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Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Arequipa

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    Stop At: Colca Canyon, Peru

    At 3:00am we leave from Arequipa City driving for 3.5-hour towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. In Chivay we stop for breakfast.

    Then we continue driving for 1.5-hour more towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1.5-hour. Then we visit the area that presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre-inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.

    After Lunch we come back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara".

    We will be back in Arequipa at approximately 5:30pm.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Stop At: Condor's Cross, Cabanaconde 04124 Peru

    this is the most visited point “ The Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1 hour approximately.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas, Yanque Peru

    We are going to visit this smal village

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia Santa Ana, Plaza de Armas, Maca 04130 Peru

    We are going to visit this small village and his beautifull church

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Arequipa Tour Tour Operator, Arequipa 04000 Peru

    At 3:00am we leave from Arequipa City driving for 3.5-hour towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. In Chivay we stop for breakfast.

    Then we continue driving for 1.5-hour more towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1.5-hour. Then we visit the area that presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre-inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.

    After Lunch we come back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara".

    We will be back in Arequipa at approximately 5:30pm.

    Duration: 10 hours

    Stop At: Colca Canyon, Peru

    At 03:00am we leave from Arequipa City driving for 3.5-hour towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. In Chivay we stop for breakfast.

    Then we continue driving for 1.5-hour more towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1.5-hour. Then we visit the area that presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre-inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.

    After Lunch we come back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara".

    We will be back in Arequipa at approximately 17:30

    Duration: 10 hours
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice trip with several different and wonderful landscapes. You can see lamas, Alpacas and condors. Awesome trip!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Christian R
    Reviewed 6 April 2019

    An early morning pickup at our hotel in a very nice van started the day. By 5amwe had been in the van for two hours, ou4 first stop was at 15000 ft elevation. It was a bit cool as we watched the vendors setting up...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Rchambersjoracanada
    Reviewed 26 February 2019

    great views of the edge of the andes, the condors, and all, at a high risk of losing your life. the trip there is too dangerous given the drivers and road conditions. we booked a one day trip tour (got picked up at 3am) and...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    13  Thank tony123abc
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