Arequipa, Colca Canyon 2D-1N
Colca Canyon 2 Days - 1 Night
Day 01 Arequipa – Aguada Blanca / Pampa Cañahuas - Chivay.
Early in the morning we pick you up from the hotel to start the tour, on the way to Chivay we will have some stops in order to appreciate the beautiful Andean landscape of the area.
Our first stop will be at the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, located at 3.900 m.a.s.l. here we can appreciate the flora and fauna that surrounds it, also groups of vicuñas, alpacas and llamas that regularly roam the Andes of Arequipa. After a short break we will continue our trip until entering the valley of the Colca Canyon and make our next stop on the viewpoint of the Andes, Pata Pampa, located at 4.900 m.a.s.l. From here you can get a beautiful view of the Colca Valley and the chain of volcanoes that surround this area. Then after a short break we will descend to the village of Chivay, the most important people of the Valley of Colca, located at 3.650 m.a.s.l.
arriving at the town of Chivay we will go to our hotel and will have lunch then we have the afternoon free. In the evening you can visit the thermal baths in La Calera or simply rest in your hotel.
Day 02 Chivay – Cruz del Cóndor – Arequipa.
Early in the morning after breakfast, begin our second day of tour, this time in the direction of the Cruz del Condor viewpoint. When we come to this strategic vantage point we can appreciate the majestic Andean condor considered previously by the Incas as the sacred bird of the Tahuantinsuyo. this large bird makes its flight early in search of their daily food.
After enjoying this amazing show, we will go back to the town of Chivay, on the way we will have the opportunity to see impressive pre-incas hanging tombs as vestiges and the seven thousand hectares of terraces inherited by Inca pre ethnicities as the Collaguas and Cabanas that still continue to be used by the inhabitants of these areas.
Arriving to Chivay, we will have lunch then return to Arequipa.
- Transfer from the Hotel Arequipa - Chivay
- Private tourist transportation.
- 1 night accommodation in Chivay.
- Tourist guide.
- Meals according to itinerary.
- Entrance ticket to the Colca Canyon.
- Other services not mentioned in the program.