Note: Te short treks are optional (We can do some short treks for 1 hour or 2 hours or 3 hours or longer)

LOCATION Arequipa, Peru
DEPARTURE TIME 06:00 a.m
INCLUDED
Private transport only for you
All meals
Private guide
Private driver
Hot spring
Buffet
Tourist ticket
Taxes.
Accommodation
Drinks (Hot wáter, Sodas, Juices, Water)
Snacks (Fruits, chocolates,coockies, crackers, Dry fruit)
FREE TRANSFER

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We provide towels, Toilet paper, Shampoo, Soap(Every tours)
  • We can do a FREE transfer when you arrive Arequipa from the airport or Bus station to your hotel and when you leave Arequipa from your hotel to the bus Station or Aiport (Every tours)
  • We provide Snack (Fruit, Juices, Chocolates, Cookies, Crackers (Every tours)
  • We are not the most expensive company neither the cheapest but All our guides has health insurance and formal jobs,,, we pay well every local people in the Canyon (iN Peru from every 10 people, Only 3 people has health insurance and formal jobs) Help us to improve the life in Peru (Every tours)
  • We Provide Sticks, Torch if you don have (FREE)(Every tours)
  • We pay well all people in COLCA CANYON and AREQUIPA(Every tours)
  • We bring first aid kit (Every tours)
  • We are really responsible company, Sustainable tourism, First hand Experience, Homestay (Every tours)

 

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FIRST DAY

We’ll pick you up at 6:00am from your hotel in Arequipa and travel by touristic bus to Chivay, the capital of the Colca Canyon region. Along the way we’ll stop at…

The Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve to see llamas, alpacas,andvicuñas.
Patahuasi for a cup of coca tea
The wetlands to see various migratory birds
The small village of Pulpera
Mollepunko to see rock art
The Callalli stone castles
Sibayo, a local Colca Valley community
The Tuti community

From Tuti community Pass we will descend to the town of Chivay (3646 m.s.l.), the capital of the Colca Canyon region, where you will have lunch in the afternoon you will take your private transport to travel to Cabanaconde, On the way the bus will stop in some view points before to get Cabanaconde Hotel in Cabanaconde: KUNTUR WASSI “3 STARS”

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SECOND DAY

An early (7:00am) breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast, we do SOME SHORT trekks to PAMPAS SAN MIGUEL and ACHACHIHUA view point (40 minutes flat way),after that we take our PRIVATE TRANSPORT and we’ll set off for Cruz del Condor (about 20 minutes drive) considered the best viewpoint to truly appreciate the vast expanse of Colca Canyon and also the prime location for condor viewing.

Afterwards, on our journey back to Chivay we’ll see archeological sites, pre-Inca farming terraces, and stop at other Colca Canyon lookout points. We’ll pass through the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, and Achoma, and then stop in Yanque to see some typical churches, artisan markets, and view the typical dress of the region.
We will go to the hot spring in CHIVAY (Countryside)
After that We have lunch back in Chivay before departing for Arequipa. We’ll arrive back in Arequipa around 5:00pm.

NOTE: KUNTUR WASSI HOTEL IS THE BEST HOTEL IN CABANACONDE, You can take a look the comments about the hotel


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

On the second day, we will have breakfast in a restaurant at the border of the canyon which is one of the most beautifull view point to see the canyon and condors while we have breakfast (Located only 1KM from Cruz del Condor)

      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

      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

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    1/17/2018

      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

      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

      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 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

      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

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    2/07/2018

      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