[wptab name=’Overview’][overview] Colca Canyon in southern Peru is the deepest canyon in the world.  It has a depth of 4,160 meters (13,650 ft) making it about 2 times as deep as the Grand Canyon in the US. Parts of the Colca canyon are habitable, and there are pre-Columbian terraced fields still supporting agriculture and human life. This two day tour also includes a visit to a national park.  We offer daily Colca Canyon tours for singles and for groups.

See our Travellers’ testimonials.

Attractions Included in this tour:

  • Pampas Cañahuas
  • Chivay
  • Cross of Condor
[/wptab][wptab name=’Itinerary’][itinerary]

Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay.

The tour on the day starts at 8 a.m. with pick up from your hotel. We will visit a national park on the way, habitat of South American Cameloids (vicunas, alpacas, and llamas). In the Tocra lake area, where we will be able to see a variety of migratory birds such as flamencos. We will go to a viewpoint (4.800 m) for a great view of the western mountain range. Also visible from here are the Pre-Inca farming Terraces known as “andenerias”.

We will have lunch in Chivay at about 1pm in the afternoon, and continue on to the colorful town of Coporaque; this is the starting point of our 2-hour walk. We will enjoy the beautiful landscapes and nature of this side of the valley as well as a pre-Inca cemetery located next to the mountain. This region is mostly made up of Andean communities.

At about 17:00 we will enjoy a relaxing time at the hot springs of La Calera. We will have dinner with a folkloric show.

Day 2: Chivay – Cruz del Condor

After an early breakfast, we will go on a 90-min bus ride to the viewpoint of Cruz del Condor, from where you will have a very beautiful view of the Colca Canyon and see several flying condors, some may pass really close to you. Returning to Arequipa, we will see some ruins and Pre-Inca terraces. During the journey back we we will stop in some towns, including the town of Yanque, where local church, artisan center, and the typical clothing of the people give you a better understanding of local life. We will get to Chivay at about noon and have lunch. At 2 p.m. we will board the bus that will take us back to Arequipa, arriving at about 5 p.m.

[/wptab][wptab name=’Prices’][prices]

What you need to take for the Colca Tour:

  • Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts, Rain poncho for the rainy season
  • Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
  • Extra money, Cameras

The Colca Canyon tour Package Includes:

  • Professional English speaking Tour Guide
  • All Transfers from and to your hotel
  • Entrance tickets to all places of visit

The Colca Canyon Package Does Not Include:

  • Meals
  • Tips or extra expenses

All payment methods include extra charges not added in the quotation. Please check the payment details.

[PrecioSinHotel][PrecioConHotel][Adicionales][Anotaciones] [/wptab][wptab name=’Enquire Now’]

Please leave this field empty.


Read 1399 times!