The viewpoint of Colca Canyon:
The Colca Canyon is located in the district of Cabanaconde, from this viewpoint you can see the walls and the bottom of the canyon. In addition, the condor’s flight can often be observed, since they are accustomed to human presence.
From Caylloma to Canco there are hot springs with a maximum temperature of 85 ° C at the exit of the spring. Among the best known of these, are the thermal baths of La Calera, which is located near Chivay.
Flora and fauna:
The most important inhabitant is most notable is the condor (vulturgryphus), master of heights and the largest flying bird in the Andes. Also worth mentioning are the LequeLeque (vanellusresplendens), Guallatas (Chloephagamelanoptera), Pariguanas (Phoenicoparrusandinus) and among mammals we can mention the Andean Fox or atoq, the fox or añas, wild cats or osjos, vicuñas, taruca, wild vizcacha , among others.
Day 01: Aguada Blanca National Reserve – Mirador de los Volcanes – Chivay.
Departure at 8:00 am Pick up from hotel inside the historic center or main square
Departure from the city of Arequipa. We head towards the Colca Valley, making stops along the north road in Pampa Cañahuas (Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve, vicuñas reserve), Tocrapampa where you can see the flora and fauna of the place (lagoons, bofedales), Patapampa, viewpoint of the volcanoes: Ampato, Huallca Huallca, Sabancaya, 4830 m. s. n. m.), Arrival to the town of Chivay.
We will move to a restaurant for buffet lunch (optional), transfer to the chosen Hotel. Transfer to the thermal baths (optional) Afternoon Free.
Night of folk show with dinner (optional)
Day 02: Colca Canyon – Chivay – Arequipa.
Early at 6:00 am breakfast at the hostel, then we get ready for a trip for 1 hour to the Mirador de la Cruz del Condor to have a spectacular view of the flight of the Condors while observing the depth of the Colca Canyon, The deepest in the world. There we will stay approx. for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Also here we can do a walk for 01 hour. (Optional) Upon return we will stop in the traditional villages of Pinchollo, Maca, Yanque and tourist viewpoints that are on the way back to Chivay, We will have time for lunch and finally return to the city of Arequipa, arriving approx. 5:00 p.m.
- Round trip tourist transport.
- Official Bilingual Tourism Guide
- 01 night accommodation in HOSTAL
- 01 Breakfast – second day
- 02 BUFFET Lunches
- 01 dinner
- Entrance to the thermal baths
- Tourist Tickets to the Condor Viewpoint
Does not include:
- 01 Breakfast – First day
What you should bring:
- Original passport
- Good warm clothes, hat
- Layer of rain
- Good walking shoes
- Extra water and snacks.
- Toiletries (towel, soap, brush, toothpaste, toilet paper …)