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Colca Canyon Trek 2 days

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Our “Trek into the Canyon 2 Days” is a the shortest recommended trek into the Colca canyon. An experience that allows you to explore the traditional villages along the route, observe the famous “Andean Condor” gliding through the walls of the canyon and enjoy the incredible nature.

The tour is organized with a specialized local guide and the best Lodge options that you find in this area. Additionally for the second day (Steep up out of the canyon); you’ll have the optional support of a mule and owner in case of need.

Discover with us amazing landscapes, traditional towns and experience the fascination of exploring one of the deepest canyons in the world!

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Arequipa

Natural Scene

  • Hiking shoes.
  • Sun block and hut.
  • Reusable bottled of water.
  • Walking sticks. (Optional).
  • Sleeping Bag (optional).
  • Private transport Arequipa / Chivay / Cabanaconde / Arequipa.
  • Spanish/English official private guide.
  • Lodgment inside the canyon (Lodge Oasis en Sangalle).
  • All the meals in the canyon and breakfast second day in Cabanaconde.
  • Mule (Only for equipment).
  • Assistance.

Grade of Difficulty: Good physical condition.

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Professional guide English / Spanish.

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    Read our FAQs – Colca Canyon

    Where do the tours to Colca Canyon depart from?

    All tours to the Colca Canyon leave from the city of Arequipa.  In request we can organize to pick you from Puno and join our classic tour in Chivay town.

    How far is the Colca Canyon from Arequipa?

    It is about a 3 1/2 -hour drive from Arequipa to the Colca Canyon.

    Am I going to see Condors in the Colca Tour?

    It is almost 100% that you will see Condors on a Colca Canyon tour. The tour itinerary includes a visit to the famous “Condor viewpoint” where you can enjoy spectacular pictures of the gliding flight of the Andean Condor.

    Is there an entrance fee to the Colca Canyon?

    Yes, it costs 70 soles to visit the Colca Canyon. This price is not included in our Tours, but during our tour (Entrance to Chivay) we make a stop in the Ticket office in order that you get your ticket. On request we can buy the ticket for you in advance.

    When is the best time of year to visit the Colca Canyon?

    The raining season in Peru is from December to March. During these months it rains a lot and may not be the best time specially to hike into the Colca Canyon. But also the rain, make the colors of the terraces of the valley more beautiful!

    What is the elevation of Chivay?

    Chivay has a elevation of 3645m / 11959feet

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    We had a wonderful birdwatching tour yesterday, organized by Giardino Tour. Luis was an excellent guide, and Julio was an excellent driver. We drove from Arequipa to the Mejia Lagoons National Bird Sanctuary...
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    Giardino was recommended by a friend, and even though I had booked some hotels on my own, they managed to work around it, and provide us a wonderful experience from Paracas, Nazca, Ica, Huacachina to Puno. The guide Luis Angel was very knowledgeable, answered every question, and went over and beyond his duties to make the tour an unforgettable time in Perú.
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    We had a fun and educational private Colca Valley tour and road trips with Ramiro (guide) and Herbert (driver) from Giardino Tours. They picked us up from the Arequipa airport, took us to our accommodations at Colca Lodge, took us on a beautiful hike to the isolated Chimpa Fortress... We are glad the agency we engaged to plan our Peru adventure chose Giardino Tours for this part of the trip!
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    We traveled in Peru with having all of our trip booked through the Giardino travel agency. Karla helped us with the planning and booked the trip, the individual tours and our flights. The price for the tour overall was very reasonable... The guides were fantastic and were the best part about doing these tours. They were knowledgeable and had some of the best recommendations for us to do
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    Best tour operator in Perú! We have been working with Giardino Tours for years and they have always been outstanding... They will always help us in the best possible way and their service and guides are impeccable. They will sometimes go out of their way just to accommodate our…
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    We went on a two-day tour with Luis and Julio and it was amazing! Luis speaks very good English and knows a lot about the history and culture of is own country. At every question, he could easily give you a good answer and explainating. Julio was a very good driver. We felt very safe and he stopt at the best spots for pictures. This was one of the best trips during our stay in Peru. We highly recommend this tour guide!
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