Colca canyon tour from Puno cross the highland flatlands along the length of the way you we’ll stop to see vicuñas and flamingos, Colca canyon is on the list of deepest canyons on earth, and we will observe how unexpected and breathtaking may be the Andean landscape, there have the chance to see the spectacular flight of the Andean condor. Colca Valley is really a natural wonder deserved to be seen, across the valley we will observe traditional communities amongst remarkable Incan terracing technique. After Colca canyon tour ongoing to Arequipa.
Colca canyon tour from Puno details
|DEPARTURE||At your elected hotel in Puno.|
|PICK UP TIME||At 6:00.|
Colca canyon tour from Puno Itinerary
Day 1: Bus from Puno to Chivay
At 06:15 we transfer you to the bus terminal to aboard the Bus to Chivay and travel by the endless highland plains covered by “Ichu” a type of straw adapted to high altitudes. Gradually we go up and cross the occidental Andes, stop by a high lookout place that will aloow us to see “Lagunillas Lagoon” and observe some rare Andes birds which includes “Ajoya” the giant Andean coot and also the Andean goose. At “Pampa Cañahuas” we observe Vicuñas a kind of Andean camelid. In route we get to another high pass (4,950 m) known as the Volcanoes lookout. Before descend to Colca Valley. At 12:00h. Arrival to Chivay city. Transfer towards your elected hotel. You could have lunch in the hotel or at some of the restaurants in the main square. By 16:00 our guide will pick you up to have a deserved relaxation in the thermal waters called as Calera, recommended bringing swimming suit, but could be rented at la hotsprings as well. By evening dinner accompanied with a folkloric show. If you have elected the exclusive Colca Lodge Hotel located near Yanque, then you might stay there because it has private thermal waters and excelent facilities like SPA, warm pool, and others
Day 2: Cruz Del Condor & Arequipa
After breakfast at 6:15 our guide will pick you up to visit “Mirador Cruz del Condor”, one of the best view points to see the impressive depth of canyon stretching nearly 4,000 ft bellow, and the spectacular flight of the condor, in days with the ideal thermal air currents can be seeing many of them mastering the deep canyon. On the route back we will stop at Maca and Yanque communities to see its charming colonial churches with a few snow peak glaciers behind over the distance. In the lookouts of Choquetico and Antahuille you will see impressive Incan and pre – Incan terracing system covering section of the valley. Also your guide will show you lytic models that display the advanced hydraulic planning of the ancient technicians. Back at Chivay main square we enjoy of lunch time before go to Arequipa. The shuttle take us again scenic landscaping, arrival at Arequipa by 17:15 . You will find a lots of accommodations at close by the main square. In the evening you could explore this gorgeous city by your own and enjoy the local cuisine in one of the recommended Arequipa Restaurants.
Without hotel: Doesnt includes hotel.
Basic hotel: One night hotel, double room (Estancia, or simillar).
Standart hotel: One night hotel, double room (three stars hotel: Colca inn, Colca Llaqta, Poso del cielo, Tradicion Colca, Casona Plaza or simillar, ).
Superior hotel: One night hotel, double room (Colca Lodge, Aranwa or Simillar).
* Hotels are according to availability if you have any preference tell us after reservation.
* Price is based in double or triple room, single room is subject to extra charge.
Transport from Puno to Chivay.
Professional bilingual guide on board.
Trasfer to your hotel at upon your arrival.
Guided visit to the Colca canyon
Transport until Arequipa.
Meals, except the breakfast at the hotel.
Entrance fee to the canyon (pay at the checkpoint about 70 Soles).
Entrance fee to the hotsprings (optional, about 15 Soles).