Arequipa has one of the deepest natural canyons in the world, the Colca Canyon Valley offers visitors breathtaking views of the Andes mountain range, as well as the opportunity to hike adventurous visitors and learn more about ancient customs and see how the inhabitants preserve many of their customs. The landscapes that surround this beautiful Inca terraced valley, combined with the flora and fauna of the area make the Colca Valley a very good place to do different treks to enjoy this wonderful Valley.
Day 1: Arequipa – Cabanaconde – Llahuar
Pick up from the hotel at 4:00 am to head for the Colca Canyon Valley, on the way we can appreciate different Andean landscapes including the reserve of Aguada Blanca, where you can appreciate alpacas and vicuñas. We will pass by a passage of more than 4800m from where you will have a panoramic view of the Andes mountain range. Then we will start descending to Chivay and then continue towards the town of Cabanaconde 3287msnm.
Approximately 13:00 pm we will take lunch, then get ready and begin our walk of approximately 4 hours by a path that is used by the local people until arriving at the town of Llahuar. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Llahuar – Paclla – Sangalle
After a fortifying breakfast we will begin our walk through the Colca Canyon to the community of Paclla, and we will ascend to the natural viewpoint of Apachetas (set of stones that represent the desires and dreams of the inhabitants). Later we will arrive at the village of Sangalle, where we will have lunch and have a well-deserved rest and relaxation in the natural pools of the oasis of Sangalle. Overnight.
Day 3: Sangalle – Cruz del Condor – Chivay – Arequipa
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will continue our hike along a steep path that is recommended to do so very early to avoid the rays of the sun and the heat. This trek is approximately 3 hours and will lead us to the famous viewpoint known as Cruz del Cóndor where we will appreciate the flight of the condor, the largest bird in the world. After this special moment we will wait for our transport to return to the city of Arequipa at approximately 18:00 pm.
Pick up at the Hotel.
Transfer in tourist mobilities during the entire tour
Guided tour throughout the tour with a professional specialized in Trekking
01 Night of Lodging in a family house in San Juan de Chuccho
01 Night of Lodging in Bungalows in the Oasis of Sangalle