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Machu Picchu: Official Tickets for Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu: Official Tickets for Machu Picchu

New Visiting Circuits at Machu Picchu Ministry of Culture Announcement Starting June 1st, new circuits will be implemented for visiting Machu Picchu. Our company offers all these circuits, according to availability. It is important to check the availability of each circuit before planning your visit. Circuit Options Low Season (October 16th – May 31st) 1. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Upper Terrace Route - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu but does not include a tour of its Inca constructions (religious and urban sector). 2. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Machu Picchu Mountain - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to Machu Picchu mountain, but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 3. Complete Classic Circuit Ticket - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu and its main Inca constructions: Temple of the Sun, Main Temple, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, etc. Also allows the classic photo. 4. Short Classic Circuit Ticket - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, including the classic photo from the lower terrace and its main Inca constructions. 5. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu via the lower part, including constructions such as: Inca House, Temple of the Sun, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, and more. 6. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Huayna Picchu - Includes the tour of the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the summit of Huayna Picchu. High Season (June 1st – October 15th) 1. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Inti Punku - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to Intipunku (Sun Gate), but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 2. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Inca Bridge - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to the Inca Bridge, but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 3. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Huchuy Picchu - Allows a visit to the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the summit of Huchuy Picchu. 4. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Great Cave - Allows a visit to the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the Great Cave. Circuits and Routes Circuit 1 or Panoramic Route 1-A: Machu Picchu Mountain Route. Route 1-B: Upper Terrace Route. Route 1-C: Route to Inti Punku (High Season). Route 1-D: Route to Inca Bridge (High Season). Circuit 2 or Classic Route 2-A: Designed Route. Route 2-B: Lower Terrace Route. Circuit 3 or Royalty Route 3-A: Waynapicchu Mountain Route. Route 3-B: Designed Route. Route 3-C: Great Cave Route (High Season). Route 3-D: Huchuy Picchu Route (High Season). Additional Information It is only an entrance ticket and does not include a guide or services such as train and bus, unless you choose the option included with a guide.

From Arequipa: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour with Transfer to Puno

From Arequipa: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour with Transfer to Puno

DAY 1 - TRANSFER FROM AREQUIPA TO CHIVAY TOWN Start the activity with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. Continue with our trip descending to Chivay town. At arrival lunch will be provided (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch travelers will be moved to their corresponding accommodations. By afternoon, enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the time to visit the attraction. By night, dinner will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking), this activity is valid only for travelers who booked their accommodation in Chivay town. DAY 2 - TOUR TO COLCA CANYON AND TRANSFER TO AREQUIPA CITY Early pick-up from your accommodation in Chivay heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. Finally we will arrive to the famous viewpoint La Cruz del Condor, where you will have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. Ending the excursion, we return to Chivay town for lunch (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Puno city, the arrival to Puno city will be approximately by 7:00 PM.

From Arequipa: 2-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour

From Arequipa: 2-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour

Enjoy a 2-day trekking tour of Colca Canyon, and immerse yourself in beautiful landscapes while exploring one of the world's deepest canyons. Leave Arequipa and see Condor's Cross and views of Andean Valleys. Start the adventure very early with pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa, and travel to the Valley of Colca (3 hours). Make a short stop to have breakfast at Chivay. Continue the route towards the Condor’s Cross (3,800 m.a.s.l.) to watch one of the most amazing natural wonders: the condors flying. Reach the Pampas of San Miguel (3,300 metres above sea level). Hike at the bottom of the canyon, for 4.6 miles (3 hours). Arrive to the town of San Juan de Chuccho, to enjoy a well-deserved rest with lunch. Contine the trek through the towns of Cosñirhua y Malata for 2.5 more miles (2.5 hours). Arrive at Sangalle (2,225 m), a spectacular oasis where we will spend the night. Enjoy a bath in the pool, and have dinner at night. Wake up early the next morning to start the hike of 2.5 miles ascending the canyon slope, for around 3 hours, admiring the sunrise with incredible views, until we reach the town of Cabanaconde (3,230 m). Travel to the town of Chivay, making short stops to the viewpoint of Antahuilque, with beautiful views of Andean terraces and the valley of Colca. Visit the town of Maca, with a panoramic visit to its colonial church. Take time to visit the hot springs of Yanque and enjoy the powerful hot water pools have healing properties as well as relaxing effects before enjoying an optional tasty lunch at Chivay. You can take the transfer to Puno in a regular bus (optional), departing from Chivay at 01:00 p.m., and arriving to the main square of Puno at 7:00 p.m. Or, you can return to the city of Arequipa and pass near the National Reserve Pampa Cañahuas, home of different types of camelids such as llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos and arrive back in Arequipa. We will drop you off two blocks from Plaza de Armas.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour with Meals

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour with Meals

Begin your day with a pickup from your hotel in Arequipa. Have breakfast and travel to the edge of the Colca Canyon, where you can see Andean condors. Make other stops, including the pre-Inca terraces of Antawilke, the Yanque hot springs, and a national reserve to see alpacas and vicuñas. Enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. Choose from traditional dishes featuring Andean products. Afterward, stop at the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve to see alpacas and vicuñas in their natural habitat. With a bit of luck, you might also see Andean foxes and other wild animals. Next, head to the Condor's Cross, where you'll have an hour to walk along the edge of the Colca Canyon and look for Andean condors. There's a condor nesting site nearby, and it's common to see several condors flying over the canyon at once. After your time at the Condor's Cross, begin your return journey to Arequipa.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Day Tour to Puno

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Day Tour to Puno

Start the activity early in the morning with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). At Arrival to Chivay town, Breakfast (included) will be provided in our restaurant. After breakfast we will continue our trip heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. At arrival to La cruz del Condor, have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. After visiting the Colca Canyon, we return to Chivay town and enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the visit. Ending the excursion, lunch will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Puno city, During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. The arrival to Puno city will be approximately by 7:00 PM.

From Arequipa |Excursion to the Colca Canyon ending in Puno.

From Arequipa |Excursion to the Colca Canyon ending in Puno.

Itinerary We will pick you up at your hotel in Arequipa at 3:15 a.m. and, after a three-hour bus ride through southern Peru, we will reach the village of Chivay, at more than 3,000 meters above sea level, where we will stop for a delicious breakfast of bread with butter and jam, juice and coffee or tea. At more than 3000 meters above sea level we will stop for a succulent breakfast consisting of bread with butter and jam, juice and coffee or tea. Delicious! With our batteries recharged, we will head towards the Cruz del Condor viewpoint. From here you will be able to admire the Colca Canyon in all its splendor. Did you know that it is one of the deepest canyons in the world? In addition, we will see the occasional condor, as this area is perfect for the flight of this species of bird. We will leave the viewpoint and continue the route visiting other villages and viewpoints of the Colca Canyon as Wayrapunko or Antahuillque. Around 11:30 a.m. we will head to the thermal baths of Chacapi, where you will spend an hour enjoying its natural pools. After this dip, we will return to Chivay, where you will have free time to have lunch on your own. Finally, we will meet again and head for Puno, our final destination. During the six-hour drive, we will make stops to stretch our legs at the Patapampa viewpoint, from where you will be able to admire the majesty of the Ampato and Sabancaya volcanoes. We will also stop at the Salinas Reserve and Lagunillas, to see if we are lucky enough to get a close look at some of the herds of camelids or flocks of wild birds that inhabit these areas. We will finish the excursion at the Puno Terminal at approximately 7:30 pm.

Full-Day Colca Canyon Tour from Arequipa

Full-Day Colca Canyon Tour from Arequipa

Pick-up from your accommodation in Arequipa around 3:00 AM to start your journey to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the Yura road, bordering the Chachani mountain towards Pampa Cañahuas (Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve)  habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicuñas. At approximately 6:00 AM, arrive at the town of Chivay; where you will enjoy your breakfast and then continue your drive for about 1 hour to arrive at Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor, strategic point of observation of the Canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor. On return, stop in the villages of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque that have beautiful colonial churches. From the viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque, observe the impressive andenería of the valley, the pre-Inca tombs and a pre-Inca model of the area carved in stone. Return to the town of Chivay for lunch and to rest walking through the little streets. Have the opportunity to enjoy the thermal baths in La Calera (optional) whose thermos medicinal waters oscillate between 35 to 38 degrees (celsius) of temperature in which you will stay approximately 1 hour, return to the town of Chivay. At 2:00 PM start your drive back to Arequipa, along the way, visit the highest point between the Colca Canyon and Arequipa: Patapampa (4800 meters), from this place see the volcanic mountain range. You will be back at your accommodation in Arequipa around 5:00 PM.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon 2-Day Tour

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon 2-Day Tour

DAY 1 - TRANSFER FROM AREQUIPA TO CHIVAY TOWN Start the activity with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. Continue with our trip descending to Chivay town. At arrival lunch will be provided (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch travelers will be moved to their corresponding accommodations. By afternoon, enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the time to visit the attraction. By night, dinner will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking), this activity is valid only for travelers who booked their accommodation in Chivay town. DAY 2 - TOUR TO COLCA CANYON AND TRANSFER TO AREQUIPA CITY Early pick-up from your accommodation in Chivay heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. Finally we will arrive to the famous viewpoint La Cruz del Condor, where you will have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. Ending the excursion, we return to Chivay town for lunch (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch we will drive back to Arequipa city, the arrival to Arequipa city will be approximately by 5:00 PM.

From Puno: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour to Arequipa

From Puno: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour to Arequipa

DAY 1 - TRANSFER FROM PUNO TO CHIVAY TOWN Start the activity with the pickup from your accommodation in Puno city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. Continue with our trip descending to Chivay town. At arrival lunch will be provided (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch travelers will be moved to their corresponding accommodations. By afternoon, enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the time to visit the attraction. By night, dinner will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking), this activity is valid only for travelers who booked their accommodation in Chivay town. DAY 2 - TOUR TO COLCA CANYON AND TRANSFER TO AREQUIPA CITY Early pick-up from your accommodation in Chivay heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. Finally we will arrive to the famous viewpoint La Cruz del Condor, where you will have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. Ending the excursion, we return to Chivay town for lunch (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Arequipa city, the arrival to Arequipa city will be approximately by 5:00 PM.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour

Start the activity early in the morning with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). At Arrival to Chivay town, Breakfast (included) will be provided in our restaurant. After breakfast we will continue our trip heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. At arrival to La cruz del Condor, have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. After visiting the Colca Canyon, we return to Chivay town and enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the visit. Ending the excursion, lunch will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Arequipa city, During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. The arrival to Arequipa city will be approximately by 5:00 PM.

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Machu Picchu: Official Tickets for Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu: Official Tickets for Machu Picchu

New Visiting Circuits at Machu Picchu Ministry of Culture Announcement Starting June 1st, new circuits will be implemented for visiting Machu Picchu. Our company offers all these circuits, according to availability. It is important to check the availability of each circuit before planning your visit. Circuit Options Low Season (October 16th – May 31st) 1. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Upper Terrace Route - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu but does not include a tour of its Inca constructions (religious and urban sector). 2. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Machu Picchu Mountain - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to Machu Picchu mountain, but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 3. Complete Classic Circuit Ticket - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu and its main Inca constructions: Temple of the Sun, Main Temple, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, etc. Also allows the classic photo. 4. Short Classic Circuit Ticket - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, including the classic photo from the lower terrace and its main Inca constructions. 5. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu via the lower part, including constructions such as: Inca House, Temple of the Sun, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, and more. 6. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Huayna Picchu - Includes the tour of the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the summit of Huayna Picchu. High Season (June 1st – October 15th) 1. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Inti Punku - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to Intipunku (Sun Gate), but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 2. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Inca Bridge - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to the Inca Bridge, but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 3. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Huchuy Picchu - Allows a visit to the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the summit of Huchuy Picchu. 4. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Great Cave - Allows a visit to the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the Great Cave. Circuits and Routes Circuit 1 or Panoramic Route 1-A: Machu Picchu Mountain Route. Route 1-B: Upper Terrace Route. Route 1-C: Route to Inti Punku (High Season). Route 1-D: Route to Inca Bridge (High Season). Circuit 2 or Classic Route 2-A: Designed Route. Route 2-B: Lower Terrace Route. Circuit 3 or Royalty Route 3-A: Waynapicchu Mountain Route. Route 3-B: Designed Route. Route 3-C: Great Cave Route (High Season). Route 3-D: Huchuy Picchu Route (High Season). Additional Information It is only an entrance ticket and does not include a guide or services such as train and bus, unless you choose the option included with a guide.

From Arequipa: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour with Transfer to Puno

From Arequipa: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour with Transfer to Puno

DAY 1 - TRANSFER FROM AREQUIPA TO CHIVAY TOWN Start the activity with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. Continue with our trip descending to Chivay town. At arrival lunch will be provided (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch travelers will be moved to their corresponding accommodations. By afternoon, enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the time to visit the attraction. By night, dinner will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking), this activity is valid only for travelers who booked their accommodation in Chivay town. DAY 2 - TOUR TO COLCA CANYON AND TRANSFER TO AREQUIPA CITY Early pick-up from your accommodation in Chivay heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. Finally we will arrive to the famous viewpoint La Cruz del Condor, where you will have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. Ending the excursion, we return to Chivay town for lunch (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Puno city, the arrival to Puno city will be approximately by 7:00 PM.

From Arequipa: 2-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour

From Arequipa: 2-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour

Enjoy a 2-day trekking tour of Colca Canyon, and immerse yourself in beautiful landscapes while exploring one of the world's deepest canyons. Leave Arequipa and see Condor's Cross and views of Andean Valleys. Start the adventure very early with pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa, and travel to the Valley of Colca (3 hours). Make a short stop to have breakfast at Chivay. Continue the route towards the Condor’s Cross (3,800 m.a.s.l.) to watch one of the most amazing natural wonders: the condors flying. Reach the Pampas of San Miguel (3,300 metres above sea level). Hike at the bottom of the canyon, for 4.6 miles (3 hours). Arrive to the town of San Juan de Chuccho, to enjoy a well-deserved rest with lunch. Contine the trek through the towns of Cosñirhua y Malata for 2.5 more miles (2.5 hours). Arrive at Sangalle (2,225 m), a spectacular oasis where we will spend the night. Enjoy a bath in the pool, and have dinner at night. Wake up early the next morning to start the hike of 2.5 miles ascending the canyon slope, for around 3 hours, admiring the sunrise with incredible views, until we reach the town of Cabanaconde (3,230 m). Travel to the town of Chivay, making short stops to the viewpoint of Antahuilque, with beautiful views of Andean terraces and the valley of Colca. Visit the town of Maca, with a panoramic visit to its colonial church. Take time to visit the hot springs of Yanque and enjoy the powerful hot water pools have healing properties as well as relaxing effects before enjoying an optional tasty lunch at Chivay. You can take the transfer to Puno in a regular bus (optional), departing from Chivay at 01:00 p.m., and arriving to the main square of Puno at 7:00 p.m. Or, you can return to the city of Arequipa and pass near the National Reserve Pampa Cañahuas, home of different types of camelids such as llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos and arrive back in Arequipa. We will drop you off two blocks from Plaza de Armas.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour with Meals

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour with Meals

Begin your day with a pickup from your hotel in Arequipa. Have breakfast and travel to the edge of the Colca Canyon, where you can see Andean condors. Make other stops, including the pre-Inca terraces of Antawilke, the Yanque hot springs, and a national reserve to see alpacas and vicuñas. Enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. Choose from traditional dishes featuring Andean products. Afterward, stop at the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve to see alpacas and vicuñas in their natural habitat. With a bit of luck, you might also see Andean foxes and other wild animals. Next, head to the Condor's Cross, where you'll have an hour to walk along the edge of the Colca Canyon and look for Andean condors. There's a condor nesting site nearby, and it's common to see several condors flying over the canyon at once. After your time at the Condor's Cross, begin your return journey to Arequipa.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Day Tour to Puno

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Day Tour to Puno

Start the activity early in the morning with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). At Arrival to Chivay town, Breakfast (included) will be provided in our restaurant. After breakfast we will continue our trip heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. At arrival to La cruz del Condor, have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. After visiting the Colca Canyon, we return to Chivay town and enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the visit. Ending the excursion, lunch will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Puno city, During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. The arrival to Puno city will be approximately by 7:00 PM.

From Arequipa |Excursion to the Colca Canyon ending in Puno.

From Arequipa |Excursion to the Colca Canyon ending in Puno.

Itinerary We will pick you up at your hotel in Arequipa at 3:15 a.m. and, after a three-hour bus ride through southern Peru, we will reach the village of Chivay, at more than 3,000 meters above sea level, where we will stop for a delicious breakfast of bread with butter and jam, juice and coffee or tea. At more than 3000 meters above sea level we will stop for a succulent breakfast consisting of bread with butter and jam, juice and coffee or tea. Delicious! With our batteries recharged, we will head towards the Cruz del Condor viewpoint. From here you will be able to admire the Colca Canyon in all its splendor. Did you know that it is one of the deepest canyons in the world? In addition, we will see the occasional condor, as this area is perfect for the flight of this species of bird. We will leave the viewpoint and continue the route visiting other villages and viewpoints of the Colca Canyon as Wayrapunko or Antahuillque. Around 11:30 a.m. we will head to the thermal baths of Chacapi, where you will spend an hour enjoying its natural pools. After this dip, we will return to Chivay, where you will have free time to have lunch on your own. Finally, we will meet again and head for Puno, our final destination. During the six-hour drive, we will make stops to stretch our legs at the Patapampa viewpoint, from where you will be able to admire the majesty of the Ampato and Sabancaya volcanoes. We will also stop at the Salinas Reserve and Lagunillas, to see if we are lucky enough to get a close look at some of the herds of camelids or flocks of wild birds that inhabit these areas. We will finish the excursion at the Puno Terminal at approximately 7:30 pm.

Full-Day Colca Canyon Tour from Arequipa

Full-Day Colca Canyon Tour from Arequipa

Pick-up from your accommodation in Arequipa around 3:00 AM to start your journey to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the Yura road, bordering the Chachani mountain towards Pampa Cañahuas (Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve)  habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicuñas. At approximately 6:00 AM, arrive at the town of Chivay; where you will enjoy your breakfast and then continue your drive for about 1 hour to arrive at Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor, strategic point of observation of the Canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor. On return, stop in the villages of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque that have beautiful colonial churches. From the viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque, observe the impressive andenería of the valley, the pre-Inca tombs and a pre-Inca model of the area carved in stone. Return to the town of Chivay for lunch and to rest walking through the little streets. Have the opportunity to enjoy the thermal baths in La Calera (optional) whose thermos medicinal waters oscillate between 35 to 38 degrees (celsius) of temperature in which you will stay approximately 1 hour, return to the town of Chivay. At 2:00 PM start your drive back to Arequipa, along the way, visit the highest point between the Colca Canyon and Arequipa: Patapampa (4800 meters), from this place see the volcanic mountain range. You will be back at your accommodation in Arequipa around 5:00 PM.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon 2-Day Tour

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon 2-Day Tour

DAY 1 - TRANSFER FROM AREQUIPA TO CHIVAY TOWN Start the activity with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. Continue with our trip descending to Chivay town. At arrival lunch will be provided (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch travelers will be moved to their corresponding accommodations. By afternoon, enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the time to visit the attraction. By night, dinner will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking), this activity is valid only for travelers who booked their accommodation in Chivay town. DAY 2 - TOUR TO COLCA CANYON AND TRANSFER TO AREQUIPA CITY Early pick-up from your accommodation in Chivay heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. Finally we will arrive to the famous viewpoint La Cruz del Condor, where you will have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. Ending the excursion, we return to Chivay town for lunch (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch we will drive back to Arequipa city, the arrival to Arequipa city will be approximately by 5:00 PM.

From Puno: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour to Arequipa

From Puno: 2-Day Colca Canyon Tour to Arequipa

DAY 1 - TRANSFER FROM PUNO TO CHIVAY TOWN Start the activity with the pickup from your accommodation in Puno city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. Continue with our trip descending to Chivay town. At arrival lunch will be provided (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch travelers will be moved to their corresponding accommodations. By afternoon, enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the time to visit the attraction. By night, dinner will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking), this activity is valid only for travelers who booked their accommodation in Chivay town. DAY 2 - TOUR TO COLCA CANYON AND TRANSFER TO AREQUIPA CITY Early pick-up from your accommodation in Chivay heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. Finally we will arrive to the famous viewpoint La Cruz del Condor, where you will have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. Ending the excursion, we return to Chivay town for lunch (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Arequipa city, the arrival to Arequipa city will be approximately by 5:00 PM.

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Full-Day Guided Tour

Start the activity early in the morning with the pickup from your accommodation in Arequipa city to get transferred to Chivay town (Chivay is the starting town to visit the Colca canyon). At Arrival to Chivay town, Breakfast (included) will be provided in our restaurant. After breakfast we will continue our trip heading to the famous natural viewpoint La Cruz del Condor. On the way we will have stops through the picturesque towns of Coporaque and Maca where you will see the local dressed witth their colorful garments. Find amazing views of the Inca agricultural terraces and andean sceneries from the natural viewpoint of Antahuilque. At arrival to La cruz del Condor, have breathtaking views of the Colca Canyon and also gaze the majestic flight of the Condor. After visiting the Colca Canyon, we return to Chivay town and enjoy a relaxing time in the Hot springs La Calera, our guide will assist you coordinating the visit. Ending the excursion, lunch will be provided in Chivay town (if you selected the option when booking). After lunch you will be transferred to Arequipa city, During the trip, enjoy fascinating views of the Andes with stops in the vast natural reserve: Salinas and Aguada Blanca where you will be able to observe Lamas, Alpacas and Vicunas (an endangered wild specie from alpaca's family) in their natural habitat. On the halfway, we stop on the highest point on the route, at Patapampa natural viewpoint, at 4,900 meters above sea level. Get breathtaking views of the andean volcanic mountain range. The arrival to Arequipa city will be approximately by 5:00 PM.

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