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Climbing Chachani

Duration: 2 days.

  First day : leave Arequipa at 8:00am, travelling by car to Cabrerías, about 3 and a half hours away (at 5000m), from there there is a 2 hour ascent to the base camp (5300 m).
    * Second day : after breakfast there is a 3 or 4 hour ascent to the summit, where we find snow permanently (6075m).  After a short time at the summit, you return to the camp and from there to the transport. Return to Arequipa at 18:00 or 19:00.
      Includes : guide, crampons, piolets, equipment, tent, cooking equipment and medical kit.  There is an additional charge for food.

Climbing El Misti

Duration: 2 days

    * First day: leave Arequipa at 6:00am, going a certain way by car.  From there there is a climb to a height of 4600m, to the Eagles' Nest.
    * Second day: set off from the crest at 4:00 or 5:00am, and arrive at the summit (5825 m).  The descent is rapid, returning to Arequipa about 18:00.
    * Includes: guide, transportation, tent, cooking equipment, medical kit.  Food is an additional $10 USDOLLARS.

Colca Trekking tour 3 days/ 2 nigths

FIRST DAY:

Early departure from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Going up from 2325 m.o.l.s. to

3400 m.o.l.s. passing through the National Reserve of Pampa Cañahuas where the LLamas , Alpacas and Vicuñas live, after 4 hours arrive to Chivay village, have some minutes of stop and continue to Cabanaconde village, have lunch andThen we start walking down to San Juan de Chuccho village (3 hours walking aproximalely).

15:00 pm .- We get to the Colca River and twenty minutes later we arrive in San Juan de Chuccho. We will enjoy the green areas and friendly people, have dinner and spent the night there in the family house.

SECOND DAY:

7:00 AM .- Breakfast. And continue to Coshñirhua Village,  walking down the Canyon to Sangalle Valley, a beautiful place located at the bottom of the Canyon . Semi tropical weather and fruit trees are part of this place. You can soak in the warm water of the swimming pool.

1:00 PM .-We will enjoy a delicious lunch and have a free afternoon to explore this place.

6:00 PM .-We will have dinner and enjoy making a campfire and talking to each other.

8:30 PM .- Go to bed

THIRD DAY:

4:00 AM .- After an energetic breakfast we start going up hill to Cabanaconde ( 3 hours approximately) .

8:00 AM .- We will the Condor in Condor Cross to enjoy the fly if the Condors and then go directly to Chivay..

While in Chivay , we will go to the hot springs of La Calera (38 degrees) . This will help you relax your body.

We will have lunch in Chivay and then get on the bus to return to Arequipa.

17:00 PM .-aprx. Arrival to Arequipa.

INCLUDED:

- Private service
- Public Bus ( roundtrip )
- Maximum passengers:5 paxs
- Guide ( English, Spanish - Food ( 2 American Breakfast,2Lunch, 2 Dinner)
- Lodging in the house of the locals in San Juan de Chuccho and basic cabins in Sangalle (oasis)
- Hot Springs

Colca Canyon 1,2 or 3 days tours


The Colca Valley and its Canyon (3400 m deep). There, the traveler will find a landscape surronded by andenes (terraces), snowy peaks and towns founded in the XVI century, the Colca Canyon is an exciting place for Adventure Tourism
2 day tour:
Day 1 : Leave about 8:00 a.m. On the way you will see vicuñas, alpacas, llamas, vizcachas  and yaretas (this plant grows only above 4000 m) and you will see the typical  
landscape of the Andes. After stopping at the highest point (4900 m) to view the volcanoes and snow capped mountains, you descend to Chivay (3600 m) for lunch and go to your hotel. In the afternoon you visit the nearby hot springs and swim if you want.
Day 2 : Early departure to drive along the beautiful Colca Valley with 6000 Ha. of terraces formed by pre-inca civilisations.
Because  the different levels in the valley produce a micro-climate, a greater variety of crops are grown here.
Finally you reach the deepest part of the Canyon, much deeper than the Grand Canyon of  Colorado. Here you will see the flight of the condors.
Return to Chivay for lunch stopping in the villages and afterwards to Arequipa (about 5:00 p.m.)

Cotahuasi

Cotahuasi Valley and Canyon, located northeast of Arequipa in the province of La Union, this valley is made up of fanciful platforms that appear to hang in mid air and, a large number of waterfalls.
    * First day : Leave in  by the afternoon by bus.
    * Second day : Arrival in Cotahuasi, tour of the city,  Chayme bridge, neighbouring villages: the ruins of Collota, Taurisma, Alca and the Luicho hot springs.
    * Third day : Visit to waterfalls of Sipia, a taste of the  deepest Canyon in the world, an hour by car, the rest is an hour and a half walk.
    * Fourth day : Visit of the Ruins of Maukallacta and the village of Puyca. Return to the city of Arequipa by public bus, arriving the following day.
1.- Toro Muerto Stone Sculptures.
Leaving Arequipa, taking the route towards Lima you will find the fabulous stone sculpture complex known as Toro Muerto. Here one can appreciate animal shapes and others from the Huari and Chuquibamba cultures.
2.- Sumbay Caves, located behind the Misti volcano. The significance of Sumbay lies in its archeological resources and its caves which exhibit valuable rock paintings from the Paleolitic Era.
3.-Andahua : Valley of the Volcanoes: Located in the eastern part of Castilla Province this Valley posseses a spectacular beauty due to the presence of a multitude of small extingueshed volcanoes that according to studies have an age between 1 million years and 50,000 years.