Day trip

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Day Tour to Puno

4.7 / 5

6 reviews

Activity provider: Peru Selected Trips

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon Day Tour to Puno

Activity provider: Peru Selected Trips
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Travel through nature on this guided day trip to the Colca Canyon from Arequipa. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the Cruz del Condor viewpoint before ending your tour in the city of Puno.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
The lobby of your hotel.

Experience

Highlights
  • Observe the Andean condor in its natural environment
  • Enjoy picturesque views of the surrounding landscape
  • End your excursion in the city of Puno
Full description

Discover the natural splendor of the Colca Canyon on this day trip from Arequipa. Start your trip of right with a delicious breakfast. Have the option to choose between a tour with lunch and the entry fee to the Colca Canyon or from a tour without these inclusions. 

Enjoy early morning pickup at your hotel or accommodation in Arequipa and travel in an air-conditioned vehicle to the incredible Colca Canyon. Stop for breakfast in the charming town of Chivay. Travel through the Andes villages before reaching the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint. 

Marvel at views of the surrounding landscapes and try to spot the giant Andean condor in flight. Cross the Patapampa Pass and admire the unique flora and fauna of the area. Catch a glimpse of the peaks of the Misti, Chachani, Pichu Pichu, and Ampato volcanoes.

Following your guided hike, have the option to go to the La Calera Hot Spring. At the end of your tour, the bus will return you back to the city of Puno, where you will be dropped off at your accommodation at approximately 7:30 PM.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup
  • All transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Professional English-and-Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to the Colca Canyon (if option selected)
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Drop-off to Puno city
  • Additional services not mentioned
  • La Calera Hot Springs (ticket can be purchased On-Site)
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • There is an altitude difference between the starting point: Arequipa city at 2,300 meters to the Colca Canyon at 3,700 meters. If necessary, take precautions to avoid altitude sickness before the trip
  • There are no restrictions on large suitcases or luggage during transportation
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 6 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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My girlfriend and I had a great tour. Saw active volcanoes and big condor birds in the colcoa canyon. The driver and guide were excellent and very knowledgeable. They even had some alcohol on hand to help with altitude sickness. Would recommend for other travelers

February 21, 2020

Many activities in a short time and very good value for money. The guide very friendly and great experience.

April 17, 2022

A very beautiful day, we were 8 people during the excursion. An exceptional guide and an efficient driver visit as planned to recommend in problem.

April 14, 2022

Product ID: 356595