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Arequipa – 2 day tour to the Colca Canyon + Chacapi Thermal Baths from Arequipa

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  • 2d/1n
  • Min: 15 People
  • Difficulty: 4
  • Available: All Year
  • Pick up: Accommodation in Arequipa
  • Min Age: 6+

The Colca Canyon is one of the most famous canyons in the world, known for its great depth (4160 meters above sea level), it is also the natural habitat of the Andean Condor, within this 2-day Tour, you will have the opportunity to appreciate it from its beautiful natural viewpoints, in addition to visiting picturesque towns such as Patahuasi, Chivay, Maca and Yanque.

What will you discover on this Tour?

  1. Pampas Cañahuas, within the Salinas and Agua Blanca National Reserve.
  2. The Volcanoes Viewpoint.
  3. The People of Chivay, Yanque and Maca.
  4. The viewpoints of Wayra Punku, Antahuilque and the Cruz del Condor Viewpoint.
  5. The Chacapi Thermal Baths.

Meeting Point

Pick up from the hotel (valid only for hotels near the Plaza de Armas of Arequipa).

See the route and distances here: Google Maps

Includes

  • Private transportation Pampa Cañahuas/Volcanoes Viewpoint/Chivay/Chacapi Thermal Baths/Cruz del Condor Viewpoint/ Maca/Yanque/Chivay/Arequipa.
  • Guided tour Colca Canyon Route in a small group.
  • Tourist Ticket Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve
  • Entry ticket to the Chacapi Thermal Baths.
  • 1 dinner with folklore show at a Local Restaurant in Chivay (DAY 1).
  • 1 night of accommodation in the Colca Valley at the hostal or hotel of your choice, in a standard room + breakfast included in the Town of Chivay.
  • 1 buffet lunch at a Local Restaurant in Chivay (DAY 2).
  • Professional bilingual guide.

Not Included

  • Food not mentioned or services not mentioned.

Price

  1. At the Hostel (Rumi Wasi):
    • 1 person: US$ 105
    • 2 people: US$ 99
  2. In 3 star Hotel (Casa Andina Standard Colca):
    • 1 person: US$ 165
    • 2 people: US$ 125
  • Price per person.
  • If you are traveling in a group and would like to book, write to us here info@360explora.com.pe to send you a quote.
  • Rates valid ONLY for FOREIGNERS, if you are Latino or National, write to us to send you a quote via Whatsapp
Details

The trip begins on the road to Yura, along the way we can enjoy majestic views of the volcanoes that surround the city, and then enter Pampa Cañahuas (within the Salinas Y Aguada Blanca National Reserve), here we can observe South American camelids such as llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos.

Later, we will make a stop in Patahuasi, where we can appreciate the geological formations of this area, we will also have time to drink an infusion of Inca mate, which will help a lot to acclimatize to the altitude, then we will continue the trip passing through the wetlands and Tocra Pampa, until we reach Patapampa, the highest point of our trip located at 4910 meters above sea level, here we can appreciate some of the famous volcanoes of the city of Arequipa, such as: Ampato with 6288 meters above sea level, Sabancaya volcano (5976 meters above sea level) and Huallca Huallca volcano (6025 meters above sea level).

We will arrive at the town of Chivay for lunch, then you will be accommodated in your respective hotels, later you will visit the thermal medicinal baths of Chacapi. At night dinner will be accompanied by a folklore show.

The next morning, after having breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up at 07:00. Then we will begin the trip towards the Cruz del Cóndor Viewpoint, from where you can contemplate the majestic flight of the Andean condor, from here you can also have a more complete view of the entire Colca Canyon. On the way back we will have some extra stops to appreciate pre-Inca terraces and terraces, we will also stop at the Los Tronquitos viewpoint, here we will taste, with those who are interested, a juice from a typical fruit of the area called “Sancayo”, with which they also prepare a famous national drink called Colca Sour.

The next stop will be the town of Maca, a city declared a Historical Monument of Peru, as our next destination we will have the Town of Yanque, here those who like it will be able to do some adventure sports. (it’s optional). Then finally we will leave for the town of Chivay for lunch at a local restaurant in the area. We will return to the city of Arequipa in the afternoon. Our service ends near the main square of Arequipa at approximately 17:00.

  • Location: Northeast of the city of Arequipa, Province of Caylloma, Department of Arequipa, Peru.
  • Distance from Arequipa city to the town of Patahuasi (first stop) by van: approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • Maximum height in the Colca Canyon: 4500 meters altitude.
  • Climate: Semitropical to very cold. Average annual temperature ranges between 7°C to 16ºC.
  • Low season in Arequipa: from January to April (rainy season).
  • High season in Arequipa: from May to December.
  • Departure time: 07:30. Pick up from the hotel (valid only for hotels near the Plaza de Armas of Arequipa).
  • Return time: 14:30 (approximate arrival in the city of Arequipa 17:00).
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Itinerary

Day 1AREQUIPA, THERMAL BATHS AND OVERNIGHT IN CHIVAY

  • 07:30: Pick up from your accommodation.
  • 08:00: Departure towards Pampas Cañahuas, within the Salinas and Agua Blanca National Reserve.
  • 09:30: Brief stop in Patahuasi, to observe geological formations and to enjoy a hot mate (not included).
  • 11:00: Arrival at Patapampa, better known as the Mirador de los Volcanes.
  • 13:00: Arrival in the town of Chivay for lunch.
  • 14:00 p.m.: Transfers to their respective accommodations.
  • 15:00: Visit to the Chacapi Thermal Baths.
  • 17:00: Return to your accommodation in Chivay.
  • 20:00.: Dinner accompanied by a folkloric show and overnight.

Day 2VISIT TO THE CRUZ DEL CÓNDOR, COLCA CANYON AND ITS VIEWPOINTS. TRIP TO AREQUIPA

  • 06:30: Breakfast at the Hotel.
  • 07:00: Departure towards Mirador Cruz del Cóndor.
  • 09:00: Arrival at the Mirador and free time to tour the natural viewpoints of the Colca Canyon and appreciate the flight of the condor.
  • 11:00: Departure towards the Town of Maca, along the way we will continue to appreciate the Inca terraces. In addition, we will have a brief stop at the Mirador de los Tronquitos to taste Colca Sour.
  • 12:00: Stop in the town of Yanque, to practice (those who like it) various adventure sports.
  • 13:30: Transfer to the town of Chivay for buffet lunch.
  • 14:30: Departure from Chivay with return to the city of Arequipa.
  • 17:00: Arrival in the city of Arequipa. End of our services.
Hostal: RUMI WASI
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3 Star Hotel: CASA ANDINA STANDARD COLCA
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FAQs

What is the best time to go to the Colca Canyon?

The Colca Canyon can be visited throughout the year, but if you want to travel during the best time, we recommend going between the months of April to October, since the probability of rain during those months is low, and hikes can be done. with greater comfort.

What important details should I know about the Tour?

This Tour is offered in a shared service, that is, mobility will be shared with other clients up to a maximum of 15 passengers. All following the same itinerary. If you want to know the cost for our private tour service, write to us here: info@360explora.com.pe

About the Van you should know:

-In order to comply with the itinerary, the maximum tolerance to start the trip will be 15 minutes.

-The mobility seats will be occupied according to the order of arrival, and you must return in the same seat in which you traveled when the Tour began.

How far in advance can I make a reservation?

Maximum up to 48 hours before the start of the Tour and/or subject to availability of places (only if you are already in Arequipa), but if you are from a neighboring country or any other part of the world, we recommend you book with a minimum of 30 days in advance or 2 months if the date you arrive is high season in Arequipa.

Do I need to bring any identification documents during the tour?

Yes, it is essential that all participants carry a valid DNI, Immigration Card or Passport during the tour, since entry tickets can only be purchased physically on the same day of the tour and by presenting the document at the ticket office. attractive to visit.

Don’t forget to review all the complete T&Cs here Terms y Conditions.

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