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Arequipa and the world's deepest canyons – 5 days


Cost: $ 290 AUD
Flights: no flights included
Duration: 5 days
Departure: daily
Location: Arequipa, Colca Canyon

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Tour Description

Arequipa has many colonial-era Spanish buildings built of sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock, from which it gets the nickname La Ciudad Blanca ("The White City"). The city is surrounded by volcanoes and is close to the biggest natural attraction, Colca Canyon, where condors can be observed too. This package is shorter, good to be combined with other packages we offer.

Combine this package with any other tour or package from our offer and create your dream holiday!

This package is also included in our popular tour Peru and Bolivia circle, click here for more information.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival to Arequipa
After your arrival you will be driven to a hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 and 3 – Colca Canyon (B)
Today after breakfast you will be picked up at the hotel to set out for a 2-day long trip to one of the deepest places on the planet. Colca Canyon reaches a depth of 3400 meters/11.155 feet at the lowest point. The winding road passes by volcanoes Misti, Chachani and Ampato. Their peaks are covered by snow. At the edge of the canyon you will be able to observe majestic condors and huge eagles. You will also pass typical small villages Torja, Chucura and Patapampa, to stop in one of them, called Chivay. Or you can also enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the La Calera thermal spa. You will sleep in a hotel close to the Colca Canyon so that you can set out early in the morning to a “Cruz del Condor“ outlook – the best spot for observing flying condors in this area. Then you will continue to villages Pincholo, Yanque, Cabanaconde, Coporaque, with the remains of the Inca empire. A further stop is planned in Ocolle, Chinchinea and Colcas. In the afternoon return to Arequipa for overnight.

Day 4 – Arequipa (B)
This day is at leisure. But you can optionally take part in a sightseeing tour (see below). We will visit not only the main square, cathedral and museum (with frozen Inca princess from the 15th century) of this White Town but also the Santa Catalina Monastery. Accommodation in a hotel.

Day 5 - Transfer Out (B)
Transfer from the hotel to the airport or train station for continuation of your travels. End of services.

Package Inclusions

All services, transfers and excursions detailed in the program; Local English speaking guide; 4 Nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel; Meals detailed on the program (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); Entrance fees to the sites mentioned in the itinerary; Taxes.

Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)

Package Exclusions

Airfare; Airport tax; Meals and services not detailed on the program; Tips; Insurance; Personal expenses; Optional excursions.

Supplements

Single supplement – contact us for details

4* hotel upgrade - contact us for details

Note

The program can be extended on your request.

The price is subject to availability.


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