Arequipa - Colca Canyon TourFlight to Arequipa, the most beautiful city in Peru that is dominated in the distance by the fabulous Misti volcano. Reception and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon city tour visiting the Chilina valley and the old San Lazaro district.
4 days / 3 nights.
Flight to Arequipa, the most beautiful city in Peru that is dominated in the distance by the fabulous Misti volcano. Reception and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon city tour visiting the Chilina valley and the old San Lazaro district. General view of the city from the Yanahuara Belvedere, the Plaza de Armas and its Cathedral, the cloisters of La Compañia Church, the Church and Square of San Francisco and the extraordinary Santa Catalina convent which is built from volcanic lava and dates from the 16th century. Also an opportunity of seeing the best preserved mummy in the whole of the Americas, Juanita, housed at the university. Free evening.Day 2:
After breakfast, departure from Arequipa, passing near the thermal baths of Yura and climbing up towards the National Reserve of Pampa de Cañahuas (3,800m), where groups of alpacas, vicuñas and sometimes huanacos can be seen. After several more hours, the descent to the Colca Valley starts until we arrive at Chivay, the most important town of the valley. Accommodation at the fabulous Colca Lodge, set in the Colca Valley itself. With its very own hot springs, relax in the fabulous surroundings of the Canyon.
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Early breakfast at the hotel. Then an early departure to Cruz del Condor viewpoint, a few kilometers before Cabanaconde, where the Colca Canyon starts. Here one gets a fine view of the flight of the condors as well as of the depth of the canyon. In the afternoon return to Arequipa and to your hotel.
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Morning free. Transfer to the airport for the return flight to Lima.For trekking options to the Colca or Cotahuasi canyon (the deepest canyon in the world) or the source of the Amazon, please contact us for further details. End of our services.
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