Condor Sightings Near Cusco

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Condor sightings near Cusco. Who would think that we could find condors in Cusco, precisely in the Apurímac Canyon, being the third deepest canyon in Peru? Look at condors from Chonta and between the three viewpoints.

Condor sightings near Cusco

Condor sightings near Cusco – Who would think we could find condors in Cusco? Precisely in the Apurímac Canyon, the third deepest canyon in Peru. Look at condors from Chonta and between the four viewpoints, but in the third viewpoint, you have the best views and photographic shots of the Vultur Gryphus. After a 10-minute walk, we reached the first spot where you could see the Apurimac Canyon. The panorama and horizon are incredible. From the first point of view, if you are lucky, we will observe some condors flying over the canyon’s cliffs. Bring mosquito repellent and plenty of water. In this part of Cusco city, the sun is shining. We invite all nature observers and vultures to participate in this unique tour near the city of Cusco. The Apurímac Canyon is the third deepest canyon in Peru!


Trip Overview

Is this trip right for me? AT A GLANCE

  • Start of the tour: at 7:30
  • End of the Tour: At 19:00
  • Cusco – Chonta Van distance: 3 hours
    • Road conditions: 1st-hour paved road in excellent condition, 2nd. Hour dirt road in good condition and the 3rd. Hour dirt road trail in poor condition.
  • Hiking: From Chonta to the viewpoints of the Condor, it takes about 40 minutes.
  • Activity: Condor sighting Cusco “Birding Cusco Peru full-day” & visit Quillarrumiyoc Inca site.
  • Tour difficulty: Easy.
  • Best Time to visit April to November.
  • Meal: Box lunch.


Why you will love this experience.

  • Observe in Apurimac canyon, a giant flying land bird in South America.
  • Apurímac near Cusco offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
  • If you’re seeking a spiritual experience, this is the place where you’re likely to find one.


Itinerary – Condor sightings near Cusco

At 7:30 am, pick up at your hotel in Cusco. We start the trip from the city of Cusco to the Izcuchaca plains. After 01 and a half hours, we take a carriage trail to the town of Chonta.


Visit the Moon ruins “Quillarumiyoc” and admire the views of the Limatambo valley below.


Upon arrival in Chonta, we acquired the entrance ticket to start the walk to the viewpoints of the Condors. It is essential to dress in dark clothing not to disturb the natural habitat of the condors; please do not wear bright or flashy clothing.

We will observe the snowy mountain of Salkantay and parts of Huantay from the beginning of the hike. At the first viewpoint, we follow the third deepest canyon in Peru, shared with Cusco and Apurimac. Apurimac means roaring sacred river. Today, Limatambo and Chonta promote experiential tourism in this part of Cusco; We invite all visitors to observe the Condor’s flight. After the flight of the Condor, we will drive to the town of Limatambo. In the afternoon, return to the city of Cusco.



  • English speaking tour guide
  • Private tourist transport + driver
  • Entrance tickets:
    • Apurimac Canyon of Chonta.
    • Quillarrumiyoc-Inca-Site.
  • Box lunch per client.
  • First aid kit.
  • Local taxes.

Note: The vehicles to use “see the photo in prices.”

Bring – Condor sightings near Cusco

  • Day-pack.
  • Dark color clothes (camouflage for viewing the flight of the Condor)
  • Binoculars 10X42 or Telescope. Camera with extra batteries.
  • Rain Jacket.
  • An excellent sunblock.
  • Essential to bring Mosquito repellent
  • Water bottle 3 liters.
  • Pocket money.

Travel Facts


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  • Yolo $247. “prices reduce if there are more people in your group.”
  • Two clients $158.
  • Three people $116.
  • Four tourists $95.
  • Five visitors $91.
  • Six travelers $81.
  • Seven explorers + $74.

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