LOCATION Arequipa, Peru
DEPARTURE TIME 03:30 a.m
INCLUDED
All meals.
Accommodation.
Hot spring
Entrance fee-tourist ticket
Taxes
Activities with locals.
Swimming pool in oasis.
Transport.
Buffet.
Guide.
Snacks (fruit, chocolates, crackers, cookies)
Free transfers
We provide towels toilet paper, shampoo, soap
NOT INCLUDED
Water (you can buy water in everywhere in colca canyon) (i will show you local shops where you can buy water)
Mules “optional”

WHAT TO BRING:

  • CAP
  • SUNGLASSES.
  • SUNCREAM.
  • EXTRA MONEY (WATER and MULE (OPTIONAL)).
  • TORCH.
  • STICKS

 

1

FIRST DAY

03:00 pick you up from your hotel after that we travel for three hours
06:30 get chivay (capital of colca canyon) stay here for 45 minutes (10 minutes to buy the tourist ticket and 35 minutes for breakfast)
07:30 we take the transport in order to travel to cruz del condor
08:30 arrive cruz del condor and stay there for 45 minutes
09:20 after 45 minutes in cruz del condor, we travel to pampas san miguel
10:00 get pampas san miguel once we get here, we will start the trekk
(we get off our transport in order to start the trek)

Trekking time

10:20 we arrive to colca canyon and we hike down colca canyon
13:00 once we get the botton, we get the bridge
13:40 we get a lodge with some hot spring located at the other side of the canyon ( llahuar lodge), and we stop for our lunch (lunch time)
Free afternoon (we can do some activities)
18:00 dinner time

Summary of the day

•we walk the first day for 4 hours and a half ( mostly go down and flat)
•llahuar is located at 2135 m.a.s.l.

2

SECOND DAY

07:00 Breakfast In The Lodge
07:30 Start The Trek To Fure (We Can Visit Little Community Along The Way (Llatica-Paclla Community) (3 Hours Hiking Up (Going Up))
11:00 Am We Arrive Fure Community
12:00am Lunch Time In Fure Community
13:30 Trek To The Huaruro Waterfall (1 Hour And A Half (Flat Way))
15:00 We Arrive The Waterfall And We Stay There For 45 Minutes
17:30 We Arrive Fure Community Where We Have Our Dinner And We Spend The Night

Summary Of The Day

We Do Trekking For 5 Hours And A Half (3hours Going Up And The Rest Is Flat)

3

THIRD DAY

06:00 am get up time and brekfast time
06:30 am we do the trek from the fure community to cosñirhua (2 hours and a half)
09:00am once we arrive cosñirhua, we do some activities ith the local family
11:30 after the activites we do the trek to the oasis de sangalle (along the way,we will get other small village (malata) after that we go to the oasis the sangalle
14:00 get oasis de sangalle and you have your lunch and free afternoon (we can go to the river for fishing, photos of the place
19:00 dinner time, we spend the night in the oasis de sangalle at the bottom of the canyon

Summary Of The Day

We Do Trek For 5 Hours (4 Hours Flat And 1 Hour Is Going Up)

4

LAST DAY

04:50am get up
05:00 am we hike out from the bottom to the top (we can spend 3 hours hiking up)
08:00 am once we get the top of colca canyon, we walk for 15 minutes to getcabanaconde
08:20 am get cabanaconde (breakfast time and walk around the main square ofcabanaconde)
09:30 am take the tourist bus and we go to the hot spring (the bus will stop in diferents view points along the way before to get the hot spring in chivay)
12:00 get the hot spring and stay there for one hour
13:00 pm we take the bus and we go to chivay for lunch
13:10 pm get chivay and stay there for one hour for lunch time
14:10 we travel to arequipa (along the way the bus will stop in patapampa (4910m.a.s.l)and in the national reserve in order to see llamas, alpacas and vicuñas
17:30 finally we get arequipa

Summary Of The Day

We Do Trek From The Bottom To The Top (3 Hours Hiking Out Plus 20 Minutes Flat Way)


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We do some activities in the homestay with the local family (They are included)(Trekking 3 days or 2 days homestay tour)
  • 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)
  • You can stay in home stay but on the second day, We start at 4:00am OR Only stay in the oasis (In trek 2 days) (We stay in homestay in Trekking 3 Days)
  • We bring first aid kit (Every tours)
  • We are really responsible company, Sustainable tourism, First hand Experience, Homestay (Every tours)

EXTRA INFORMATION:

We can share the tourist minivum with other tourist from other companies but once we get the place where we start the  trekk will be only the tourist from CARLITOS TOURS.
You can also have a PRIVATE TRANSPORT to go COLCA CANYON and COME BACK to AREQUIPA
Our groups are really small (from 2 people to 4 people)
In case you require something in special, let us know please
Most of ours tourists likes to take the transport sharing with other tourist because you will do trek 80 percent of the total time

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