On this tour, 03:30 a.m., our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Arequipa and then start the shared guided tour to the second deepest canyon in the world: The Colca Canyon. Going up to 4200m, where is located the Natural Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca (vicugnas, lamas and alpagas). Arrival to Patapampa (4850m), a natural viewpoint that allows watching the Andean mountains range. At 06:00 a.m., we will arrive to Chivay town, located over 3600m, breakfast and departure to “Cruz del Condor” viewpoint for watching condors and the canyon. Then arrival to Cabanaconde and lunch. Then we will start the trek, walking around 4 hours until arrive to San Juan de Chuccho, where we will stay for one night in a family run bungalow. Dinner and overnight.
At 07:00 a.m., breakfast at the local house in San Juan de Chuccho, and at 08:00 a.m. after breakfast, we will start hiking for long ascent to our next village called Tapay (3000m). Along the way, we will visit Cosñirhua and Malata (2600 m.s.n.m.) its church of mixed racial ancestry, sights of the local landscape, very old terraces, snow-capped summits, varieties of flora and fauna. At 1:00 p.m., descend again to the Colca River and arrival to Sangalle valley - Oasis (2100m) where we`ll find a nice place to spend the night, accommodation in the bamboo bungalows, lunch and, relax at the pretty swimming pools between palm trees, surrounded by the Colca River, dinner and overnight in a family lodge.
At 04:00 a.m., we will going up to Cabanaconde during 4 hours (3280m). This day we walk up 1050m, for the last hard and steep trail of our Tour or Trekking in the Colca Canyon. Arrival to Cabanaconde and breakfast at local restaurant of the Village. Departure by bus to Chivay, viewing many small towns all around the Colca Valley, located in the high part of this canyon. Visit to the hot springs La Calera. Buffet Lunch in Chivay, and return to Arequipa, along the way, we will have a little stop, at the Natural Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca to see (Vicunas, Llamas and alpacas). Arrival to Patapampa (4850m), about 18:00 p.m. arrival to the city of Arequipa and transfer to your hotel.
At 05:30 a.m. Our customers (passengers) must be presented with your voucher which has been issued by INCA’S EXPEDITION at time of booking at the Bus Station (Terminal Terrestre...View More
At 06:15 to 06:30 a.m. Our customers (passengers) are collected from their downtown hotels Puno, to board the bus and departure to Chivay, (6 hours and 30 min of travel approx)...View More