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Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day in Arequipa

Price from: $ 99.00 USD (See: Price List)

Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day in Arequipa

Price from: $ 99.00 USD (See: Price List)

Travel to Colca Canyon 1 Day Tour end in Arequipa or Puno Lake Titicaca – Explore the deepest canyon in the world with us. The trip is spectacular. Join an epic journey in the Andes – Peru.

Colca canyon tour from Puno OR Colca canyon day trip from Arequipa!

Travel to Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day – Explore the spectacular Colca Canyon spotting several condors in their natural habitat from the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint. The canyon’s first exploration was known as the “Reparaz cannon” in honor of his discoverer, the Spanish geographer Gonzalo de Reparaz Ruiz “1901-1984.”

  • The canyon was first sailed and explored in 1979 by an expedition of students from the University of Krakow (Poland), who baptized the route with the name of the Canyon of John Paul II.
  • The deepest canyon in the world: in 1983, National Geographic magazine sponsored the Canoandes expedition to verify the data provided by its discoverer and obtain more geographic data.
  • In 1984, the Guinness Book of Records confirmed that it is the deepest canyon in the world.

Colca Full Day Tour – If you’re looking for a unique and unforgettable adventure in Peru, a full-day tour of Colca Canyon is a must-do. This stunning natural wonder is one of the deepest canyons in the world and offers breathtaking views of the Andean landscape. On this tour, you’ll also have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about the traditions of the Colca Valley.


Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day from Arequipa or Puno Overview

  • Colca Canyon 1 Day Tour Transfer to Puno: Trip from Puno to Arequipa or vice versa: At 03:30 am, we start the journey.
    • Two-day trip: The expedition begins at 9:00 am.


  • Strategic stop at the CHINITO restaurant to go to the bathroom, drink coca tea, and have an Optional breakfast.
  • Chivay
  • Cruz del CONDOR -> Condor Sightings “Best Place to View Condors and the Colca Canyon.”
  • You will see how beautiful and characteristic their cultivation terraces are, which they call platforms.
  • If we have time, explore:
    • The viewpoint of the volcanoes.
    • Pampas Cañahuas “we can see vicuñas; they are non-domestic South American camelids that live freely in the Aguada Blanca and Salinas National Reserve.”
    • Stop at the Centro de Interpretation daily opens from 8.30–to noon.
    • Visit the most impressive churches: Lari, Yanque, Cabanaconde, and Sibayo.
    • Colca Canyon elevation (11,800 ft./3,600 m.)
    • The communities’ women wear traditional costumes: long skirts, vests with colorful embroidery, and a hat with ribbon.

Colca canyon Arequipa Peru

🙂 Note: If the explorer is looking for a tour to the Colca Canyon for 02 days, we will gladly organize it; write to our email.

Highlights in our Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day

Why you will love this experience

  • Best Colca Canyon 1 Day Tour end in Puno or Arequipa; Visiting the Cruz del Andean Condor
  • Condor Cross Overlook (Mirador Cruz del Condor). The best place to see the Andes.
  • Maca reaches its most extraordinary depth near the Mirador de Cruz del Condor.
  • Near the Ampato and Sabancaya volcanoes is the 1 Day Colca Canyon Tour, approximately 4,160 meters deep.
  • THE BEST TIME OF THE DAY TO SEE THE CONDORS: 08 to 10 am and at the end of the afternoon at 3:30 pm at 4:30 pm.
  • WHAT IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO explore the area? Dry Season (May – October 2023).


Detailed Itinerary of Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day

We have two spectacular ways to do the one-day tour of the Colca Canyon in Peru:

  1. Colca Canyon Day Trip from Arequipa
  2. Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Puno

The tour guide plus the driver of the vehicle travel to the client’s hotel to carry out the pick-up service so that we can start the spectacular journey through the Andes towards the Colca Canyon. During the trip, we observe magnificent unique panoramic views of the Andes with valleys, ravines, and canyons.

We observe beautiful panoramic views throughout our Colca Canyon tour

  1. Colca Canyon day tour from Arequipa: The travel option starts in Arequipa, Chivay, Puno, or Arequipa.
  2. Colca Canyon tour from Puno: The travel route begins in Puno, Chivay, to Arequipa.

The lightning trip to the Colca Canyon is a trip in private service to enjoy to the fullest with your group of explorers to enjoy the customs and traditions of the surrounding towns before arriving at the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint, therefore enjoying an incredible flight of the Condor in its wild state. In the afternoon, bathe in the thermal baths of Chivay to enjoy a vacation relaxation with a glass of Pisco Sour from Peru.

Note: If the client has their connecting flight at night. We can finish the trip at the airport in Arequipa or Juliaca.

Travel route via Puno to Arequipa
  • Puno -> Juliaca, Cabanillas, Santa Lucia, Imata. Patawasi Checkpoint, El Chinito Restaurant, Chivay, Yanque, Maca, Cruz del Condor“5 hours of travel”
    • Cruz del Condor -> Chivay, Patawasi Checkpoint, Pampas-De-Arrieros, Yura, Arequipa City, or Alfredo Rodriguez Ballon International Airport “4 hours of the trip”.

Colca Canyon elevation: 3,600 meters / 11,800 feet.


Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day Includes:

  • Unique cultural features.
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide “the entire day trip.”
  • Private tourist transport with fuel + professional driver “Puno – Cruz del Condor – Arequipa.”
  • Entrance ticket to the Mirador-de-Cruz-del-Condor
  • All Local taxes.

Colca Canyon tour from Arequipa or Puno does not include the following:

  • Tour around Puno, Chivay, Cabanaconde
  • Puno, Arequipa or Colca canyon hotels.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • Taking 04 small bottles of 700 milliliters on the expedition is advisable.
  • Tips (guides, driver, etc.)

Bring to our day trip to Colca canyon from Arequipa or Puno

  • A good daypack: Eagle Creek Afar Backpack or an appropriate pack to carry your personal belongings!
  • Lighter trekking boots with good ankle support!
  • One pair of hiking pants – not jeans!
  • One warm/winter jacket/gloves, scarf, cap cold, thermal clothing entire body – IMPORTANTChanging weather all the time.
  • Bring some meds!
  • Iron tablets and pills for altitude sickness.
  • Sun protection cream (SPF 45 or higher recommended).
  • Re-usable container for your water.
  • Bandages or moleskin
  • Extra money.

Travel Guide

Read all frequently asked questions about Colca Canyon Tour 1 Day

What sites do we visit if we take a two-day tour of the Colca Canyon on day 01?

DAY 1:

  • Visit the Lagunillas complex.
  • The Salinas and Aguada Blanca Reserve.
  • Visit the valley of volcanoes.
    • We arrive in Chivay for lunch (not included.)
  • In the afternoon, “we leave for the thermal baths.”

On day 2, how much time do we have at the Colca Canyon (Cruz del CONDOR)?

The Canyon is proper for 02 hours, depending on how the travelers feel.

Do you have a place in Chivay where you recommend me to stay if I take the 2-day tour to the Colca Canyon?

Lodging: La Casa de Anita (in the main square of Chivay)
or Casa Andina Standard Colca.


Colca Canyon Private Tour

*We do not add other people to your group.

PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023 | We run this tour only as a Private Service

PRIVATE SERVICE / Private Guided Tours 🙂

  • Solo travel is $410. “prices reduce if more people are in your group.”
  • 02 customers $245.
  • 03 customers $204.
  • 04 customers $168.
  • 05 customers $154.
  • 06 customers $122.
  • 07 customers $110.
  • 08 customers to + $99.

Note: Colca Tour in two days, write to us.


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