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|Summary: This trek is a dream for all adventurers
full of physical effort and looking for a beautiful scenery.
Especially when we are crossing the mountain range towards
the Valley of the Volcanoes you will be overwhelmed by the
unique mountain ranges. We lead you to the most interesting
attractions in the Arequipa region: a part of Colca Canyon
and the Andes range.
|Intineray Day by Day:(B)= breakfast / (L)= lunch /
Day: Arequipa - Chivay (Colca Canyon)
At around 8am
we pick you up at your hotel in
and we head for
After a two hours trip we arrive at “Pampas
where we are able to see
which are non-domesticated animals belonging to the camel
family and living freely in
Blanca y Salinas National Reserve.
In the afternoon we can relax in the thermal baths in ‘La
We’ll spend the night at the
Inn or in a similar hotel.
is located at 3600 meters /
The car ride will take approximately 5 hours.
Day: Arequipa - Choco. (B)(L)(D)
After having an early breakfast in your hotel in
we drive two hours to the Cross of the Condor (3,800m/12467f),
where we can observe the amazing flights of the giant birds.
Afterwards we take the trailhead, descending 30 minutes to
From there we start the trek to the deepest part of the
Canyon, close to the
We will reach the town of
after a five hours hike. Here we will also find our campsite
for that night.
Day: Choco - Miña. (B) (L) (D)
This third day we will visit the village of
(a typical community in Peru). After merging into the local
life of the Andean people we continue our way to the annex
Here we will spend the night on a suitable campsite.
Day: Miña - Chila. (B) (L) (D)
Early in the morning we begin the ascent up (appr.
5 hours) to the spurs of the
mountain range, coming next to El Paso (4600m/15092f)
where we make our camp.
Paso-Chachas-Andagua-Arequipa. (B) (L)
In the morning we rise for three hours to the highest point
of the trekking (5300m/17389f),
in certain times of the year the mountains
are covered with snow. Then we will go down to the
in the Valley of the Volcanoes, where we’ll cross a series
of dark lava formations which still have their original
form, as yet unchanged by erosion. We’ll see the cones of
many small volcanoes with craters and also observe the
agriculture of this beautiful valley. We spend the night in
a basic accommodation in the
village (optional: We start the 11-hour bus ride to
■Official English-Speaking Guide
■Private tour bus on the first day (Arequipa - Chivay -
■Public bus tickets from Colca canyon to Arequipa (last day)
■All meals according the program
■1 night of hotel in Chivay - Hotel is rated with 3 stars,
private bath, hot shower and heat
■Camping gear as 4 season tents and mattresses (Sleeping bag
is not included)
■Shared bath and cold shower facilities
■Cold shower facilities
■Tourist ticket of 70 soles or $30 US Dollars per person
(Obligatory). This is the unique entrance to the Colca
national park even if you don't stop at "Mirador Cruz Del
Condor" (take care not many tour operators don't includes
this tourist ticket), the entrance is valid to visit all the
canyon but not valid for hot springs along the canyon
■Water supply (boiled) every day before
It does not Included:
■Soft and alcoholic drinks
■Breakfast on the first day
■Hotel in Arequipa
■Tips for guide and camp staff
■Horseback riding tours
■Entrance to the hot spring in Chivay $4 USD per person will
be paid directly
We recommend to Bring:
Small day back pack
Water and Sun block
Flash light and Extra batteries
Rain jacket and Sun glasses,
Hat and Insect repellent
Extra money for souvenirs and drinks.
Person 495 US$ . Minimum 3 people.
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