1. From Arequipa: Colca Canyon & La Calera Thermal Waters
Embark on a guided day trip from Arequipa to Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world. Immerse yourself in the healing thermal waters of Colca, explore the charming villages of Maca and Yanque, and savor traditional food in Chivay. Kickstart your adventure by traversing the longest road in Yura, alongside the majestic Chachani mountain, heading towards the Pampa Cañahuas Natural Reserve. Pause at the Mirador de Los Volcanes, a scenic viewpoint offering breathtaking views of the western mountains. Upon reaching the village of Chivay, continue to another viewpoint where you can marvel at the mesmerizing flight of the condors. As you make your way back, take the opportunity to discover the enchanting villages of Maca and Yanque. Step inside their beautiful churches and admire the picturesque landscapes adorned with terraces in the valley. Before concluding your journey, indulge in a revitalizing 30-minute thermal bath at Thermal Waters. Once you feel rejuvenated, return to the town of Chivay and relish a delectable traditional lunch before heading back to Arequipa.