DAY 1 AREQUIPA - COLCA VALLEY
We will depart at 8:30 am from Arequipa, driving 160 km to Chivay Town.
On the route, we will pass
through the towns of Yura, Pampa de Arrieros and Pampa Cañahuas, where it is located
the National Reserve of Vicuñas Aguada Blanca, and we can see these beautiful
camelids. We will continue the tour visiting more small towns, and have wonderful views of the volcanoes from the viewpoint. We reach
Chivay, and you will have free time for lunch and rest. Then, we will visit the town and market of Chivay.
We will return
to your hotel located in Chivay, Yanque or Coporaque, according to your choice.
DAY 2: CONDOR CROSS
After 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 flight. 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 the Incas. We will continue visiting Macca,
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.