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Colca Canyon Trekking 2D/1N

Observe giant Andean condors and vicuña, colourful traditions and music.

Trek through one of the world’s deepest canyons inhabited by diverse and remote Andean villages where you can get a taste for the unique flavours of the region, hike among steep majestic canyon walls and soak your sore muscles in the relaxing hot springs of Chivay.

Tour Highlights

  • Trek through one of the world’s deepest canyons
  • Watch the famous Andean condors soar through the sky
  • Pass by remote Andean villages & see the local culture
Price from

$200.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - 1 night accommodation in a rustic guesthouse
  • - Accommodation pick-up
  • - 2 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • - Professional English-speaking guide
  • - Handy extras and accessories

Departures:

Every Monday

Itinerary

Day 1: Arequipa - Colca Canyon, Peru

We will pick you up from your downtown accommodation between 3:00 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. and transfer you to Chivay town in the heart of the Colca Canyon.

We’ll have breakfast and then go directly to “Cruz Del Condor viewpoint” where we will see the flight of the condors.

From here, we will make our way to the Mirador De San Miguel, the starting point of our trekking route.

We will begin our hike towards the Colca Canyon at around 10:00 am by walking down to San Juan De Chucchu Village (3 ½ hours walking), where we will have lunch.

Afterward, we will hike back uphill through Cosnirgua and Malata villages arriving in Sangalle by the end of the day where you will have the opportunity to relax in the swimming pool (3 hours walking).

Overnight in rustic bungalows.

Day 2: Colca Canyon - Arequipa, Peru

Today, we will get an early start and begin trekking up to Cabanaconde town at around 05:00 am where we will have breakfast (3 hours steep uphill hike).

From Cabanaconde, we will take our bus to Chivay Village making a few short stops along the way in Maca town and tourist viewpoints.

Upon arrival to Chivay, we will visit the relaxing hot springs in town (30-40 minutes), the perfect remedy for our tired muscles and have lunch.

On our way back to Arequipa we will stop to see the National Park and get beautiful views of the volcanoes (weather permitting) and to see native animals such as alpacas and vicuñas.

Relax and enjoy the scenic ride back to Arequipa arriving around 6.00 pm.