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Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour
Activities in Arequipa

Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour

US$ 45
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Spend 2 days exploring the beautiful Colca Canyon with this fantastic tour from Arequipa. You will discover the picturesque town of Chivay, its wonderful hot springs and the most famous viewpoints in the area.

Colca Canyon 2 Day Tour

Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay 

At 8 am, we'll pick you up at your hotel in Arequipa before heading north towards the town of Chivay. During the journey, we'll make a brief stop at the beautiful National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, where we'll encounter amazing vicuñas in their natural environment.

We'll also see the lagoons and wetlands of Tocrapampa and make a stop at the Mirador de Los Andes, in Patapampa, to observe the beautiful views of the mountain range. 

Finally, we'll arrive in Chivay and you'll have an hour and a half of free time to have lunch on your own in a local restaurant. After settling in at the hotel, we'll go to the La Calera thermal baths, where you'll be able to relax in an unforgettable place. Did you know that these waters have medicinal properties? 

You'll be free to spend the night in Chivay as you wish. For example, you can enjoy on your own a dinner accompanied by a folkloric show. 

The day will end by dropping you off at your hotel in Chivay at 5 pm.

Day 2: Chivay – Colca Canyon – Arequipa

After breakfast at the hotel, we'll head to the Colca Canyon. When we arrive at this beautiful natural spot, we'll be welcomed by the Cruz del Condor Viewpoint: the perfect place to take thousands of pictures and admire one of the deepest gorges in the world.

Will we be lucky and get to see the condors fly? We hope so, it's quite a spectacle!

We won't leave the valley without visiting the viewpoints of Wayrapunko, Antahuilque and Choquetico, magical places where we can admire different aspects of the pre-Inca cultures. Afterwards, we'll stop in the villages of Maca and Yanque, where we'll make stops to rest. 

We'll meet again and return to Chivay, to have lunch and then depart for Arequipa. After approximately three hours of driving, we'll arrive at your hotel and end the excursion at 5 pm.

Accommodation

The tour includes one night's accommodation in a hostel in Chivay in a double room.

Pick up

The pick-up is included in the hotels located within a radius of 1 kilometre from the Plaza de Armas in Arequipa. If your hotel is outside this area, you'ill have to go to the meeting point in the Plaza de Armas at the indicated time. 

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Price

Adults Children between 6 and 16 years old Children under 6 years old
Tour in English
US$ 45
US$ 40
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 45
  • Children between 6 and 16 years old

    US$ 40
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 14 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.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

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.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 75% of the total maximum capacity.

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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Duration

2 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by bus or minibus.

1 night accommodation with breakfast.

English speaking guide.

Not included

Lunch and dinner.

Entrance to the Colca Valley: foreigners S/ 70 (US$ 18), Peruvians S/ 25 (US$ 6.40).

Entrance to the thermal baths of La Calera: S/ 15 (US$ 3.90) per person.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

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.

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US$ 45
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.