Visit one of the deepest canyons in the world on our 2-day Colca Canyon tour! This spectacular destination in Peru is one of the world’s most impressive natural wonders and offers you the opportunity to experience Andean culture in its most authentic form.
On our tour we will take you through breathtaking Andean landscapes, where you will be able to witness the awe-inspiring views of the Colca Canyon and its colorful valleys the Arequipa, as well as have the opportunity to see Andean condors in flight. If you are lucky, you may even get to see them up close in their natural habitat or soaring in the azure Colca skies above you!
Make sure you visit the Colca Canyon for an unforgettable experience and unique insight into Andean culture, and to start your incredible adventure in the heart of the Peruvian Andes with us!
Day 1: Arequipa to Chivay
We stop at the hotel and depart Arequipa via Yura, passing the slopes of Chachani, Pampa de Arrieros, Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve where you can see the slender vicuña, we continue through Vizcachani, Pampas de Toccra where you can observe a variety of birds, then we will border the Chucura crater to reach Patapampa (4. 800 msnm) and Mirador de los Andes where we can see the volcanoes that surround the city of Arequipa. Descent to the town of Chivay for lunch (not included). Overnight at the hotel. In the afternoon, visit to the La Calera hot springs (entrance fee not included).
Overnight in Chivay.
Day 2: Chivay – Condor's Viewpoint – Arequipa
Early in the morning we will depart to the Condor Cross (41 km from Chivay), where we can see one of the most spectacular views of the Canyon, and where we can almost always see condors in masterful flight. We will return enjoying the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, Yanque and the viewpoints of Antahuilque and Choquetico. At noon we will arrive in Chivay for lunch (not included) and return to Arequipa. Disembarkation at the hotel.