Arequipa and the Colca Canyon
3 Days / 2 Nights

Round trip airport transfers, city tour and Santa Catalina Convent, excursion to the Colca Canyon with overnight stay, service of a licensed bilingual tour guide, all entrance fees, two nights of hotel accommodation, one in Arequipa and one in Chivay, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner; hotel tax and service charge.

2012 Rates per person in US$
Double
Triple
Single
Tourist Class (BB)
$648
$648
$1091
Tourist Superior (BB)
648
646
1086
First Class (BB)
671
663
1130
Deluxe (BB)
718
711
1230
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ITINERARY
Day 1 : Arequipa

Upon arrival at the airport a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you in registering. City tour and Santa Catalina Convent - Your half day sightseeing of this beautiful city includes a visit to the Spanish Colonial Monastery of Santa Catalina, called "a city within a city", which lay closed to the layman and shrouded in mystery for over 400 years. This remarkable relic of colonial times now is open to the public.

Day 2 : Arequipa / Colca Canyon
Breakfast at your hotel. Colca Canyon 2 day/1 night - Early departure towards the highlands passing through Yura-Pampa Cañahuas and La Pulpera with good possibility of observing groups of wild vicuñas and fighting cattle. Stop en route to see petrogliphs in the Caves of Mollepunco and in the town of Callali to see natural hill formations with the appearance of enchanted castles. Drive to La Calera to enjoy the thermal baths under the stars. Return to Chivay for overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 3 : Colca Canyon / Home
Breakfast at your hotel. To maximize your probability of seeing condors we depart very early towards the "Cross of the Condor" at about an altitude of 15,000 feet. Drive a little further in to the canyon to see some pre-Inca ruins and watch the way of life in this remote land. Return to Chivay for lunch and afternoon return to Arequipa. Flight to Lima for your connecting flight home. (B,L)

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