The Colca Canyon, located in the South of Peru, is an incredible natural wonder that is a must-see for any traveler. This deep canyon, almost twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States, is considered to be one of the world’s deepest canyons.
Colca Canyon is a great place for outdoor adventurers. Its steep walls and narrow paths provide plenty of opportunities for hiking and mountain biking. The canyon is also home to some of the world’s most beautiful wildlife, including the majestic Andean Condor. This endangered species can often be seen soaring above the canyon walls.
The area around Colca Canyon is also home to some of Peru’s most unique and beautiful villages. Visitors can explore traditional villages, learn about the local culture, and sample some of the region’s delicious cuisine.
In addition to its breathtaking scenery, Colca Canyon also offers a range of activities for visitors. From hot springs to archaeological sites, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
No matter what type of traveler you are, Colca Canyon is an unforgettable destination that should not be missed. With its stunning natural beauty, unique wildlife, and wide range of activities, it is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Peru Vive Travel is an experienced tour operator that specializes in customizing unique and memorable trips to the region of Cusco, Peru. We offer a wide range of services, from planning personalized itineraries and providing knowledgeable guides to arranging transportation and accommodation. Our experienced team of travel experts are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and creating unforgettable journeys.
Arequipa hotel transfer.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Arequipa city at 3:00 am. Then, we will visit Chivay town, where we will purchase our entrance tickets to the Colca Canyon. Afterwards, we will stop at Achoma village to have breakfast.
After breakfast, we will visit the Cruz del Condor viewpoint. We will stay there for almost 1 hour, admiring the magnificent flight of the condors. Then, we will explore the Antahuilque Lagoons and the Coquetico hanging tombs. Afterwards, we will visit the Santa Ana de Maca church.
Then, we will visit the Yanque hot springs. You will have the chance to bathe in its medicinal waters. After that, we will return to Chivay town to enjoy a buffet lunch. The cost of the lunch is not included in the tour price.
After having lunch, we will start our return journey to Arequipa. Along the way, we will stop at Patapampa viewpoint to spot the three volcanoes of Arequipa: Hualcahualca, Sabancaya, and Ampato. We will be arriving at Arequipa city around 5:30 pm.