Discover two of the most beautiful places in southern Peru: Arequipa and the Colca Canyon with this fantastic 4-day trip. You will encounter a spectacular city and some of the country's most stunning nature!
Arequipa and Colca Canyon 4 Day Tour
Day 1: Arequipa
We will pick you up at the airport or bus terminal in Arequipa at 11 am and take you to the hotel. Later, at 1 pm, we will start a guided tour of the Peruvian city to see its main tourist attractions.
First, we will head to the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a walled citadel that will amaze you. It was originally built as a convent for nuns, and the pretty narrow alleys will lead you between striking red and blue painted wall to its cloisters and gardens.
We then continue our tour of the city, visiting elegant Plaza de Armas square, the charming Jesuit Church of the Company, and historic Tristán del Pozo house. Finally, we will visit the spectacular viewpoints of Carmen Alto and Yanahuara.
We return to the hotel at 6 pm and you will have the rest of the day free.
Day 2: Arequipa – Colca Valley – Chivay
After breakfast at the hotel, we will set out for the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve at 8 am. Along the way, we will see vicuñas in their natural habitat, as well as alpacas, llamas, flamingos, and Andean geese.
Continuing through this wonderful environment, we will stop at the Mirador de Los Volcanes (Volcano Viewpoint), here at more than 15,000 ft high up, we will enjoy stunning views of the Colca Valley perfect for capturing some photographs!
We will finish the trip in Chivay, the capital of the Colca Valley, at 2 pm. You will have the rest of the day free to explore the town in the way you want.
Day 3: Chivay – Colca Canyon – Arequipa
It's an early start on the third day! We get up at 6 am and enjoy a tasty breakfast at the hotel, before heading to the Colca Canyon. On the way, we will pass through charming villages in the valley such as Yanque and Maca, both full of beautiful colonial churches.
When we arrive at our destination, we will be welcomed by the Condor Cross viewpoint, the perfect place for you to contemplate Peruvian nature in all its splendor. Then, we continue on the journey, visiting the most important viewpoints for observing condors hovering high up in the sky. This is an unforgettable experience!
We will end the day returning to Arequipa, where we will arrive at approximately 5 pm. You will have the rest of the day free to enjoy the city at your leisure.
Day 4: Arequipa
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel in Arequipa, we will drop you at the airport or bus station with ample time for you to catch your departure transport.
This tour includes 3 nights accommodation with breakfast. At the time of booking, you can choose whether you want to sleep in a single or a double room. The hotels planned for the tour are as follows:
- Arequipa: Hostal Park or similar.
- Chivay: Hostal Colca Inn or similar.
We will pick you up from the airport or bus station in Arequipa from 11 am, so we recommend that you reserve your bus or flight to the city to arrive before that time.
Children under 3 years old will travel for free but will sleep in the same bed as their parents and will have to sit on their parents' lap during transfers.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:
- Tours or activities will not consist of more than 12 people per group.
- A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
- The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
- All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
- Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
- The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
- The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
- The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
- Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
- Alcoholic drinks are not available.
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Tour in English
Accommodation in double roomUS$ 236
Accommodation in individual roomUS$ 332.20
Children under 3 years oldFree
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.
Pick up and drop off from the airport or bus station.
Transport in minibus.
3 nights accommodation with breakfast.
English speaking guide.
Lunches and dinners.
When to book?
You can book up until 4 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.
No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.