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COLCA TREK is accredited member of APTA The Association of Adventure Operators of Ecotourism in Arequipa And Authorized Accredited travel agency of the Ministry of Tourism of PERU.

Colca Trek 4 days

First Option

Level of Difficulty: MEDIUM to strenuous

Day 1

6:30 AM.- Departure from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Going by bus from 2300 m to 3780 m. passing through the Vicugnas National Reservation.
12:00 PM.- Get off the bus in Cabanaconde. We will have lunch in a restaurant. Then we start walking down to Pallca village (5 hours of walking approximately).
17:00 PM.- We get to the Colca River and twenty minutes later we arrive to San Juan de Chuccho. We will enjoy the green areas and friendly people. We will have dinner with Andean people. We will rest and sleep in local houses.
18:30 PM.- We get to our lodge where we have a rest. Then you can enjoy the hot springs or trout fish along the river.
19:30 PM.- Dinner and then sleep in cabins.

Day 2

06:00 AM.- We will get up very early to have breakfast and continue our walk, then we will visit the Llatica village (2,438m), and some other interesting places.
12:00 PM.- We will arrive at the camp in a small village called Fure (2,758m), a beautiful oasis after 5 hours of walking. We will have lunch here and after a short rest we will head to the beautiful Huaruro Cataratas (80m high waterfall), as well as the falls of Tocallo River.
17:00 PM.- Return to Fure.
19:30 PM.- Dinner and then sleep in cabins.

Day 3

7:00 AM.- Breakfast.
8:00 AM.- We start the hike to the Sangalle Oasis, after four hours we will arrive at Sangalle. Here we will have lunch and a free afternoon to enjoy a swim in the pool.
15:00 AM.- After a couple of hours resting, we start hiking up hill to Cabanaconde town (3 hours walking), where we will have dinner and spend our third night in a nice hotel.

Day 4

6:00 AM.- After breakfast we take the very first bus to Cruz Del Condor (20 minutes away)
8:00 AM.- We will see the Condor in Cruz del Condor to enjoy the flying and then go
directly to Chivay.
In Chivay, we will go by taxi to the hot springs of La Calera (38 degrees) very good feeling after the 3 days of hiking. We will have lunch in a nice restaurant and then get on the bus station to return to Arequipa.
7:00 PM.- Arrival to Arequipa.

Equipment:

  • Towel
  • Swimming suit
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sun block
  • Toilet paper
  • Boots
  • Sandals
  • Flash light
  • Batteries
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Coins(some change for drinks)
  • Book for free time
  • Rain jacket

This tour includes:

  • Pre-trip information
  • Public Transportation Arequipa Cabanaconde Chivay Arequipa
  • All meals and excellent diet during the expedition
  • All tourist tickets
  • Complete Cooking equipment.
  • All the taxis
  • All basic camping and cooking gear and dishes
  • Safety and professional procedure
  • Best license guides (Our guides know very well this area)
  • First aid kit
  • Public Phone in Cosñirgua handies and rescue procedure
  • 1 night hotel and 1 night cabin
  • Expert cook
  • Environmental care

This price doesnt include:

  • Horses for personal ride.
  • Tips and extra spends or services no described
  • Water bottles
  • Cokes, beers and alcoholic drinks

Services:

  • Pool: Everything outlined in our programme from 2 to 7 pax
  • Private:Private 4x4 transport for the whole trip. Everything and more outlined in our programme from 2 to 4 pax.

TAYLOR MADE TRIPS

COLCA TREK has not only these basic choices, if you like to be out of the normal trail, just let us know we can send you our secret trails, or we are ready to made with you the trip in the way, that you order to do, if it's there any special activity you would like to do, just let me know so that immediately we can send you more details, maybe you need information about rafting, mountain biking or city biking, that we can combine to make the best tour for you, please just ask to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for a inmediately answer of our guide Vlado Soto. Thanks.

Second Option

4 days mix tour expedition

Level of Difficulty: MEDIUM

Colca Valley, Colca Canyon, Toro Muerto Petrogliphs Stone engravings 5 days/4 nights

This is the highlight trek in the region. We go by 4x4 from Arequipa and to the petrogliphs of Toro Muerto, crossing the dunes of the Atacama desert (one of the most beautiful deserts in the world). After crossing 160 Km we arrive to Toro Muerto. We will see a variety of more than 5000 volcanic stones that belongs to pre-Incan times. After exploring the area we take a round to Huambo, Cabanaconde, and Colca Canyon by the way of Sihuas, also passing the Punta Colorada along the way, where we'll stop to enjoy different dishes prepared with "Shrimps of the Majes River." The 240 Km tour to Cabanaconde passes through the little Volcanoes valley, providing us a view of 6 volcanoes, 2 very closes to the road volcanoes.

Day 1

We visit the petrogliphs of Toro Muerto, Huambo village, and after 9 hours by 4WD we arrive to Cabanaconde (5:30-6:00 pm). Dinner. We will sleep in a very confortable hotel.

Day 2

We begin the Colca trek, descending 1357 meters in 4 hours, a 8 Km journey. Lunch in "Gloria House," situated in the town of San Juan de Chuccho.Then we pass Malata and continue to the Oasis of Sangalle (1850 m), arriving in 2 hours. Enjoy the pool and relax in the bungalows.

Day 3

We begin our walk very early up to Cabanaconde, arriving 4 hours later (1400 meters). After arriving to Cabanaconde we have breakfast and then head to the Cruz Del Condor to see the condors flying. After that we'll visit the Colca Valley, where we'll have a commanding view to the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, Yanque and Chivay. Other viewpoints, such as Antahuilque and Mollepunku, provide views to pre-Incan terraces and above-ground graves that belong to the Collagua period. Lunch in our LODGE Tradicion or Colca Lodge hot springs, after relax in the hot Springs we will have a free time to enjoy the different relaxing atractives of the lodge, dinner and sleep in exellent beds.

Day 4

Breakfast, and little walk for the ancient ruins of Uyo Uyo, back to our car and then back to Arequipa, stopping at the viewpoint the Volcanoes of Ubinas,Pichu pichu, Misti,Chachani, Ampato,Sabancaya, Hualca Hualca and the source of the Amazon Mount Mismi, along the way. Before arriving in Arequipa, we pass by the national reserve of Aguada Blanca y Salinas, where we'll observe llamas, alpacas and vicugnas. Passing around the backs of volcanoes Misti and Chachani, we arrive in Arequipa between 1 or 2 pm of the fouth day.

Equipment:

  • Towel
  • Swimming suit
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sun block
  • Toilet paper
  • Boots
  • Sandals
  • Flash light
  • Batteries
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Coins(some change for drinks)
  • Book for free time
  • Rain jacket

This tour includes:

  • Pre-trip information
  • Public Transportation Arequipa Cabanaconde Chivay Arequipa
  • All meals and excellent diet during the expedition
  • All tourist tickets
  • Complete Cooking equipment.
  • All the taxis
  • All basic camping and cooking gear and dishes
  • Safety and professional procedure
  • Best license guides (Our guides know very well this area)
  • First aid kit
  • Public Phone in Cabanaconde handies and rescue procedure
  • 2 night hotel and 1 night cabin
  • Expert cook
  • Environmental care

This price doesn’t include:

  • Horses for personal ride.
  • Tips and extra spends or services no described
  • Water bottles
  • Cokes, beers and alcoholic drinks

Services:

  • Pool: Everything outlined in our programme from 2 to 7 pax
  • Private:Private 4x4 transport for the whole trip. Everything and more outlined in our programme from 2 to 4 pax.

TAYLOR MADE TRIPS

COLCA TREK has not only these basic choices, if you like to be out of the normal trail, just let us know we can send you our secret trails, or we are ready to made with you the trip in the way, that you order to do, if it's there any special activity you would like to do, just let me know so that immediately we can send you more details, maybe you need information about rafting, mountain biking or city biking, that we can combine to make the best tour for you, please just ask to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a immediately answer of our guide Vlado Soto. Thanks.