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Colca Canyon: 2-Day Tour from Arequipa to Puno25 Reviews
Admire Peru’s amazing scenery and fascinating wildlife during this 2-day trip from Arequipa to Puno via the Colca Canyon.
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- Look for giant Andean Condors circling the Mirador Cruz del Condor in Colca Canyon
- Pass through an amazing landscape of volcanoes, alpine lakes and glaciers
- See Lake Titicaca, the birthplace of the Incas
DescriptionEnjoy a Peruvian adventure seeing wildlife and natural wonders on this two-day tour from Arequipa to Puno. Day 1: Arequipa to Chivay (Colca Canyon) In the morning, you will be met you at your hotel and taken on a stunning 4-hour journey to Chivay. Make sure to have your camera ready as you will stop at some incredible viewpoints including the Pampa Cañahuas Reserve. The reserve is home to many exotic Andean animals including vicuñas, alpacas, llamas, flamingos, ibis and the Andean eagle. You will see astounding landscapes as you drive past lakes, glaciers and some magnificent volcanoes, such as Ampato, Sabancaya, Huallca and Misti. You will reach the journey’s highest point of 4,800 meters (15,000 feet). In the afternoon, you will have a number of options to spend time at leisure. Stay at Chivay overnight. Day 2: Colca Canyon Tour and Tourist Coach to Puno You will be picked up from your hotel very early in the morning and taken to the most scenic places in the Colca Canyon. Your picturesque journey leads to the Mirador Cruz del Condor, the most famous viewing point to look into the depths of the Colca Canyon. Here, the canyon is around 1,200 meters deep, and you will have good chance to see a few condors flying, with the amazing canyon scenery in the background. From Chivay, the journey continues in a comfortable tourist coach to Lake Titicaca, the birthplace of the first Inca, Manco Capac. Along the way, you will be able to appreciate the scenic beauty of the Andes as you pass by lakes, lagoons, trout farms and Andean flamingos. When you reach the altitude of 4,850 meters (12,000 feet), you will have an unbelievable view of the highlands, before heading into Puno.
IncludesProfessional English-speaking tour guide Professional driver All excursions and tours All transfers and transportation but outside of Chivay town or Puno city is at an additional charge
- It is recommended to book accommodation in Arequipa, Chivay Town, or Puno to avoid additional charges for the pickup and drop-off service
- This tour does not return to Arequipa and you can either bring your luggage during the trip or have your bags transported