Colca Canyon: 2 Day Tour from Arequipa

Visit the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest places on earth, on an overnight trip from Arequipa. Home to the Andean Condor, the valley has pre-Incan roots and features Spanish colonial towns. Take in stunning views of volcanoes and the valley's terraces.

per adult from

$241

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Pickup from hotels (Only near Downtown Arequipa)
    • Overnight accommodation in 3 star hotel.
    • Breakfast
    • Entrance ticket to Colca Canyon
    • Entry/Admission - Colca Canyon
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hot springs entrance tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Umaru Aguas Termales
    • Entry/Admission - Immaculate Conception Church
    • Entry/Admission - Museo etnografico Yanque

  • Day 1: Arequipa City - Colca Canyon

    Stop At: Colca Canyon, Peru
    Colca Canyon, 3270 meters deep belongs among the deepest canyons in the world. The depth, huge condors flying above visitor's heads and reasonable driving distance from Arequipa, the second most populated city in Peru makes from Colca Canyon one of the most visited attractions in this South American country.
    Duration: 2 days

    Pass By: Chachani Volcano, Peru
    Nevado Chachani is the highest stratovolcano near of Arequipa city, located 23KM north of the city, southern of Peru (6075M). Chachani means “skirt” in Quechua and a female character is normally attributed to the mountain in local legends.

    Pass By: Pichu Pichu, Arequipa Peru
    Picchu Picchu is an inactive eroded volcano in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, on the border of Pocsi and Tarucani districts. Pichu Pichu reaches a height of 5,664 metres (18,583 ft) and is part of Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve.

    Stop At: Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve, Avenida Arequipa, Arequipa 04001 Peru
    The reserve contains majestic volcanoes, including Misti, Chachani, Pichupichu and Ubinas. Among the mountains, nature has crafted the high Andean plains, inhabited by vicuñas, alpacas, llamas and guanacos. The reserve also contains beautiful lagoons and wetlands - the habitat of birds including flamingos and crested ducks.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Abra Patapampa, Carretera 1SE, 30 Kms south of Chivay, Chivay 04145 Peru
    Patapampa Pass at 4910 m (16,109 feet) is the high point between Arequipa and Chivay, the main town in Colca Canyon. It is located at the far end of the Reserva Nacional Salinas y Aguada Blanca.

    Stop At: Umaru Aguas Termales, Fundo Pataja s/n, Coporaque Peru
    Coporaque is a little picturesque town located in Arequipa, the perfect spot for tourists who like community tourism

    Visit the Lodge La Casa de Mamayacchi, where we will have our lunch (lunch is not included in the program).

    After lunch your guide will invite you to a short walk through Coporaque and its surroundings (this walk takes around 1 hour and is optional)

    We’ll come back to our transportation and visit a natural “hot springs” , where we will enjoy a relaxing bath (entrance fee and personal towels to the baths are not included).
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at La Casa de MamaYacchi or Casona Plaza Ecolodge

    Day 2: Colca Canyon - Arequipa City

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas de Chivay, Chivay Peru
    Chivay is a town in the Colca valley, capital of the Caylloma province in the Arequipa region, Peru. Located at about 12,000 ft above sea level, it lies upstream of the renowned Colca Canyon. It has a central town square and an active market. Ten km to the east, and 1,500 metres above the town of Chivay lies the Chivay obsidian source.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas, Yanque Peru
    Yanque, 7km west of Chivay, has the prettiest and liveliest main square, and sports its finest church (from the exterior, at least): the Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, whose ornate baroque doorway has a look that's almost churrigueresque (an elaborate and intricately decorated Spanish style). Local children in traditional costume dance to music in the main square most mornings at around 7am for tips, catching tourists on their way to the Cruz del Cóndor.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Immaculate Conception Church, Square, Yanque Peru
    Yanque, 7km west of Chivay, has the prettiest and liveliest main square, and sports its finest church (from the exterior, at least): the Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, whose ornate baroque doorway has a look that's almost churrigueresque (an elaborate and intricately decorated Spanish style). Local children in traditional costume dance to music in the main square most mornings at around 7am for tips, catching tourists on their way to the Cruz del Cóndor.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Museo etnografico Yanque, Plaza de Yanque Di fronte alla chiesa, sul lato opposto della piazza, Yanque 04140 Peru
    Yanque, 7km west of Chivay, has the prettiest and liveliest main square, and sports its finest church (from the exterior, at least): the Iglesia de la Inmaculada Concepción, whose ornate baroque doorway has a look that's almost churrigueresque (an elaborate and intricately decorated Spanish style). Local children in traditional costume dance to music in the main square most mornings at around 7am for tips, catching tourists on their way to the Cruz del Cóndor.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup from hotels located in Arequipa downtown.
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Turismoi.pe

Activity ID: V-44897P8

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