Our clients are collected from the hotel at 05:00 hrs indicated. The excursion to the Colca Canyon is done in our private transport. We start the tour driving our vehicle to the northeast of Arequipa, crossing interesting scenarios, reaching Cañahuas Reserve Pampas.
In this place, located about 3,000 meters above sea level, you can see groups of Vicuñas and Alpacas. Here our guide will stop and explain about the importance of these beautiful Andean camelids. Later we continue climbing until you reach the Mirador de los Andes, a spectacular point on the route, located at 4850 meters above sea level. Here we stop and enjoy the beautiful scenery that this natural viewpoint offers.
Then we continue our journey towards the viewpoint of the Cruz del Condor, passing through beautiful landscapes along the edge of the Colca Canyon. During the trip to this beautiful natural viewpoint, we stop at key points, where spectacular views of the canyon are appreciated. Through our local guide we will learn many aspects about the different indigenous groups that inhabited and still inhabit the vast Colca Valley.
Later we arrive at the famous Cruz del Condor, here will have more than an hour to admire the natural beauty of the Canyon offers and also to observe the majestic flight of the Condor and take short walks around. Later we start our return trip to Chivay, where we stop for lunch at a typical restaurant in this town.
Later we visit the thermal baths of Calera, a paradise surrounded by beautiful mountains and hot springs flowing from inside the mountain at a temperature of 80 °, and are combined with cold water in a pool up to 35 degrees, suitable temperature for a relaxing bath. Finally we return to the city of Arequipa, arriving at approximately 19:00 hrs.
MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR
Down the slopes of Misti volcano in Arequipa If you are a fan of mountain biking and are looking for new adventures, then this is the tour for you. Enjoy with us this wonderful bike tour through the foothills of the majestic Misti volcano. This is a short tour that takes place in just half a day, and offers 100% action. Descend from an altitude of 3,400 meters through winding roads, visiting small Andean communities and archaeological sites dating from the time of the Incas …
The Colca Canyon is a huge valley with fine natural landscapes, countless terraces dating from pre-Columbian times, and laughed at a depth of 3140 meters. A bus trip to the Colca Canyon will take you through beautiful high Andean landscapes, crossing a pass of 4800 meters, where Ud.podrá see beautiful views of the valley of volcanoes. Along the way visitors can enjoy beautiful natural scenery, as well as the fauna in the area, such as herds of vicunas (a camelid cousin of llamas and alpacas that live in the wild), various types of birds, which highlight the giant hummingbirds, eagles, geese and the majestic Andean Condor
A day trip to the Colca Canyon departing from Arequipa.
This is the best option for those who do not have much time and want to see the wonders of the Colca Valley in one day. We invite you to travel with us and meet one of the deepest canyons of our planet. Visit the famous Cruz del Condor, where you can see the majestic flight of the Condor, considered one of the largest birds in the world. Meet the small towns of the Colca Valley and learn about its history and customs. During the trip you can also spot herds of vicunas and alpacas, as well as native birds of the Andes.
End of the tour.
DEPARTURES: 05:00 am Return: 19:00 APPROX.