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Cabanaconde Trek
Colca hiking
San Miguel  Cabanaconde
Colca trek
To San Juan de Chucchos
Sangalle
Colca BridgeSan Juan de Chucchos
 

 

Colca Canyon trek 3 Days

TOUR CODE: ACT-D02

 

This trek is more recommended because you have more time to enjoy the views and going slow taking pictures. The level of this hiking is easy. The first day trek is around 3 ½ hours, second day trek is 4 ½ hours and the last day 3 hours. The trail is down hill-flat and up hill altitudes from 3300 till 1900 m.a.s.l. No acclimatization is necessary when you are coming from Arequipa , Puno, Cusco even lower altitudes.

Price per person: 89.00 USD

FIRST DAY:
03:00/3.30 a.m. Pick you ap at your hotel and deperture from Arequipa (2325 m.a.s.l); after 3.30 hrsdriving we have one stop in Chivay to enjoy a breakfast, later we continue to the most visited poit "La Cruz del Condor" where we spend time to see the Condors fly, then we go on with the bus for 30 minutes to Cabanacode, where we start the trek down hill but before we have a lunch in this town.

p.m after lunch the trekking down hill starts from( 3300mt) to reach the bottom ( 3 hours and a half aproximatly) at the altitude of 2100 mt.

p.m. Dinner an over night in San Juan de Chuccho village ( place of tropical enviroment with a lot of vegetation); the accommodation here is in basic rooms (local family places).

SECOND DAY:
8.00 am
after breakfast we continue to Cosñirhua town; its a nice place where you can see and taste honney, production made by local people. it is possible to see arqueological remains around the area left by pre - Inca cultures. Going on flat we reach Malata town with its very old spanish church design; then we descent to the deepest part of our trek 1900 mt . " Sangalle Village ", Place to enjoy the swimming pool 20º C of temperatured water.

p.m. Dinner and Over night in bungalows made of bamboo .

THIRD DAY:
5.00 hrs Trek up hill to Cabanaconde ( 3 hours aproximatly).

a.m. Arrival and breakfast in Cabanaconde to take our transport to Chivay on the way back to Arequipa.

a.m. Arrival to Chivay toward the hot springs "la Calera", 38°C. Temperature.

p.m. Typical lunch of the region.

p.m. Transport back to Arequipa . On the way we descend from 4830 a.s.l. to 2 325 a.s.l. and passing through a Nacional Reserve and Pampa Cañahuas habit of the four kind of south American camelides.(llama. Alpaca, vicuña and guanaco)

p.m. Arrival to Arequipa.

Included:

• Round Trip Tourist transportation
• All meals (3B,2L,2D)
• English speaking trekking guide
• Two nights in the rustic huts
• First aid medicine kit
• Cooking Equipment

Not included: To be paid directly in Colca.

• Entrance fees to visit the Canyon (70.00 soles)
• Optional visit to the Hot Springs (15.00 Soles)
• Tips for guides

Note: For people who get tired during the trek it is possible to hire mules.

What to bring:

•  Light backpack
• 1 ½ litres of water (in all the villages we pass through there are small shops where it's possible to buy water and other drinks)
•  Suncream
•  Hat
•  Sunglasses
•  Trekking shoes or boots
•  Warm sweater or jacket
•  Shorts or pants for walking
•  Swimming suit
•  Sandals
•  Towel
•  Torch
•  Camera and enough batteries
•  Repellent

* Toilet paper

* sticks



Group size:

Minimum 3
Maximum 8

 

IIN CASE, THIS TOUR IS POSSIBLE TO END IN PUNO:

If you dont want to comeback to Arequipa it is possible to end this tour in Puno for an aditional price of 48.00 usd (note: We look after your big luggages while you are in the trekk and bring them to Puno with you the last day, arrival time in Puno at about 19.30 hrs, we will drop you off at your hotel in Puno for free if located on downtown). The trip to Puno is in a touristic bus with english speaking guide on board, stops on the tourist places (Patapamapa, Vicachani and Lagunillas)

If you dont want to comeback to Arequipa it is possible to end this tour in Puno for an aditional price of 48.00 usd (note: We look after your big luggages while you are in the trekk and bring them to Puno with you the last day, arrival time in Puno at about 19.30 hrs, we will drop you off at your hotel in Puno for free if located on downtown). The trip to Puno is in a touristic bus with english speaking guide on board, stops on the tourist places (Patapamapa, Vicachani and Lagunillas)

Our Transportation

For more information and reservation email us to: info@colcatours.com

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For reservations we need the follow datas of the participants:
*Code of this tour:
*Date of service: 
*Name, last name - nationality- passport number (all participants):
*When you have a hotel name in Arequipa where to pick you up for the tour:
*If possible arrival date and hour aproximatly in Arequipa:
*If vegetarian:
*If you want to end this tour in Puno:

*Hotel name in Puno: (we could drop you off for free if your hotel is located on downtown of Puno)

We will email you back within the 24hrs.

We thank you very much for contacting us.

 

 

BUS TOUR & TREKKING IN THE COLCA CANYON 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS

Code tour: ACT-D10

It is the best way to take a full tour having a complit visit on the Colca area, this tour gives you the option to sleep the first night in Chivay and enjoy its hot springs and folklore shows by night, the second night you sleep on the bottom of the Canyon “Sangalle”.you can choose also the quality of hotel in Chivay  for your first night, By the way! this point makes the price of the tour.

Itinerary:

Day 1: AREQUIPA / CHIVAY
At 08:00 a.m. Pick you up at your Hotel  with a private transport  with a group of about  15 participants in our mini van then departure from Arequipa ( 2325 m.a.s.l) towards north west direcction behind snow-covered Chachani; we see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara" view point of the Volcanoes andsnow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m.a.s.l). Arrive in Chivay(3600 m.a.s.l), capital of the valley. Afternoon obtional visit to the thermal springs & pools in La Calera 40ºC.
(Admission to the pools not included, about $6 per person). Overnight.

Day 2: CHIVAY / CRUZ DEL CONDOR / BOTTOM OF COLCA CANYON
Early morning after breakfast (06:00) we leave for a full day excursion on the left shore and bottom of the canyon.
On the way to Cruz del Condor we visit a  tipical town, Yanque or Maca  with its colonial churches, gently people with tipical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre inca terraces still in use with andean growings like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others. After a 2 hrs drinving we get 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 Condors.
At this point we meet our trekking guide to go down on the canyon for 3hrs aprox (this is about 1000 mts down).
Alter Lunch we rest in San Juan de Chuccho village (place with plantly of frut trees).
By the afternoon we continue to Cosñirhua and Malata towns (very pinturesque places with a lot of vegetation, a museum, its very old spanish church stile, and very fliendly local people). Then time to start the descending hike this time to the deepest part of our trek to reach "Sangalle Village " at the altitude of 1900 mt aprox., Place to enjoy the swimming pool of temperatured water of 20ºC.
p.m. Dinner. and and overnight in bungalows made of bamboo.

DAY 3: COLCA CANYON /AREQUIPA
At about  05.00 we estar the trek up hill to Cabanaconde town for 3 hours aproximatly (here is optional to hire a mule  and  takes about 1.45 hrs to go up). After breakfast in Cabanaconde we take the bus back to Arequipa on the way there is a stop in Chivay for lunch and other option to go to the hot spring, later about 14:30 hrs we start to come back to Arequipa. On the way we descend from 4830 a.s.l. to 2 325 a.s.l. and passing through a Nacional Reserve and Pampa Cañahuas habit of the four kind of south American camelides.(llama. Alpaca, vicuña and huanaco).
Arrival time in Arequipa 18.00 hrs. aprox.

Includes:

  • Tourist Transportation
  • Breakfast in Chivay.
  • Meals (1L,1D,1B) meals during the trek.
  • Trekking English speaking guide.
  • One night in a selected hotel in Chivay, one night in the rustic huts.
  • First aid medicine cabin.
  • Cooking equipment

No Included:

  • Entrance fees to visit the Canyon (70.00 soles).
  • Lunch and  dinner in Chivay
  • Optional Visit to the Hot Springs (15.00 Soles)
  • Tips for guides.

Note: For people who can get tired on the trek is possible to hire mules.

What To Bring:
•  Light backpack
•  1 ½ little of water;( in all the villages we pass through there are small shops where it's possible to buy water and other drinks).
•  Suncream.
•  Hat.
•  Sunglasses.
•  Trekking shoes or boots.
•  Warm sweater or jacket.
•  Shorts or pants for walking.
•  Swimming cloth.
•  Sandals
•  Towel
•  Torch.
•  camera and enough batteries.
•  repellent.

* Toilet paper

* Sticks


Minimun 3
Maximun 8

Price per person for the Code tour: ACT-D10 Colca Canyon trek 3 Days (Bus tour + the trekking in the Colca Canyon):

Down below on the  list.

Group size:
The first and the second day untill the Cruz del Condor 15-25 participants.
The second day when we meet the trekking guide, minimun 3 participants and maximum per guide 8 participants.

The prices of the this tour depends on the quality of accomodation in Chivay the first night, see your quality and price. The price is bassed in double occupancy:


HOST/HTL

KIND OF ROOM

Price per Person in USD

HOSTAL BASICO  NO WEB SITE
Baño privado, NO agua caliente 100%  + desayuno

DWB

110.00

HOSTAL 2** NO WEB SITE
Baño  privado + agua caliente + desayuno

DWB

109.00

Hostal 3*** No web site

Private Toilet +Hot water+ hitting

DWB

119.00

COLCA INN Hs 3***
http://www.hotelcolcainn.com/ or Similar

DWB

129.00

TRADICION COLCA  SPA HTL
www.tradicioncolca.com

DWB

135.00

New!! HOTEL COLLAHUA HTL *** www.hotelcollahua.com

DWB

139.00

POZO DEL CIELO  Htl 3***
http://www.pozodelcielo.com.pe/

DWB

155.00

CASA ANDINA Htl 3***

DWB

175.00

COLCA LODGE Htl 4****
http://www.colca-lodge.com/

DWB

209.00

 

Our Transportation

For more information and reservation email us to: info@colcatours.com

For reservations please we need the follow datas of the participants:

Paste the follow required information then fill it with your information and email us to info@colcatours.com

 

IN CASE, THIS TOUR IS POSSIBLE TO END IN PUNO:

If you dont want to comeback to Arequipa it is possible to end this tour in Puno for an aditional price of 48.00 usd (note: We look after your big luggages while you are in the trekk and bring them to Puno with you the last day, arrival time in Puno at about 19.30 hrs, we will drop you off at your hotel in Puno for free if located on downtown). The trip to Puno is in a touristic bus with english speaking guide on board, stops on the tourist places (Patapamapa, Vicachani and Lagunillas)

Our Transportation

For more information and reservation email us to: info@colcatours.com

Paste the follow required information then fill it with your information and email us to info@colcatours.com

 

For reservations we need the follow datas of the participants:
*Code of this tour:
*Date of service: 
*Name, last name - nationality- passport number (all participants):
*When you have a hotel name in Arequipa where to pick you up for the tour:
*If possible arrival date and hour aproximatly in Arequipa:
*If vegetarian:
*If you want to end this tour in Puno:

*Hotel name in Puno: (we could drop you off for free if your hotel is located on downtown of Puno)

 

 

We will email you back within the 24hrs.

We thank you very much for contacting us.

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