Colca: Adventure and Culture 2 Days
Colca Canyon 2 Day/1 Night Tour
Day 1: Arequipa – Patapampa- Chivay- Canocota – La Calera Hot Springs
Pick up from the hotel starts at 7:00 AM. The tour guide will meet you in the Arequipa hotel and then we will start the private tour to the second deepest canyon in the world: The Colca Canyon.
Along the way we will arrive to the 4200m where is located the Pampa Cañahuas Natural Reserve, at this place we will watch vicugnas, lamas and alpagas. Then we will arrive to Patahuasi for drinking a coca tea.
Arrival to the highest point Patapampa, located at 4800 MASL, natural view point where we will see the mountain range.
At midday we will arrive to Chivay town, located at 3600m. Lunch in Chivay and after after we will drive to Canocota town, where we will start a 3 hours hike from Canocota to La Calera hot springs through the Huaynalima canyon. Arrive to La Calera hot springs and relaxing time in the swimming pools at 38ºC. Departure to Cabanaconde, arrive to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Cabanaconde – Achachihua view point – Cruz del Condor – Cruz del Condor – Yanque – Uyo Uyo – Arequipa
At 5:30AM breakfast and departure to the famous Cruz del Condor at this place is possible to watch the flight of the Condors, along the way we will stop in Yanque town for visiting the main square and church, Choquetico hang over tombs. Arrive to Cruz del Condor, at this point we will be able to watch the condors flight and the Colca Canyon and we will stay for around one hour. Then we will do a short hike for around one hour from Cruz del Condor to Cruz del Cura view point, along the hike we will be able to enjoy the beautiful andean landscape. Then we will atop at Wayrapunko and Antahuilque view points and Maca town. Arrive to Chivay, buffet lunch and return to Arequipa city. Arrive at 5 PM.
Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour Includes:
Private English Speaking guide
Overnight in Chivay
Meals: 1 breakfast (second day), 2 lunches and 1 dinner
Enrtrance Fee Colca Canyon
Entrance Fee hot springs