3 day trek including transfer to Puno / Colca Canyon

Come and enjoy an impressive 3 day trek through one of the deepest canyons in the world. Disconnect from the city and fully enjoy the nature that surrounds this valley. Our guide will show you all the beauties such as the huge birds, beautiful alpacas and vicuñas and more than 79 different types of cactus. Our tour starts very early to be able to arrive on time at the Condor's Cross and watch the condors flying over our heads and follow our route to Cabanaconde from where our adventure begins.

The third day after the Hot Springs we will take you straight by bus to Puno where you will be drop off at your hotel if it's in the center of the city. Do not miss it and book now. It will be an unforgettable experience!

per adult from

$181

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Transfer from Chivay to Puno
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance to the Colca Canyon which is 70 soles (local currency) for most of the nationalities
    • Entrance to the Hot Springs which costs 15 soles (local currency).
    • Last lunch in Chivay / We stop in a restaurant with buffet from the region. The price is 30 soles.
    • Entry/Admission - Colca Canyon
    • Entry/Admission - Hot Springs Chacapi

  • Day 1: Arequipa city - Chivay - Condor’s cross - San Juan de Chuccho

    Stop At: Condor's Cross, Cabanaconde 04124 Peru
    After picking up all the participants we depart from Arequipa at 3:30 am and drive to Chivay where we stop for breakfast and later continue to the Condor's Cross which is the best place to watch the Canyon and the famous Andean Condor birds.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Colca Canyon, Peru
    After driving 3 1/2 hours, we stop in Chivay to enjoy breakfast. Later, we continue to one of the most popular points of the canyon, “Condor’s Cross,” where we stop for about 40 minutes to watch the Condors fly. We will continue for another 20 minutes by bus, then our trek downhill begins. We trek downhill from 3300 meters above sea level to reach the bottom which takes approximately 3 ½ hours, at an altitude of 2100 meters above sea level. We have lunch, dinner and stay overnight in San Juan de Chuccho village which has a tropical climate with a lot of vegetation.
    Duration: 1 day 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: We sleep in San Juan Chuccho. It has a nice view of the river. The rooms are basic but the beds are very comfortable.

    Day 2: San Juan de Chuccho - Sangalle

    Stop At: Colca Canyon, Peru
    08:00 am after breakfast, we continue to the town of Cosñirhua to see the production of honey made by the local people and taste the honey. It is possible to see archaeological ruins left by Pre-Inca cultures around the area. Going on, we reach the town of Malata and its old Spanish church design. Then we descend to the deepest part of our trek to Sangalle Village at 1900 meters above sea level.
    Duration: 1 day 18 hours

    Stop At: Oasis Sangalle, Cabanaconde 04124 Peru
    Oasis Sangalle is a tiny town which is located in the deepest part of the Colca Canyon. Locals have made out of this place, lodges for the travelers to rest after the trekkings. It is beautiful and has a lot of vegetation around and also it's pretty close to the river.
    Duration: 16 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: We sleep in Cielo Azul lodge. It has a swimming pool and a bar. The rooms are basic but the beds are very comfortable.

    Day 3: Sangalle - Cabanaconde - Hot Springs - Chivay - Puno

    Stop At: Colca Canyon, Peru
    05:00 am trek uphill to Cabanaconde which takes approximately 3 hours. On arrival, we have breakfast in Cabanaconde and then take our transport to Chivay on the way back to Arequipa. At approximately 12:00 pm we arrive to Chivay towards the hot springs.



    In Chivay, we have a typical lunch of the region and then head back to Arequipa. On the way back, we descend from 4830 meters above sea level to 2325 meters above sea level passing through a National Reserve and Pampa Cañahuas, which is a habitat for the 4 kinds of South American camelids. (Llama, Alpaca, vicuña and guanaco). We return to Arequipa at approximately 17:30 pm.
    Duration: 1 day 18 hours

    Stop At: Hot Springs Chacapi, Away From the Main Square Of Yanque 2 km, Yanque 04140 Peru
    After the breakfast in Cabanaconde we go to the hot springs, which are located close to Chivay. The entrace costs 15 soles and it's not included in the price. In the Hot Springs you will find different pools with water temperature from 30ºC up to 60°C. Coming into the Hot Springs is optional but it's definetly a nice experience.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve, Avenida Arequipa, Arequipa 04001 Peru
    In the way to Puno we stop into the reserve in a place called Pampa Cañahuas to see Volcanos but also camelids as Alpacas, Llamas and Vicuñas. The stop is only 15 - minutes but you will see volcanos and camelids during more than 1 hour.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Lunch is not included but we will stop at a restaurant where you can eat a delicious buffet for 30 soles.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up participants between 3:00 - 3:30 am. You must be ready for the pick up in the reception of your hotel / hostel from 3:00 am. If your hotel / hostel is not in the list, please select anyone and send us a message with the name of your hotel/hostel after you book.
    Departure Time :
    3:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Trek The Colca

Activity ID: V-167832P7

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