Private Alternative Colca Canyon Adventure tour 2 days includes hiking activities and horse ride in the Colca Valley. Enjoy the nature and andean lanscapes with this customized private adventure tour to the Colca Canyon.
Private Alternative Colca Canyon Adventure Tour 2 Days Itinerary:
Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay – Canocota – Cabanaconde
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.
Along this trek you won’t find tourists and you will enjoy the magic of the andean landscape and probably you will watch the giant hummingbird.
Afterwards we will continue driving to Cabanaconde town, stopping along the route in the natural viewpoints like: Antahuilque, Wayrapunko and in the Cruz del Condor.
In the afternoon is possible to watch the andean condors without tourists. Arrive to Cabanaconde, dinner and overnight.
Day 2. Cabanaconde – Cruz del Condor – Uyo Uyo – Coporaque – Yanque
Before breakfast time, we will do a short hike to the Achachihua viewpoint, located at 30 minutes walk.
From Achachihua you will watch Sangalle (oasis) and the Huaruro wateferfalls.
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant from where we can get impressive views from the Colca Canyon.
Afterwards we will continue driving to Mirador Cruz del Condor, at this place we will watch the condors flying and the canyon.
After the visit to Cruz del Condor, we will continue driving to Yanque town. From here we will start the horse riding tour for around 6 hours.
We will ride crossing the Cervantes colonial bridge, then we will go up passing by the Qochapata water reservoir. Along the way we wil watch the Qairaccucho waterfalls (water comes from Mismi mountain.
Afterwards we will arrive to Uyo Uyo archaeological complex, where we will see the Pre – Inca buildings.
Then we will arrive to the San Antonio de Chiqra ruins and the Yuracc Qacca tombs, before descending to Coporaque town.
Lunch in Coporaque and then we will continue with our journey to the Umaru hot springs.
Arrive to Yanque and departure to Arequipa. Arrive at 8PM and transfer to the hotel.
Private Alternative Colca Adventure Tour Includes:
- Private Transportation
- Private English Speaking guide
- Overnight in Cabanaconde
- Meals: 1 breakfast (second day), 2 lunches and 1 dinner
- Enrtrance Fee Colca Canyon
- Entrance Fee hot springs
Colca Canyon Adventure Tour 2 Days Not Includes: