DAY TRIP FROM PUNO COLCA CANYON AND DROP-OFF IN AREQUIPA $298 USD P.P- PRIVATE SERVICE

Escorted Tour From Altiplano To Deepest Canyon In The World

Colca is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru. It is located on the northwest of Arequipa. It is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States. However, the canyon's walls are not as vertical as those of the Grand Canyon. But is very agricultural and appropriate region for Andean people living down there.
The Colca Valley is a colorful Andean valley with towns founded in Spanish Colonial times and formerly inhabited by the Collaguas and the Cabanas. The local people still maintain ancestral traditions and continue to cultivate the pre-Incas stepped terraces.
PERU ADVENTURE TOURS design the tour itinerary to offer more alternative for travelers don’t like to miss this amazing canyon. Full day guided tour from Puno to Colca canyon and finally ending the tour in Arequipa is the perfect option if you don’t have/like to stay one night in the Colca valley.
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Mirador Del Cruz Del Condor

GUIDED TOUR FROM PUNO COLCA CANYON AREQUIPA ITINERARY

At 2AM you will be picking up from the hotel and then private transfer from Puno to Colca canyon lead by English-Speaking tour guide. The early morning journey goes through Juliaca, Santa Lucia, Crucero Alto, Lagunillas and finally arrive to Pampa Cañahuas Natural reserve. Short break to use the toilets and then continue travel from 4200m up to 4850m named Patapampa.
Around 7AM downhill on paved road from highlands to Chivay valley - 3400M (Upper colca canyon).
From Chivay valley we will drive on gravel road (unpaved) on the left bank of the Colca River, passing small colonial town as Yanque, Maca, Pinchollo, many lookouts of the canyon and terraces on the left and right bank of the canyon.
Around 8AM arrive to the Condor cross viewpoint, where you will see the majestic Andean king as know Condor (vulture gryphus). Nice view of the second deepest canyon in the world and great opportunity to get the best picture of this Andean geographic fall as know Colca canyon - If time and weather permit we will be a short hike along the canyon for about 2 hours seeing the deepest of the canyon and more opportunities to watch Condors.
Around 10AM is time to drive back to Chivay following a dusty road and stopping in different point to see the local people, the pre-Inca and agricultural terraces along the canyon.
At 12PM or 1PM arrive to Chivay and optional visit to the thermal bath located 5 minutes driving (hot spring), there many out/indoor pools to enjoy swimming in hot water.
At 2PM we will transfer you to local restaurant to enjoy a buffet lunch prepared with Andean ingredients (excluded). Then we will aboard our private transport to travel to Arequipa, this take not more than 4 hours.
Arrival to the hotel in Arequipa or to bus station or airport and end of the service.

GUIDED TOUR FROM PUNO COLCA CANYON AREQUIPA INCLUDES

  1. English-Speaking guide
  2. Private transport from Puno – Colca canyon - Arequipa
  3. Tourist ticket of 70 soles or $25 US Dollars per person (Obligatory). This is the unique entrance to the Colca national park even if you don't stop at "Mirador Cruz Del Condor" (take care not many tour operators don't includes this tourist ticket), the entrance is valid to visit all the canyon but not valid for hot springs along the canyon
  4. 2 hours of nice hike along the Colca canyon (Optional)
  5. 1 breakfast in the Colca canyon
  6. First aid kit for all participants and our cam staff
TOUR PRICE FROM PUNO COLCA AREQUIPA
DATE TOUR COST
Any day
Daily tour
GUIDED TOUR FROM PUNO COLCA CANYON AREQUIPA$288 USD Per Person

Recognize The True Colca Canyon In One day

Group Service (Join group)
No available

Private Service (Private van/guide)
2 participants $298 USD each one
3-4 participants $212 USD each one
5 to more participants $190 USD each one
Discount 3%: Discount for Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $5 USD of discount only with valid green ISIC card
Organized Groups: We offer private service and any time/day according request
Group size: 6 participants per each guide - All prices stated above are subject to change.
BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior you arrive to Peru

NOT INCLUDED

  1. Hotel in Puno and Arequipa
  2. Travel insurance
  3. Soft and alcoholic drinks
  4. Lunch in Chivay
  5. Tips for guide and camp staff
  6. Hotel in Puno and Arequipa
  7. Entrance to the hot spring in Chivay $5 USD per person

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  1. Small backpack
  2. Rain jacket or poncho (plastic ponchos can be purchased in Puno/Peru - Dec - March)
  3. Tennis shoes
  4. One complete change of clothing
  5. Water bottle during the travel between Puno and Colca valley
  6. Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  7. Headlamp will be needed on the second night
  8. Sun block (sun protection cream)
  9. Insect repellent
  10. Towel to use in the hot spring
  11. Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits etc
  12. Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  13. Sunglasses
  14. Swimsuit (for the hot springs in Chivay)
  15. Extra money (soles)
  16. According the program you don't will back to Puno, which means to bring all stuff with you

BEST TIME FOR TRAVEL

After rain season (April to June) the mountains are completely covered with snow and the slops are cover with new vegetation and wildlife amazing and spectacular views for photos lovers.

ADVICE FOR TRAVEL

On the rain season take you rain gear and some medicines for altitude, some of this medication are Coramina or Soroche pills both can be buy in the local pharmacies.
Take swimsuit to enjoy thermal baths on the first day (Chivay or Yanque). We strongly recommend to choose Yanque for spend the night at this quiet town.

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