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Colca Canyon Trekking Tour 2 days – Arequipa
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Colca Canyon, Cañon de Colca. The Colca Canyon concidered on of the deepest place in the world, reaching a deep of 4160m formed by an enormous seismic fault between the two highest volcanoes Coropuna (6425m) and Ampato (6325m) volcanoes. It is located aprox. 160km. North of Arequipa city. During the trek we will observe giant Andean condors, vicuñas, alpacas, llamas, volcanoes and local native people with their typical dress.
Cruz del Condor the popular tourist stop an overlook where condors is flying.
This canyon is the most famous places to visit for many tourists from all world.
The most people take two days of trek is the most common
3300m. to 1900m.
You could extend your trip to Puno, Cusco.
After the Colca canyon trek there are options so you can continue to Puno – Titicaca Lake (islands Urus, Taquile , Amantany) or Cusco Salkantay Trek, Machu Picchu Inca Trail, Sacred Valleys
Day A.- Arrival to Arequipa – Transfer Hotel
If you arrive in the morning, afternoon tours around the city visit markets cathedral etc.
Day 1.- Arequipa – Chivay – San Juan de Chuccho – Oasis de Sangalle
Early in the morning Approx. 3:30 AM. We will pick you up from your hotel in Arequipa then drive to Chivay town Our first stop for breakfast then continue before the small town of Cabanaconde here our trek begins at 3300m. To descend to the canyon for 4 hours to San Juan de Chuccho ( lunch ) after the lunch we will down pass through the communities of Malata, Coshñirhua we will arrive to Sangalle / Oasis at 1900m. Place to enjoy the swimming pool of temperature water of 20ºC.
Spent night in the rustic family lodge, yet clean accommodations
Day 2.- Oasis – Cabanaconde – Chivay – Arequipa Hotel
This day you need wake up early approx. 4:30AM. Then begin our ascent to Cabanaconde town where we will have breakfast (3 - 4 hours steep uphill hike) There is a option to rent mules for this part of the trek if you wish. In Cabanaconde we will take our mini van back to Chivay making a few short stops in viewpoints and small and typical towns along the Colca Valley (optional visit to Hot Spring) upon arrival to Chivay we will have lunch then travel back for about 4 hours to Arequipa or you can connect with another transport from Chivay to Puno.
Day B.- Arequipa – Lima
Include in The Price:
No Include in The Price:
- Transfer roundtrip
- Professional Guide
- One night in the rustic huts
- Meals according the treks itinerary
You Need to Bring
- No mentioned food ( last day lunch )
- Personal horse ( from Sangalle to Cabanaconde)
- Entrance to Hot Spring in Chivay
- Hotels in Arequipa
- Touristic ticket
- Small Backpack
- Rain jacket or poncho
- Bottle of water
- Cap or hat to protect you from the sun
- Insect repellents
- Walking poles
Date & Price
The Colca Canyon area is drier and hotter than other parts of Peru. We recommend setting out on your daily hikes as early as possible in the morning
This trip is available as a tailor-made holiday all year round. Contact us or use our trip planner to build your ideal trip and receive a detailed quote from our specialist staff.
The best weather are: April, May, June, July, August. September and October