From Arequipa to Colca Canyon and to Puno in 1d

Cultural & Theme Tours in Yanque

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ITINERARY02:30 a.m. -03:00 a.m.Trasnfer from your hotel (Center Area) for board our car.07:00 a.m. Arrival in Chivay and Continental breakfast.07:30 a.m. Departure to “Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor”.09:00 a.m. Tour of the villages around the Colca Canyon and visits to natural lookouts in the area and colonial churches.12:20 p.m. Buffet Lunch in Chivay.01:00 p.m. We begin with the boarding on the bus.01:30 p.m. Departure of the bus from Chivay to Puno02:15 p.m. Stop of 10 minutes in the viewpoint of Patapampa to admire the view of the volcanoes.03:30 p.m. Stop at Pampa Cañahuas, here you can take a coca tea or an infusion and use the bathroom of the restaurant.05:30 p.m. Stop of 10 minutes for admire the lagoons Lagunillas and observe Andean birds.07:30 p.m. Arrival to Puno.
From 2:30 am our bus passes through the different hotels to start our trip to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the road of Yura, bordering the snowy Chachani toward Pampa Cañahuas (National Reserve of Aguada Blanca and Salinas) habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicunas. In bofedales of Tocra we will be able to appreciate variety of migratory birds, among which there are flamingos. We will pass by the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura). We stop at the Mirador of the Volcanoes, which is also the highest area of the road (4,910 m.s.n.m.), from where we will appreciate a large part of the Cordillera Occidental. Approximately hours 7:00 to 7:30am we will arrive to the town of Chivay; then we will go to Cruz del Condor Lookout, strategic observation point of the Canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor. Of return we stop at the peoples of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque with beautiful colonial churches. From the viewpoints of Antahuilque Choquetico and observe the impressive terraces of the valley, the pre-Inca tombs and a model pre-Inca the area carved in stone. We will return to the town of Chivay at approximately 12:20 p.m. where we will have lunch, then the bus that depart at 01:00 p.m. from the center of the town of Chivay. In this journey of we will make stops to appreciate beautiful landscapes. We arrive at approximately Puno to 07:30 p.m.

What’s included

  • Shared transportation from Arequipa to Chivay and Colca Canyon
  • Shared transportation from Chivay to Puno
  • Tourism Guide (English/Spanish)
  • Tourist Ticket of Colca (BTC) (Valued on $25USD pp)
  • Continental Breakfast.
  • Lunch on Chivay
  • Snack and water.

What’s not included

  • Extra expenses.
  • Transfer to your Hotel in Puno.