Arequipa & Colca Canyon
AREQUIPA & COLCA CANYON
This extension is meant for those people who would like to meet the best of Arequipa and have only two days to spend (ask for other options if this does not suit you).
Day 1: ARRIVE IN AREQUIPA, CITY TOUR
A.M. A van will be waiting for you at the Airport of Arequipa and take you to your hotel.
P.M. After lunch (on your own) the van will pick you up for Arequipa city tour. You will visit the Viewpoint of Carmen Alto, Yanahuara, Monastery of Saint Catalina, Plaza de Armas, Church and Cloisters of the Society of Jesus (Dome of San Ignacio).
Overnight in Arequipa.
Day 2: COLCA VALLEY TOUR
A.M. Early in the morning (at 03:00am) the van will pick you up at your hotel. Departure from Arequipa via Yura, direct to the town of Chivay for breakfast, then continue to Cruz de Condor (41 km from Chivay) where you can observe one of the most spectacular scenery of the canyon, and can often be seen condors in majestic flight. Return visiting villages Pinchollo, Maca, Yanque and Viewpoints Antahuilque to see the extent of the terraces or platforms and Choquetico to appreciate the hanging tombs and stone models. A noon lunch in Chivay (included), and then return to Arequipa, making brief stops at the Viewpoint of the Andes, and the National Reserve of Pampa de Salinas and Aguada Blanca.
P.M. At 18:00hs you will arrive to Arequipa. At proper time a van will be waiting for you and take you to the Airport in order to take your flight to Lima. End of our services.