1. Peru
  2. Arequipa Region
  3. Arequipa
  4. Colca Canyon

Arequipa & Colca Canyon in Style

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A journey to Peru is not complete without visiting Arequipa, the beautiful white city of Peru, and having the chance to see the amazing condor soaring through the sky in its native habitat of the Colca Canyon.
About this activity
Duration 4 days
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the amazing white city of Peru
  • Feel the culture and lifestyle
  • Visit the most amazing sights
  • See the stunning wildlife
Full description
Day 1: Arequipa

Airport pick-up and transfer to hotel in Arequipa. After checking into the hotel, you will have free time to rest.

Around 08:00, you will be collected from your hotel for the tour in the mirabus in the city of Arequipa. This takes about four hours, and the most impressive sights of this city are visited.  In the afternoon around 16:30, you will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina .

Overnight in Arequipa

Day 2: Arequipa – Colca Canyon

At 08:00 you will be collected from your hotel to travel to the snowy mountain Chachani in VIP transport. (2,325 meters). You will see wild vicunas, alpacas and llamas in the National Reserve of Pampa Cañahu, plus birds such as flamingos, ibis, Andean geese, ducks, eagles and an Andean bird called kara kara. Visit the viewpoint of volcanoes and snowy mountains in Patapampa (4,800 meters). You will reach Chivay (3,600 meters), the capital of the Colca Valley, where you'll have the afternoon to relax .

Overnight in Chivay.
 
Day 3: Colca Canyon- Arequipa

Early morning after breakfast (around 06:00), you will leave for a full day excursion on the left side of the canyon, and visit beautiful towns like Yanque and Maca, with colonial churches and friendly people happy to show their traditional embroidered clothing. See hundreds of pre-Inca terraces still used for farm and Andean corn, quinoa, amaranth and others.

After a walk of two hours, you'll reach the place you have been waiting  for - La Cruz del Condor. Here you'll see the depth of the wonderful canyon and condors.  You will have free time to explore the lookout. Then you'll return to Arequipa where you'll arrive around 17:00 and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Arequipa

Day 4: Depart Arequipa
 
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
Includes
  • Visit to Santa Catalina Monastery
  • Visit the Colca Canyon, Cruz del Condor, Yanque, Chivay, National Reserve of Pampa Cañahuas
  • Tourist Ticket to the Colca Canyon
  • Entrance to the Monastery of Santa Catalina
  • Mirabus in Arequipa
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel in Arequipa (2 nights double room)
  • Hotel in Chivay (1 night in double room)
  • Breakfast at hotel
  • 1 lunch in Chivay
  • All transport
What’s Not Included
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Flight/bus from/to Arequipa

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Meeting point

Pickup at the airport.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
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