Colca 4 days
First Option - Second Option
Colca 4 days - First Option
Level of Difficulty: MEDIUM to strenuous
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
17:00 PM. - We get to the Colca River and twenty minutes later we
to San Juan de Chuccho. We will enjoy the green areas and
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.
06:00 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 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 Return to Fure .
19:30 Dinner and then sleep in cabins.
8:00 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 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.
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 .
- Swimming suit
- Mosquito repellent
- Sun block
- Toilet paper
- Flash light
- Sun hat
- Sun glasses
- Coins(some change for drinks)
- Book for free time
- Rain jacket