Arequipa to Colca Canyon Full-Day Trip with Maca and Yanque

Day Trips & Excursions in Arequipa

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Join this full day trip to Colca Canyon leaving early in the morning from your hotel including transportation and and official English guide.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Colca Canyon, Arequipa RegionAt 3:00am we leave from Arequipa City driving for 3.5-hour towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. In Chivay we stop for breakfast.Then we continue driving for 1.5-hour more towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1.5-hour. Then we visit the area that presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre-inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.After Lunch we come back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara". We will be back in Arequipa at approximately 5:30pm.Duration: 10 hoursStop At: Condor's Cross, Cabanaconde, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Regionthis is the most visited point “ The Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1 hour approximately. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Plaza de Armas, Yanque, Colca Canyon, Arequipa RegionWe are going to visit this smal villageDuration: 20 minutesStop At: Iglesia Santa Ana, Maca, Colca Canyon, Arequipa RegionWe are going to visit this small village and his beautifull churchDuration: 15 minutesStop At: Arequipa Tour Tour Operator, Arequipa, Arequipa RegionAt 3:00am we leave from Arequipa City driving for 3.5-hour towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. In Chivay we stop for breakfast.Then we continue driving for 1.5-hour more towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1.5-hour. Then we visit the area that presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre-inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.After Lunch we come back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara". We will be back in Arequipa at approximately 5:30pm.Duration: 10 hoursStop At: Colca Canyon, Arequipa RegionAt 03:00am we leave from Arequipa City driving for 3.5-hour towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. In Chivay we stop for breakfast.Then we continue driving for 1.5-hour more towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor for approximately 1.5-hour. Then we visit the area that presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre-inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.After Lunch we come back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara". We will be back in Arequipa at approximately 17:30Duration: 10 hours

What’s included

  • Breakfast
  • Professional Official English guide
  • Tourist transport-Shared
  • Hotel pickup

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to the Colca canyon S/. 70.00 p/p
  • Entrance fees to the Hot Spring S/. 15.00 p/p *optional
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Colca Canyon
  • Entry/Admission - Condor's Cross
  • Entry/Admission - Plaza de Armas
  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia Santa Ana
  • Entry/Admission - Colca Canyon

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel pickup included
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