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Colca Canyon Full Day tour is the best option for visiting in one day the Colca Canyon and It's beautiful valley. This Full Day tour takes you can discover Maca and Yanque towns and the natural viewpoints in the Colca Canyon and of course, one of the most beautiful places: Cruz del Condor
Arequipa – Pampa Cañahuas – Patapampa (4850M) – Chivay – Cruz Del Condor Viewpoint
Colca Canyon Full day tour starts at at 2:30 AM with the pick up from the Arequipa hotel by the tour guide, the tour begins with the directly travel to the first and most important town of the canyon: Chivay (3 hours by tourist transport).
At 6AM you will be in Chivay (3600m) an andean town located on the left side of the Colca Canyon; surrounded by agriculture fields.
After the breakfast in Chivay, we will leave to the Cruz del Condor viewpoint; in route we will found the beautiful Yanque town with the wititi dancers, the terraces and the different natural viewpoints: Antahuilque and the Choquetico Tombs,
Arrival to The Cruz del Condor for watching the Andean Condor (Vulture Gryphus).
Return to Chivay, visiting Maca (where is possible to observe a nice colonial church from XVI century, next to this town is possible to see people dedicated to work the terraces.
We will arrive to Chivay and visit to the hot springs La Calera, where you can enjoy the thermo medicinal pools and spend a relaxing time in the hot springs and return to Chivay for having lunch and leave back to Arequipa city.
Along the way we will visit the highest point between the Colca Canyon and Arequipa: Patapampa (4800m), from this place we can see the volcanic mountain range: The Ampato volcano where was founded “Juanita”.
We drive to Toqrapampa, where we can see small lagoons with Andean birds. We will continue to the Pampa Cañahuas National Park, where we will be able to see Lamas, Alpagas and vicugnas.
Arrive to Arequipa at 5PM, transfer to the hotel and end of the tour.
Important: Private tour includes short hikes to Achachihua viewpoint and Cruz del Cura viewpoint. both hikes are just available by private excursion.
Colca Canyon Full Day Tour Price
|Daily departures||Full Day Tour||
$58 American Dollars
Private Vip Service (private transportation and guide)
2 participants $175 USD per person
- English-Speaking tour guide
- Tourist bus Arequipa to Colca Canyon
- Entrance Fee to the Colca Canyon
- Meals: 1 breakfast – 1 buffet lunch
- Entrance fee La Calera thermal water
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