DAY 1: AREQUIPA
Around 3AM we will meet in your hotel in Arequipa and then start the private or shared guided tour to the second deepest canyon in the world: The Colca Canyon. Going up to 4200m, where is located the Natural Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca (vicugnas, lamas and alpagas). Arrival to Patapampa (4850m), a natural view point that allows to watch the andean mountains range. At 6AM we will arrive to Chivay town, located over 3600m, breakfast and departure to Cruz del Condor view point for watching condors and the canyon. Then arrival to Cabanaconde and lunch. Then we wil start the trek walking around 4 hours until arrive to San Juan de Chuccho, where we will stay for one night in a family run bungalow. Dinner and overnight.
At 8 AM after breakfast we will sstart hiking for approximately four hours, crossing small villages (Malata and Cosñirhua), going up hills, over 2600m above sea level and down again to our next destination called Sangalle/Oasis, where we`ll find a nice place to spend the night with bamboo bungalows, pretty swimming pools between palm trees, surrounded by the Colca River, dinner and overnight in a family lodge.
At 4am we will going up to Cabanaconde during 3 hours(3280m). This day we walk up 1050m, for the last hard and steep trail of our excursion. Arrival to Cabanaconde and breakfast. Departure by bus to Chivay, visit to the hot springs La Calera. Lunch and return to Arequipa. Transfer to the hotel.
3 DAYS COLCA TREK INCLUDES
WAYNA PICCHU TRAVEL AGENCY
Peru Telephones: 084 284195 - +51- 996374467
Address: San Juan de Dios 299 - Cusco