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AREQUIPA & COLCA 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arequipa City Tour and Santa Catalina Convent

 

Welcome at the airport by our staff and transfer to hotel. Afternoon pick up from hotel to start our tour, visit the Mirador de Carmen Alto (where you can appreciate the Chilina Valley) Yanahuara neighborhood of San Lazaro, Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, Church and cloisters of the Society of Jesus (Dome of San Ignacio), return to the hotel, overnight.


Day 02: Arequipa - Colca 

Breakfast. Departure from Arequipa via Yura, to the slopes of Chachani, Pampa Arrieros, Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve where you can see the slender vicuña, continued by Vizcachani, Toccra Pampas where there is variety of birds, then border by the crater of Chucura to reach Patapampa (4,800 m) and Mirador de los Andes where you can see the volcanoes surrounding the city of Arequipa. Descent to the village of Chivay for lunch. Accommodation at the hotel. Overnight.


Day 03: Tour Cruz Del Condor - Arequipa

After breakfast, very early departure to the Cruz del Condor (41 km from Chivay) where there is one of the most spectacular scenery of the canyon, and often you can see the condors in master flight. Return visiting the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma, Yanque and Antahuilque and Choquetico viewpoints. At noon we arrive to Chivay for lunch and return along the
Patapampa route, plain near the 4,800 meters, where we find "El Mirador de los Andes", from here you can see the Cordillera de Chila with Mismi, near by the Chucura and Huarancote, farther more the Ubinas, Misti, Chachani, Ampato, Sabancaya and Hualcahualca, continue the journey, cutting Chucura crater and following the Pampa de Toccra we will find wetlands usually with a variety of Andean birds. After approx. four-hour drive (151 km) will be coming to the city of Arequipa, overnight.  

Day 04: Arequipa

Breakfast. At the scheduled time pick up from hotel and transfer to the airport so you can take your return flight.

Program includes:

     

    • Transfer airport - hotel - airport.
    • 02 nights of accommodation at the hotel of your choice Arequipa.
    • 01 nights of accommodation at the hotel of your choice Colca.
    • Breakfast at the hotel.
    • All tours mentioned in the itinerary.
    • All entrances to the tours mentioned.
    • Professional guide for all tours.
    • 02 Lunch buffet in the Colca.
    • Personalized assistance.

     

    Program does not include:

    • Tickets air or land.
    • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
    • Others not mentioned in the program.