Arequipa / Colca Canyon by Axel Tours
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Visit one of the deepest canyons in the world and observe the flight of the Condor and the city of Arequipa with its magnificent churches...
- Departure time(s): Weekly
- Duration: 4 Days
- Starts & ends in: Arequipa
- Single room supplement: 105.00 USD
What to bring:
- Insect Repellant
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1 Day.- Upon arrival transfer to the selected htl. Tour will take you to the white city and its Churches. The city is surrounded by a superb countryside ideal for a comfortable rest. It is the second city of the country and it is also know as the White City because their houses are built with a white volcanic material know as Sillar
2 Day.- Arequipa: Colca Canyon
Early in the morning, depart on a wonderful four hours bus trip to the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world (3400 mts.). On the trip we drive across Pampa Cañahuas in the Aguada Blanca National Reserve, inhabited by herds of Vicuñas and Alpacas (South American cameloids). We also see beautiful pre-Columbian terraces, still being cultivated by the native Collaguas. Box lunch. On your arrival at Colca Valley, transfer to the selected lodge.
In the afternoon, we recommend you to rest and get used to the altitude. If you are in good shape, you will have free time to stroll around the lodge surroundings or you could take a repairing bath at the hot springs nearby the lodge.
Dinner and overnight at selected lodge at the Colca Valley. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
3 Day.- Colca: Condor Cross / Chivay Valley Overnight We leave early in the morning to the " Condor's Cross ", where the biggest bird in the world can be usually seen flying. On the way back we visit the Colonial Towns and Churches of Yanque, Coporaque, Achoma and Maca. Good opportunity to appreciate the life of these people that has changed little since Inca times.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
One more night Overnight in Chivay Valley Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
4 Day.- Chivay Valley - Juliaca & Capachica Llachon ( Puno ) : Chullpas of Sillustani on route if time permite
at 13.30 p.m transfer by tourist ( 06 hrs = 258 kms ) to ( Puno ) and will drive to the Puno. route offers great natural sceneries. Along this paved road we will drive throughout small towns, as well as a beautiful lagoon called Lagunillas, where trout farms can be seen, and if you are lucky you might also see Andean flamingos and many others Andean birds. The highlights of this road are without doubt the burial towers of Sillustani, enormous cylindrical constructions built long before the Incas. The Sillustani towers are perhaps the finest and the most perfect cylindrical constructions of ancient Peru, as such perfection can be found no where else in South America. A tour if time permited to Sillustani will give you a better view into the life of pre-Inca civilizations, and exploring the area you can marvel with the great beauty of the Umayo Lagoon, which is located at the foot of Sillustani natural platform. After visiting Sillustani we will continue to the city ( Puno ). Upon your Meals Included: Breakfast
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