|Conditions: Minimum 02 Passenger.
Type: Ecologic and Cultural.
Places to be visited: City Tour,
Santa Catalina Convent, Colca Valley and Canyon.
- In and out transfers.
- 2 nights accommodation at a selected hotel in Arequipa.
- 2 nights accommodation in the Colca Valley.
- Bilingual guided tours.
- Meals as indicated in the program.
- All applicable taxes.
arrival, reception, assistance and transfer to the hotel. In the
afternoon we start a three hour city tour including Santa Catalina
Convent, the Plaza de Armas, the Jesuit church of La Compañía and its
beautifully-painted chapel, the Church of San Francisco, San Lazaro's
district, Selva Alegre and the typical districts of Cayma and Yanahuara
for a magnificent view of the Misti Volcano.
Day 2: AREQUIPA - Colca Valley
in the morning, after breakfast, departure by bus on your excursion
towards the Colca Valley driving across Pampa Cañahuas at the Aguada
Blanca National Reserve, habitat of herds of vicuñas and stopping at the
Mirador de los Andes, the crater of Chucura, the Mirador de Chivay,
where beautiful pre-columbian terraces still being cultivated by native
Collaguas can be observed. Arrival to the town of Chivay at 13:00hrs.
approx. Transfer to your selected lodge. Box lunch.In the afternoon free
time to visit thermal and medical baths.
Day 3: Colca Valley (B)
day devoted to explore the quaint villages of this amazing valley, an
excellent opportunity to learn native people's traditions.
Day 4: Condor's Cross -AREQUIPA (B)
in the morning departure to the "Condor's Cross" from where the great
andean bird, the Condor, may be spotted flying in circles above still
farmed green pre-hispanic terraces. Enjoy the impressive panorama of the
Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world (3,000mts.). On the way
back to Chivay, visit to the Mirador of Chinina, where we will find the
famous Hanging Tombs and the Hanging Bridge of Sifón that joins the town
of Yanque with Coporaque. At the town of Yanque, visit its beautiful
church and its characteristic stone streets among other attractions. To
have spectacular views of the Colca Valley, we will drive to the
observation points of Choquetipo and Artahuilque and also to the town of
Maca. After lunch at a local restaurant, return to the city of Arequipa,
arriving at 18:00hrs. approx. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 5: AREQUIPA (B)
breakfast, transfer to the local airport or bus station. End of services.