DAY 1 AREQUIPA - COLCA VALLEY
will depart at 8:30 am from Arequipa, driving 160 km to Chivay Town.
On the route, we will pass through the town of Yura, a place with historical monuments
for its streets and squares. Then, we will visit Pampa de Arrieros and Pampa
Cañahuas, where it is located the National
Reserve Salinas and Aguada Blanca, home of vicuñas and we are going to have the opportunity to see these
We will continue the tour visiting more small towns,
and have wonderful views of the volcanoes from the viewpoint. We will reach Chivay, and you will have free time for
lunch and rest. Then, we will visit this
amazing Andean town, located in highest part of the Colca Canyon.
will return to your hotel located in Chivay, Yanque or Coporaque, according to
DAY 2: CONDOR CROSS
breakfast very early in the morning, we will start at 06:15 am to go to the
famous point "Cruz del Cóndor".
We are going to arrive on time to have a pleasant view of the canyon depth and
if time allows, majestic images of the Condors
These impressive scavenger birds are one of the
largest flying birds in the world. It’s a magic spectacle admire them
overflying the beautiful valley and the canyon.
On the way back to Chivay we will visit the
traditional town of Pinchollo and
the "Antahuilque viewpoint", where you can see wonderful
1,500-year-old terraces, built by the Collaguas, a culture before the time of
We will continue visiting Maca, an Andean community that experienced an earthquake in
November 1991, and the Yanque town
with the most beautiful church in the valley.
Arrival to Arequipa, and transfer to the hotel.
* If you choose the transfer to Puno, after your
visit to the Colca Valley, 320 km will be traveled with beautiful landscapes in
the route. We
will pass through diverse and small Andean villages, until we reach Puno. We
will transfer you to the hotel.