OVERVIEW

This 2-day tour is perfect for those who would like to experience as much of the Colca Canyon as possible. The Colca Canyon is the second deepest canyon in the world, and is the best place to see the Andean condor up close in its natural habitat.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arequipa / Colca Valley

  • 07:30 to 08:00 am: Hotel pick up
  • Departure: Our private transportation will take you to the Colca Valley. On our way there, we will make stops at a number of important sites:
  • The National Reserve of Aguada Blanca and Salinas, where we will find fauna and flora of the high Andean area as well as vicunas, alpacas and llamas and a great variety of Andean birds
  • The Chucura Crater
  • Patapampa which has an altitude of 4800 masl. From there you will be able to observe 8 volcanoes forming a “circle of fire”: Chila, Mismi, Chucura, Huaracante, Ubinas, Misti, Chachani, Ampato, Sabancaya and Hualca Hualca
  • Arrival to Chivay approximately at 13:00
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Chivay Town
  • Transportation to your great accommodation, the Colca Lodge Spa and Hotsprings.
  • Later in the afternoon you will visit the thermal baths “La Calera” (bring your swimsuit)
  • Dinner in Chivay

Day 2: Colca Valley

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Our first stop will be the Condor Cross, the best viewpoint to see the depth of the canyon and if we are fortunate enough, to see the magnificent Condors fly by.
  • On your way back you will be able to see the pre-Inca hanging tombs. We will also visit the viewpoints of Antahuilque to look at the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma Yanque and their terraces.
  • Lunch at a restaurant in Chivay Town
  • 13:00: Departure to Arequipa. We will pass by the Chucura crater.
  • Arrival back at Arequipa approximately at 16:30
  • Transportation to your hotel
  • End of service

We offer the following options (based on 2 people):

2 day Colca tour + one night at Posada Colca Inn: $104 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at Pozo del cielo: $112 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at Killa Wasi: $125 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at Casa Andina: $118 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at El Refugio: $134 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at Aranwa: $170 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at Colca Lodge: $184 per person 2 day Colca tour + one night at Casitas del Colca (Belmond):$470 per person

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

  • Arequipa hotel pick up and transportation to Colca
  • 1 night of accommodation at the Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs
  • Breakfast
  • Professional tour guide

Not included:

  • Ticket Entrance to Colca Valley BTC – Foreigner (S. 70 in cash)
  • Ticket Entrance to Hot Springs La Calera
  • Lunch or dinner

Difficulty: Medium
Altitude: 4800m

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“Into Peru organised an amazing 2 week trip to Peru for me. It was flexible and tailored to what I wanted to do and see. A few different itineraries were sent over to me, before I mixed and matched to make my perfect holiday. Throughout my trip we were in contact with the Into Peru team, who were helpful and supported whenever needed. Peru not only lived up to everything that I thought it would be, but the support received in planning and all the way through the holiday from Into Peru made the it phenomenal. Would definitely recommend – book today!”

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