Cabanaconde is the last stop on the Colca Canyon trail from Arequipa. The small town is located at 2 hours from Chivay, Peru and where…
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Day 1. Arequipa – Chivay – Cabanaconde
Pick up at 6AM from your hotel in Arequipa and travel by tourist transportation to Chivay, the capital of the Colca Canyon region. Along the way we’ll stop at the national reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, at this point we will watch: vicugnas, lamas and alpagas. Then we will continue, until arrive to Patahuasi, where we will enjoy a cup of coca tea which is helpful for the altitude sickness. Afterwards, we will arrive to the wetlands of Tocrapampa, at this point wqe will watch the typical birds. Arrive to the highest point Patapampa, a natural view point, from where we can watch the south moutain range. Arrive to Chivay for having lunch, after lunch we will continue to Cabanaconde. On the way we will stop in some view points, for watching andean terraces and the beautiful Colca Canyon views. Arrive to Cabanaconde and overnight in Kuntur Wassi.
Day 2. Cabanaconde – Achachihua View Point – Cruz del Condor – Hot Springs – Arequipa
Breakfast at 7AM in the hotel. After breakfast, we do a short trekking to Pampa San Miguel and Achachihua view point (around 40 minutes walking), then we will leave to Cruz del Condor by car (about 20 minutes) this is the dieal place fr watching the condors flight and the canyon. Then, return to Chivay archeological sites, pre-Inca farming terraces, and stop at other Colca Canyon lookout points. We’ll pass through the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, and Achoma, and then we will stop in Yanque to see some typical churches, artisan markets, and watch the typical dress of collaguas and cabanas culture. Arrive to Chivay, visit to the hot springs and relaxing time. Lunch and departure to Arequipa. Arrive and end of Tour.
- English-Speaking tour guide
- Tourist transportation Arequipa to Colca Canyon
- Overnight at Kuntur Wassi hotel in Cabanaconde
- Colca Canyon Entrance Fee
- Meals: 1 breakfast – 2 buffet lunches - 1 dinner
- Entrance fee La Calera thermal water
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