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Arequipa Tour 4 days tour and Colca Canyon trek

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Physical Level:
Moderate
Highest Altitude:
2335 masl
Recommended Seasson:
all year
Tour Type:
Hiking Tour
Trip Length:
4 days
Group Size:
8 to 15
Price From:
$ USD

Arequipa Tour 4 days tour and Colca Canyon trek


With our package of Arequipa tour 4 days, and Trek to the Colca Canyon in Arequipa, we can be part of the culture of the White City of Arequipa, and we can know why it is called the White City.

We will enjoy a tour of the main tourist attractions of Arequipa, and we can also make a unique adventure to the Colca Canyon trek in Arequipa 2 days 1 night.


Overview

  • Day 01: Pick up at hotel / City Tour Arequipa 9:00 am / 1:00 pm.
  • Day 02: Colca Canyon Trek 2  days
  • Day 03: Visit Colca Canyon / Cruz del Condor viewpoint.
  • Day 04: Transfer Hotel – Apartment.

Trip Details

  • Physical classification: Moderate (3/5)
  • Activities: Hiking, cultural, archeology, nature, landscapes.
  • Lodging: At the client’s choice; standard hotels, luxury hotels, deluxe hotels. With in double, triple or family accommodations, rooms with private bathrooms). individual room with additional cost.
  • Group Size: Groups of 20 passengers, we also offer private services.

Highlights

Arequipa: “the white city” of Arequipa located at 2337 m.a.s.l., surrounded by imposing volcanoes, mainly by the Misti Volcano, Chachani and Picchu Picchu.

Colca Canyon: Is of the most important tourist attractions of Arequipa, located 170 km from Arequipa, and over 3651 m.a.s.l along the way you can see 80 small volcanoes.

Patapampa: known as the Mirador de los Andes which is located at 4910 m.a.s.l., it is known because from this height you can see all the volcanoes Valley in the area.

Cóndor Viewpoint: This place is considered unique in Arequipa and one of the most attractive places to enjoy a unique scenery, “The flight of the Condors”.


Itinerary

Day 1

Airport pick-up / City tour in Arequipa

Arequipa tour

Upon arrival at the Arequipa airport or bus terminal, our staff will be waiting for you to and transfer you to the selected hotel.

We will start the City tour in Arequipa according to the timetable, we start with the pick up from your hotel to transfer you to the historic center and admire its beautiful main square.

We will visit the Viewpoint of Carmen Alto, where you can appreciate the imposing Misti Volcano (5800 masl), Chachani (6000 masl), Pichu Pichu (5300 masl) surrounding the White City of Arequipa.

Continuing with our tour in Arequipa, we will go to the district of Yanahuara, here we will visit the Yanahuara Viewpoint, built with the Sillar Blanco, which are entered from the quarries of Añashuayco.

Then we will go to the center of Arequipa to visit the Cathedral of Arequipa, built in 1656, which is considered one of the first religious monuments, the Convent of the Society of Jesus which is considered the highest expression of religious architecture.

And to finish our tour we will visit the of Santa Catalina Monastery (1580), a small city built with material extracted from the Sillar Quarries.

Arequipa Tour 4 days tour and Colca Canyon trek
Day 2

Colca Canyon Trek

Colca Canyon Trek day 01

At 2:30 a.m., our staff will go to your hotel to pick up our passengers, to take our tourist bus and travel to Chivay, where we will have breakfast and from here continue our journey to the Cruz del Condor (3287 masl), here we can enjoy the majestic flight of the Condor.

After 1 hour of visit we will continue the trek to Cabanaconde until we arrive to the viewpoint of Pampa San Miguel (3280 masl), after about 3 hours of walking we will arrive to San Juan (2300 masl), where we will be able to visit the surroundings.

In San Juan we can have lunch and rest and then continue our hike until we reach Cosñirhua (2660 masl), from here we continue until we reach Sangalle (1160 masl), here we will spend the night in the bungalows, we will have time to rest and take a refreshing bath.

Arequipa Tour 4 days tour and Colca Canyon trek
Day 3

Arequipa Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon Trek day 02

At sunrise, at 5:00 am, as coordinated with our leader, we will continue our hike to the town of Cabanaconde in a 3-hour journey, here a breakfast awaits us.

On the way back to Chivay, we will visit the natural viewpoints of Antahuilque and Choquetico, here we can appreciate the hanging tombs and litho-maquettes of the Inka times, continuing the walk we will arrive to the villages of Maca and Yanque, where we can take a bath in the hot springs of Chacapi.

After a short rest we will return to Chivay, where we can have lunch and return to Arequipa, on the way we will have tourist stops at the Patapampa Viewpoint (4910 masl), and the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca.

Arrival in Arequipa at approximately 17:00 hours.

Arequipa Tour 4 days tour and Colca Canyon trek
Day 4

Transfer to the Arequipa Apt.

After breakfast at time for your flight, you will be picked up from the hotel for your transfer to the airport.

Note: in case your flight departs at night, we can do additional activities such as the Sillar Route or the Pillones waterfall.

Arequipa Tour 4 days tour and Colca Canyon trek

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Inclusions

Included

  • 02 nights hotel in Arequipa,
  • 01 nigth in bungalows,
  • Transportation in tourist service,
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner,
  • Professional Tour Guide,
  • First aid kit.

No Included

  • Mineral water.
  • Customer’s Particular Expenses.
  • It is possible to rent mules during the trek (service not included in the price).
  • Food

Recomendations

  • A small backpack.
  • 1 ½ liters of water until arrival at the first village
  • Bring water purification tablets
  • Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses, Towel, Sandals
  • Walking shoes.
  • Sun and warm clothing.
  • Flashlight, Batteries.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it difficult to  Colca Canyon hike?

The Colca Canyon hike is not difficult, if we want to qualify this hike we can consider it between easy and regular.

how many days are required to colca canyon trek?

to do the Colca Canyon trek you need a minimum of 2 days, not counting the days you need to be in Arequipa, in order to make a good decision, please contact an Aremika Expeditions sales consultant.

 

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