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Arequipa & the Colca Valley
4 Days 3 Nights 

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Visit Arequipa, "The White City," renowned for its stunning white volcanic stone architecture. Explore the picturesque Colca Valley and its impressive canyon, and discover the city's captivating cultural attractions amidst picturesque surroundings. Enjoy Arequipa's delightful climate, with abundant sunshine, low humidity, and pleasant temperatures, year-round.

Itinerary

Day 01 Arequipa

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  • AM Arrive at the airport in Arequipa*.

  • Transfer to the hotel of your choice**.

  • Embark on a captivating tour of Arequipa: marvel at the main square, cathedral, colonial churches, and mansions in the historic center. Explore the enchanting 16th-Century Santa Catalina Monastery and visit Yanahuara lookout for breathtaking views of Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Pichu volcanoes.

  • Savor an exquisite dinner at Zig Zag Restaurant.***.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Arequipa.


Day 02 Arequipa-Colca Valley

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Arequipa.

  • Embark on a scenic four-hour drive across the Andean plain to Chivay, the gateway to Colca Valley and Canyon.

  • En route to Chivay, experience the awe-inspiring "Valley of the Volcanoes" and Salinas/Aguada Blanca National Reserve. Encounter diverse wildlife, including Andean camelids, deer, foxes, wildcats, and majestic flamingos.

  • Check-in at the hotel of your choice** in Chivay.

  • PM Optional visit: Unwind at "La Calera" hot springs, renowned for their therapeutic properties.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Arequipa.

 

Day 03 Colca Valley-Arequipa

 

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Chivay early in the morning.

  • AM Embark on a mesmerizing Colca Valley and Canyon Tour. Marvel at the breathtaking "Condor Cross" viewpoint, ideal for spotting majestic Andean condors. Explore pre-Inca agricultural terraces and visit charming 17th Century colonial villages, home to the descendants of Cabana and Collahua peoples. Immerse yourself in Peru's stunning natural landscapes throughout the tour.

  • PM Return to Arequipa. Transfer to your hotel.

  • Overnight.

Day 04 Arequipa

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Arequipa.

  • AM Arequipa countryside tour,. First stop will be at the Sachaca Lookout from where you can have an extraordinary view of the city and its mountaiscape, including the sentinel volcanoes. Next, you will visit the Founder's Mansion originally built in the 16th Century, and finally, you will stop by the the 400-year-old Sabandía Stone Mill, powered by a neighborin waterfall and made entirely of sillar (volcanic stone). Here you will see the traditional method of grinding grains as it was done centuries past.

  • PM Transfer to the airport in order to board the flight to you nrxt destination.

Notice:

*Transfer-in/out from/to Arequipa airport, bus station, or from a specific place indicated at the time of booking.

**See hotel choices for this tour below.

***There are several set-menus options from you may choose at the time of booking this tour.

Notice:

*Transfer-in/out from/to Arequipa airport, bus station, or from a specific place indicated at the time of booking.

**See hotel choices for this tour below.

***There are several set menu options from where you may choose at the time of booking this tour.

Prices per person (USD)

Single/Double/Triple Occupancy

*Double room accommodation in 1 matrimonial or 2 twin beds. For further information please contact us. **Triple room accommodation  in 3 twin beds, or 1 matrimonial bed and 1 twin bed. For further information please contact us.

Includes:

  • 2 nights in Arequipa and 1 in Coca Valley.

  • All tours as described in the itinerary with English-speaking guides.

  • Overland transportation and entrance fees

  • Breakfast at all hotels.

Does not Include:

  • Airfare, train or busfare.

  • Lunch or dinner or food or beverages (unless otherwise specified)

  • Airport taxes, baggage fees, or related charges.

  • Tips

  • Additional tours or services other than those that are specified on this itinerary.

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Hotel choices for this tour

Arequipa 2 Nights

Colca 1 Night

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