Colca Canyon

One Day Tour Colca Canyon to Puno

Private Colca One Day tour from Arequipa to Puno is the only way for visiting the canyon in 1 day. Along the rote to the Colca Canyon, we will visit Yanque, Choquetico hangover tombs, Cruz del Condor, Antahuilque and Wayrapunko viewpoints and Maca. On the way to Puno, we will stop in: Patapampa view point, Pampa Cañahuas, Puruña and Lagunillas (birdwatching). Arrive to Puno and transfer to the hotel. Book a Private Colca Canyon Tour and enjoy the magic of the Colca Canyon!


One Day Colca Canyon Tour From Arequipa to Puno Itinerary:

Arequipa- Chivay – Cruz de Condor – La Calera Hot Springs - Patapampa – Pampa Cañahuas – Lagunillas – Puno

Pick up at 3:30 AM from the hotel, we will leave in private transportation to Chivay town, located at 3 hours by car from Arequipa (3600 MASL).
Arrive to Chivay and breakfast, then we will continue to Cruz del Condor, stopping along the way for taking pictures of Yanque square Choquetico Tombs and Antahuilque and Wayrapunko viewpoints, arrive to Cruz del Condor viewpoint for watching the spectacular condor’s flight.
Perou Voyage offers the option to do a short hike from Cruz del Condor to Cruz del Cura, one hour hiking (easy level) for taking he best pictures from the Colca Canyon and the andean terraces.
Return to Chivay, stopping in route in Maca town, where we will found an amazing colonial church, arrive to Chivay and realxing time at La Calera hot springs.
Buffet lunch in Chivay and departure from Chivay to Puno, along the way we will visit: Patapampa view point for watching Sabancaya, Hualca Hualca and Ampato volcanoes, then we will arive to Pampa Cañahuas where we will stop for taking pictures from the lamas, alpagas and vicugnas.
Then we will arrive to Puruña, where we will watch an impressive forest stone. Later we will arrive to Lagunillas (birdwatching). Arrive to Puno at 7PM and drop off to the hotel.

Includes:

English-Speaking tour guide
Private Tourist transportation Arequipa to Colca Canyon to Puno
Colca Canyon Entrance Fee
Meals: 1 breakfast – 1 lunch
Entrance fee La Calera thermal water

Not Includes:

Beverages
Tips


Departures Tour Price
Daily departures Full Day Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Puno
Private Vip Service (private transportation and guide)
2 participants $290 USD per person
3 paticipants $225 USD per person
4 to more participants $205 USD per person


What You Need to Bring

Small backpack 40lt
Rain jacket or poncho (December to april)
Strong comfortable and waterproof footwear
One complete change of clothing
Sweater and jacket (something warm)
Sun block (sun protection cream)
Camera
Sunglasses and swinsuit for the hot springs
Hat or cap to protect you from the sun

Colca Canyon Fun Facts

Colca Canyon is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon
The Canyon is home of a great variety of flora and fauna
The Condor can be seen at “Cruz Del Condor” and “Tapay” viewing point
Other notable bird species present in the Colca include the giant hummingbird
The Valley is a wonderful and colourful andean valley with small towns with andean terraces on the both side of the Canyon
The valley is at its most beautiful in April and May, when the fields are green and the mountains snow-capped