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A Complete Guide to Exploring Colca Canyon and Puno

Experience Adventure Like Never Before: Book Your Tour Today!

From Arequipa: 3-Day Colca Canyon with Drop Off in Puno

Welcome, fellow adventurers! If you’re looking for a breathtaking escape into Peru’s natural wonders, we have just the experience for you. Today, we’ll be taking you on an unforgettable journey through the majestic Colca Canyon, culminating in the charming city of Puno. Strap on your hiking boots, grab your camera, and let’s get started!

Before we dive into the exciting details of this incredible tour, if you’re interested in booking your spot right away, just click here to reserve your spot!

What You Can Look Forward To:

  • Experience a thrilling 3-day trek through the awe-inspiring Colca Canyon
  • Discover the fascinating cultural heritage of the ancient Collagua and Cabana societies
  • Get up close and personal with the majestic Andean condor
  • Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Andean landscapes from Cruz del Condor
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture of traditional Andean villages
  • Explore the vibrant city of Puno and its picturesque surroundings
  • Witness the natural wonders of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay

  • Depart from Arequipa bright and early, embarking on a scenic journey through the Andean highlands
  • Marvel at the stunning views of Misti, Chachani, and Ampato volcanoes
  • Stop by the charming town of Chivay, known for its traditional markets and thermal baths
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch and get acquainted with your fellow travelers
  • Rest and relax, or take a refreshing dip in the thermal pools
  • Spend the evening exploring the town and immersing yourself in the local culture

Day 2: Chivay – Cruz del Condor – Puno

  • Embark on an early morning adventure to Cruz del Condor, a natural viewpoint offering jaw-dropping views of the Colca Canyon and its resident Andean condors
  • Witness these magnificent birds soar through the skies, a truly awe-inspiring sight
  • Explore more stunning viewpoints along the canyon, capturing incredible photos along the way
  • Take a leisurely hike through the canyon, marveling at the impressive landscapes and unique flora and fauna
  • Enjoy a scenic drive to Puno, known for its rich cultural heritage and proximity to Lake Titicaca
  • Check into your comfortable accommodation and prepare for an evening of rest and relaxation

Day 3: Puno – Lake Titicaca

  • Embark on a boat journey across the crystalline waters of Lake Titicaca
  • Visit the famous Uros Floating Islands, a unique and fascinating testament to human ingenuity
  • Learn about the indigenous Uros people and their traditional way of life
  • Experience a cultural exchange and get hands-on with local customs and traditions
  • Indulge in a traditional lunch on one of the islands, savoring Peruvian flavors while enjoying spectacular lake views
  • Return to Puno, soaking up the enchanting ambiance of the city and bidding farewell to your fellow adventurers

What’s Included:

  • Roundtrip transportation from Arequipa to Puno
  • Knowledgeable and friendly local guide
  • Comfortable accommodation in Chivay and Puno
  • All entrance fees and permits
  • Traditional meals throughout the tour
  • Boat trip and guided visits on Lake Titicaca

What to Pack:

  • Hiking boots or sturdy walking shoes
  • Comfortable hiking clothes and layers for changing weather conditions
  • Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Personal toiletries

With our complete guide to exploring Colca Canyon and Puno, we hope you feel inspired and ready to embark on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Don’t forget to reserve your spot on this incredible tour here before it fills up. See you in Peru!

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A Complete Guide to Exploring Colca Canyon and Puno

Experience Adventure Like Never Before: Book Your Tour Today!