Tour colca canyon – Arequipa fullday

1day (fullday)
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At 165 km from the city of Arequipa is located the Colca canyon, is a huge valley with an extension of 100 km. long and occupies only one sector of the Colca river basin, which lies at a depth of 3140 meters above sea level with natural landscapes and countless terraces that date back to the pre-Columbian period, you will be able to appreciate beautiful landscapes and wildlife such as the condor, vizcachas, alpacas, vicuñas, etc.


At 3:00 a.m. our local guide will be picking you up from your hotel and head to Chivay, we arrive at 6:00 am. to Chivay, where we the breakfast. About 6:30 am. we will leave to the Cruz del Condor and we will visit the beautiful terraces and the different natural viewpoints, arriving to The Cruz del Condor for watching the Andean Condor flight and the amazing Colca Canyon in all its magnitude.

Return to Chivay, visiting Maca and Yanque town (where is possible to observe a nice colonial church from XVI century, next to this town is possible to see people dedicated to work the terraces. Arrival to Chivay, visit to the hot springs La Calera, where you can enjoy the thermos medicinal pools. After relaxing return to Chivay for having lunch, after we will visit the local market and the Main Square, at 2:00 pm. back to Arequipa, along the way we will visit the highest point between the Colca Canyon and Arequipa: Patapampa, for see the volcanic mountain range. Then we will visit Pampa Cañahuas where we will be able to see: Llamas, alpacas and vicuñas. Arrival to Arequipa at 6:30 p.m. and transfer to the hotel.

3:00 a.m. Pick Up From Your Hotel In Arequipa.
3:30 a.m. Depart To Chivay By Bus
6:00 a.m. Arrival To Chivay And Breakfast At The Small Town.
6:30 a.m. Journey Trip To Cruz Del Condor Or Viewpoint.
8:30 a.m. Arrival To Cruz Del Condor, Where You Can See The Flight Of The Condors.
10:00 a.m. Return To Chivay, With Stop On The Way ( Pinchollo, Maca And Yanque, Samlls Colonial Towns).
12:00 p.m. Visit To The Hot Sprint La Calera For Relaxing (45 Min To 1 Hours).
1:00 p.m. Lunch In Chivay, After Visit The Craft Markets And The Main Square
2:30 p.m. Return To The City Of Arequipa, Along The Way We Will Stop To Visit To Some Interesting Places On The Road.
6:30 p.m. Arrival To The City Of Arequipa And Transfer To The Hotel.

It is advisable to bring :
Camera, Toilet paper and extra batteries.
A bottle of water (a liter).
Glasses, hat and sunscreen.
Lightweight and warm clothing.


  • Advice one day before the tour.
  • Buffet Lunch in Chivay (30.00 PEN)
  • Continental Breakfast in Chivay
  • Official guide Spanish / English.
  • Tourist transport Arequipa - Chivay - Colca canyon - Arequipa.
  • Visit to the Colca Canyon, Cruz del Cóndor and other attractions of the area.


  • Others not mentioned in the program.
  • BTC (Colca Ticket Tourist).
  • Entrances fee to hot springs in Chivay (S/. 15.00 Nuevo Soles).

BTC (Colca tourist ticket, permite ingresar al cañón del colca) :

  • NATIONAL: S/. 20.00 PEN
  • FOREIGN: S/. 70.00 PEN

Rates and availability

Price per person Total people
US$ 50
US$ 45
antes US$ 100
Total price US$ 90