Peru - Extension to Colca Canyon & Arequipa from Puno
 
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Why visit Colca Canyon?

This Canyon is reportedly the deepest in the world, thought to be twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA. Colca Canyon is the home to the great Condors. A  highlight of the Colca Canyon is a stop at Cruz del Condor, the pass where condors soar gracefully on the rising thermals occurring as the air warms.

DAY 1  Puno - Colca

Pick up from your hotel and departure to Colca by ground transportation. While on the route you will have the chance for last views of the magnificent Titicaca Lake. Also view the National Reserve of Aguada Blanca y Salinas, populated by dispersed herds with vicunas, alpacas and llamas, the route takes you to "Cruzero Alto", located at 4,500 m.a.s.l. Arrive in Chivay, town at the edge of Colca Canyon. Accommodation in Colca.  (L, D)

DAY 2  Colca - Arequipa

Early morning departure to the view point for the observation of condors. Return to hotel and breakfast. Visits the main town, market and artisan zone. Departure to Arequipa city taking the route of the Valley of the Colca, viewpoint of Tapay, Litomaquetas in Choquetico, "Tumbas Colgantes", Andenes and terraces of Antahuilque and Llactacucho, typical towns of Yanque or the Maca that has an imposing church perhaps most beautiful of the zone, arrive in Arequipa and transfer to the hotel in Arequipa. Overnight  (B, L, D)

DAY 3 Arequipa - Lima

In the morning after breakfast tour of the "White City", including the "Plaza de Armas" (Main Square), the Cathedral, La Compañia Church and the famous Monastery of Santa Catalina. Return to the hotel. Transfer to the airport to take your flight back to Lima. (B)

INCLUDES: EXTRA:
  • Airport transfers in Iquitos
  • 2 nights accommodation in Standard room
  • Meals as indicated (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
  • Professional English speaking guides for programmed tours and activities
  • Airfares and applicable taxes
  • Meals and excursions not specified by the itinerary
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature
  • Visas, airport and departure taxes if applicable
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    Some day tours/transfers may be private or pooled with other travelers. If this is not acceptable please advice your booking agent and we will be able to provide private tours.
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