|Duration||4 Days and 3 Nights|
|Departures||Daily departures from Arequipa Peru|
|Activities||You will see Arequipa “white city” and Saint Catalina Monastery with light adventure on Colca Canyon|
|Airfares||Not included, available upon request|
|Customizable||YES, feel free to ask for extra services|
DAY 1: LIMA – AREQUIPA
Upon arrival reception and transfer to the selected Hotel. In the afternoon, you will be picked up from your Arequipa hotel to start the tour.
Church and lookout of the Colonial District of Yanahuara where we can see great part of the city, Carmen Alto neighborhood lookout of the countryside and the bottom the Chilina valley, Beautiful view of the Misti, Chachani and Pichu-Pichu Volcanoes, Typical Pre Inca Terraces still cultivated, View of the Chilina valley next to the Chili river, Return to the city, visit the Cathedral, main square, the colonial area, Church and Jesuits Cloisters of La Compañía and its Polychromatic dome, Finally the Famous cloister’s nuns Santa Catalina Monastery citadel, built in XVI century and opened to public in 1,970 after 400 years. (Ticket for the Cathedral & its Museum it’s not included) (No meals)
DAY 2: COLCA CANYON
08:00 am Leave Arequipa to a journey to the center of the Earth, our end Colca Canyon, towards nor west direction behind snow-covered Chachani, Yura, small valley with thermal springs, see wild vicuñas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, Alpacas & llamas in Tocra, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean gooze, ducks, Andean eagle “Kara Kara” view point of the Volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m.)(15,000ft.), See the Ampato, Sabancaya, Walca Walca, etc.) Chivay Capital of the valley. Afternoon visit to the thermal springs & pools in La Calera. (Admission to the pools not included, about $5 per person). Overnight at selected accommodation. (B,L, D)
DAY 3: COLCA CANYON – AREQUIPA
Early morning after breakfast leave for a full day excursion. We departure to Cruz del Condor where you can appreciate the flight of the condors. Also the Geographical Impressive scene, created by the Colca river can be admired. Approximately one hour after, the tour will come back to Chivay, stopping in the typical villages of: Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque.
Viewpoints of Chocotetico and Antahuilque where the stone and mock ups Collaguas can be seen that people have used to test, parts of the canyon which are suitable for cultivation. This is a good place to appreciate the Andean valley of the Colca. Hanging pre-Inca tombs.
Lunch in the village of Chivay and return to Arequipa. Overnight (18:00 approx. in Arequipa). (B, L)
DAY 4: TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast and transfer to the airport to take flight to the next city where you will continue your adventure. (B)
END OF SERVICES
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INCLUDES: All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double or single occupancy. All scheduled transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
IMPORTANT: For a better service, the company informs you that it has autonomy to change the Hotels mentioned in the itinerary with another one of similar category if therefore sees it by advisable taking into account justifiable availability of spaces or other reasons, if this it is the case you will be notified ahead of time.
NOT INCLUDE: International and domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.