|Duration: 1 day||Location: arequipa / peru||start time: 03:00:00|
|Daily departures||visits: Chivay, Cruz del condor, Colca Canyon|
At 02:30/3.00 a.m. we lleave FRom Arequipa driving for 3 and a half hours towards Chivay; The capital of the Colca Canyon on north west direcction behind snow-covered Chachani. Breakfast.
Then we continue driving for 2 more hrs towards the most visited point ”Cruz Del Condor”, here we will be able to observe the depths and beauty of the deepest canyon in the world. Also here, you will enjoy the imposing beauty of nature and you will observe the emblem of the Colca, the Condor. The area presents beautiful tipical towns, like Yanque & Maca (where we have stops), colonial churches, gently people with tipical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre inca terraces still in use with andean growings like corn, quinua, kiwicha among others.
Before luch there is an option to go to the Calera hotsprings 39 Celcius grades.
After Lunch we come back to Arequipa; on the way we stop at: the highest pass the view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m. – 15,000 ft.) also we see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, Also we can observe exotic birds such as: flamingos, ducks, ibis, falcons, eagles, and many others. (17:30 hrs. approx. Back in Arequipa.) End of service