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Day 1: Arequipa - Chivay
Pick up at at 7:30 AM, the tour guide will meet you in your Arequipa hotel and then we will start our private 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.
Day 2: Chivay – Cruz del Condor viewpoint – Cabanaconde – Soro – Llahuar
Breakfast and departure to the Cruz del Condor viewpoint, in route we will stop in Yanque town and in the natural viewpoints from where you will watch the andean terraces and the Colca Canyon.
Arrive to the mirador of Cruz del Condor, where we will spend one hour for watching the canyon and the andean condors, the biggest bird flying in the Colca Canyon sky surrounded by the andean landscape.
Then we will continue to Cabanaconde, from this town we will drive down to Soro.
Soro is a valley located at 2025 MASL. At this place we will hike along the Colca River, crossing the bridgeto the right bank of the canyon.
After 2 hours trekking we will arrive to Llahuar lodge for having lunch and spend the afternoon in the Llahuar hot springs for relaxing.
Dinner and overnight in the bamboo lodge (basic accommdoation with shared bathroom).
Day 3. Llahuar – Huambo – El Pedregal – Arequipa
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