Colca Trek 3Days/2Nights
3 Days Colca Trek is the ideal way for travelers who wants to take their time exploring the Colca Canyon in a small trek group.
Colca Canyon trekking 3 day starts at 3AM; we will meet in your hotel in Arequipa and then start the private or shared guided tour to the second deepest canyon in the world: The Colca Canyon. Going up to 4200m, where is located the Natural Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca (vicugnas, lamas and alpagas). Arrival to Patapampa (4850m), a natural view point that allows to watch the andean mountains range. At 6AM we will arrive to Chivay town, located over 3600m, breakfast and departure to Cruz del Condor view point for watching condors and the canyon. Then arrive to Pampa San Miguel, where we will start the trek going down for around 4 hours until arrive to San Juan de Chuccho, lunch and free afternoon for walking around and share time with locals. Dinner and overnight in a family rund bamboo lodge.
Meals: Lunch and dinner
Overnight in San Juan de Chuccho
At 8 AM after breakfast we will start hiking for approximately four hours, crossing small villages (Malata and Cosñirhua), going up hills, over 2600m above sea level and down again to our next destination called Sangalle/Oasis for having lunch and where we will find a nice place to spend the night with bamboo bungalows, pretty swimming pools between palm trees, surrounded by the Colca River, dinner and overnight in a family lodge.
At 4am we will going up to Cabanaconde during 3 hours(3280m). This day we walk up 1050m, for the last hard and steep trail of our excursion. Arrive to Cabanaconde and breakfast. Departure to Chivay, visit to the hot springs La Calera. Lunch and return to Arequipa, guided stops in route at: Patapampa, a natural view point located at 4800 MASL where we will watch the southern mountain range; then we will stop at Pampa Cañahuas for watching the vicugnas, alpagas and lamas. Arrive to Arequipa city at 6PM.
- English-Speaking Guide
- Tourist Transportation
- Meals : 03 breakfasts, 03 lunches and 2 dinners
- 1 night in San Juan de Chuccho and 01 night in Sangalle (basic accommdoation with private bathroom)
- Entrance Fee to the Colca Canyon and the hot springs La Calera
- Walking sticks
- Soft and alcoholic drinks