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2-Day Colca Canyon Trekking Expedition

Arequipa, Peru.

Categories: Private Tours - Tours - Outdoor & Nature


$ 150 USD

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Highlights

Explore the impressive landscapes of Colca Canyon, one of the largest and deepest in the world

Discover ancient villages full of fascinating history

Marvel at majestic condors as they soar through the sky

Enjoy spending the night at a cozy oasis with bamboo bungalows and swimming pools

Details

Location: Arequipa

Language: English, Spanish

Operates: Monday - Sunday (March - December)

Departs: 3:00 AM

Duration: 2 Days

Tour Code: 13116

Description

Our Expert Guide will take you on an adventurous hiking excursion discovering the amazing landscapes and wildlife of Peru's Colca Canyon. Colca Canyon is a river canyon located in southern Peru and is famous for being one of the biggest and deepest in the world, as well as for being one of the majestic condor's few remaining natural habitats.

As we set out on our journey, you'll be immersed in the otherworldly landscapes of the canyon, exploring green valleys full of grazing native vicuñas, and discovering remote traditional villages with pre-Inca terraced agriculture. As we delve deeper into this spectacular natural setting, you'll get a closer look at the dazzling Colca River, with its rushing white waters, making it a popular spot for rafting.

We will soon arrive at the awe-inspiring Cruz del Condor, which is the ideal place to observe and admire magnificent condors, which were representative of the "upper world" in Inca culture. Here, we will spend some time taking postcard perfect photos, admiring the sights from above, and absorbing the remarkable views.

For the night, we will be able to rest, relax, and recover in a marvelous oasis, made up of bamboo bungalows, refreshing swimming pools, and swaying palm trees, all surrounded by the Colca River. While at the oasis, we'll enjoy a delicious local dinner as we watch the day turn into night. Being free from all light pollution, the night sky in Colca Canyon is an impressive show. You will marvel at stars and constellations while immersing yourself in the myths, mysteries, and beliefs that surround them, dating back to the ancient Andean inhabitants.

Join us on this once in a lifetime expedition, enjoying spectacular panoramas, observing majestic condors, and exploring rural villages, allowing you to gain insight on the lives of Colca Canyon's inhabitants while venturing along Pre-Inca and Inca routes.

Prices

Per Adult: $ 150 USD

What To Bring

Shoes or boots with strong soles, trekking pants, short or long-sleeved light layers, fleece, sweater or soft shell jacket, hat or cap, preferably broad-brimmed, sunglasses, sunscreen, swimming gear, headlamp with spare batteries|Chocolate, sweets, or other snacks, 1.5 liters of water

Includes

Expert Guide, shared transportation, accommodation and swimming pool use at the Oasis|All meals during the tour (two breakfasts, one lunch, one dinner)

Meeting Location

Meeting point: Monasterio Santa Catalina 301, Arequipa, Peru


Return Details: Tour returns to the original meeting point


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