to start our journey. We will have a walk in the opposite direction to the traditional tours, that is, we will go contrary to the other tours. 

    You will learn through a PRIVATE GUIDE everything about the Colca Valley and the Colca Canyon. On the route we will not have contact with many tourists that will allow us to better know the Valley; We will visit different viewpoints to observe the Colca Valley from different angles. 

    Our route will be: Arequipa, Colca Valley, Malata, SanGalle, Cabanaconde to return to Arequipa. 

    This tour consists of 3 Days and 2 nights; we will have ascending and descending walks to the Colca Valley; we are staying in bungalows.

  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY:

    First day:

    • 02:50 am - 03:10 am Pick up from your Hotel in the city of Arequipa.
    • 06:30 am Arrival to the town of Chivay.
    • 07:00 am Breakfast in Chivay.
    • 07:45 am Departure to the Cruz del Cóndor, Mirador de Achachihua.
    • 08:30 am Arrival at the Cruz del Cóndor, Then start the walk downhill into the Canyon towards the town of Llahuar (4 Hours of Walking). 
    • 01:00 pm Arrival in Llahuar, where you have lunch this day. 
    • 02:00 pm Installation in Rooms 
    • 02:30 pm Free afternoon.
    • 07:00 pm Dinner.

    Second day:

    • 06:30 am Breakfast at our lodging.
    • 07:00 am Start of the walk towards Sangalle. 
    • 11:00 am Arrival in Sangalle better known as the Oasis.
    • 11:30 am Installation in rooms of the Bungalows. 
    • 12:00 ..m. (Optional) Rest time and thermal baths in the pools.
    • 01:00 pm Lunch on the spot.  
    • 02:00 pm Afternoon free.
    • 06:30 pm Dinner on the spot.
    • 07:00 pm Night in assigned bungalows / cabins. . 

    Third day:

    • 05:00 am Departure from the Sangalle bungalows towards Cabanaconde with an average walk of 3 hours. 
    • 08:30 am Our mobility will help us get to Cabanaconde.
    • 09:00 am Breakfast in Cabanaconde. 
    • 09:45 am Departure to Chivay, optional visit to Chacapi (Thermal baths), 
    • 12:00 ..m. Lunch in Chivay
    • 01:00 pm Departure to the city of Arequipa.
  • Include

    INCLUDES:

    • Shared tourist transport 
    • Professional guide (English / Spanish)
    • Accommodation in BungaLows (2 Nights).
    • 3 Breakfasts (1 American on the third day)
    • 3 Lunches
    • 2 Dinners
    • Snacks (Fruit and / or cookies)
    • TREKKING STICKS (optional) / Request in advance.

    DOES NOT INCLUDE: 

    • Entrance Tickets 
      • Foreign: 70 Soles.
      • Latin Americans: 40Soles
      • National: 20 Soles.
    • Thermal bath ticket
    • Other personal expenses, tips.
  • Information

    Advantages:

    • We make the 3-day trip through the Colca canyon in the opposite direction so we will avoid the crowd.
    • At the Oasis we enjoy the pool without the crowd.
    • We spend the night in a typical town: San Juan de Chuccho.
    • Only by private car, you can visit other viewpoints to see the condors without many tourists like Tapay viewpoint, El Mirador del cura. This way you will have more options to see the flight of the condor. 
    • Have a private guide so that we are assisted at all times.
  • Recomendations

    IMPORTANT:

    • Inside the canyon there are no hotels or lodges. the hostels are very basic. They try to offer you the best they have.  
    • In most towns and lodgings and in the Oasis there is no electricity all night. They have their own solar panel or turbine. Yes, you can charge your batteries, but not wait for electricity in the bedroom.
    • Some accommodations have a private bathroom, but there are limited rooms with a bathroom, if this is very important to you, please let us know months in advance.
    • The rooms inside the canyon: the hostels, the home stay or the hostels are very basic. They try to offer you the best they have, but don't expect or dream of real hostels or hotels.
    • Inside the canyon or in Cabanaconde there are no ATMs, please bring cash.

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5/5
Beverley Walworth
Perth, Australia Occidental, Australia

The Excursion was well organized and I knew where I need to be and when it would have been helpful to have a printed itinerary with the guide information it wasn't necesary. Our guide was extremely knowles.

5/5
Salena Lindquist
London, Ontario, Canadá

Tour was excellent, nice pacing of attraction and the visit to Colca base camp was a great success due to great weather conditions, small group size and overall a fun trip. Our guide have been kind, Thank you Incalake Team.

4/5
Jami Bevacqua
Nueva York, Estados Unidos

"What I enjoyed the most was our Tour Guide Edwin. He is a very kind, knowledgeable and trustworthy person. He is an exceptional professional, who always took personally care of all our needs during the day together. He helps us experienced Colca Valley as locals.

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