Discover Arequipa & Colca Canyon

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Tour description

See Peru's south before the secret's out! The 'white city' of Arequipa has a friendly atmosphere, colonial architecture (including a working convent) and the incredible El Misti Volcano towering over the cityscape. Meet its most famous resident, Juanita—a 500-year-old mummy discovered on the top of nearby Mount Ampato—then travel along mountain roads to Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world. Spot condors and hike across the dramatic Andean scenery.

What's included

  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Arequipa
  • Hiking excursions in Colca Canyon
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore the 'white city' of arequipa
  • Be surrounded by soaring volcanoes
  • Hike the stunning vistas of colca canyon

Itinerary

Day 1: Arequipa Arrive in Arequipa and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Arequipa Enjoy a city tour, including a visit to the main plaza with its cafés and cathedral. Option to visit the historic convent of Santa Catalina. Enjoy free time to explore the city and surroundings.

Day 3: Arequipa/Colca Canyon Transfer to Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world. This remarkable drive through Inca and pre-Inca terracing will astound and amaze.

Day 4: Colca Canyon The canyon is rich with wildlife and stunning scenery. Watch out for the Andean Condor, the “King of the Andes", and be sure to photograph the alpacas and llamas while exploring this geological marvel.

Day 5: Colca Canyon/Arequipa Transfer to Arequipa for the night.

Day 6: Arequipa Hotel pick-up and transfer to the airport.