4x4 TOUR FROM CUZCO COLCA CANYON AND AREQUIPA $884 USD Per Person

Off Road Tour On The High Andes And The Second Deepest Canyon In The World 2 Days - 1 Nights

PERU ADVENTURE TOURS begins to offer this tour on 2006 with the best available 4x4 trucks to guarantee a comfortable journey on the most remote places of the high Andes.
This tour was created after received many requesting from our customers, who wants to travel directly from Cusco to the Colca Canyon and end of 4x4 expedition is in Arequipa.
During this tour the 4WD drop us by the dirt road, green valley, and Andean plateau, remote Andean villages, passing between blue lagoons and seeing lot of flora and fauna on the Altiplano of Peru.
All this tour is possible be done only with our experienced tour guides and drivers, who know very well every corner of this region between Cusco and Arequipa, the tour package include also lodging in the Colca canyon (Chivay or Yanque), and other needs to visit the wonderful Colca Valley.
Off-Roading Peru Tour
For more adventurous people like to spend more days and discover more attraction walking through the Andean scenery, we recommend to book three days tour, include one night camping and another night stay in hotel in the Colca Canyon. The Tour from Cusco to the Colca Canyon and Arequipa can be done only on the dry season, the rain begins on December and ends on April.
We recommend making your reservation 4 or 3 months prior you arrive to Peru and make sure your tour departure.
Callally Castels As Nown Natural Rock Formation

ITINERARY 4x4 TOUR FROM CUSCO COLCA CANYON AND AREQUIPA

DAY 1: CUSCO - PUMACANCHIS LAGOON - ACOPIA LAGOON - LANGUI LAGOON - ESPINAR - SIBAYO - CHIVAY

The tour begins from your hotel at 6am, the tour guide, the driver and our 4x4 machine will be there waiting for you ready to begin this amazing Andean trip.
The travel goes through the southern of Cusco, we will pass Saylla, Quispicanchis, Huacarpay, Cusipata is the last small town located on the southern of Cusco, from there we will take unpaved road up to Pumacanchis Lagoon, where visit unrecognized circuit of 4 Lagoons (Circuito Turistico Cuatro Lagunas) - We drive our 4x4 trucks on the shores of each lagoon to see the some Andean birds, Andean farmers and their daily activities.
The lagoons as known as Pumacanchi, Acopia, Yanaoca and finally arrive to Langui lagoon (4000m), this last lagoon is the biggest on this circuit and from there we driver on the Andean plateaun on Cusco region.
After 5 hours arrive to the Andean city as known as Espinar (4000m) - Lunch here in a local restaurant and them continue off-road drive on the Andean plateau up to another pass as known as paso Condoroma (4800m) - From the pass you will get spectacular view of the mountain range between Cusco and Arequipa and the origin of Colca River - Donwhill drive on bunpy road to find the natural formation of rock as known as "Los Castillos Del Colca" - Walk around for pcitures of the rock formations and then we arrive to Callalli town to see one of the first colonial church on the upper zone of the Colca canyon.
The next town to pass will be Sibayo and from there we drive on paved nice road on the right bank of Colca River seeing some typical villages and lot pre-Inca´s terraces along the river.
Around 5pm arrive to Chivay town (3650m) and then visit the thermal bath of La Calera (45°C) - 2 hours as maximum time to relax and enjoy the hot spring and then drive to hotel and finally diner and end the activities for this day (L - D)
4x4 Colca Canyon Peru

DAY 2: CHIVAY TOWN - COLCA CANYON - CONDOR CROSS VIEWPOINT - AREQUIPA

At 6am is the breakfast and travel 2 hours on our transportation to the famous Condor Cross at this place is possible to appreciate the fly of Condors or sometimes is possible to see them seating on big rocks, two hours spending looking this amazing and biggest flying bird in the world, also there are many villages at the deep part of this spectacular Canyon.
At 10am we drive back to Chivay, stopping on the way back getting nice views of the river and Colca valley, colony churches, handicraft markets, green villages on the both banks of the canyon and local's people working the ancient's pre Incas terraces.
Around 12pm arrive to Chivay to have lunch included and then free time for personal activities as visit the local handicraft market, etc.
At mentioned time transfer from the Colca valley (Chivay) to Arequipa, the tour ends in your hotel around 4pm to 6pm.
Trekking In The Colca Canyon

4X4 EXPEDITION FROM CUSCO COLCA CANYON AND AREQUIPA INCLUDES

  1. Official English speaking guide who knows very well this route
  2. Private 4x4 transport with 6 seats capacity and rack for luggage (Cusco - Colca canyon - Arequipa)
  3. 1 night of hotel in Chivay (3*)
  4. Entrance fee to the National Park - Colca Canyon (some tour operators don't include this ticket)
  5. 1 breakfasts - 2 lunches - 1 dinner
  6. First aid kit for all participants and our cam staff
  7. Food and camping gear for our camp staff

RECOMMENDATION
If this is your first time going to the Andes or High Mountains we recommend getting information about the ALTITUDE SICKNESS, see below some websites recommend by High Mountain doctors and scientists from over the world.
ISMM – International Society For Mountain Medicine
MEDEX – Medical Expeditions


TOUR SCHEDULE & COST 2014
DATE TOUR COST
Any day
(April - November)
4x4 TOUR FROM CUZCO COLCA CANYON AND AREQUIPA $884 USD Per Person

Off Road Tour On The High Andes And The Second Deepest Canyon In The World 2 Days - 1 Nights
Backpacker Service (By public bus)
Not applicable

Private Service (4x4/guide)
2 participants $884 USD each one
3-4 participants $751 USD each one
5 to more participants $695 USD each one
Discount: $5 USD of discount for South American Explorers Club Members
Discount 3%: Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $5 USD of discount only with valid green ISIC card
Organized Groups:We offer private and any time departure
Group size: 4 participants for each 4x4
BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior you arrive to Peru

NOT INCLUDED

  1. Travel insurance
  2. Alcoholic and soda drinks aduring the whole tour
  3. Breakfast on the first day and dinner on thelast day
  4. Laundry service and taxi services
  5. Hotel in Cusco or Arequipa
  6. Tip for guide and camp staff

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This site is operated by PERU ADVENTURE TOURS a legally constituted company to the Peruvian government, which operates from offices in Arequipa and Cusco in Peru. In accordance with the relevant statutory provisions referred in Peru Tourism law, its regulations, its decrees and other legislation applicable in both the country and abroad are issued these general conditions and responsibility as outlined below, which govern the provision of services on the one hand between the passenger or user of services "CLIENT", by other hand the "TRAVEL AGENCY" by the other hand the entities of the service providers such as airlines, hotels, restaurants, transport, guides and other tourism-related services and in connection with this contract.
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WHAT TYOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  1. Summer and winter clothes
  2. Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Cusco. raim season between December to April)
  3. Swimsuit for the hot spring of La Calera
  4. Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  5. Sun block (sun protection cream)
  6. Toilet paper
  7. Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, etc
  8. Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  9. Sunglasses

WEATHER AROUND CUSCO REGION

For more information about the weather around Cusco and Colca canyon region CLICK HERE.

CONTACT US
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