Ideal Arequipa (4 Days – 3 Nights)
DAY 1: TRANSFER IN / CITY TOUR + MIRADORES + SANTA CATALINA
Transfer of the bus terminal or airport by our staff and installation in the chosen hotel.
At 2:00 p.m. Pick up from the hotel to have the City Tour in the White City, named for its people in its Foundation in 1540 and also for its architecture made on the basis of the “Sillar” stone of volcanic origin that abounds in the place, the tour starts of the historical center, and in its route you can see the Grau Bridge also made on the basis of sillar, and part of the Arequipa countryside where you can see the city of Arequipa, arriving at the district of Cayma, you can see El Mirador Natural de Carmen Alto, or also known as Chilina viewpoint, where we have a beautiful view of the natural Arequipa, with its 3 tutelary volcanoes the Chachani, the Misti and the Pichupichu also the Chili River and the pre-Inca terraces of the area, excellent place to make views, continuing the journey to 10 minutes in our tourist mobility visit the village and district of Yanahuara with its viewpoint based on the Sillar type arches and its beautiful city view, also visit s its Church called Church of San Juan Bautista, following the route, visiting its minizológico of these animals, returning to the center of the city we leave our mobility to visit on foot The Plaza de Armas of Arequipa, we will visit its Cathedral, continuing the tour we visit the Cloisters of the Company of Jesus, in which the work carved in sillar is impressive, ending we arrive at the Monastery of Santa Catalina which is a religious tourist complex and emblem of the city for its history, in the Monastery our visit is for 1 hour, ending our tour.
DAY 02: COLCA CANYON – THERMAL BATHS – FOLKLORE SHOW
Breakfast at the hotel.
07:30 hrs. Pick up from the hotel having a journey of approximately 2 hours we arrive at the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, where you can see and photograph the vicuña in its natural habitat, arriving in Patawasi, we will take a reponedor mate de coca, and continue our trip we pass through Pampa Cañahuas, continue through the Pampa de Tocra where we find the bofedales which is a refuge for migratory birds, the bobo bird, the Andean duck, the black ibis, guayatas, etc, which if you are a bird lover you can see and photograph them, we arrive at the Los Andes Viewpoint, which is 4910 meters above sea level, the highest point of our route and where you can see the volcanoes from the Moquegua region (Ubinas Volcano) to the Mismi, (volcano from which the rio amazonas), from there we descend to the capital town of Colca: Chivay, in which we are at 3,600 meters above sea level, we have assistance at lunch and installation at the chosen hotel, Continuing at 4:30 p.m. We will visit the thermo-medicinal baths of La Calera which is a tourist complex where we have different thermal pools, an ethnological museum of the Colcaguas and Los Cabanas colca cultures, we can also visit its suspension bridge, and the pre-inca terraces restored from this place, we return to Chivay at 7:00 p.m. And at night we have reservation of a folkloric show with typical dances of the Colca.
DAY 03: CROSS OF THE CONDOR – AREQUIPA RETURN
05: 30hrs. Breakfast at the hotel. 06:00 hrs. This day we enter the Colca Canyon and our destination is the Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor, in this tour we visit Yanque Colca village in which in the mornings, there is a great handicraft trade and where in the center of the plaza mayor dance the WITITI, from here we go to the cross of the condor where you can see its flight, in its natural habitat, you can also see the imposing of the second deepest canyon in the world, returning again to Chivay visit the viewpoints of Choquetico ( where we find the Litomaqueta and the hanging tombs), Wayrapunku where you can see the Colca Valley in its maximum expression and Antahuilque (where there are some mysterious lagoons), arriving at the traditional town of Maca and the Church of Santa Ana de Maca, you can try the “Colca Sour”, a promoted drink made with ingredients from the valley, returning to the town of Chivay, assistance at lunch and at 1:00 p.m. Departure to the city of Arequipa, arriving at 16: 30hrs. Approximately.
DAY 4: TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast at the hotel, and transfer to the bus terminal or the airport at the indicated time.
End of our services
Included/ not Included
- Transfers In / Out
- Income: Santa Catalina Monastery
- monastery guide
- BTC (Entrance to the Colca)
- 02 hotel nights in Arequipa
- 01 night hotel in Colca
- 03 breakfasts
- Tour to the Colca Canyon
- Folk folk
- Tourist mobility
- Complete Assistance
- Food 04 Lunches, 03 dinner,
- Entrance to La Calera thermal baths S / 15.00,
- Fees and / or taxes.
- If you want to make your reservation at hotels outside Chivay (Eco Inn, Aranwa, Colca Lodge, Mamayachi, etc.) your transfer is made after lunch, having your own activities for the rest of the day and also dinner
- Carry only what is necessary
- The price shown in the upper part of the itinerary is in shared service or Pull (Group of 8 to 14 people). Prices in private service according to the number of passengers, check rates at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YOU SHOULD TO CARRY:
- Cleaning articles
- Eyeglasses, hat
- Photographic camera
- Open for the afternoon.