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.