Colca Canyon Trek Backpacker
Colca Canyon Trek Backpacker. Within the Colca Canyon, you can see people and landscapes that have been able to adapt to this completely unique environment. This scenery is like nothing you have ever seen and is different from the rest of the canyon!
When you are down in the valley you can appreciate the fruit trees and vegetation of the region's warm, pleasant weather and the happy people living in and isolated from the rest of the canyon, since a trip to civilization at least 2 days away.
This is a truly special place full of surprises and it is waiting to show you all its breathtaking beauty. Colca Canyon Trekking is a real local travel experience.
Guests will be picked up from their hotels in Arequipa and we will hit the road to Cabanacondein Colca Canyon. Will travel for 5 hours to reach the Cruz del Condor where you appreciate the flight of the condors and the depth of the canyon.
Then, we continue to the town of Cabanaconde for lunch.
At about 1:00 PM, we will begin the walk to the town of San Juan of Chuccho. We will have dinner and stay overnight in typical cabins.
After breakfast we will continue the walk, visiting Malata, Cosñirhua villages and interacting with the locals.
Around 12:00 PM, we will arrive to Sangalle (Oasis), where the group will relax and enjoy it´s pool, have lunch, stay for dinner and stay overnight in bamboo cabins.
At 5:00 AM, we start the ascent to the town of Cabanaconde for 3 hours, where we will have breakfast and then board the bus to Chivay.
At 12:00 PM, the group will arrive to Chivay and visit the hot springs of Calera (optional) and lunch.
At 1:00 PM we will begin the return back to the city of Arequipa.
The service includes:
- Transfers: Pick up from the hotel
- Local bus: Arequipa - Cabanaconde - Arequipa.
- Specialized Guide
- Meals (3 breakfasts, 03 luchns and 2 dinners)
- 2 nights in basic accommodation.
- Tourist ticket
- Last lunch in Chivay
- Ticket to hot springs in Chivay: 10.00 nuevos soles.
- Personal expenses.
You must bring:
- Small backpack
- Mosquito repellent
- Trekking shoes
- Sun block
- Water; at least 2 liters (for the first day).
- Warm clothes
- Plastic poncho or rain cape (December to March)