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Colca Canyon Full Day Tour

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Colca Canyon Tour

Full Day

Explore the Colca Canyon, the Second Deepest Canyon in the World, on a Full-Day Tour

Discover the stunning beauty of the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world, on a full-day tour from Arequipa.

Visit the Cruz del Cóndor, a viewpoint that offers breathtaking views of the canyon and the majestic condors that soar overhead.See the waterfalls of Colacancha and Sangalle, two of the most beautiful waterfalls in the canyon.

Learn about the local culture and traditions from your knowledgeable guide.

This tour is a great way to experience the best of what the Colca Canyon has to offer.

Tour Price

Colca Canyon Full Day Tour

$40 USD
per person

Group Size:

Up to 18

Activity Level:

Easy

Trip Length:

1 Day

Overview of the 1-Day Colca Canyon Tour

The Colca Canyon is a 4,160 meter deep canyon, more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States. It is the second deepest canyon in the world, after the Yarlung Tsangpo in China.

Here are some highlights of the Arequipa Colca Canyon Full Day Tour:

  • See the Cruz del Cóndor, a viewpoint that offers breathtaking views of the canyon and the majestic condors that soar overhead.
  • Visit the waterfalls of Colacancha and Sangalle, two of the most beautiful waterfalls in the canyon.

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

Arequipa - Colca Canyon: 1-Day Itinerary

We start the one-day Colca Canyon tour at 03:00 AM with the pick-up of passengers from their hotel, beginning the journey through Yura. The trip goes directly to the Cruz del Condor, making only a stop for breakfast in the town of Chivay.

Around 08:30 AM, we will reach Cruz del Condor, where we can appreciate one of the deepest canyons in the world and the condor sanctuary. On the way back, we will stop in the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, and Yanque, which boast beautiful colonial churches, as well as the Antahuilque and Choquetico Viewpoints, where we can observe pre-Inca tombs and models and the beautiful landscape of Colca with its impressive terraces.

At 11:30 AM, in Chivay, we will head to the La Calera hot springs.

At 12:30 PM, lunch in Chivay, and return to Arequipa.

Around 01:30 PM, on the way back, we will stop at the Volcano Viewpoint (highest point 4,910 meters above sea level), in the Tocra wetlands where the diversity of wild birds, herds of alpacas and llamas can be observed. In Pampa Cañahuas, we will see herds of vicuñas (part of the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve), the beautiful South American camelid with one of the finest fibers in the world.

Around 05:00 PM, we arrive in the city of Arequipa.

Included:

  • Tourist transportation.
  • Pick-up service at the hotel.
  • Official tourist guide.
  • Breakfast.

Not Included:

  • Lunch.
  • General admission: Foreigners S/. 70.00, Nationals S/. 20.00, Latinos S/. 40.00.
  • Entrance to the hot springs: S/. 15.00 (optional).
  • 18% General Sales Tax (IGV), if you request an invoice.
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Essentials for the Colca Canyon Tour:

  • Documents: Passport, visa, credit card, cash.
  • Clothing: Comfortable walking clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent.
  • Medications: Prescription medications, over-the-counter medications for pain, stomach upset, motion sickness, etc.
  • Other: Camera, chargers, power adapters, water bottle, snacks.

COLCA CANYON GALLERY

Travel Highlights

Duration:1 Day
Type:National Tours, 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?

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