TOUR PACKAGES 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS AREQUIPA-COLCA-PUNO Trekking and Hot Spring (Horse or Bike ride, optional)
Shared Tourist Transportation Arequipa-Colca- View point The Condors Cross and Colca-Puno according to detail with guide (English-Spanish)
2 nights in a Junior Suite KILLAWASI LODGE.
Trekking with local guide (3 hours approximately).
Entrance fee national park.
Horse ride with local guide: ($18 per hour per person, minimum two hours) Optional
Bike ride with local guide about 4 hours: ($30.00 per person) Optional
Hot springs fee (S/15.00) Optional
The price for this tour is:
$200.00 (American dollars) per person in a Junior Suite twin or double King.
If you are traveling alone the price will be:
$240.00 (American dollars) and you will be accommodated in one single Junior Suite.
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DAY 1: AREQUIPA CHIVAY - YANQUE (trekking, and hot springs)
You will be picked-up from your hotel at Arequipa between 7:30 and 8:15am and begin the trip northward. First, you will be astonished by the sights of various volcanoes like: Misty, Chachani and Pichu Pichu. Then well continue through the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca (Pampas Cañahuas) where well make small stops to see the beautiful vicuñas in their natural habitat.
Afterwards well move along Pataguas where youll se Puruñas stone forest, formed by natural erosion. Here, half-way done, well make a stop to use the restrooms and drink some coca tea. After 15 min well continue into Vizcachani and the wetlands of Toccra, where youll see: alpacas, llamas and different varieties of wild birds. The next place well visit will be Patampampa, the highest point of the trip with 4900 m.a.s.l. From here one is able to see the Chila Mountains, as well as the volcanoes: Ampato, Sabancaya, Hualca Hualca and Mismi (considered as the origin of the Amazon River). From this point on well begin to descend into the Colcas National Park, first arriving at Chivay. Afterwards well head to our hotel: Killawasi Lodge, in the town of Yanque (fifteen minutes from Chivay). There you will be installed in a Junior Suite, comfortable rooms surrounded by beautiful scenery with private balconies or terraces. All rooms are equipped with remote controlled electric heating, clock-radio supporting iPod and Mp3 players, wireless internet, spacious bathroom with hot water 24-hours, orthopedic mattresses, cotton sheets and towels, hypoallergenic pillows and all the amenities necessary to make your stay an unforgettable experience.
In the afternoon you could rest and relax in your private balconies or terraces; or if you wish, you could start with us a guided trek of approximate three hours.
During this trek well visit Oqolles Amphitheater (Pre-Inca terraces), well cross the Sifón Bridge (where youll see the colcas) and arrive at the Uyu Uyu ruins, from where you will see a panoramic view of the Canyon and the town of Yanque.
Before returning to the hotel well visit Yanques hot waters located on the banks of the Colca River and after relaxing in its waters well head back to the hotel where youll be able to enjoy a delicious dinner.
DAY 2: YANQUE-TOUR TO THE CONDORS CROSS-YANQUE Optional: (Horse or bike ride)
At 6:00 am a tasty breakfast will be served in the hotels restaurant and then well leave for the viewpoint Cruz Del Cóndor where well stay for about two hours. In this beautiful place one can feel the magnitude of the Colca Canyon by seeing it in all its deepness and immensity. Moreover, youll be able to see the flight of the condor at a very close range.
During the return well pass through the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Achoma. There, well see archaeological remains, Pre-Inca agricultural terraces and astonishing panoramic views of the canyon.
Youll have this afternoon clear to relax and enjoy the hotel, or if you like we can organize for you (for an additional cost) a guided horse or bike ride. In both cases youll visit different points of interest around the town of Yanque.
In the case of the horse ride theres no need to have experience with this animal. The horses are trained and used to the routes. Also, you will always count with the support of the guide. Where in the case of the bicycle ride you need to be in very good shape and have frequently done this activity before.
At the end of your chosen activity, you can rest on the hammocks or in your private balcony or terrace. Then if you like you can enjoy a delicious dinner in our restaurant.
DAY 3: YANQUE CHIVAY- PUNO In the morning you can relax on your private terrace, enjoy the hotel facilities or you can enjoy a short walk through the town and visit the beautiful square, their colonial church and the museum, where you can watch the replica of the Juanita mummy and scale models of all colonial churches of the Canyon and other topics of interest.
At 11.00 a.m. we will transfer by private car to Chivay where you can visit the market and the main plaza. After lunch we will departure to PUNO in tourist transportation with guide.
01.30 pm departure to PUNO.
02.15 pm Stop at the viewpoint of the volcanoes (Patapampa-4900 msnm)
03.35 pm Stop in Pampa Cannahuas for coca tea and use of bathrooms.
05.00 pm Stop in Lagunillas (observing wild birds and small lakes)
07.30 pm Arrive at the city of PUNO.
End of our service.
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