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Colca Canyon 2d-1n

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Colca Canyon 2d-1n

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Colca Canyon 2d/1n

The colca canyon is a huge crack in the earth’s crust, which for thousands of years the river was eroding to the valley and the canyon, home to one of the largest birds and represented in the Andean myth Andean condor. In the bed of the wide platforms that for hundreds of years was the home of some pre-Inca ethnic groups “Collaguas, Cabanas” later occupied by the Incas, the Spanish colonists at the time of the colony. Colca one of the valleys where they house the largest number of terraces in Peru with different microclimates and a variety of products that from the past to the present lasted over time.

Highlights:

  • Colca Canyon
  • Condor Sightseeing
  • Nature
  • Birds and wildlife
  • culturre

 

Destination
AREQUIPA
Dress Code
Photography equipment
Tripod
Camuflage clothes (obligatory)
Sun block SPF 45 – 90
Canteen is obligatory
Warm clothes
Extra battery
Sunglasses
Additional Snacks
Daypack
Hat or cap
RepellentRaincoats or rain ponchos (November to April)
If you don’t have some of the required equipment, we can rent one
Included
  • Snacks
  • Lunch: in chivay local restautants
  • Ozonated water (we will provide it in all the tour, but you must carry your own canteen)
  • Entrance tickets
  • Professional guide
  • Round trip transportation
Not Included
  • Other requirements.
  • Birdiwatching equipment
  • Gratuities recommended for a staff.
  • Dinner in Chivay
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Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay
We will pick you up 7 am on private mobility. We will go along the Chachani volcano to reach the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, place for the observation of Vicuñas "South American camelid" in its wild state, then we arrive at a small town, Patahuasi 4000 masl, place where travelers choose some infusions of the area while acclimatizing. While the trip continues we will enjoy the grazing of the llamas and alpacas until we reach the highest point of our 4900m.m.m. scenic viewpoint of the volcanoes and part of the western mountain range. From here you descend to the valley of Colca "Chivay village 3650 meters above sea level" where you spend the night.
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Day 2: Chivay – Cruz Del Condor View Point – Arequipa.
Departure from the hotel 6:30 am to then take the route to Cruz Del Condor. On this tour we will witness the large number of Pre-Inca terraces, as well as the traditional villages and the typical costume of the region. Finally the most expected for many travelers is to reach the cross of the condor, to observe the majestic flight of the condor. It was one of the sacred birds and with a deep meaning for the Andean Cultures, the "Andean Condor" had a great significance for the ancient peoples, both in the mystical-spiritual and social spheres. After appreciating the Colca Canyon considered one of the deepest in the world. We will return by making some stops on the route, to listen to our guide the story that is hidden in this magical place, on average half day we will arrive to Chivay for lunch and then return to the city of Arequipa.

Tour Location

Colca Canyon: 15.61°S,71.91°W
More information Google Maps 15.61°S,71.91°W

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