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Condor's Cross

#1 of 6 things to do in Cabanaconde Features Animals
Colca Canyon, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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USD 73.00*
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Bus from Puno to Chivay
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USD 115.00*
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Overnight Tour: Colca Canyon Including Horse Riding from Arequipa
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USD 200.69*
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Colca Valley Overnight Tour from Arequipa: Colca Canyon, Vicuna Reserve and...
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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9 Apr 2017
“Hike this backwards.”
17 Feb 2017
“Great trip!”
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Colca Canyon, Cabanaconde 04124, Peru
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Get off the bus at the start of the walk way before the cross. Walk towards the cross and if you are lucky with dry, warm and windy weather the condors will start to float above you. Condor cross itself is a mass of tour...More

Thank Tracey W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from the 2D/1N trip to Colca Canyon. On day 1 we were picked up from Arequipa and driven to Chivay via a number of scenic spots, then we had lunch at a buffet and finally we were dropped...More

Thank danigross88
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I can't give this 5 as although i did see condors, they were literally miles away. As a result i could gauge how spectacular they were. That being said, this viewpoint is spacious with toilets and many vendors for drinks and snacks. Views of the...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 11 November 2016

It is a great trip to view the Condors and the Colca Canyon. It seems that by November Condors move to the cost, so try to do your trip by the end of October.

Thank BusyBee525
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Do stay in Chivay or surrounds,it's a great base for reaching the Colca Canyon, some great viewpoints enroute to Condor Cros and these giant chilled out predators. Do leave plenty of time do dit in peace and respect these Sacred Mountains & do have the...More

Thank debspants
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I hear we were lucky. There are around 40-50 condors living in the canyon, but we visited during the nesting season, which meant adults tended to stay in their nests. Our guide told us that it was impossible to predict how many would come out,...More

Thank JohnABC81
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Watching the condors rising from the lower parts of the Colca Canyon is an amazing experience and not to be missed.

Thank iWiebe
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Climbing to the edge of the canyon and seeing Condors flying past is out of this world. You can stay for hours just watching them circle up and down the canyon

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Colca lodge and left at 6.30 without stopping enroute. We arrived around 7.30. We saw around 15 of the 45 condors in the country. All flying one after one. We were apparently lucky. However the show was over by 8.15. Great views...More

Thank boaster
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Colca Canyon is a great place for scenery. It's a lot of fun just to peak over the side. It's one of the two or three deepest canyons in the world they say. There's a lot of Inca history going on in the canyon, much...More

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seliiiiiii
Ciao a tutti, sto progettando un viaggio in Perù con il mio ragazzo e vorremmo trascorrere 2 giorni nel Colca Canyon. L'idea è di fare Arequipa - Chivay - Cobanaconde - Puno, passando dai vari paesi proposti dai vari tour. Non abbiamo però trovato un tour che ci soddisfa e quindi stiamo pensando di fare senza guida. E qui la mia domanda: ci sono dei bus che seguono più o meno i percorsi proposti dai tour che ci portano da Arequipa a Cobanaconde in un giorno passando da Chivay? Perché ho trovato una proposta interessante per il ritorno da Cobanaconde a Puno, ma purtroppo non riesco a trovare nulla per l'andata, se non bus che arrivano già alle 10 di mattina a Cobanaconde, perdendo però le varie tappe in mezzo... Grazie, saluti Céline
25 July 2016|
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We did take the regular bus from Arequipa to Cabanaconde. Cheap but not very comfortable. Stayed in Cabanaconde over night and the next day early went to see the condors. It is 10 min by car from Cabanaconde to the Mirador... More
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