CANOCOTA VIVENCIAL TOUR

DAY 1: AREQUIPA – PAMPAS CAÑAHUAS –– CANOCOTA

Canocota vivencial tour starts at  8 AM.  Pick up from the hotel in Arequipa and then start our private guided tour to the second deepest canyon in the world, driving on the left side of Chachani mountain (6070m), continue going up to 4200m, where is located the Natural Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, at this place we will watch vicugnas, lamas and alpagas. Arrival to Chivay and departure to Canocota (3750m), arrival to a family house. Typical lunch prepared with the loca products (quinoa, alpaga, cheese, etc). Accommodation and visit to the crop fields where we will learn more about the local production and medicinal plants. Return to the house, dinner and host family night stories.

DAY 2: CANOCOTA – LA CALERA HOT SPRINGS – CHIVAY

Typical breakfast, then we will walk following the original Inca trail along the Huaynalima canyon to the hot spring of La Calera (3 hours). This walk offer spectacular views, fully of pre-Inca terraces. Arrival to the hot springs and relaxing time. Accommodation in a selected hotel and lunch. In the afternoon visit to the local market and the Planetarium, for learning more about the Colca Sky. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: CHIVAY – CRUZ DEL CONDOR – AREQUIPA

Breakfast in the hotel and then departure to La Cruz del Condor view point ; passing through villages as Yanque and Maca both towns are surrounded by pre-Incas terraces and friendly local people.
Finally we will arrive to the Cruz del Condor view point (3750m) at this place is possible to appreciate the flight of Condors and the canyon. Return to Chivay, lunch and return to Arequipa, transfer to the hotel.

CANOCOTA  VIVENCIAL TOUR INCLUDES

English-Speaking Guide
Private Transportation
Meals : 02 breakfasts, 03 lunches and 2 dinner
Entrance Fee Colca Canyon
Entrance Fee hot springs
Visit to the Planetarium
1 night accommodation in a family house in Canocota and 1 night in a hotel in Chivay

 

CANOCOTA VIVENCIAL TOUR NOT INCLUDES

Soft and alcoholic drinks
Tips
First day breakfast
TOUR SHEDULE & COST

DATE TOUR COST
Any day
(even the rain season)
GUIDED TOUR TO COLCA VALLEY

Colca Canyon 3Day – 2 Night

Private Service (Private transportation and guide)

$320.00 USD per person.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

Backpack
Rain jacket (December to april)
Sweater and jacket (something warm)
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
Sun block (sun protection cream)
Camera
Sunglasses
Swimsuit for the hot spring
Flashlight and batteries
Insect repellent
Bottle of water
Peruvian currency for paying drinks
One complete change of clothing