Arequipa & Colca Canyon 3d/2n in 2* Hotel

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Arequipa & Colca Canyon 3d/2n in 2* Hotel

Highlights

  • The Colca Canyon is the world’s second-deepest canyon.
  • Visitors can explore the canyon on short day hikes or even trek to its floor
  • Arequipa downtown was declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Itinerary

1
Day 1

Arrival Day

Once we arrive to Arequipa, we will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, we will have the morning free to go shopping or rest.

** It is recommended to arrive before 11 in the morning.

P.M.: Arequipa Mirabus

In the afternoon, around 1:30 p.m. We will begin our tour of the city of Arequipa, to begin this interesting tour known as Panoramic Mirabús  we begin with a visit to the architectural monuments and beautiful natural viewpoints that surround the white city. Then we will go to the outskirts of the city where we will first visit the beautiful Sachaca viewpoint, which will offer a beautiful natural landscape of Arequipa and volcanoes.

Then we drive our bus to the Mission of the Founder, a beautiful colonial building where the founder of the city of Arequipa García Manuel de Carvajal lived in the 15th century.

Finally we travel through spectacular Andean landscapes and arrive at the Sabandia mill, an impressive construction based on volcanic rock known as sillar, where you can see an old stone mill that was built in 1785. We will return to Arequipa around 6pm.

Overnight in Arequipa.

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Day 2

Colca Canyon Full Day

We leave Arequipa between 2: 30-3: 00 a.m., we will drive for 3 hours northwest behind Chachani to Chivay, capital of the Colca Canyon. Where we will have breakfast.

We continue driving for 2 hours in the most famous place in the Colca Canyon “La Cruz del Cóndor”. This is where we see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor.

The Andean condor is the largest flying bird in the world by combined measurement of weight and wingspan. Hope you are lucky to see them and take some good pictures.

The area has beautiful typical towns such as Yanque and Maca, colonial churches, friendly people in typical dresses and hats with typical stitching, and hundreds of pre-Inca terraces that are still in use with Andean crops such as corn, quinoa and amaranth. Already in Chivay at noon, there is an optional visit to the La Calera hot springs, with pools that have 40 ° C / 104 ° F temperature.

Once in Chivay we will have a traditional lunch, in our way back we will stop at the highest step: the viewpoint of the volcanoes and the snow-capped mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas and llamas in the Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve and some birds such as flamingos, ibis, Andean geese, ducks and eagles called “Kara Kara”. Finally, we arrive in the city of Arequipa in the evening.

Overnight in Arequipa.

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Day 3

Arequipa departure

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your departure flight to your next destination.

Included services

  • Transfer from Arequipa airport (or at the bus station).
  • 02 nights at Villa Sillar 2* Hotel.
  • 02 Breakfasts at the accommodation.
  • Visit to the city of Arequipa by panoramic bus (Mirabús).
  • Visit to the Colca Canyon, Cruz del Cóndor, Yanque, Chivay, Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve.
  • Professional Spanish guide. (Ask us additional price in English).
  • All transportation.
  • 24/7 support.

Not included services

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • Tickets to the Colca Canyon (S / 20.00 Peruvians - S / 70.00 foreigners)
  • Tickets to hot springs.
  • Flight / bus from / to Arequipa.
  • Taxes.

What you need to know

  • Children up to 3 years old do not pay, they share complete services with parents or accompanying adults.
  • The tour is provided in shared service.
  • Minimum of 02 travelers for the purchase.
  • Bring comfortable clothes, sneakers, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat.
  • It is advisable to purchase travel insurance for your stay in the country.
  • The service is subject to change without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rain, bad weather, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service.
  • Any cancellation for the indicated reasons, no refund applies, if you want to withdraw before the end of the tour, no refund applies.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered as a “No Show” with no room for claims or refunds.

Cancellation Policies

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