Hiking the Colca Canyon in Arequipa
The beautiful scenery on the way to Cabanaconde is part of this unique adventure. On your Colca Canyon Trek, you will trek down one of the deepest canyons in the world and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience when watching the majestic condors fly. While trekking to the Village of Llahuar, the apachetas will guide your way just like in ancient times. Deep in the Canyon, you will fall in love with the Sangalle oasis, a perfect place for trout fishing, taste mouth-watering nutritious local foods, and relax in the natural hot springs.
Highlights of the Colca Canyon Trek: 3 Day Hike to Colca Canyon from Arequipa
Hear the wingbeat sounds of the majestic Andean condor soaring above you on your Colca canyon trek.
Interact with native people, who have lived for centuries in the Colca Canyon raising livestock and taking care of the land.
Enjoy calm nights beneath the stars accompanied by the lullaby of the babbling river.
Have the opportunity to taste our native delicious foods which are prepared with homegrown goods by the local people.
Itinerary Overview: This service is in private service
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Day 1: Travel from Arequipa to Cabanaconde by bus. Begin your exploration of the Colca Canyon with a moderate descent(4 hours) to Llahuar.
Day 2: Trek along ancient paths to Sangalle (4 hours). Spend the afternoon relaxing along the oasis pool or relaxing along the banks of the Colca River. After lunch we will continue ascending to Cabanaconde ( 3 hours). Overnight in Cabanaconde
Day 3: Visite Cruz del Condor. From here, you will have the chance to see the Andean Condor and enjoy a lunch with a local family in Yanque before returning to Arequipa.
We recommend you book your Colca Canyon trek at least 30 days in advance.
Travel voucher & contact details:
You will receive an electronic voucher via e-mail once your booking is confirmed.
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Simply pay an initial deposit of $99 per person and pay the rest later.
You must pay the balance of your trip no less than 45 days before the departure date, or at the time of booking if less than 45 days before departure.
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DepartureFrom your accommodation in Arequipa
Departure Time3:00AM - 3:20AM
Return Time5:00PM - 6:00PM
IncludeActivities described in the itineraryMealsTour guideAccommodationEntriesTransport
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Day One: Feel the calm of nature as you descend into the Colca Canyon
- Hiking time: Approximately 4 hours
- Hiking Level: Strenuous
- Meals: L, D
- Accommodation: Basic cabins
- Included activities: Tourist entry ticket for the canyon and all the activities described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide
Day Two : Guided by the ancestors to an unbelievable oasis
- Hiking time: Approximately 7 hours
- Hiking level: Strenuous
- Meals: B, L, D
- Accommodation: hotel accommodation in Cabanaconde
- Activities: All the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide
Day Three: The amazing soaring of condors and beautiful viewpoints
- Hiking time: Approximately 3 hours
- Hiking level: Easy
- Meals: B, L
- Transport: Private tourist transport
- Activities: All the ones described in the itinerary accompanied by a professional tour guide.
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