COLCA CANYON 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT
Day 1 .- Arequipa / Chivay
I picked up from your hotel at 7.30 am to begin our journey to one of the deepest canyons in the world. Driving along the highway from Yura, bordering the peak to the pampa Chachani Cañahuas. We stop for an infusion of coca in the Aguada Blanca National Park, home to beautiful South American camelids, such as the vicuña, alpaca, guanaco and flame. In Lake Tocra we will see a variety of migratory birds including flamingos. Psaros the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura) and then we stop at the belvedere pan is off the volcano, at an altitude of 4,800 m From here we will appreciate a large portion of the mountain west, may well see the terraces of pre-Inca culture, cone known platforms platforms. Between 1 and 1.30 p.m. arrive at Chivay, where almozara (not-included). At 3 p.m. our private Transports lead us to the colorful town of Coporaque, where we will start a walk of 2 hours, even enjoy the beautiful scenery of this part of the valley and also admire a pre-Inca cemetery located at the foot of a mountain. You will notice that this region was heavily populated by people of the Andean communities. Returning at 5 p.m. the walk, will have the opportunity to enjoy the hot springs of Limekil whose medicinal waters ranging from 35 to 38 Celsius Gardos. ($ 3 entry). Dinner at 8 p.m. (Not included) accompanied by a folkloric show.
Day 2 .- Chivay / Belvedere de la Cruz del Condor / Chivay / Arequipa
Having breakfasted very early, starting at 6.30 we continue our bus to Cruz del Condor lookout called, after traveling 1 hour 50 min. Going into this national park from which will have a beautiful view of the Colca Canyon. This is also the place from where you can see several condors in flight, sometimes passing very close to you. Very close to this area, your guide will show pre-Inca tombs hanging from the mountains. Enough time for photos and walking around the area of San Pedro cactus. Returning, we stop at Pinchollo neighborhoods, Maca and Yanque, with its beautiful colonial churches, and also com Choquetico and Antahuilque viewpoints. Lunch at 1 p.m. Return to the city of Arequipa 5 to 6 p.m.
- Pick up from your hotel in Arequipa.
- Private transportation.
- Accommodation in the Colca Inn or Posada Chivay (breakfast included)
- Entry ticket to the Colca Valley tourism