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Colca Valle Arequipa 3 Dias
FULL DAY CAÑON DEL COLCA
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Arequipa – Puno – Cusco 8 Days

Enjoy the benefits that the South of Peru has. Experience the magic of the beautiful landscapes.

Visit the amazing town of Chivay, Enjoy the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint where you can appreciate the flight of the condors and observe the depth of the Colca canyon.

Enjoy the impressive Uros and Taquile Islands, the most visited islands of Lake Titicaca.

Live and enjoy the magical city of Cusco, knowing its beautiful landscapes and the majestic citadel of Machupicchu.

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Itinerary

DAY 01: AREQUIPA – CITY PEDESTRIAN TOUR AND SANTA CATALINA CONVENT

Reception in the city of Arequipa and transfer to the hotel.

In the afternoon, we will visit the city of Arequipa: El Mirador de Carmen Alto (place where you can see the Chilina Valley), Miradouro Yanahuara, Santa Catalina Convent, a 17th century “small town” opened to the public in 1970 after of 400 years of cloister, transporting its visitors four centuries in the past, you will visit numerous and wide patios and gardens, the kitchen and the slave quarters of the slaves and the stone washings, the Plaza de Armas, where we will see the Cathedral ( facade only), the Church and the Cloisters of the Society of Jesus (Dome of San Ignacio). Back to the hotel.

** Accommodation in Arequipa.

DAY 02: AREQUIPA – COLCA (EXCURSION FOR 2D / 1N – AO COLCA CANYON)

Breakfast at the hotel

We will begin our journey on the way to Yura through the Chachani Skirts, Pampa Arrieros, to enter Pampa Cañahuas, where we can enjoy the slender slips of the vicuña. We continue through Vizcachani, Pampas de Toccra, where we will appreciate a large number of migratory birds as local, and then we will delimit the Chucura crater to reach Patapampa (4,800 masl), we will arrive at the Mirador de los Andes or known as Mirador de los Volcanes , where we can observe the volcanoes of Chachani, Misti and Pichu Pichu that are those that surround the city of Arequipa, then we will descend to the city of Chivay for lunch (on behalf of Pax). Hotel accommodation. In the afternoon at leisure, we suggest you visit the thermal baths of La Calera, where we will take a refreshing bath in the medicinal waters.

** Accommodation in Colca.

DAY 03: COLCA – PUNO

Breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast very early, we will go to the Cruz del Cóndor (41 km from Chivay), where we will enjoy the flight of the Condors in masterful flights and the depth of the Canyon, then we will visit the towns of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma and Yanque, we will have several stops in the main Mirahuos of Antahuilque and Choquetico, where we will appreciate Colcas, Hanging Tombs, Litomatas and others; We will return to Chivay, where we will have time to have lunch (on behalf of the pax). Then we will begin our trip to the city of Puno by the same route on the first day, making the detour in Patahuasi (from this location the road is completely paved to the city of Puno). On the way, you will see different Andean landscapes, such as stone forests, immense lagoons with various birds, small towns in the region, the cities of Imata, Santa Lucía and the city of Juliaca. After six hours of travel, at approximately 7:30 pm. We will arrive at the Terrestrial Terminal in Puno. Where a representative of our travel agency will be waiting for you to transfer you to the hotel.

** Accommodation in Puno

DAY 04: PUNO – FLOATING ISLANDS OF UROS – TAQUILE – PUNO

Breakfast at the hotel

Very early transfer from the hotel to the dock or main port, to board our boat and visit the Floating Islands of Los Uros currently considered The National Reserve of Lake Titicaca, about 30 minutes away, the people of the Uros still maintain their own culture and tradition, as well as artisanal fishing, mainly (CARACHI) and prateira. When the catch is abundant, they keep the fish by drying them in the sun. They also hunt wild birds and collect duck eggs. There are 75 islands living today, and each island is well organized. After a short visit of 40 min. about. We will continue the trip to the Natural Island of Taquile, whose inhabitants are mainly engaged in agriculture, crafts and fishing. The locals continue to live in accordance with their ancient Inca traditions and laws, with customs, religious and popular manifestations, such as: marriage (Sirvinacuy), payment of the land (Pachamama). It should be noted that spinning and weaving are mainly done by men, from the age of eight. Women exclusively manufacture threads and fabrics. Then we will try a typical lunch included. After lunch: Passengers will have two free hours to visit the artisan center of the city, take pictures with panoramic views and return to the city of Puno (to their respective hotels).

** Accommodation in Puno

DAY 06: CUSCO – NEAR CITY TOUR AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL CENTERS

Breakfast at the hotel

Free morning Departure from the hotel from 1:00 p.m. to 1:20 p.m., to begin with the visit to the city and the nearby archaeological centers: the Tour will show us the impressive colonial city built on the foundations of Inkas; we will visit the cathedral; Renaissance structure and beautiful paintings from the “School of Cuzco”, Koricancha or Temple of the Sun; known as the Royal House of the Sun of Urin Cusco. We continue with the visit to the four Archaeological Centers: Sacsayhuaman; large fortress located 5 km from the city, Qenqo; sacred amphitheater, center of worship of the god Puma, place where human sacrifices were made, Pucapucara; red fortress due to the tone that its rocks acquire in the twilight and Tambomachay; temple to worship water.

** Accommodation in Cusco.

DAY 07: CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel

Hotel search service. Transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo to begin our journey to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, after a 1:45 hour tour. By train, a representative from our travel agency will be waiting for you at the Aguas Calientes station and then transfer you to the bus station, where we will take the bus that will take us to the «Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu», rediscovered in 1911 by Hiram Bingham. We will enjoy a guided visit to the main buildings of the citadel, such as: El Mirador, Temple of the Three Windows, Intihuatana, Plaza Mayor, etc. We will return to the city of Aguas Calientes. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will take the train to return to the Ollantaytambo station, where a transfer awaits you to direct you to the bus that will take you back to the city of Cusco.

** Accommodation in Cusco.

DAY 08: CUSCO

Breakfast at the hotel. At the appropriate time, departure transfer.

Breakfast on this day will depend on the time of transfer from the hotel.

Important:

The tour schedule will be confirmed at the destination.

Included

TOUR INCLUDES

General

  • Services with professional bilingual guide (Spanish or English).
  • Tickets included.

Arequipa

  • In / out transfers in Arequipa.
  • 01 nights of accommodation in Arequipa with breakfast.
  • 01 night of accommodation in Chivay with breakfast.
  • Pedestrian tour of the city and Santa Catalina convent.
  • Colca 2D / 1N program.
  • Bus ticket in the tourist service (Chivay / Puno) – 4M Express or similar.
  • Fist
  • Inbound / outbound transfers in Puno.
  • 02 nights of accommodation in Puno with breakfast.
  • Uros and Taquile Islands with lunch.
  • Bus tickets in the tourist service (Puno / Cusco) with road trips and picnic.

Cusco

  • In / out transfers in Cusco.
  • 03 nights accommodation with breakfast.
  • City Tour and Nearby Archaeological Centers.
  • Machu Picchu: by Peru Rail Expedition or Executive Inca Rail (subject to availability).
  • 01 lunch in Machu Picchu in a local restaurant.

TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • National or international plane tickets.
  • Services not detailed in the program.
  • Hot and / or cold drinks.

CONTACTS

  • info@dreamy.tours
  • reserve@dreamy.tours

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • All rates are in US dollars (optional for currency exchange) and are programmed per person.
  • The rates valid for Peruvians only include VAT.
  • All our rates are subject to availability and changes.
  • Children under 02 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies), do not pay any service and do not have the right to food, bed or seat on the tours.
  • DCC (child) is considered a child from 03 to 10 years and 11 months, has a special rate and shares a room with parents.
  • Children over 11 years old considered adults.
  • Minors must travel with an identity document.
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas or New Years.

More Information

Arequipa, a legendary and historic white stone city, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Watched over by its beautiful volcanoes in Ampato, Chachani and especially the El Misti Volcano.

 With its streets, buildings and churches of a spectacular colonial construction; with a wonderful geography that gives us a fertile valley and deep canyons among them, Cotahuasi and Colca, whose beauty and impact are impressive.

AREQUIPA

Arequipa is situated at an altitude of 2325 m in the desert mountains of the Andes. This beautiful city is built almost entirely of sillar, a kind of white volcanic stone. This is why Arequipa is called the White City. With its one million inhabitants, Arequipa is the second largest city of Peru.

The main location, the Plaza de Armas is the most beautiful in the country. The Cathedral is magnificent and the shopping arcades are in colonial style.

Monastery of Santa Catalina

The Monastery of Santa Catalina de Siena, or also known as the Convent of Santa Catalina, is a religious tourist complex located in the historic centre of Arequipa.

What makes the visit especially interesting is that the monastery itself is a small city, 20,000m2 surrounded by a 4-metre high wall that separated the life of the cloistered nuns from that of the rest of the inhabitants of Arequipa.

How to get to the Monastery of Santa Catalina?

The Monastery of Santa Catalina is located just a few blocks from the imposing Plaza de Armas of the city, so you can get there from anywhere in the historic centre of Arequipa.

Dreamy Tours, we offer a City Tour in Arequipa that includes a guided visit to the monastery of Santa Catalina, as well as other tourist attractions of the city.

HOW TO GET TO COLCA CANYON

The Colca Canyon is located about 4 hours from the city of Arequipa. The best way to get there is to take a tour or hike that includes transportation to and from Arequipa.

What is the best season to visit the Colca Valley?

You can visit the Colca all year round, however the best time to visit is between April and May as the rainy season is coming to an end and these are the months that show the greenery of the Colca Valley and all its landscapes.

Did you know that, if you want to make a direct connection between the city of Puno and Lake Titicaca after the Colca Canyon, you also have the option of 2 days in the Colca with transfer to Puno, perfect for not having to return to the city of Arequipa!

We can also make the connection to the city of Cusco. The city of Cusco is rich, for the amount of tourist resources that it presents, and for the history that precedes it. Among the tourist attractions found in Cusco, there are places like the Historic Centre of Cusco, which includes more than seven catholic churches of colonial origin.

And if you want to make a direct connection between Puno City – Lake Titicaca after the Colca Canyon, you also have this option of 2 days in the Colca with transfer to Puno. It is perfect to avoid having to return to Arequipa city!

What you should know about Lake Titicaca.

Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world, at over 3800 metres above sea level. As you know, it has a part in Bolivia and another in Peru, plus several inhabited islands that you can visit.

On the Peruvian side are the Uros Island, Taquile Island and Amantani Island in Puno, three different places with an interesting, attractive and captivating culture.

Did you know what about the Uros Islands?

The Uros Island is made up of some 80 artificial islands, which are usually the first stop when visiting Lake Titicaca. Its inhabitants are considered to be the oldest in the area, and were nomadic people who came from Bolivia.

Today, some 2,000 people live on the Uros islands. Their language is Aymara and they learn Spanish in the school on one of the islands.

The Uros Islands are built by their own inhabitants with totora reeds from the same lake and it takes them about a year to build each one, and they usually last about 30-40 years. They also use totora reeds for their boats.

Did you know about Taquile Island?

Taquile Island occupies about 6 square kilometres. It is almost 4000 metres above sea level. Its approximately 2,200 inhabitants are of Quechua ethnicity and language.

Taquile Island is located 36 kilometres from the city of Puno, and the boat trip takes about two hours.

The textile industry of Taquile Island is recognised by Unesco and is said to be the best in Peru. The weaving is done by men, who learn it as children.

The city of Cusco is rich in tourist resources and in the history that precedes it. Among the tourist attractions to be found in Cusco, there are places like the Historical Centre of Cusco, which includes more than seven Catholic churches of colonial origin.

History of the Citadel of Machu Picchu.

This ancient Inca city known as Machu Picchu or Machupicchu, is one of Peru’s most precious treasures. It was built in the middle of the 15th century and it is believed that it was one of the residences of the ninth Inca of the Tahuantinsuyo, Pachacutec,

 (considered the great transformer of the Inca empire), although in it there are also the remains of a great Sanctuary (Sacred Place where they worshipped their diverse gods, especially the Sun God), with diverse temples such as: temple of the sun, temple of the 3 windows, temple of the Pachamama, the Inti Huatana, the royal Mausoleum, among others,

Its name means old mountain – Machu Picchu, and refers to the place where it is located, at about 2453 m.a.s.l., on a rocky premonitory between Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu. Machu Picchu is divided into 3 sectors: agricultural sector, religious sector, urban sector.

Today, this Inca jewel is one of the country’s tourist attractions. Travellers come to (Aguas Calientes-Machupicchu village) to start the Inca trail made popular by Hiram Bingham at the beginning of the 20th century. The historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu is considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the Modern World and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983. Machu Picchu Peru.

Price

HOW MUCH?

We have price alternatives that accommodate all budgets, prices per person, expressed in US Dollars.

Make your quotes and reservations by email info@dreamy.tours, you can also communicate with one of our sales executives at the telephones detailed below, we will be happy to assist you.

Office: +51 084-548558
Phone – WhatsApp: + 51 969 787221
Phone – WhatsApp: +51 969 787221

HOW TO BOOK?

To start the process of your reservation, please, we need you to send us the following information:

  • Name and surname:
  • Passport number:
  • Nationality:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Sex:
  • Phone:
  • Your information about your hotel in the city of Cusco is very important, to be able to pick you up there at the time of starting the tour.

To confirm reservations, 50% of the advance payment is required and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.

PAYMENT METHODS

  • WESTER UNION
  • PAYPAL
  • TRANSFER TO OUR BANK IN PERU
  • MONEYGRAM
  • NIUBIZ

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