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TOUR: Colca Canyon Trek 3 days


PRICE: US$ 89,=

This trek in Colca Canyon is highly recommendable: you have enough time to enjoy the views and going slow at times to take pictures. The level of this hiking is easy. The first day trek is around 3 ½ hours, the second day trek is 4 ½ hours and the last day 3 hours. The trail is downhill, flat and uphill, while altitudes vary from 3.300 untill 1.900 m.a.s.l. No acclimatization is necessary when you are coming from Arequipa , Puno, Cusco or even lower altitudes.


DAY 1.

At 3:00/3:30 hrs. a.m. we will have departure to Cabanaconde in the Colca Canyon, about 6 hours driving from Arequipa. On the way we have a stop for breakfast, later we continue to La Cruz del Condor (this is the best place to see the Canyon and the Condors) here we have another stop, after we go on 30 more minutes by transportation to get in Cabanaconde.

After lunch the trekking downhill starts from 3.300 m.a.s.l. to reach the bottom (3 ½ hours approximately) at an altitude of 2.100 m.a.s.l.
We have dinner and overnight in San Juan de Chuccho (a village in a tropical environment with a lot of vegetation); the accommodation here is in basic rooms (local family places).

DAY 2.

After breakfast we continue downhill to Cosñirhua town; it's a nice place where you can see and taste honey, produced 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 at 1.900 m.a.s.l., "Sangalle". In this village you can enjoy the swimming pool with a temperature of 20º C.

We have dinner and overnight in bungalows made of bamboo .

DAY 3.

At 05.00 a.m. we trek uphill to Cabanaconde Town (3 hours approximately).

After breakfast in Cabanaconde, we go continue to Chivay here is an optional visit to the hot springs "la Calera", with 38°C water temperature, and in Chivay we we have a typical lunch of the region.

After lunch we travel back to Arequipa. On the way we descend from 4.830 m.a.s.l. to 2.325 m.a.s.l. and pass through a National Reserve and Pampa Cañahuas. This is the habit of the four kinds of South American camelides: llama, alpaca, vicuña and huanaco.

At the end of the afternoon we arrive in Arequipa (approximately 18.00).

End of service.


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

Not included:

• Entrance fees to visit the Canyon (70.00 soles per person )
• Optional visit to the Hot Springs (15.00 Soles per person )
• 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 4
Maximum 10


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 per person (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 could drop you off for FREE at your hotel in Puno if it is located in the center of Puno.

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A.Colca Tours  E.I.R.L.
Telefono: 051-054- 254085
Movil: 051-054-959955514/ 959715948