Arequipa Colca Canyon Trek 2 Days

The trek of two days in the Colca canyon is for hikers with some level of trek who don't have time and they want to reach the bottom of the canyon; the two days the hikers have early wake ups. The first day trek is around 7 hours with trails down hill, flat and up hill, second day trek 3 hours up hill.

ITINERARY

FIRST DAY:

Departure to Cabanaconde ( Colca Canyon )6 hrs driving. Arrival to Cabanaconde, breakfast and we start the trekking down hill from 3300mt to reach the bottom ( 3 and a half hours aproximatly) at the altitude of 2100 mt. Lunch an resting in San Juan de Chuccho village ( place with plantly of frut tres). Continues to Cosñirhua and Malata towns (very pinturesque places with a lot of vegetation, a museum, its very old spanish church stile, and very fliendly local people). Then time to start the descending hike this time to the deepest part of our trek to reach "Sangalle Village " at the altitude of 1900 mt aprox. Place to enjoy the swimming pool of temperatured water of 20ºC. Dinner and and overnight in bungalows made of bamboo (basic accomodation).

SECOND DAY:

Trek up hill to Cabanaconde Town under the torch lights (3 hours aproximatly). Arrival and breakfast in Cabanaconde. Transport to The most visited point in the Colca Valley "The Cruz Del Condor", time to see the condors soaring around. After we continue back to Chivay on the way we gonna have a great view of pre-Inca terraces, some arqueological places and colonial tows among others views. Arrival to Chivay toward the hot springs "la Calera", 38°C temperature. Typical lunch of the region. Transport back to Arequipa. On the way we descend from 4830 to 2325 and passing through a Nacional Reserve and Pampa Cañahuas habit of the four kind of south American camelides (llama, alpaca, vicuña and guanaco). Arrival to Arequipa.

Included

  • Round trip transportation (private transport as a request)
  • All meals (2B,3L,2C)
  • Trekking English speaking guide
  • Two nights in the rustic huts
  • First aid medicine cabin
  • Cooking equipment

Not included

  • Optional Visit to the Hot Springs (10 Soles)
  • Entrance fees to visit the Canyon ( USD 11.00). Tips for guides

What to bring

  • Light backpack
  • 1 ½ little of water (in all the villages we pass through there are small shops where it's possible to buy water and other drinks)
  • Suncream
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Trekking shoes or boots
  • Warm sweater or jacket
  • Shorts or pants for walking
  • Swimming cloth
  • Sandals
  • Towel
  • Torch
  • Camera and enough batteries
  • Repellent

Group size

  • Minimun 4
  • Maximum 10

Prices

Prices in US Dollars

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