DAY 1: AREQUIPA
Upon arrival reception and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon you'll take the Arequipa half day city tour that includes the visit at the Santa Catalina monastery. The city has fine spanish buildings and many old and interesting churches built of sillar, a pearly white volcanic material almost exclusevely used in the construction of Arequipa . The Santa Catalina Convent is by far the most remarkable sight, opened in 1970 after 4 centuries of mistery. Overnight.
DAY 2: COLCA CANYON AFULL DAY TOUR
At 02:00 a.m. leave Arequipa driving for 3 and a half hours towards Chivay The capital of the Colca Canyon on north west direction behind snow-covered Chachani. Breakfast in Chivay.
Then we continue driving for 2 more hrs 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.
The area presents beautiful tipical 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 start the trip 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". ( 18:00 hrs. approx. in Arequipa .) Overnight. (B, L).
DAY 3: TRANFSER OUT OF AREQUIPA
Breakfast and transfer to the airport or bus station (B).
End of services.
PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM SINCE : 95.00 USD
DESCOUNT FOR STUDENTS/ DESCOUNT FOR GROUPS
All accommodations, All scheduled transportation, All transfers, All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide, All entrance fees, Meals as specified in the itinerary B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
Domestic airfares, International airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations,
alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of
any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of
international flights and items of personal nature.