Enjoy Peru by visiting Arequipa & Colca Canyon

4 days / 3 nights, from $950 per person

Highlights: Arequipa, Santa Catalina Monastery, Vicunas, Coca Tea, Volcanoes, Colca Canyon, Condors

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Trip Itinerary:

Day 1: Arequipa

Meeting upon arrival in Arequipa, transfer to your hotel. Remainder of day is at leisure to explore the beautiful town square or just relax and enjoy the hotel amenities.

Day 2: Arequipa/Colca

After breakfast, you will start your tour of Arequipa at the Carmen Alto Scenic Viewpoint, located in front of the Chili River. Walk the cobblestone streets through the traditional Yanahuara quarter, view the amazing architecture and old churches. Continue to the main square, The Church of the Society of Jesus (built in 1590), the Cathedral and the famous Santa Catalina Monastery. Depart Arequipa for your journey to the next destination, Colca Canyon. Drive through the Pampa Canahuas Reserve, an extensive plain populated by beautiful vicunas. We will stop at a local roadside market for a coca tea before reaching the highest pass of the drive with an elevation of 15,600 feet. This location allows for great views of the valley below as well as the many volcanoes (some still active) that surround Arequipa. You will enjoy lunch in the village of Chivay before arriving at your hotel in Colca. (B BL D)

Day 3: Colca

After breakfast, you will make your way to the Condor Cross, where you will get an appreciation for the pure majesty of the canyon. It is here that you will see the world’s largest flying birds, the condor. Colca Canyon is one of the world’s deepest canyons, almost 2.5 miles at its deepest point. There are strong updraft winds that allow the massive condors to take flight and soar high above the canyon. On your return to Chivay you will visit some small towns where you will be able to interact with the locals and learn more about their unique culture. You will also take a short hike to the Uyo-Uyo archaeological remains. Return to hotel. (B L D)

Day 4: Colca

After breakfast, you will return to Arequipa, transfer to airport. (B L)

B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | BL = Box lunch | D = Dinner


Price from $950.00 per person based on two passengers traveling together sharing a double room

Included in Price

  • 1 night hotel accommodations in Arequipa
  • 2 nights hotel accommodations in Colca
  • 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Private transfers
  • All tours mentioned by private english speaking guide

Not Included in Price

  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Meals not specified in the program
  • Optional activities or tours
  • Tips to guides and/or drivers
  • Local and/or International phone calls
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport departure tax to be paid locally
  • Personal items
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