Tierra Biru Expeditions – Tours in Peru

Operations area: +51 989 606 814
Reservations area: +51 954 246 077
Sales area: +51 984 458 557
Operations area: +51 989 606 814
Reservations area: +51 954 246 077
Sales area: +51 984 458 557
Home » Puno Tours » Arequipa – Colca Canyon – Puno 2 Days

Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Puno 2 Days

Price from: $90 USD

Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Puno

2 Days

Explore the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca on a 2-Day Tour 

Discover the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca on a 2-day tour from Arequipa to Puno.

Begin your journey in Arequipa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its colonial architecture and beautiful white-stone buildings. 

Next, travel to the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world. Hike to the Cruz del Condor viewpoint to see the majestic condors soaring overhead. Visit the villages of Chivay and Cabanaconde, where you can learn about the local culture and traditions.

Finally, end your tour in Puno, a city located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Visit the floating islands of the Uros people, a unique and fascinating culture that has lived on the lake for centuries.

This tour is a great way to experience the best of what the southern Andes has to offer. It is a unique and unforgettable experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Tour Price

Arequipa – Colca Canyon – Puno

$90 USD
per person

Group Size:

Up to 18

Activity Level:

Easy

Trip Length:

2 Days

Description of the 2 day tour of the Colca Canyon and Puno

The incredible tour with a visit to the majestic Colca Canyon is an amazing experience, offering breathtaking views of mirrored landscapes, Andean animals like South American camelids, migratory birds, and glimpses of snow-capped mountains and both active and inactive volcanoes in the expansive area, including the famous Misti volcano, Ubinas, among others.

Additionally, participants will have the chance to enjoy a delightful time in thermal waters with a temperature of 38°C, recommended especially for individuals with bone and muscular conditions, among others. This journey will ultimately lead them to the city of Puno.

Here are some highlights of the Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Puno 2-Day Tour

  • Discover Arequipa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its colonial architecture and beautiful white-stone buildings.
  • Hike to the Cruz del Condor viewpoint in the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world, to see the majestic condors soaring overhead.
  • Visit the villages of Chivay and Cabanaconde in the Colca Canyon, where you can learn about the local culture and traditions.
  • Visit the floating islands of the Uros people on Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.
 

Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Puno: 2-Day Itinerary  

An amazing tour to the Colca Canyon offers breathtaking views of landscapes, Andean fauna, and volcanoes. Additionally, it includes a relaxing time in thermal waters at 38°C, recommended for bone and muscular conditions, with the final destination in Puno.

Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay + La Calera Thermal Baths  

From 7:30 to 8:15 a.m., our local guide will pick up passengers from their hotels (downtown Arequipa) to head towards the world's deepest canyon. We will make stops at Pampa Cañahuas (Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve), the habitat of South American camelids, where we can appreciate vicuñas, known for having the finest and most expensive fiber in the world. Additionally, we can observe migratory birds such as flamingos, Andean seagulls, wild ducks, etc.

Next, we reach the Volcanoes Viewpoint at 4,800 meters above sea level, the highest point of the journey, where we can admire the western mountain range and the volcanoes. Continuing the journey, we arrive in Chivay and check into our accommodations before having lunch in Chivay (lunch not included). In the afternoon, participants can visit the popular La Calera thermal baths, a paradise surrounded by mountains.

Day 2: Chivay – Cruz Del Cóndor – Puno

After breakfast, we start the day with a visit to the Natural Viewpoint: Cruz del Cóndor, where we can appreciate the vastness and depth of the canyon and enjoy the spectacular flight of the condors. Following this unique experience, we head to the Wayrapunko, Andaguilque, and Choquetico viewpoints, passing through the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma, and Yanque. After a few hours, we return to Chivay for a buffet lunch.

After lunch, we depart for Puno, making a stop at Lagunillas along the way—a beautiful place with water mirrors, diverse Andean birds, and trout farms in artisanal boats. Amidst the spectacular views and tranquil atmosphere, you can capture incredible photographs. Later, we arrive in Puno around 7 p.m., and you will be transferred to your hotel.

Arequipa - Colca Canyon - Puno: 2-Day Itinerary  

An amazing tour to the Colca Canyon offers breathtaking views of landscapes, Andean fauna, and volcanoes. Additionally, it includes a relaxing time in thermal waters at 38°C, recommended for bone and muscular conditions, with the final destination in Puno.

Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay + La Calera Thermal Baths  

From 7:30 to 8:15 a.m., our local guide will pick up passengers from their hotels (downtown Arequipa) to head towards the world's deepest canyon. We will make stops at Pampa Cañahuas (Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve), the habitat of South American camelids, where we can appreciate vicuñas, known for having the finest and most expensive fiber in the world. Additionally, we can observe migratory birds such as flamingos, Andean seagulls, wild ducks, etc.

Next, we reach the Volcanoes Viewpoint at 4,800 meters above sea level, the highest point of the journey, where we can admire the western mountain range and the volcanoes. Continuing the journey, we arrive in Chivay and check into our accommodations before having lunch in Chivay (lunch not included). In the afternoon, participants can visit the popular La Calera thermal baths, a paradise surrounded by mountains.

Day 2: Chivay – Cruz Del Cóndor – Puno

After breakfast, we start the day with a visit to the Natural Viewpoint: Cruz del Cóndor, where we can appreciate the vastness and depth of the canyon and enjoy the spectacular flight of the condors. Following this unique experience, we head to the Wayrapunko, Andaguilque, and Choquetico viewpoints, passing through the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma, and Yanque. After a few hours, we return to Chivay for a buffet lunch.

After lunch, we depart for Puno, making a stop at Lagunillas along the way—a beautiful place with water mirrors, diverse Andean birds, and trout farms in artisanal boats. Amidst the spectacular views and tranquil atmosphere, you can capture incredible photographs. Later, we arrive in Puno around 7 p.m., and you will be transferred to your hotel.

Included:

  • Pick-up service from your hotel in the city of Arequipa.
  • Professional guide fluent in Spanish and English.
  • Transportation from Arequipa to Colca Canyon and then to Puno.
  • Buffet lunch on the second day in Chivay.

Not Included:

  • Any other services not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Buffet lunch in Chivay (30.00 Nuevos Soles).
  • Colca Tourist Ticket (BTC).
  • Entrance to the Thermal Baths in Chivay (S/. 15.00 Soles).
  • Hotel accommodation in Chivay.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit. Optio, neque qui velit. Magni dolorum quidem ipsam eligendi, totam, facilis laudantium cum accusamus ullam voluptatibus commodi numquam, error, est. Ea, consequatur.

Essentials for the Arequipa - Puno Tour:

  • Appropriate Clothing: Wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing. Keep in mind that nights in Puno can be chilly, so a jacket or sweater is essential.

  • Comfortable Footwear: Use comfortable and sturdy shoes, especially if there are planned walks.

  • Sunscreen and Hat: Puno is at high altitude, and the sun can be strong. Bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from UV rays.

  • Water and Snacks: Stay hydrated during activities. Bring a reusable water bottle and some snacks for additional energy.

  • Camera and Charger: Capture the beautiful landscapes and moments of the tour. Bring a camera and ensure you have enough battery and storage space.

  • Lip Balm and Moisturizer:Altitude and weather can dry out the skin. Bring lip balm and moisturizer to keep your skin protected.

  • Personal Medications: If you take medications regularly, ensure you have an ample supply for the duration of the tour.

  • Small Backpack or Bag: Bring a small backpack to carry your essential belongings during daily excursions.

  • Power Adapter: If you're traveling from another country, bring a power adapter for your electronic devices.

  • Cash: Ensure you have enough cash, as some places may not accept credit cards. Also, be aware that in some remote areas, finding ATMs can be challenging.

COLCA CANYON - PUNO TOUR GALLERY

Travel Highlights

Duration:2 Days
Type:National Tours, Puno, Arequipa
Ideal group size:1 to 18 explorers
Physical Intensity:Easy
Departures:Available Daily
Recommended age for the tour:Participants must be at least 18 years old to embark on a solo Tierra Biru adventure. For minors accompanied by a guardian aged 21 or older, the minimum age is 6.

Why Choose Tierra Biru Expeditions?

Our Tripadvisor Reviews

  • star ratingExcelente – Estube 17 días en el Perú, visite los lugares más emblemáticos con la agencia, Tierra Virus
    Todo fue excepcional, la atención fue de primera, les agradezco la colaboración para el… read more

    avatar thumb Davazca
    23 August, 2023
  • star ratingRecomendable. – Muy recomendable el servicio, el cual ya lo tomamos en cada visita al cusco y siempre ha cubierto y superado nuestras expectativas.

    avatar thumb osmardaga77
    4 December, 2023
  • star ratingExperiencia inolvidable – Excelente agencia, se adecua a tu plan y presupuesto, la atención incomparable, una agradable experiencia.

    avatar thumb yireidio
    23 August, 2023
  • star ratingTodo excelente – Todo excelente! Buenos servicios, buenas ubicaciones de los hoteles y personal muy amable y responsable.

    avatar thumb Iris R
    3 September, 2023
Open chat
Hello
Can we help you?