Day trip

From Arequipa: Colca Canyon & La Calera Thermal Waters

4.7 / 5

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From Arequipa: Colca Canyon & La Calera Thermal Waters

From US$ 69 per person

Enjoy a full day tour from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Observe wildlife in the marshes of Tocra mountain and venture up to the crater of a dormant volcano. Observe the flight of condors from a viewing point and enjoy a thermal bath.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pick-up from your hotel in Plaza de Armas of Arequipa, no more than 3 blocks away from the plaza

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel through the deepest canyon in Arequipa
  • View condors flying over the Andes
  • Enjoy a thermal bath
  • Visit Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque
Full description
Travel to one of the deepest canyons in the world. Take the longest road in Yura, bordering the snowy Chachani mountain, towards Pampa Cañahuas Natural Reserve. Venture into the marshes of Tocra mountain, where you will see a variety of migratory birds, including flamingos. Pass by the crater of Chucura, a dormant volcano.  Stop at mirador de los volcanes, a viewing point where you can observe the western mountains. Arrive at the village of Chivay and journey to another viewing point, where you can watch the flight of the condors. Explore the villages of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque on your way back. Enter into their beautiful churches and view the picturesque landscapes of the terraces in the valley.  Enjoy a thermal bath in La Calera Thermal Waters, where you will stay for an hour. Return to the town of Chivay and indulge yourself with a traditional lunch, before you depart for the city of Arequipa. 
Includes
  • Pick-up from hotels located near Plaza de Armas of Arequipa
  • Transportation
  • Expert, tour guide
  • Continental breakfast and lunch in Chivay
  • Entrance to La Calera Thermal Waters
  • Colca Tourist Ticket (BTC): S/70 Soles foreign tourists or S/20 Soles for Peruvians. This is only payable with cash and you will be charged at your arrival to Chivay

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Please wear warm, comfortable clothing
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Well worth getting up at two a.m. for.

The tour delivered as promised.

January 27, 2019

December 26, 2019

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The pick up was on time, the explanation from our guide Liz was accurate.

October 15, 2021

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