Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour From Puno

2 day Colca Canyon Tour from Puno to Arequipa, is the best option for saving time going directly from Puno City to Arequipa passing by the Colca Canyon Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world. Pick up from Puno early in the morning, guided bus tour to Chivay. Accommodation in Chivay or Yanque town, ending the trip in Arequipa city, on day 2.
The Colca Canyon in southern Peru’s Arequipa region is an area of astounding scenic beauty, and one of Peru’s top tourist destinations. It is best known as one of the world’s deepest canyons, reaching a depth of 4,160 meters, whose depth can most easily be appreciated from the Cruz del Condor, a viewpoint where Andean Condors can be seen most days throughout the year.
Overnight in the best hotels in the Colca Canyon: Killawasi Lodge, Pozo del Cielo, Casa Andina standard Colca, Colca Lodge Tour, Colca Inn, Kollawas Home Inn, etc.


Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour From Puno Itinerary


Day 1: Puno – Lagunillas – Pampa Cañahuas – Patapampa – Chivay – La Calera Hot Springs

Pick up from Puno at 6:15 AM, then we will start the guided tour to the second deepest canyon in the world: The Colca Canyon. Along the way we will arrive to Lagunillas, where we will watch the local birds and the different lagoons. We drive 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 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. At 7pm will meet the tour guide in the lobby of the hotel and then transfer to the planetarium Maria Reiche, which is located at Casa Andina Hotel (Chivay – service available just in a private Colca Tour). 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 Colca Tour from Puno includes the visit to the Planetarium in Chivay.

Day 2: Chivay – Cruz del Condor – 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, during the way back to Chivay along 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 departure to Arequipa city. Arrival to Arequipa at 5PM and transfer to the hotel.

Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour Includes: 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) Not Includes: Soft and alcoholic drinks Breakfast on the first day Hotel in Arequipa Tips


Hostels - Hotels SWB DWB Backpacker Sevice
Basic Hostel $140 $140 Simple room with private bath and some hot shower and breakfast
Los Portales de Chivay $150 $154 Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast
La Pascana $157 $145 Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast
Ccapac Ñan $150 $150 Spacious room + Private bathroom + 24 hours hot water + Continental breakfast + Available internet access + Heating + Available towel
Kollawas Home Inn $157 $153 Carpeted room + Private bathroom + 24 hours hot water + Continental breakfast + Available internet access + Heating + Available towel
La Casa de Anita $157 $153 Hot Water + Private Bathroom + Heating + Available Towel
La Posada de Chivay $160 $155 Private bathroom + Hot shower + Continental breakfast + Parking + Heating with additional + Available towel
Colca Inn $187 $170 Private bathroom + Hot shower + l breakfast + Heating + Available towel + Wireless internet
Killawasi Lodge $195 $195 Private bathroom + hot shower + breakfast + heating + available towel + wireless internet
Tradicion Colca $194 $185 Carpeted rooms + Sauna + Heating + Buffet breakfast + Green area + Parking + Restaurant & Cafeteria
Pozo del Cielo $210 $189 Carpeted rooms + Sauna heating + Buffet breakfast + Green area + Lookout + Parking + Restaurant & Cafeteria + Heating + Wireless internet
Casa Andina Classic Chivay $230 $213 Carpeted rooms + Sauna heating + Buffet breakfast + Green area + Parking + Able planetarium and observatory + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria (REC) + Available towels & soap

Colca Lodge

(Standard Room)

$257 $244 Carped rooms + Heating + Buffet Breakfast + Hot spring Pools + Towel & soap + Available Horseback riding & Fishing facilities + Parking + Large green area + Wireless internet + Restaurant & Cafeteria

Colca Lodge

(Suite Room)

$311 $288 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
(Standard room)
$957 $568 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) $2110 $1143 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