Day 1: LIMA/AREQUIPA
AM Transfer from the hotel to the airport, and departure to Arequipa.
AM Flight Lima / Arequipa
(14:00 pm) We start a three hour city tour including Santa Catalina Convent (the oldest monastery in South America), the Plaza de Armas, the Jesuit Church of "La Compa˝ia" 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.
Overnight at the hotel in Arequipa.
Day 2: Colca Canyon
Early in the morning, after breakfast, departure by bus on your travel to the Colca Valley driving across Pampa Ca˝ahuas at the Aguada Blanca National Reserve, habitat of herds of vicu˝as 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 13:00 pm approx.
Transfer to your selected lodge. Lunch.
In the afternoon free time to visit thermal and medical baths.
Overnight at the hotel or lodge in Chivay.
Day 3: Colca Canyon
Early 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 impresive panorama of the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the wold (3,000 mts.).
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 sifon that joins the town of yanque with Corporaque. At the town of yanque, visit its beautiful church and its characteristic stone streets among other attractions. In order 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 18:00 pm approx. overnight at the hotel in Arequipa.
Day 4: AREQUIPA / LIMA
Transfer from the hotel to the airport, and departure to Lima.
Flight Arequipa / Lima INCLUDED :
NO INCLUDED :
- Flight ticket Lima / Arequipa / Lima
- City tour in Arequipa (bus, guide, and entrance fee)
- Colca canyon tour (bus, guide, entrance, all meals, and overnight in Chivay)
- 02 nights in a 3* hotel + breakfast in Arequipa
- transfers in Lima and Arequipa
- Tax and service
- Airport tax
- Meals not mentioned in the program
PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS BASED IN DOUBLE OCCUPANCY : $485.00