Colca Canyon Full Day Tour with All Inclusive

Arequipa

About this tour

  • Start: Pick up at your hotel in Arequipa between 3 am and 3.30 am.
  • Duration: 15 hours. (from 3 am to 5 pm).
  • Type of transport: Minivan amplio full equipo.
  • Tickets included (no queues): To all the tourist attractions (Colca canyon and the thermal baths of Chacapi).
  • Tour guide: Professional in Spanish or English (group service).
  • Food. Continental breakfast included in the route.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • The Colca Canyon is the best tourist destination in Arequipa and one of the most visited in Peru. The Colca Full Day tour allows you to make a well-organized visit that offers the view from the ‘Mirador del Cóndor’ as well as a visit to the Chacapi thermal baths. The service lasts 15 hours and includes everything necessary for the trip such as: pick up from the hotel, complete transportation, continental breakfast, professional guide, entrance tickets, lunch and visit to the Chacapi thermal baths. All within a well organized service that allows you to enjoy this famous tourist destination of Arequipa.

This is the experience

  • The tour begins between 3 am and 3.30 am with the pick up from the tourist’s hotel. Then, aboard a tourist transport, travel through the Andean landscapes of Arequipa towards the town of Chivay (3 hours 30 minutes on the road). It’s time to have breakfast there. Then we appreciate the Colca canyon from the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint (flight of the condor) . Also from the Antahuilque and Wayrapunku viewpoints. Then it’s time to relax in the thermal baths of Maca. Lunch will be a buffet in the town of Chivay. Finally it is time to return to Arequipa observing Peruvian auquénidos. The tour ends in the center of Arequipa at approximately 5 pm.

Prices

Colca Canyon Tour – Arequipa
Price per person
Foreign
National
Shared service price70 USD52 USD

Itinerary

  • The tour begins with the pick up of the tourist at the door of his hotel in the city of Arequipa between 3 am and 3.30 am. Pickup is available from hotels located in the city center (most tourist hotels are there). Otherwise, a central point of the city is chosen for the pick up.
  • On board our large tourist transport we will take the road that leads to the Andean landscapes of Arequipa (by the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve).
  • After a trip of 3 hours 30 minutes we will arrive at the famous town of Chivay. There we will descend to make last minute purchases and enjoy a continental breakfast at a local restaurant: coffee, juices, breads, jam, yogurt, scrambled eggs, cereals, fruits and more.
  • After breakfast, the tourist transport will take us to the Colca Canyon. There, after presenting our entrance ticket, we will appreciate the famous flight of the condor, from the viewpoint of the Cruz del Cóndor.
  • In addition to this point we will also be able to appreciate the beautiful Colca canyon (one of the deepest on the planet with 4,160 meters) from the Antahuilque and Wayrapunku viewpoints.
  • After enjoying the famous Colca canyon (spectacular photos) we will return to the town of Maca. There we will visit the thermal baths of Chacapi (recommended to bring a bathing suit and towels).
  • Before leaving for Arequipa we will enjoy a buffet lunch in the town of Chivay. Lunch includes hot soups, salads, stews, meats, stews, rice, pasta, desserts, hot drinks and more.
  • At around 2 pm we will return to Arequipa by tourist transport. On the route we will be able to appreciate the famous Andean camelids such as llamas, alpacas and even vicuñas.
  • We will arrive at a central point in the city of Arequipa at around 5 pm. End of the tour.

Includes

  • Pick up from the hotel in Arequipa.
  • Comfortable and safe complete transportation.
  • Professional tour guide service in English or Spanish.
  • Tickets to all tourist attractions (Colca canyon and Chacapi thermal baths).
  • Continental breakfast.
  • Buffet lunch.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Phone calls.

What to bring?

  • Passport (or identity document).
  • Hat or cap.
  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Raincoat for rainy cases.
  • Swimsuit.
  • Towel.
  • Cash in case you want to buy handicrafts.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour starts at the door of the tourist’s hotel between 3 am and 3.30 am (in the center of the city of Arequipa).
  • The tour ends in a central square in the city of Arequipa at around 5 pm.

Group or private services

  • The Colca Canyon Full Day tour is carried out in group service shared with other tourists (for a varied group of tourists). If you want a private service (for your own group of family or friends) contact us at info@machupicchuterra.com.

Frequent questions

What does the Colca Canyon Full Day tour include?

The Colca Canyon tour includes pick up from the tourist’s hotel in Arequipa, full tourist transportation (round trip), continental breakfast, buffet lunch, entrance to the Colca Canyon, entrance to the Chacapi thermal baths, professional tour guide and return to Arequipa .

What time does the tour start? Does it include pick up from my hotel?

The tour starts between 3 am and 3.30 am with the pick up from the tourist’s hotel located in the center of Arequipa. Most tourist hotels are in this tourist area. If you are not located there, a meeting point is arranged in the city center.

Does the tour include the flight of the condor in the Colca?

Yes, the tour includes the show of the flight of the condor from the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint.

How to avoid altitude sickness on the tour?

The city of Arequipa is located at 2,335 meters above sea level. The Colca Canyon is at 3,800 meters of altitude. At that altitude you can feel some natural symptoms such as fatigue, nausea or headache. However, these are mild and go away on their own within a few hours or days. In any case, to avoid acute symptoms, it is recommended to drink plenty of hot water such as coca tea. There are also pills against altitude sickness or ‘soroche’.

How is the food on the tour?

The tour includes continental breakfast (coffee, juices, breads, jam, yogurt, scrambled eggs, cereals, fruits and more). It also includes a delicious buffet lunch (hot soups, salads, stews, meats, stews, rice, pasta, desserts, hot drinks and more). All are prepared with the best Andean ingredients and with the greatest cleanliness.

Can I cancel the tour?

Yes, to cancel the tour contact info@machupicchuterra.com. The last deadline is 5 days before the day of service. The cancellation has a penalty that will be reflected in the return. This is for the same payment method you used to make the payment (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal).

What language is the tour guide service in?

The tour guide is a trained professional who performs his service in Spanish or English. If you require the tour guide in another language, you can request it at info@machupicchuterra.com.

What time does the tour end? Where does it end?

The tour ends in the center of the city of Arequipa at around 5 pm. It does not include the transfer to the tourist’s hotel but you can leave it in a nearby central point.



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