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Colca Canyon full day tours from Arequipa
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Tour Colca Canyon (Full Day) - Shared Service

(Shared Service)

ID: ES119
  • Description

    AREQUIPA to CHIVAY / COLCA CANYON / AREQUIPA

    From 2:40 am our transportation passes through the different hotels to start our trip to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the road of Yura, bordering the snowy Chachani toward Pampa Cañahuas (National Reserve of Aguada Blanca and Salinas) habitat of the beautiful South American camelids the vicunas. In the marshes of Tocra we will see variety of migratory birds, including flamingos. We will pass by the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura). We stop at the “Mirador de los Volcanes”, which is also the highest point of the road (4,910 m.a.s.l.) from where we will see much of the western mountains. Approximately 7:00 hours to 7:30 to arrive at the village of Chivay; then we will go to the “Mirador de la Cruz del Condor”, a strategic point of observation Canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor. Return we stop in the villages of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque which have beautiful colonial churches. From the viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque observe the impressive terraces of the valley, the pre-Inca tombs and a pre-Inca model of the area carved in stone.

    We’ll enjoy the thermal baths in La Calera whose thermal-medicinal waters range from 35º to 38º (degrees Celsius) temperature in which we will stay approximately 1 hour, we returned to the town of Chivay we will have lunch and we returned to the city of Arequipa where we arrive at approximately 05:30 p.m.

  • Itinerary
    • 02:45 a.m. - 03:15 a.m. Transfer from your hotel (central area).
    • 07:00 a.m. Arrival to Chivay and continental breakfast.
    • 07:30 a.m. Departure to “Cruz del Condor” viewpoint.
    • 09:00 a.m. Tour of the villages around the Colca Canyon and visits to natural lookouts in the area and colonial churches.
    • 12:00 m. Arrival to “La Calera” (thermal baths). - Optional
    • 01:00 p.m. Lunch in Chivay
    • 01:45 p.m. Departure from Chivay to Arequipa.
    • 05:30 p.m. Arrival in Arequipa and transfer to downtown hotels.
  • Include

    INCLUDED

    • Pick up from hotels located near plaza de armas
    • Tourist transportation
    • Tour Guide (Spanish / English)
    • Continental breakfast in Chivay.
      • Hot Beverages: Tea or Coffe or Milk
      • 2 Breads
      • Butter and Jam 
    • Lunch in Chivay.

    DON'T INCLUDED

    • Extra expenses.
    • Entrance to the thermal baths of Calera. (S/15 soles per person)
    • Colca tourist ticket (BTC)
      • 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.
  • Information

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    Departure time: Between 02:40 a.m. to 03:15 a.m.

    Arrival time: Between 05:30 p.m. to 06:00 p.m.


    RECOMMENDATIONS:

    • 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.
    • Take precautions against altitude sickness (Sorojchi pills Buy Pills)
    • Take warm clothes and hat.
    • Using sunscreen.
    • Bring a bathing suit for Caleras springs
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Tour Arequipa Colca Canyon Puno 1d

From Arequipa to Colca Canyon and to Puno in 1d

ID: ES126
  • Description

    From 2:30 am our bus passes through the different hotels to start our trip to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the road of Yura, bordering the snowy Chachani toward Pampa Cañahuas (National Reserve of Aguada Blanca and Salinas) habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicunas. In bofedales of Tocra we will be able to appreciate variety of migratory birds, among which there are flamingos. We will pass by the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura). We stop at the Mirador of the Volcanoes, which is also the highest area of the road (4,910 m.s.n.m.), from where we will appreciate a large part of the Cordillera Occidental. Approximately hours 7:00 to 7:30am we will arrive to the town of Chivay; then we will go to Cruz del Condor Lookout, strategic observation point of the Canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor. Of return we stop at the peoples of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque with beautiful colonial churches. From the viewpoints of Antahuilque Choquetico and observe the impressive terraces of the valley, the pre-Inca tombs and a model pre-Inca the area carved in stone.

    We will return to the town of Chivay at approximately 12:20 p.m. where we will have lunch, then the bus that depart at 01:00 p.m. from the center of the town of Chivay. In this journey of we will make stops to appreciate beautiful landscapes. We arrive at approximately Puno to 07:30 p.m.

  • Itinerary

    02:30 a.m. -03:00 a.m.

    Trasnfer from your hotel (Center Area) for board our car.

    07:00 a.m.

    Arrival in Chivay and Continental breakfast.

    07:30 a.m.

    Departure to “Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor”.

    09:00 a.m.

    Tour of the villages around the Colca Canyon and visits to natural lookouts in the area and colonial churches.

    12:20 p.m.

    Buffet Lunch in Chivay.

    01:00 p.m.  

    We begin with the boarding on the bus.

    01:30 p.m.  

    Departure of the bus from Chivay to Puno

    02:15 p.m.  

    Stop of 10 minutes in the viewpoint of Patapampa to admire the view of the volcanoes.

    03:30 p.m.  

    Stop at Pampa Cañahuas, here you can take a coca tea or an infusion and use the bathroom of the restaurant.

    05:30 p.m.

    Stop of 10 minutes for admire the lagoons Lagunillas and observe Andean birds.

    07:30 p.m.

    Arrival to Puno.

  • Include

    INCLUDED 

    • Shared transportation from Arequipa to Chivay and Colca Canyon

    • Shared transportation from Chivay to Puno

    • Tourism Guide (English/Spanish)

    • Tourist Ticket of Colca (BTC) (Valued on $25USD pp)

    • Continental Breakfast.

      • Hot beverages: Tea or Milk or Coffe

      • 2 breads

      • Butter and jam

    • Lunch on Chivay

    • Snack and water.

    NO INCLUDED

    • Extra expenses.
    • Transfer to your Hotel in Puno.
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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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