A full day trip to visit the Colca Canyon, This is the Best way when you dont have time in Arequipa, Enjoy one of the deepest canyons in the world with its nice and happy local people.
Note, it is very important to reserve in advance, because normally the capacity of pax in the bus is limited for this tour or maybe you can ask for a private service.
At 02:30 a.m. we lleave Arequipa driving for 3 and a half hours towards Chivay; The capital of the Colca Canyon on north west direcction behind snow-covered Chachani. Breakfast.
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 tipical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre inca terraces still in use with andean growings like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.
After Lunch we come 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. Back in Arequipa .).
• Continental Breakfast.
• Tourist guide( Ingles, Espanish)
No Includes: (payment direct in Colca)
• Entrance fee ( 70.00 Soles)
• Hot springs fee ( 10.00 soles )
PRICE PER PERSON IN USD: 35.00
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 45.00 usd per person (note: We take all your luggages on to Puno with you, 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)
For reservations we also need the follow datas of the participants:
* Code of the tours: ..we already have it.............
* Date of service: ..........?
* Name, last name - nationality- passport number (all participants): ..............?
* Hotel to pick you up for the tour: ..............? Hotel in the center of the city !!
* If possible estimated hour/date of arrival in Arequipa:...........?
* If you want to end in Puno:..?
* Hotel Name in Puno to drop you off: ...(for free if it located on the center of puno)...