Cultural & Theme Tours in San Juan

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TREKKING AT THE COLCA 2D / 1NEnjoy a great adventure at the Colca Canyon, the deepest in the world. It is thought to be twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the US. Large portions of the Colca canyon are habitable, with pre-Columbian terraced fields still supporting agriculture and human life. We provide guaranteed daily departures for all: singles and groups.
FIRST DAY:Pick up tourists from their respective hotel at 03:00 a.m. by private bus, to move to the Colca Canyon, after 3 hours of travel we will stop at the first Chivay village, and we will take the 1st breakfast, later we will continue with our journey to the Cruz del Cóndor, in this place we will enjoy for a 45 minutes of the fabulous flight of the Condors, then reach the town of Cabanaconde located at 3287 meters above sea level place where we will begin our hike through the canyon, heading to the viewpoints of Pampa San Miguel, where we can appreciate part of the route we will take. Starting this way our descent towards the town of San Juan de Chuccho making a walk of about 3 hours to the Colca River, crossed by a suspension bridge, then we can know some fruit and native plants in the area, in the town of San Juan we will have our lunch corresponding to the agreed time. To later continue our journey through the depths of the Canyon visiting the town of Cosñirhua - Malata and then go to the "OASIS SANGALLE - HOTEL: PARAÍSO LAS PALMERAS LODGE".In the Sangalle Oasis - hotel paradise the palm trees lodge we can rest, appreciate and spend a refreshing afternoon in the pool, of 20C ° later we will have our dinner, the tourists will be offered a bonfire. Later the overnight and end of the first day. SECOND DAY: We get up at 05:00 in the morning previously coordinated with the guide to start the ascent to Cabanaconde, once at the top we will have a breakfast at the agreed restaurant, and then we will board the private bus to go to the district of Chivay , previously making the respective stops: 1.- in the mirador of antahuilque where we can appreciate the Inca terraces of the colca and water laguitos that change colors, 2.- in the town of maca where we can appreciate a colonial church, take photos with domesticated eagles, and camelids, and where we can also acquire colca crafts and try the colca sour drink made from the fruit of a colca cactus. Continuing with our tour we will arrive at the small town of Chivay, the capital of Valle del Colca, then we will go to the Thermo Medicinal Baths of Calera with 38ºC where we can enjoy its relaxing waters for a lapse of 1 hour, then we return to Chivay, lunch at the time previously coordinated with the group, after our lunch we will go to the city of Arequipa on the way the following stops: 1 - viewpoint of the Andes where we can appreciate the southern volcanic chain. 2 - in the national reserve where we can appreciate wildlife (vicuñas, birds and others) and we can also see domesticated camelids (llamas, alpacas and others). So continuing with our tour we will arrive in the city of Arequipa at approximately 5:00 p.m. This is how we will end this fascinating adventure in the Colca. End of service

What’s included

  • Hotel tourist pick-up
  • Roundtrip tourist transport
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • Lodging in Sangalle oasis - paradise palms Lodge
  • Food o 02 breakfasts or 01 lunch or 01 dinner
  • Last lunch Chivay
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

What’s not included

  • Snack
  • Water