A very nice trek into the canyon which includes the opportunity to visit all the small villages down at the canyon. You will have the great opportunity of fishing at the colca river and take a dip at the natural hot springs.
This trek is not very demanding. You will walk almost 4 hours per day. It is for people who enjoy nature and meeting local people.
06:00 h in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel by a representative of our agency and then you will transferred to the bus station to take the bus to Cabanaconde. Along this journey you will drive over a pass that is over 4,800 m /15,748 Ft. We will arrive in Cabanaconde at around 13:00 h. Upon arrival, we will have time to have lunch at the little village of Cabanaconde. Afterwards we will start to descend to the Canyon, following a winding path that leads down to the bottom of the Canyon till we reach the village of LLAHUAR around 17:00 h. At this village we will have some free time to explore some parts of the Colca Canyon and afterwards we will have dinner under a starry night. Overnight at the village of Llahuar.Hot springs available and fishing opportunity.
After breakfast we will continue our trek throughout the Canyon till the village of PACLLA and the Natural Lookout point of Apachetas (piles of stones place on one another, in a vertical way, used by Andean people as signals or to mark the road). We will walk for about 4 hours till we arrive at the gorgeous and peaceful town of SANGALLE, where we will have lunch and in the afternoon visitors may go to swim in a nice pool called The Oasis or go to walk to the Colca river. By night we will dinner and will make a fire. Overnight at village of Sangalle.
Rise early for breakfast before starting the ascent to Cabanaconde. You will have enough time to go for a short walk and explore the village. We take the bus to Cruz del Condor (Condor Crossing) to see majestic condors flying through the canyon so be sure to bring your camera.Lunch will be in Chivay where you can soak in the hot springs of "La Calera" (36 Degrees Celcius) .
Arrival at Arequipa will be in the late afternoon/ evening
Age range, type of group
Family with kids over 10 years old, young couples , senior couples
Sleeping and meals
Overnight in basic accommodation providing clean bed
We offer discount for more that 5 passengers
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