- Colca Canyon 2D/1N -

Pick-up location: Your accommodation.
Pick-up time: 3:00 hrs. or 3:30 hrs. on the first day.
Return time: 17:30 hrs. approx. on the second day.
Contact: José Carlos +51 983365844

Description:

Day 1 – Chivay - Cruz del Condor - San Juan de Chuccho.

Pick-up from 3:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. After a 3-hour journey, we will arrive in the city of Chivay for breakfast. After breakfast, we will continue towards the Cruz del Cóndor. Here, we will enjoy the fabulous flight of the condors, one of the largest birds in the world.  

We will continue to Cabanaconde, located at an altitude of 3,287 meters, where we will prepare for our hike. We pass through the Pampa de San Miguel, where we appreciate part of the route we will take.

We will descend into the canyon towards San Juan de Chuccho at an altitude of 2,300 meters, taking an approximately 4-hour stroll along the Colca River. We will cross a suspension bridge, observing its varied flora with fruit trees, native plants, and medicinal herbs. 

We will stop for lunch and continue our journey along a small path to visit the city of Cosñirhua at 2,660 meters and then Malata. Finally, we will descend to the Sangalle Oasis, at an altitude of 2,160 meters, and we will refresh ourselves in one of the local pools.

We will rest during the afternoon and have dinner before going to bed. 

Day 2 – Cabanaconde - Wayrapunko - Yanque - Chivay - Arequipa.

Early preparation for our ascent to the canyon with a walking time of approximately 4 hours, heading towards the city of Cabanaconde. Once there, we will have breakfast, take a short rest, and continue our hike.

At around 10 am, we head to the city of Chivay in our tourist transport, with stops in the valley to appreciate the Inca and pre-Inca terraces, such as the Wayrapunko viewpoint. In Yanque, we admire the colonial architecture of its mestizo-style Baroque temple. 

After the visit, we will arrival in the town of Chivay. Optionally, visit the medicinal thermal baths of La Calera at 38ºC.

Return to Chivay.

Arrival in the city of Arequipa at approximately 05:30 p.m.

What is included?

  • Tourist transportation, shared, round trip.   Professional hiking guide.  
  • Accommodation, rustic bungalow-style in Sangalle (Oasis).  
  • Meals (01 lunch, 01 dinner, and 02 breakfasts).  
  • Pool at the Oasis. 
  • First Aid Kit.

What is not included?

  • Touristic ticket (S/. 70)
  • Entrance to La Calera Pools.
  • Lunch at Chivay on the second day (S/. 40).
  • Water.

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