The Colca Canyon is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, situated 160 km Northwest of Arequipa. This spectacular region paints vibrant masterpieces of mountains, colonial villages, and the carefree flight of Condors known as the Kings of the Air.

Interests

  • Adventure
  • Heritage
  • Landscape

Highlights

  • Colca Canyon
  • Andean Condor
  • Trekking
  • Hiking

Places to Stay

Belmond Las Casitas

Style: Boutique

Set amidst the peace and serenity of the isolated Colca canyon, the 'Belmond Las Casitas' is a collection of 20 luxurious cottages.

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Casa Andina Standard Colca

The charming Casa Andina Standard is situated within the Colca canyon amidst a spectacular panoramic landscape and a short distance from Arequipa.

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Colca Lodge

Style: Lodge

At the Colca Lodge local resources have been used to construct a charming hotel in harmony with the surrounding environment.

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Activities in Colca

Arequipa-Colca: 3D (part 2/3) Colca Canyon Trekking night in Colca

Spend a full day trekking as you begin this day bright and early in order to see the sunrise over the Colca Canyon. Trek along the Colca and Chimpamayo Rivers viewing the Chimpa Fort. During your trek view several Incan tombs and take in the stunning landscape of the mountains, small villages and mighty rivers. With luck you might also view a condor soaring above you during your hike. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the beauty of nature and finish the day with a trek to the Madrigal Mine. (05:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Picnic Lunch Included.)

Arequipa-Colca: 3D (part 1/3) Colca Canyon Trekking night in Colca

Explore the beauty of Peruvian countryside on this scenic drive from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Along the way pass through the Aguada Blanca national Wildlife Reserve where you are able to stop and view the vicuñas and other wildlife such as different migratory birds. Further along the way, stop at the stunning lookout point of Patapama to get an amazing view of Andes Mountain range and the volcanoes in the region. This stunning spot is known as the Viewpoint of the Andes for its magnificent views. Arrive at the town of Chivay, located on the edge of Colca Canyon, in the early afternoon and enjoy a hearty lunch. In the afternoon take a short trek to Coporaque and Uyu-Uyu before heading to your hotel. (08:00 to 16:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included)

Colca Canyon (Part 2/3) – Colca Canyon Experience

Begin your day bright and early in the morning to reach the Condor Pass at sunrise. With luck you catch a glimpse of the rare and mighty Andean Condor soaring through the canyon. Visit the small towns of Maca and Yanque, visiting their colonial churches and taking in additional views of Colca Canyon. After an independent lunch, a short hike can be arranged around the town of Chivay. (06:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Lunch not Included)

Colca Canyon (Part 2/3) -Colca Canyon Experience

Begin your day bright and early in the morning to reach the Condor Pass at sunrise. With luck you catch a glimpse of the rare and mighty Andean Condor soaring through the canyon. Visit the small towns of Maca and Yanque, visiting their colonial churches and taking in additional views of Colca Canyon. After an independent lunch, a short hike can be arranged around the town of Chivay. (06:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Lunch not Included)

Colca Canyon (Part 1/3) – Scenic Andean Drive Arequipa, Colca and Puno

Explore the beauty of Peruvian countryside on this scenic drive from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Along the way pass through the Aguada Blanca national Wildlife Reserve where you are able to stop and view the vicuñas and other wildlife such as different migratory birds. Further along the way, stop at the stunning lookout point of Patapama to get an amazing view of Andes Mountain range and the volcanoes in the region. This stunning spot is known as the Viewpoint of the Andes for its magnificent views. Arrive at the town of Chivay, located on the edge of Colca Canyon, in the early afternoon and enjoy a hearty lunch. Take a relaxing afternoon to explore the small local market and the town of Chivay. (08:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included)

Colca Canyon (Part 1/3) -Scenic Andean Drive from Arequipa

Explore the beauty of Peruvian countryside on this scenic drive from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Along the way pass through the Aguada Blanca national Wildlife Reserve where you are able to stop and view the vicuñas and other wildlife such as different migratory birds. Further along the way, stop at the stunning lookout point of Patapama to get an amazing view of Andes Mountain range and the volcanoes in the region. This stunning spot is known as the Viewpoint of the Andes for its magnificent views. Arrive at the town of Chivay, located on the edge of Colca Canyon, in the early afternoon and enjoy a hearty lunch. Take a relaxing afternoon to explore the small local market and the town of Chivay. (08:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included)

Colca Canyon (Part 1/2) – Scenic Andean Drive Arequipa, Colca and Puno

Explore the beauty of Peruvian countryside on this scenic drive from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Along the way pass through the Aguada Blanca national Wildlife Reserve where you are able to stop and view the vicuñas and other wildlife such as different migratory birds. Further along the way, stop at the stunning lookout point of Patapama to get an amazing view of Andes Mountain range and the volcanoes in the region. This stunning spot is known as the Viewpoint of the Andes for its magnificent views. Arrive at the town of Chivay, located on the edge of Colca Canyon, in the early afternoon and enjoy a hearty lunch. Take a relaxing afternoon to explore the small local market and the town of Chivay. (08:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included)

Arequipa-Colca Canyon (Part 1/2) -Scenic Andean Drive from Arequipa

Explore the beauty of Peruvian countryside on this scenic drive from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Along the way pass through the Aguada Blanca national Wildlife Reserve where you are able to stop and view the vicuñas and other wildlife such as different migratory birds. Further along the way, stop at the stunning lookout point of Patapama to get an amazing view of Andes Mountain range and the volcanoes in the region. This stunning spot is known as the Viewpoint of the Andes for its magnificent views. Arrive at the town of Chivay, located on the edge of Colca Canyon, in the early afternoon and enjoy a hearty lunch. Take a relaxing afternoon to explore the small local market and the town of Chivay. (08:00 to 15:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included)

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