PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS PUNO-COLCA-AREQUIPA
First Day: PUNO- CHIVAY-YANQUE
Second Day: YANQUE - CRUZ DEL CÓNDOR – YANQUE
Third Day: YANQUE - AREQUIPA
First Day: PUNO – CHIVAY – YANQUE
You will be picked-up from your hotel in Puno at the time you request to begin our trip to the Colca’s National Park.
Our first stop will be in “Lagunillas”, an astonishing place where you will see migratory birds like flamingos, ibis, Andean geese, ducks and Andean eagles (“Kara Kara”). Then, we’ll continue into 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 Colca, 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 Colca’s National Park, first arriving at Chivay. Afterwards we’ll head to our hotel: Killawasi Lodge, in the town of Yanque (fifteen minutes from Chivay).
In the afternoon you can rest and relax in your private balcony or terrace and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Moreover, you could visit the hot springs located only 20 minutes away (by foot) from the hotel, or if you prefer, you can enjoy a small walk through Yanque. During this walk you will visit Yanque’s plaza, its colonial church, as well as its museum where, among other things, you will see a replica of the Juanita mummy and an exhibition of all the colonial churches in Colca.
Second Day: YANQUE - CRUZ DEL CÓNDOR – CAMINATA YANQUE
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.
In the afternoon, 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.
If you prefer we can organize for you an extra activity.
Third Day: YANQUE-AREQUIPA
After breakfast at the requested time we will depart to Arequipa.
In Arequipa we will drop you at your hotel, airport, or at the Main Plaza.
End of our service.