Home Flights Accessible Vacations PeruRail Great Deals Peru Facts FAQs Tips for Travelers Customer Service  

 

Santa Cruz Trek - Cordillera Blanca
Condor, Arequipa


4 days / 3 nights

Print
  1. Arequipa
  2. Arequipa Chivay
  3. Chivay - Condor's Cross Arequipa
  4. Arequipa

Day 1: Arequipa

Upon arrival, reception, assistance and transfer to the hotel.
In the afternoon, we start a three hour city tour including Santa Catalina Convent, the Plaza de Armas, the Jesuit church of La Compañía and its beautifully-painted chapel, the Church of San Francisco, San Lazaro's district, Selva Alegre and the typical districts of Cayma and Yanahuara for a magnificent view of the Misti Volcano. Return to the hotel.

Day 2: Arequipa Chivay

Early in the morning, after breakfast, start your trip to the Colca Canyon, visiting on the way Pampas Cañahuas, the Mirador of the Andes, the crater of Chucura, the Mirador of Chivay, where pre-inca andens may be appreciated. Arrival to the town of Chivay at 13:00hrs. aprox. Transfer to your selected lodge. Box lunch (light meals in the altitude).
In the afternoon free time to visit thermal and medical baths.

Day 3: Chivay - Condor's Cross Arequipa

After breakfast, very early in the morning, drive to the Condor's Cross, natural observation point from where the magnitude of the Colca Canyon and the spectacular flight of the majestic condor is appreciated. On the way back to Chivay, visit to the Mirador of Chinina, where we will find the famous Hanging Tombs and the Hanging Bridge of Sifón that joins the town of Yanque with Coporaque. At the town of Yanque, visit its beautiful church and its characteristic stone streets among other attractions. To have spectacular views of the Colca Valley, we will drive to the observation points of Choquetipo and Artahuilque and also to the town of Maca. In the afternoon, return to the city of Arequipa, arriving at 18:00hrs. aprox. Overnight at selected hotel.

Day 4: Arequipa

After breakfast, transfer to the local airport or bus station. End of services.

 Tour Inclusions

- 2 nights accommodation at a selected hotel in Arequipa.

- 1 night accommodation in the Colca Valley.

- In and out transfers.

- All applicable taxes.

- Bilingual guided tours.

- Meals as indicated in the itinerary.

Rates and prices may vary according to the category of accommodation, season, and number of people, Please contact us to get more information.

top of the page top

  
Find me the best trip ever!

Photos:

the Jesuit church of La Compañía

Affiliations:


IATA

(International Air Transport Association)
Affiliation Code: 91-5-008-0
Telephone Number: (+511) 222-4353

COTAL
(Latin America Confederation of Travel Organizations)
Affiliation Code: AC1812
Telephone Number: (+5411) 4393-5696 (based in Argentina)

APAVIT
(Peruvian Association of Travel Agencies)
Affiliation Code: AO683
Telephone Number: 011-511-433-1111

© 1996-2004 Flightsperu.com LP. All rights reserved. Flightsperu and the Mysticperu of Flightsperu.com LP.
Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the Flightsperu User Agreement and Privacy Policy.