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MIrador del Condor - Arequipa

Explore the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world, with Rap Travel Peru.

Colca Canyon Tour

2 days and 1 night Tour: Adventure Min: 1 person
Murilo S
Ótima experiência! Representante da agência sempre a disposição. Guia prestativo e comunicativo, bom local para realizar as refeições. Recomendo utilizarem o representante brasileiro Luis! Muito atencioso e prestativo.
Murilo S
Ótima experiência, recomendo demais!! Vistas incríveis, guia muito bom e todo o apoio prestado pelo Luis, colaborador da agência. Foi muito fácil e prático viajar com a RAP
Elias Pereira
Incrível País incrível e receptivo... Acessória completa em todos os passeios... Destaque para o a gente de Turismo Luiz Carlos Brasileiro, que me deu todo suporte necessário desde a chegada ao Peru e assessoria em todos os Tours... Gracias RAP TRAVEL PERU
Una Aventura increíble en Machupicchu Estuvimos por más de 1 semana recorriendo todo el Perú con la agencia Rap Travel, nos vamos muy contentos porque nos cumplieron con todo y más por lo que recomendamos a esta agencia todo muy coordinado y principalmente Carlitos Vizcarra el mejor guía estaremos pronto de vuelta gracias por todo
Patricia C
Una experiencia única en Perú y Machupicchu Contratamos los servicios de Rap Travel Perú, fue una experiencia muy hermosa, todo estuvo muy organizado el transporte a tiempo los guías muy profesionales todo muy coordinado y u. Saludo muy especial para Carlos y José que estuvieron super 100 % recomendados, volveremos pronto
Leann C
10/10 would recommend Our tour guide did such an awesome job! They made you feel like a part of the family so thank you!!
Amir N
The trip of a lifetime! My best friend and I chose this tour to celebrate our 30th Birthdays - it was Amazing!!! We had a really nice time visiting Cusco, Machu Picchu and going to the Rainbow Mountain. The tour guides were really nice and we told us a lot about everything. We visited in November and for Machu Picchu this was amazing - it was misty in the morning and sunny by mid-morning, so we got to see it with all weather types. Highly recommend going at 6am and spending most of the day there - circuit 2 and 4 were great! We even hiked up one of the mountains. Carlos, Judy, and Wilson were great and really educated us about each site.
Fotios S
Great way to experience Peru The tour was a great way to experience Cusco, the sacred valley, Machu Picchu and the Vinicunca mountain. We only had 4 full days, and it was the right amount of time. I was there with my best friend celebrating our 30th, so we will always cherish this moment. The tour guides (Carlos, Judy, and Wilson) were very friendly and knowledgeable. They helped us get immersed to the history of the Incas, and made us feel comfortable throughout the trip. The accommodation provided as part of the package was very adequate, and the overall experience was great.
Encantos en Cusco Estamos muy contentos con los servicios que hemos recibido. Desde el recojo en el aeropuerto, fueron puntuales con un cartel con nuestro nombre. La habitacion que pedimos fue hermosa en el hotel Mayu con vista a la calle 7 borreguitos, Royer nos atendio muy bien 10/10. La agencia se comunicaba con nosotros todos los dias, para saber como nos hiba en el tour o si es que necesitamos ayuda. Realmente muy serviciales. En aguas Calientes Daniel, estuvo atento con nosostros . El tour en Machu Picchu fue realmente magico. Tenemos que agradecer mucho a Alicia por el tour bien planificado y a Jose Angel por todas las atenciones todos los dias, nunca nos dejo solos.
Servicio de calidad Buena atención, personalizada, se adecuan a las necesidades, escuchan sugerencias y son muy amables, muchas gracias!


Description Colca Canyon Peru Tour

With the Colca Canyon Peru Tour, you can enjoy the valley of volcanoes, the fauna and flora of this valley and know the beautiful and deep canyon. The COLCA VALLEY is located in the northeast of the Arequipa region at 3,600 meters above sea level, very close to the Ampato and Sabancaya volcanoes, considered one of the deepest in the world, reaching a depth of approximately 4,160 meters. With a privileged Andean vegetation due to its climate, it is one of the most extraordinary destinations in the country. Throughout the area you can see colorful pre-Inca cultivated terraces, and in the Cruz del Condor you can appreciate the majestic flight of the condors.

From the MIRADOR DE LA CRUZ DEL CONDOR, we can enjoy the flight of the Condor, this majestic bird in danger of extinction that inhabits the canyon. Its varied fauna will also allow the traveler to enjoy the presence of animals such as alpaca, vicuña, vizcachas, foxes, pumas, eagles, hawks and owls. This can be enjoyed on the flight of the condor tour.

On the Colca Canyon tour you can also enjoy the LA CALERA THERMAL BATHS, located 5 kilometers from the town of Chivay and offering five heated pools at 38 degrees Celsius, which allow you to bathe in its waters and enjoy its healing properties on ailments related to bones, muscles and skin. The waters of the calera contain 30% calcium, 19% zinc and 18% iron, elements that relieve muscle and bone pain. Here we can visit a small natural archaeological museum of the Colca, walk on the suspension bridge and enjoy a magnificent view, as the complex is located on the edge of the Colca River.

This will be a reward for those with tired legs.


  • Arequipa (2,335 masl)
  • Colca Canyon (4,500 masl)
  • Viewpoint of the Cruz del Condor (3,800 masl)
  • La Calera Hot Springs (3,618 masl / 11,618 fasl)


Day 1: Pick up from Hotel – Colca Canyon – Volcanoes Viewpoint – La Calera Hot Springs

  • 08.00 hrs We pick you up at the hotel and leave Arequipa. We drive on the paved road to Yura, on the route we will make different stops in places of tourist interest such as: Pampas Cañahuas, Patahuasi, Toqra and Patapampa, crossing Pampa de Arrieros observing the incompatible vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and migratory birds, and then arrive to Vizcachani where we enjoy a Coca tea, to acclimatize the body, due to the altitude.
  • Continuing with the tour appreciating the “tocaras”, lagoons and wetlands and at the same time observe some migratory birds such as flamingos, ibis. Arriving then to the highest point of the journey Patapampa (4,830 masl), also called the viewpoint of the Volcanoes, because from there you can see the volcanic chain in particular: the Hualcahualca, Sabancaya and Ampato, and then descend to the town of Chivay (3,600 masl).
  • We arrive in Chivay at noon to settle in the chosen hotel and have lunch (NOT INCLUDED). In the afternoon we will visit the thermal pools and a museum in the limekiln, where we will stay for a period of 2 hours approx. these baths are thermo medicinal waters, which exceed 38 º C; good for body diseases.
  • The visit to La Calera is only for those passengers who have their hotel located in Chivay. It does not include the entrance fee.
  • Return to Chivay to appreciate the folkloric show. Dinner and overnight.



Day 2: Pick up from Hotel – Yanque – Cruz Del Condor Viewpoint – Antahuilque – Arequipa

  • 05.30 hrs In the morning we will enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and then we will leave for the Cruz del Condor.
    Our first stop will be in the town of Yanque, where we will appreciate typical dances and an imposing colonial church.
  • 08.00 hrs approx. We will arrive at the Cruz del Condor, where we will be able to appreciate the majestic flight of the condors, we will also appreciate the canyon (1200 m deep from this point). We will take a 40 minute walk along the edge of the canyon (optional).
  • On the way back to Chivay, we will make other stops such as Antahuilque where we will have a panoramic view of the entire Colca Canyon; Choquetico to appreciate archaeological remains and the town of Maca to visit its church.
  • On the way back we will observe archaeological remains, pre-Inca agricultural terraces and other panoramic views of the Colca Canyon. We will pass through the villages of Pinchorro, Maca, Achoma, Yanque in the latter we will make a stop, where we can observe its typical churches, its craft center, the typical clothing of its inhabitants, among others.
  • 17.30 hrs Arrival to Arequipa, we will transfer you to your hotel.




  • Tourist Mobility
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • 1 night in a hotel of your choice
  • Breakfast
  • Folkloric Show


  • Entrance to the Thermal Baths of La Calera S/. 15.00
  • Tourist Ticket Colca S/. 70.00
  • 02 Lunches + 01 Dinner in Chivay
  • Others not specified in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips



Colca Canyon


Minimum 02 people


  • Tourist Mobility
  • Professional bilingual guide
  • 1 night in a hotel of your choice
  • Breakfast
  • Folkloric Show

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Colca Canyon Tour

During the tour, you can enjoy the breathtaking Colca Valley, observe various volcanoes, the majestic wildlife and flora of the area, and the beautiful Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world. You’ll also have the opportunity to witness the magnificent flight of condors.

The Colca Valley is located in the northeastern region of Arequipa, Peru, at an altitude of 3,600 meters above sea level. It is surrounded by volcanoes such as Ampato and Sabancaya.

It is recommended to bring a hat or sun hat, sunscreen, lightweight clothing for hiking, rehydrating water, snacks, comfortable walking shoes, identification documents, and extra cash in local currency.

To enjoy the hot springs during the Colca Canyon Tour in La Calera, it is advisable to bring the following: swimsuit, large towel, sandals, extra clothing, sunscreen, hat or cap, a water bottle, toiletries, cash, and a waterproof bag for wet clothes.

The tour is most enjoyable during the dry season, which typically runs from April to October, for stable weather conditions and to avoid rain.

Yes, during the Colca Canyon Tour in Peru, you have the opportunity to see condors in their natural environment. One of the highlights of this tour is the visit to the “Mirador de la Cruz del Cóndor.” This viewpoint is strategically located in the canyon and is known for offering excellent views of the majestic flight of condors, which are the largest flying birds in the world.

During the Colca Canyon Tour in Peru, there is a possibility of experiencing altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS), especially if you have not acclimatized to the region’s altitude beforehand. The Colca Canyon is located at considerable altitudes, and at some points, such as Cruz del Cóndor, the altitude can exceed 3,800 meters above sea level.

Most citizens from countries in the Americas and Western Europe do not need to obtain a visa to enter Peru. The maximum allowed stay period is 90 days. However, if you wish to stay longer or have other purposes such as residency, study, research, or work in the country, you will need to apply for the relevant visa through Peruvian consulates before your trip.

The currency in use in Peru is the Nuevo Sol (S/). Although the US dollar is accepted in most hotels, shops, and restaurants, its value is based on the daily exchange rate, indicating how many Soles you get for each dollar. Some places also accept euros, but it is advisable to make payments in the national currency, the Nuevo Sol.

If you are carrying a laptop or mobile devices during your trip, consider the information about electricity in Peru. The electrical voltage in Peru is 220 volts and operates at a frequency of 60 cycles per second, except in Arequipa, where the frequency is 50 cycles. However, most four and five-star hotels offer 110-volt electrical outlets. Electrical outlets in Peru generally have two inputs. Therefore, it is advisable to bring an adapter for your electrical devices.









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