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Colca Canyon (Canon del Colca)

Located about 100 miles northwest of Arequipa, Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River. Its main claim to fame is being touted as the “world’s deepest canyon,” with a depth of 13,650 feet. Colca Canyon can be explored in many ways, like hiking, biking, kayaking, horseback riding and rafting. Not only is this vibrant Andean valley great for adventure-enthusiasts, it also offers pre-Incan history and is still home to Collagua and the Cabana cultures, who still retain their heritage from 800 BC. Visitors can find archaeological sites such as the caves of Mollepunko above Callalli, where 6,000-year-old rock art shows the domestication of the alpaca. There are also ruins of pre-Hispanic settlements throughout the valley, as well as Chimpa, a pre-Inca fortress where you can see hanging tombs. Adventure, heritage and the ability to easily spot Andean condors make this Peru’s third most popular tourist attraction.

To reach Colca Canyon from Arequipa, catch a bus to Chivay or Cabanaconde on either end of the canyon. Chivay is the more popular choice, as it is home to relaxing hot springs. From here, you can easily access the canyon.

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Colca Canyon Full -Day Tour from Arequipa, Arequipa, null
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Colca Canyon Full -Day Tour from Arequipa

A journey to Peru is not complete without visiting Arequipa, the beautiful white city of Peru, and getting the chance to see the amazing condor soaring ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $94.00
Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Arequipa, Arequipa, Full-day Tours
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Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Arequipa

2.5 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better 3 Reviews

Join this full day trip to Colca Canyon leaving early in the morning from your hotel including transportation and and official English guide.

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $35.00
Colca Canyon Day Trip from Arequipa, Arequipa, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Colca Canyon Day Trip from Arequipa

3 star rating: Worth doing 6 Reviews

Observe giant Andean condors and vicuñas, while enjoying colorful traditions and music. Get a taste for the unique flavors of this Peruvian region by ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 14 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.00
Full Day Trip to Colca Cannyon from Arequipa, Arequipa, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Full Day Trip to Colca Cannyon from Arequipa

Enjoy the beautiful Colca Valley and if we are lucky we will see the Condor´s fly. If you visit Arequipa enjoy a visit to one of the deepest canyons on the ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $35.00
13-Day Tour from Lima: Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Colca Canyon and Nazca Lines, Lima, Day Trips
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

13-Day Tour from Lima: Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Colca Canyon and Nazca Lines

Explore all the highlights of Peru on a 13-day tour from Lima. See the Sacred Valley and visit the salt terraces of Maras and Moray. Step back in time at ...  Read more

Location: Lima, Peru
Duration: 13 days (approx.)

From USD $2,950.00
Colca Valley Overnight Tour from Arequipa: Colca Canyon, Vicuna Reserve and Condors, Arequipa, ... 
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Colca Valley Overnight Tour from Arequipa: Colca Canyon, Vicuna Reserve and Condors

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 5 Reviews

When you’re in Arequipa, you can’t miss a trip to Colca Canyon (Cañon del Colca), a stunning natural wonder that’s twice as deep as the USA’s Grand ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $222.99
2-Day Group Tour to Colca Canyon from Arequipa to Puno, Arequipa, Overnight Tours
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2-Day Group Tour to Colca Canyon from Arequipa to Puno

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Travel from Arequipa to Yanque and enjoy amazing views along the way. Overnight at a comfortable and cozy hotel in Yanque surrounded by the natural beauty of ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: Flexible

From USD $270.00
3-Day Hike to Colca Canyon from Arequipa, Arequipa, Multi-day Tours
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3-Day Hike to Colca Canyon from Arequipa

The beautiful scenery on the way to Cabanaconde is part of this unique 3-day adventure. On your Colca Canyon Trek, you will trek down one of the deepest ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $359.00
3-Day Backpacker Colca Canyon Trek from Arequipa, Arequipa, Multi-day Tours
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3-Day Backpacker Colca Canyon Trek from Arequipa

Trek the deepest canyon in the world on this 3 day 2 night tour. Get ready to see one of the most breathtaking places in Peru. Enjoy Peruvian food, see the ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $142.00
Overnight Tour: Colca Canyon Including Horse Riding from Arequipa, Arequipa, Multi-day Tours
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Overnight Tour: Colca Canyon Including Horse Riding from Arequipa

4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

Join this overnight tour which included round-trip transportation, an official bilingual guide, horse riding in the countryside traditional village of Yanque ...  Read more

Location: Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $115.00

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