Then we continue driving for 2 more hrs towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor.

LOCATION Arequipa, Peru
DEPARTURE TIME 03:30 a.m or 4:00am or 4:30am
INCLUDED
Private guide
Private transport
Hot spring
Tourist ticket-Fee Entrance
Taxes
Drinks
Snacks
Towels
FREE TRANSFERS
We provide towels toilet paper shampoo, soap walking sticks.
NOT INCLUDED

 

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Itinerary:

At 03:30 a.m or 4:00am or 4:30am. we lleave Arequipa driving for 3 and a half hours towards Chivay; The capital of the Colca Canyon on north west direcction behind snow-covered Chachani. Breakfast.

Then we continue driving for 2 more hrs towards the most visited point “ the Cross of the Condor” here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the Condor.

The area presents beautiful tipical towns, like Yanque & Maca, colonial churches, gently people with tipical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre inca terraces still in use with andean growings like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.

After Lunch we come back to Arequipa; on the way we stop at the highest pass: the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. – 15,000 ft.). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, andean eagle “Kara Kara”. ( 17:00 hrs. approx. Back in Arequipa .).

EXTRA INFORMATION: We can have lunch in the only restaurant located at the border of the canyon close to CRUZ DE CONDOR “In LA GRANJA restaurant” (While we see the condors, we can have our lunch) and we can also do some short treks

      I can not say enough good things about Carlitos! He was the greatest to work with in advance planning our trip and he and his staff are top notch. We actually did things in Arequipa on our own but he was a wealth of information...More

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    1/16/2018

      We went on a one night conventional trip to Colca Canyon. My husband is 71 and cannot walk far over rough ground. Our guide, Jean, was brilliant and very considerate and helpful and his English was excellent. The food was great and our driver Diego...More

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    1/29/2018

      It was a fantastic day with a fantastic guide. We were taken everywhere with lots of care and patience. Everything was included. We got shown the best spots to see Condors and and had some amazing food and laughs along the way. I couldn't recommend...More

    thumb Celeste R
    1/17/2018

      Our children gave us the fabulous gift of a private one-day tour of the Colca Canyon with Carlitos Tours. Carlito himself picked us up from the airport, drove us to our hotel and gave us a briefing on our upcoming tour. He asked for any...More

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    11/20/2017

      Well it’s been three months. Sorry Carlitos tours, but as promised here is the stellar review I promised ... if you are looking for a company for a private tour of Colca Canyon. Look no further. We had our own guide with a large new...More

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    1/12/2018

      We did the Colca Canyon 2 day/1 night hike with Carlitos based on his great reviews on TripAdvisor. The tour did not fail to meet our expectations! The company was professional and reliable from the moment of booking until we returned to our hotel! Carlitos...More

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    12/03/2017

      We booked a 2D/1N tour for the Colca Canyon with Carlitos Tours. Communication via email worked fast and easy. All our questions were answered quickly and satisfactory. Carlitos himself did the transfer from the airport to our hotel. A very friendly and happy person. Our...More

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    1/28/2018

      Only two days before our arrival we managed to book a tour through Carlitos tours after reading and hearing positive stories about the company. Carlos, the owner, directly replied to us that we could do the tour on the requested date and sent us the...More

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    1/15/2018

      First off, I highly highly recommend to choose the 3d/2N tour over the 2d/1n tour if your schedule permits. It is actually more relaxing and enjoyable! You get to your homestays both days around 1:30 or so and have the rest of the day to...More

    thumb Katie A
    2/07/2018

      We had a beautiful 2 days with Jean up and down the canyon. Everything was hassle free and all was included in the trip price (unlike other agencies). Carlitos was also amazing in the briefing and cares a lot that his customers have a great...More

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    11/19/2017