Colca Canyon Tour in Arequipa Full Day

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

Colca Canyon Tour in Arequipa Full Day

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

Travel full day to Colca Canyon condors – Are you planning your trip to Arequipa, Peru? Explore with us the deepest canyon in the world. The trip is spectacular, starting from the city of Puno or Arequipa. Join an epic journey in the Andes, South America.

Colca Canyon Tour 01 day starting from Arequipa or Puno Lake Titicaca or the other way around

Travel to Colca Canyon condors day trip – Are you planning your trip to Peru? Do you want to know how to visit the Colca Canyon? Or are you not sure if it’s worth it? The canyon’s first exploration was known as the “Reparaz cannon” in honor of its 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.


01-Day Colca Canyon tour from Arequipa or Puno Overview

  • If it is a day 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 01 Day

Why you will love this experience

  • Best COLCA CANYON Day Tour; 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 Colca Canyon, approximately 4,160 meters deep.
  • THE BEST TIME OF THE DAY TO SEE THE CONDORS: 8 am. At 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).
  • We observed some condors in November, December, and April.


Detailed Itinerary of Colca canyon 01-day tour

We observe beautiful panoramic views throughout our Colca Canyon tour.

We have two ways to start the trip:

  1. The first travel route begins in Puno, Chivay, to Arequipa.
  2. The second travel option begins in Arequipa, Chivay, to Puno.

Note: If the client has his connecting flight at night. We can finish the trip to the airport “Arequipa or Juliaca.”

Travel route:

  • 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”.

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


01 day Colca Canyon tour 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.

Arequipa Colca Canyon’s full day does not include the following:

  • Puno, Chivay, Cabanaconde, 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 Colca Canyon 01-day tour transfer to Puno (or Arequipa):

  • 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 Facts

Read all frequently asked questions about Colca Canyon Tour

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, approximately 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.


Private Colca Canyon, a 01-day tour, ends in Puno or Arequipa

*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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