Colca Canyon is one of the deepest canyon in the world the live culture and the picturesque mountains doing an unique place to visit that if you are in Peru it is must to see even in one day worth it.
Pick up starts wait us ready at 02:30. We will pick you up then we will drive from Arequipa for 3 hours towards Chivay; the capital of the Colca Canyon on North West direction behind snow-covered Chachani. We will arrive to Yanque village there we have Breakfast.
Then we continue driving for 1 and half more towards the most visited point “the Cross” of the Condor here, we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor.
The area presents beautiful typical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre Inca terraces still in use with Andean growing like corn, quinoa, kiwicha among others. In addition, we will visit the hot spring pools that the entrance fee is additional for that there we have 45 minutes free.
Then we will visit Chivay town for lunch and After Lunch, we come back to Arequipa; on the way, we stop at the highest pass: the viewpoint of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. - 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, Andean gooze, ducks, Andean eagle "Kara Kara". (18:00 hrs. approx. Back in Arequipa.).