PRIVATE TRANSPORTATIONS 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS AREQUIPA-COLCA-PUNO
First Day: AREQUIPA- CHIVAY-YANQUE
Second Day: YANQUE - CRUZ DEL CÓNDOR – YANQUE
Third Day: YANQUE - PUNO
First Day: AREQUIPA- CHIVAY-YANQUE:
You will be picked-up from your hotel or the Arequipa airport at 8:00 am and begin the trip northward.
First, you will be astonished by the sights of various volcanoes like: Misty, Chachani and Pichu Pichu. Then we’ll continue through the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca (Pampas Cañahuas), where we’ll make small stops to see the beautiful vicuñas in their natural habitat. Afterwards, we’ll move along Pataguas, half-way to Chivay, we’ll make a stop to use the restrooms and drink some coca tea.
After 15 min we’ll continue into Vizcachani and the wetlands of Toccra, where you’ll see: alpacas, llamas and different varieties of wild birds. The next place we’ll 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 to be the origin of the Amazon River). From this point on we’ll begin to descend into the Colca’s National Park, arriving at our hotel KILLAWASI LODGE.
In the afternoon you can rest and relax in your private balconies or terraces, visit the hot spring located only 20 minutes away (by foot) from the hotel; or if you wish, you could start with us a guided trek of approximately three hours.
During this trek we’ll visit Oqolle’s Amphitheater (Pre-Inca terraces), we’ll cross the Sifón Bridge (where you’ll 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.
Optional: If you don’t like to do the trekking in the afternoon, you can enjoy a shore walk (1.5 km) to the hot springs. Also we can organize a horse ride of two hours for extra cost of $30.00 per person, this service has to be book at the same time of your reservation.
Second Day: YANQUE-TOUR TO THE CONDOR’S CROSS-YANQUE - Optional: (Horse or bike ride)
At 6:00 am a tasty breakfast will be served in the hotel’s restaurant and then we’ll leave for the viewpoint “Cruz Del Cóndor” where we’ll stay for about an hour and a half. In this beautiful place one can feel the magnitude of the Colca Canyon by seeing it in all its deepness and immensity. Moreover, you’ll be able to see the flight of the condor at a very close range.
During the return we’ll pass through the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Achoma. There, we’ll see archaeological remains, Pre-Inca agricultural terraces and astonishing panoramic views of the canyon.
You’ll have this afternoon clear to relax and enjoy the hotel, or if you like we can organize for you (with an additional cost) a guided horseback or bike ride. In both cases you’ll visit different points of interest around the town of Yanque.
In the case of the horseback ride there’s 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 a guide. However, in the case of the bike ride, you need to be in very good shape and to have performed 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.
Third Day: YANQUE –CHIVAY- PUNO
In the morning after breakfast will depart to Puno around 09.00 am, in the way will be passing through the viewpoint of the volcanoes (Patapampa), stop in “Pampa Cannahuas” for coca tea and use of bathrooms and continues to “Lagunillas” where you will observing wild birds in a beautiful small lakes.
At 3.00 pm approximate we will arriving to Puno where we will drop you in your Hotel.
End of our service.