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2-Day Arequipa & Colca Canyon Tour

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Highlights

  • Incredible views of the Misti & Picchu Picchu volcanoes

  • Sights of vicuñas on the Pampa Cañahuas Vicuna Reserve

  • Observation of endangered condors at Condor Cross viewpoint

  • Visits to Maca (Achoma) & Yanque & their colonial churches

  • Convenient roundtrip transportation to spectacular sights

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Arequipa and Colca Canyon

  • What's included

    Daily lunch

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from Arequipa hotels

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Flights to Arequipa

  • What's excluded

    Overnight accomodation

  • What's excluded

    Beverages and meals not listed as inclusions

  • What's excluded

    Taxes

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Personal safety equipment

Know Before You Book

  • You must be able to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • You must have good circulation and healthy, unblocked breathing.

  • If you fear heights, you should not take part in this activity.

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most Arequipa city hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • You will arrange your exact tour departure time directly with the local tour operator after booking.

  • You must have book a hotel at Chivay for the end of the day one.


What you can expect

Venture into the Peruvian highlands for 2 days of beautiful views, calming waters, and charming local culture. From the volcanic slopes of Chachani to elegant colonial churches, the green-coated ridges of Colca Canyon offer a look at the countryside's beauty and splendor.

Day 1: Head to the spectacular Colca Canyon and climb the slopes of the Chachani volcano, which afford breathtaking views of the Misti and Pikchu Pikchu volcanoes. Cross the Pampa Cañahuas Vicuna Reserve and get a look at packs of vicuñas grazing freely in the highlands.

Typical villages appear along way, providing a glimpse of life in this region. Reach the town of Chivay, where the group stops for lunch. Spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the lodge or visiting the hot spring pools in the surrounding area.

Day 2: Rise early and head for the Condor Cross viewpoint and watch for condors, huge endangered birds that are symbolic of the Andes Mountains. Get a magnificent full view of the size of the canyon, considered as one of the deepest in the world.

Next, visit the villages of Maca (Achoma) and Yanque, which feature elegantly preserved colonial churches. Enjoy lunch before heading back to Arequipa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Cañón del Colca

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Arequipa Arequipa

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