“A never-ending destination that combines natural riches, living history, and adventure sports like hiking.
The canyon is 3,400 metres deep. Along the length of the valley there are fourteen colonial towns, where it is possible to see extraordinary examples of civil and religious architecture, stone houses with thatched roofs, and temples such as those of the Lari, Yanque, Cabanoconde, and Sibayo, which constitute true masterpieces of Mestizo Baroque art.
At the top of the canyon there are scenic viewpoints placed strategically to allow visitors to admire the landscape and the flight of the majestic condor”
03:30 am – You´ll be Picked-up from your hotel heading to Colca Canyon.
After a 3 hour journey, we’ll stop in the first town of Chivay to eat breakfast.
Afterward, we’ll continue on to the “Cruz del Condor”
This is where the Andean Condor, the world’s largest flying bird offers a truly impressive show for all visitors, it is important to be as early as possible in order not to miss the spectacular nature show.
You will remain here for 1 hour and then you will have the option to make a short hike on your own along the edge of the canyon (mild hike and signposted, please note this needs to be requested with the tour guide).
This enjoyable trek is for everyone and will offer you spectacular dropping views of the canyon walls.
Your transport will wait for you at the end of the hike and take you back to Chivay making some stops of unique picture viewpoints of the Colca Canyon with its outstanding pre-Inca terraces or “Andenes” along the valley.
Once we arrive in Chivay you will be drop to the station to take another bus to follow the way to Puno.
We will make four more stops along the way: First point is Patapampa which is located 4910 above the sea level where we will see some volcanos like Sabancaya, after we will stop in National Reserve Salinas Aguada Blanca to see Alpacas, we continue to Lagunillas and we will arrive to Puno.
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“What is included?”
+ Pick up from hotel
+ Tourist transport
+ Tourist Bus from Chivay to Puno
Does not include:
✘ Tourist tickect /entrance fee for the Colca canyon: S/ 70.00 soles
✘ Hot spring ( optional) 15 soles
✘ Last lunch in chivay (different prices and options(
✘ Snack / Water
– Sunscreen and insect repellent
– Cap and sunglass
– Waterproof jacket (January-April)
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