On day 2 we will drive to Cruz del Condor viewpoint, a natural place from where you can watch the flight of the condors.
Tour: Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour
Duration: 2 Days/1 Night
Service Available: Shared – Private guide/car
Overnight: Chivay – Coporaque – Yanque
Classic 2 Day Colca Tour
Two day Tour takes you to discover the Colca viewpoints and animals. 2 days/1 night bus tour starts at 7:30AM and includes guided stops along the way to Chivay: Pampa Cañahuas, Tocrapampa and Patapampa.
In the afternoon the visit to the hot springs is a must do, for relaxing.
✅Colca Canyon 2 Days 1 Night Tour Itinerary:
Day 1: Arequipa – Patapampa- Chivay- La Calera Hot Springs
Pick up at at 7:30 AM, the tour guide will meet you in your Arequipa hotel and then we will start our daily private or shared guided tour to the Colca Canyon the second deepest in the world.
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. 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 1pm we will arrive to Chivay town, located at 3600m. Lunch in Chivay and accommodation. In the afternoon visit to the hot springs La Calera, return to Chivay.
We will meet the tour guide in the lobby of the hotel at 7PM for visiting the planetarium Maria Reiche, which is located at Casa Andina Hotel (Chivay).
You will learn how the ancient Colca Canyon inhabitants interpreted the night sky according to their myths. After this unique spectacle, dinner with folk show, return to the hotel and overnight.
Important : Just Private 2 Day Tour includes visit to the Planetarium .
Day 2: Chivay – Cruz del Condor – Arequipa
At 5:30AM, breakfast and departure to the famous Cruz del Condor for watching the flight of the Condors, on the way back to Chivay we will visit the different natural view points and the Yanque and Maca towns.
Arrive to Chivay for having lunch and return to Arequipa. Arrival to Arequipa at 5PM, transfer to the hotel.
- English-Speaking guide
- Tourist Transportation
- 1 night accommodation in the Colca Valley
- Entrance Fee to The Colca Valley
- Trekking around the Colca canyon
- 1 breakfast, 2 buffet lunches and 1 dinner
- Visit the Planetarium Maria Reiche (private service)
- Soft and alcoholic drinks
- Breakfast on the first day
- Hotel in Arequipa
✅Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour Price
BACKPACKER SERVICE (SHARED SERVICE)
|Basic Hostels||100||100||Simple room with private bath and some hot shower and breakfast|
|Portales||110||104||Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast|
|La Pascana||117||105||Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast|
|Ccapac Ñan||110||110||Spacious room + Private bathroom + 24 hours hot water + Continental breakfast + Available internet access + Heating + Available towel|
|Kollawas Home Inn||117||113||Carpeted rooms + Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast + Available internet access + Heating + Available towel|
|La Casa de Anita||117||113||Hot Water + Private Bathroom + Heating + Available Towel|
|Posada Chivay||120||115||Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast + Parking + Heating with additional + Available towel|
|Colca Inn||137||130||Private bathroom + Hot shower + l breakfast + Heating + Available towel + Wireless internet|
|Killawasi Lodge||155||145||Private bathroom + hot shower + breakfast + heating + available towel + wireless internet|
|Tradicion Colca||154||145||Carpeted rooms + Sauna + Heating + Buffet breakfast + Green area + Parking + Restaurant & Cafeteria|
|Pozo del Cielo||177||149||Carpeted rooms + Sauna heating + Buffet breakfast + Green area + Lookout + Parking + Restaurant & Cafeteria + Heating + Wireless internet|
|Casa Andina Classic||190||173||Carpeted rooms + Sauna heating + Buffet breakfast + Green area + Parking + Able planetarium and observatory + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria (REC) + Available towels & soap|
|217||204||Carped rooms + Heating + Buffet Breakfast + Hot spring Pools + Towel & soap + Available Horseback riding & Fishing facilities + Parking + Large green area + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria|
|(Suite Room)||271||248||Carpeted rooms + Heating + Buffet Breakfast + Hot spring Pools + Towel & soap + Available Horseback riding & Fishing facilities + Parking + Large green area + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria|
|Las Casitas Del Colca
|917||528||Carpeted rooms + Jacuzzy + Buffet Breakfast + Large Green area + Safety box + Available horse ride + Swimming pool + Parking + Heating + Dry hair + Towel & soap + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria (REC) + Natural lookouts + Fishing & Horseback riding facilities|
|(Suite Presidencial)||2070||1103||Carpeted rooms + Jacuzzy + Buffet Breakfast + Large Green area + Safety box + Available horse ride + Swimming pool + Parking + Heating + Dry hair + Towel & soap + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria (REC) + Natural lookouts + Fishing & Horseback riding facilities|
✅Private Colca Canyon 2 Days Tour:
- Private guide and transportation (driver) is available for $ 250.00 american dollars (for groups until 6 persons).
- Pick up time at 7:00 AM for avoding the big tourists groups who leave from Arequipa at 8AM.
- Exclusive Tour includes an easy hike from Yanque town to Uyo Uyo ruins (approx 3 hours) and a hike from Cruz del Condor to Cruz del Cura for taking pictures of the beautiful natural scenary.
- Special trip includes the visit to the planetarium located at Casa Andina Colca hotel.
Two Day Bus Trip Cost:
Colca tour price depends on the kind of accommodation you are looking for. Perou Voyage offers trips with different hotels and hostels located in Chivay and Yanque town:
2 Day Tour Puno – Colca Canyon – Arequipa:
Perou Voyage offers daily departures from Puno, pick up time at 6:15AM, arriving to Chivay at midday.
Along the way between Puno to Chivay, the guided bus tour stops in: Lagunillas (birdwatching), Pampa Cañahuas (vicugnas and alpagas watching) and Patapampa (natural mountain range view point, located at 4900 MASL). The additional price per person (shared service) is $40 dollars per person.
Colca Tour from Arequipa to Puno:
On the second day, after lunch time, our tour guide will embark you to Puno from Chivay.
Tourist bus Chivay to Puno offers an english speaking guided service on board, along the way the bus stops in: Patapampa (natural mountain range view point, located at 4900MASL) and Lagunillas (birdwatching).
Arrive to Puno at 7:30PM and drop off to the Puno hotel. The extra for the bus Chivay – Puno is $40 dollars per person.
How to get to Colca Canyon:
The Colca Canyon is located at 3 hours by private tourist transportation from Arequipa city and at 4 hours by local bus. The best way to get there is to book a tour or trekking activity. Please contact Perou Voyage If you are looking for information on private car and driver from Arequipa to Colca Canyon.
What to Bring:
For the 2 Day Classic Tour, you just need to carry a backpack with:
- Warm Jacket
- Hat or cap
- Peruvian currency
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.
- ✅Colca Canyon 2 Days 1 Night Tour Itinerary: