Colca Canyon Tour 2 days / 1 night from Arequipa to Puno
Departure from Arequipa. Direct trip to Cross of Condor and the Colca Canyon, we will be able to appreciate one of the deepest canyons of the world, beautiful mountains and flight of condors around. Then we will observe the Pre Inca's tombs, and andenerías. In Chivay we will go to the thermal baths and lunch. In the second day we will arrive in Puno at approximately 19:30 hrs.
Max 08 people
Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Chivay - Cruz del Condor - Puno
Shared or Private Service
Day 1: Arequipa - Chivay.
Day 2: Chivay - Cruz Del Condor to see Condors – Maca – Yanque - Puno.
07:30 - 08:00 am from Arequipa
Pick up from your hotel - Arequipa
Cruz del Condor - Chivay - Puno
Please be ready at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or force majeure events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as close as possible.
Price is based in Twin room in Hotel Pozo del Cielo -Standard. Extra $25 for Single room for single traveler.
DAY 1: Arequipa - Chivay
Pick up from your Hotel in Arequipa between 07:30 - 08:00 am. We begin our trip taking the highway from Yura, bordering the snow-covered Chachani mountain towards Cañahuas Pampas. At Tocra lake we will be able to appreciate a variety of migratory birds. Then, We will pass the crater of an extinct volcano "Chucura" at a high 4.800 masl.
At 15:00 our private transport will transfer to us towards the colorful town "Pueblito" of Coporaque, from where we will initiate a walk of approximately 2 hours until a pre-Inca cemetery located in the skirts of a mountain.
At 17:00 on return from the walk, you have the opportunity to enjoy the thermal baths in the lime kiln whose thermo-medicinals waters oscillate between 35º to 38º degrees Celsius in the swimming pools. (US$ 3 entry not included). At 20:00 Hrs Dinner (not included) accompanied by a folkloric show.
Accommodation: Pozo del Cielo Hotel.
DAY 2: Chivay - Cruz Del Condor to see Condors – Maca – Yanque - Puno
Early breakfast, we continue 06:30 in our private transport to the view-point called " Cruz del Cóndor " about a 1.5-hour drive into this National Park where you have a very beautiful view of the Colca Canyon. Just near this area, your tour guide will show you the Pre-Inca tombs hanging in the mountains. Finally, on the return, we will stop in the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque, with their beautiful colonial churches. Lunch at 13:00 pm (not included). At 13:00 approx. At the end of your tour of Colca Canyon, your guide will take you to your transportation and meet another guide who will take you to the city of Puno, we will make several stops en route such as Patapampa.
The route will be the same as already done in their journey from Arequipa to Chivay, to the area called Patahuasi, where it is then diverted to the city of Puno. Here there is a small restaurant located in the " Chinaman " where we also briefly stop. Continuing with the tour we see a number of small lakes where we will have the opportunity to observe migratory birds, including the beautiful flamingos. Arrive in Puno at approximately 19:30 hrs.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Pick up from your Hotel in Arequipa between 07:45 - 08:20 am if you are in the central area and between 8.00 and 8.30am if you are staying in Posada el Castillo.
Private Transport to Chivay, Cruz del Condor and Colca. Tour bus to Puno. (bus with spaces for your luggages) Specialist English speaking tour guide.
A short walk on Day 1 and a guided visit at the Condor´s Mirador on the 2nd morning.
Visit of small typical towns near Cruz del Condor and Chivay.
Accommodation in Chivay town at Pozo del Cielo, Casa Andina or Colca Llaqta with Breakfast. (Based in Double or Triple Accommodation).
THIS TOUR NOT INCLUDE:
Tourist Entry Ticket to the Colca Valley US$ 20.00 p/person.
Meals during your tour. ( Lunches and Dinner ).
Entry to the hot springs thermal baths 15 Soles.
Single supplement for solo travelers US$ 30.00.
THE THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING:
Warm clothes for the night and early morning.
A day pack.
Camera and recharger.
Water to drink.
Sun glasses, sun hat.
Money for souveneirs and drinks.
Travel towel, sandals.
Flash light, batteries.
USD 140 pp
$ 140 USD deposit per person is required to reserve space on a first come,first serve basis.
Shared price based on double or triple accommodation.
Extra $25 for Single room for single traveler.
Pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club, 140 + 5% card fees