COUNTRYSIDE TOUR & MANSION
Day 1: Arequipa / Chivay
08:00 am Leave Arequipa towards the Northwest behind the snow-capped Chachani, Yura, small valley with thermal springs, we will see wild vicuñas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, Alpacas & llamas in Tocra, some birds like flamingoes, ibis, andean goose, ducks, andean eagle "Kara Kara" Volcano viewpoint and the snow capped mountains in Patapampa (4,800 m.) (15,000ft.), See the Ampato, Sabancaya, Walca Walca, whitepeaks.) Chivay capital of the valley. Afternoon visit to the thermal springs & pools in La Calera. (Admission to the pools is not included, $3 per person). Overnight at Colca HOTEL (L, D)
Arrival in Chivay 13:00 to 13:30 Approximately
Lunch on your own
DÍA 2: Chivay / Cruz del Cóndor / Chivay / Arequipa
06:00 Continental breakfast
Early morning after breakfast we'll leave for a full day excursion in the left shore, beautiful typical villages like Yanque and Maca, colonial churches, gentle people with typical needlework dresses, hundreds of pre inca terraces still in use with andean crops like corn, qinua, kiwicha (Amaranto), etc. Stop at a viewing point, Cross of the Condor: See the deepness of the canyon and the flight of the Condor. Stone scale models, some pre Inca graves. Time for lunch and return to Arequipa. (18:00 approximately in Arequipa). (B, L)
Arrival at 17:00 to 18:00 Arrival at Arequipa.
- Breakfast, Entrance fee to the valley.
- 2 Lunch
- 1 dinner and Entrance fee to the springs
Passengers staying at the Colca Lodge or Refugio will be transferred to their hotels after lunch and can enjoy the hot springs in these Hotels.
Dinner show only in the Chivay restaurants