Head into the second deepest canyon in the world, Colca Canyon, on an overnight trip from Arequipa. Pass by remote Peruvian villages, large volcanoes, and herds of vicunas, the national animals of Peru. Colca Canyon reaches depths of 3,400 meters and is home to the giant Andean condor, that has a wingspan of over 3 meters, making it one of the most unique places in the world.
Come and enjoy an impressive Full day tour through one of the deepest canyons in the world. Disconnect at least one day from the city and fully enjoy the nature that surrounds this valley. Our guide will show you all the beauties such as the huge birds, beautiful alpacas and vicuñas and more than 79 different types of cactus. Our tour starts very early to be able to arrive on time at the Condor's Cross and watch the condors flying over our heads, follow our route to different tiny towns and of course visit the relaxing hot springs.After lunch in Chivay we will take you by bus straight to Puno where you will be drop off at your hotel if it's in the center of the city. Do not miss it and book now. It will be an unforgettable experience!
Discover the dramatic beauty of the Colca Canyon on an exciting two-day excursion from Arequipa. Explore a fascinating natural formation twice as deep as the USA’s Grand Canyon with an experienced guide; visit an intriguing wildlife reserve to encounter diverse species; and admire the beautiful colonial architecture of two highland villages. Walk on the base of a colossal volcano and admire spectacular views of Peru’s stunning scenery during this enriching experience. Transport and two lunches are included in the tour price, however overnight accommodation must be purchased separately.
Come and enjoy an impressive 2 day trek through one of the deepest canyons in the world. Our guide will show you all the beauties of the valley such as huge birds, beautiful alpacas and vicuñas and more than 79 different types of cactus. Our tour starts very early to be able to arrive on time at the Condor's Cross and watch the condors flying over our heads and follow our route to Cabanaconde from where our adventure begins. Do not miss it and book now. It will be an unforgettable experience!
Explore Peru’s second biggest city, Arequipa on a private half-day guided tour. Discover the “White City,” named after its white buildings made from sillar stone of the nearby volcanoes, and how Arequipa became very prosperous during Spanish colonial times. Visit key landmarks such as the Plaza de Armas and Santa Catalina Monastery and get a panoramic at the three volcanoes that surround the city.
Explore Arequipa's many historical sights and attractions on a half-day sightseeing tour of the city. A knowedgable and expert guide will take you via air-conditioned coah to spectacular viewpoints like the Mirador de Yanahuara, and lead you through some of Arequipa's most exquisite colonial districts—including Yanaahuara and St Lazarus. Visit the Monastery of St Catherine, which was closed to the public for almost 400 hundreds years.
The Colca Canyon is the deepest in the world and truly an incredible site. This tour is a great escape from the city and gives travelers the opportunity to experience Andean culture. Below is a general outline of our full day tour.· You will be picked up from your hotel or hostel between 3:00am and 3:30am and drive north to Chivay where you will eat a simple breakfast.· We then head west to the Condor Cross located on the rim of the Colca Canyon. You will have one hour to enjoy the views and look for condors.· We will make our way back towards Chivay making stops at Antawilke to see pre-Incan terraces, a small colonial town called Maca, and the Yanque hotsprings to bathe in the hot pools for one hour.· Upon arriving to Chivay we will stop at a local restaurant to eat a buffet lunch.· We then head back towards Arequipa making two final stops along the way at Patapama and the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve.· You will be dropped off back at your hotel around 5:30pm.
We will take you to one of the deepest and biggest canyons in the world. The Colca Canyon is deeper than the Grand Canyon! The area surrounding the Canyon is famed for its traditional and colorful towns which you will pass through along the way. In the Canyon you can find over 100 kinds of birds, over 300 types of plants and more than 30 types of cactus. The highest point of the Canyon is Ampato at 6388 meters above sea level. These snow-capped peaks form an impressive backdrop to the Canyon. The Andean Condor Bird can weigh up to 12 kg with a wingspan of over 3 metres! The CRUZ DE CONDOR viewpoint is famed as the best place in South America to see the Andean Condor in flight.
Come and enjoy an impressive Full day tour through one of the deepest canyons in the world. Disconnect at least one day from the city and fully enjoy the nature that surrounds this valley. Our guide will show you all the beauties such as the huge birds, beautiful alpacas and vicuñas and more than 79 different types of cactus. Our tour starts very early to be able to arrive on time at the Condor's Cross and watch the condors flying over our heads, follow our route to different tiny towns and of course visit the relaxing hot springs.
Discover the world’s second deepest canyon, the Colca Canyon, on an overnight trip from Arequipa. Stop at traditional villages in the Colca Valley to get to know the people and their culture. Learn about the flora and fauna of the Andes, including the giant Andean condor, go horseback riding in the countryside and take in the views of the mountains and scenery.
The ashlar is the origin of the architecture of the White City and its tourist route is developed in the district of Cerro Colorado. In addition to the natural landscapes of the area, you can observe the process of extraction, styling and megatallado of the ashlar.It has the necessary infrastructure and tourist services such as interpretation workshops, with the presence of sillar cutters; information panel areas; tourist signage; parking lot; Purchase of handicrafts in sillar and rest areas.The sillar route is managed by the Sillar Cutters Network - Arequipa. It currently comprises a length of 2,000 meters, covering the quarries in operation of Añashuayco, Cortadores and the virgin quarry of Culebrillas.
From 2:50 am our mobility passes through the different hotels to start our trip to one of the deepest canyons in the world, taking the Yura road, pass by Pampa Cañahuas (Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve ) habitat of the beautiful South American camelids, the vicunas. In the Tocra bofedales we can appreciate a variety of migratory birds, among which are the flamingos. We will pass through the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura). We will stop at the Mirador de los Volcanes, which is also the highest area of the road (4,910 m.a.s.l.) from where we will appreciate much of the western mountain range. Approximately, at 7:00 am to 7:30 am we will be moored to the town of Chivay; Then we will go to the Mirador de la Cruz del Condor, strategic observation point of the Canyon and the spectacular flight of the Condor. Then visit other towns and the termal baths. Is possible take a picture of the camelids in the way to return to Arequipa.
This is a unique experience for travelers looking to know a little explored space during their trip. In this tour you will not find a massive amount of tourists and you can make a very fun and easy trekking in the middle of a unique canyon in Arequipa. They can also combine the experience of a beautiful trekking, culture and thermal baths
Let your spirit soar like the Andean condor on this full-day exploration of Colca Canyon. Stop by the ‘Condor’s Cross,’ near one of the canyon’s deepest points, to watch these majestic birds as they appear to float on the wind. Continue to traditional towns like Maca and Yanque where you’ll observe colonial-era churches and locals garbed in needlework dresses. Finish your trip on a high point as you return through 16,000-foot (4900-meter) Patapampa pass. A guide, breakfast and round-trip hotel transport are also covered.
Panoramic visit the Plaza de Armas, then go to the Mirador de Carmen alto and Yanahuara, as well as the traditional Cayma district. The Incalpaca and zoo outlet, where we will see the 4 varieties of camelids, we will know the artificial lakes of Tingo, Sachaca and taking the landscape path we will enter the Founder's Mansion (colonial house that retains ornaments of colonial and republican origin), and then the Mill From Sabandía, a construction that dates back to the 16th century, we will cross the Paucarpata district with its beautiful pre-Inca walkway, and return to the city, we will optionally have the opportunity to end the tour in the Tradition Arequipeña restaurant and enjoy its exquisite Arequipeños dishes.
Arequipa, Peru's ‘White City’, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site well worth the visit. See all its top spots while riding in comfort onboard a panoramic bus driven and narrated by a bilingual guide (English & Spanish). Start in Plaza de Armas then take in the scenery offered by a series of viewpoints before making several stops to experience this ancient city on foot and learn some of its long and fascinating history.
Get a sense for the rich history and stunning scenery near Arequipa during this 4-hour, small-group, excursion. Travel with a guide and no more than 15 other guests, discovering the stunning landscape of the Chilina Valley and the towering Misti volcano in the distance. You’ll tour the 18th-century stone mill of Sabandia and visit the La Mansion del Fundador, one of the most iconic mansions in the region, before ending your day at the ‘Iron Bridge,’ designed by famed architect Gustave Eiffel. Benefit from a guide and round-trip transport (including hotel pickup, but not hotel drop-off) too.
This tour takes us to know the quarries from where the sillar is extracted, this is a volcanic stone with which most of the colonial houses and monuments of the city of Arequipa were built. It is a worth to see how the ashar is hand carved by the carvers making great carvings in these quarries.
Many travelers go directly between the cities of Arequipa to Puno, missing out on the opportunity to see Colca Canyon. This full-day guided tour offers hassle-free transport from Arequipa to Puno while including a sightseeing excursion to the deep canyon where you can see the famed condor in flight.
This 2-day tour to the Colca Canyon in Peru allows travelers to see the beauty of the canyon and the area's Andean condors without a lot of hiking. See volcanos and llamas during the drive between Arequipa and the town of Chivay. Take short walks around the Colca Valley to enjoy views of the canyon more than 9,800 feet below. Visit the area's famous condor lookout point for the chance to see condors in flight.
Explore the sublime surroundings of Arequipa on a half-day private tour of the lush countryside. Gain insight into the region’s agricultural history with a private guide; visit the distinct farming terraces of Paucarpata; and tour a grand colonial home belonging to the founder of Arequipa. Transportation in a comfortable and air-conditioned minivan is provided for your convenience.
Discover the Colca Canyon at a more relaxed pace than you would on a day trip during a 2-day tour from Arequipa. Unlike conventional tours, this multi-day excursion comes with a customizable itinerary—to which horseback riding and ziplining can be added—and includes accommodation and round-trip transfers that allow you to spend less time navigating and more time enjoying the scenery.
Embark on an off-road adventure through Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve on a full-day tour from Arequipa. Ideal for active travelers, this small-group excursion, limited to five participants, combines a 3-hour hike to the Salinas Salt Lagoon with wlidlife spotting and off-road travel. Bring binoculars to spot wild alpacas and perhaps a rare vicuña along the way. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.