2 Days/ 1 Night
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06:15 Depart from Puno to Chivay.
Approx 08:30am arrive to Lagunillas, we see a number of small lakes where we will have the opportunity to observe migratory birds , including the beautiful flamingos.
10:15 Stop in Pampa Cañahuas: Coca leaf tea (25 min)
11:15 we will make several stops enroute such as Patapampa, Mirador de Volcanes, the highest point of the route ( 4900msnm.) From here you can appreciate various mountain peaks belonging to the western mountains, such as the Sabancaya, Ampato, the Misti , Chachani , etc. We will also appreciate the cairns, mounds of rocks that were left by travelers in order to ask their deities for a safe trip and now tourists are encouraged to do the same.
12:00 Arrive to Chicaye: Hotel La Paskana (Esquina Plaza de Armas de Chivay) .
At 15:00 our private transport will transfer to us towards the colorful town "pueblito" of Coporaque, from where we will initiate an walk of approximately 2 hours, to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and nature of this side of the valley; as well as a pre-Inca cemetery located in the skirts of a mountain. You will notice that this region was intensively populated by andean communities.
At 17:00 on return from the walk you have the opportunity to enjoy the thermal baths in the lime kiln whose thermo-medicinals waters oscillate between 35º to 38º degrees Celsius in the swimming pools. (US$ 3 entry).
At 20:00 Hrs Dinner (not included) accompanied by a folkloric show; be ready for the Peru andean dances.
Accommodation:Pozo De Cielo (Private room with bathroom and hot shower)
PUNO - CHIVAY
Early breakfast, we continue 06:30 in our private transport to the view-point called " Cruz del Cóndor " about 1.5 hour drive into this National Park where you have a very beautiful view of the Colca Canyon. This is also the place where you should be able to observe several flying condors, sometimes passing very close to you (up to a few meters). Just near this area your tour guide will show you the Pre-inca tombs hanging in the mountains. Plenty of time to spend in this natural region for pictures and gentle walking around the San Pedro cactus area. On the return we will stop in the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque, with their beautiful colonial churches, as well as in the viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque, from where we will observe impressive andenería farming platforms of the valley, and tombs in pre-Incas scale models. Lunch at 13:00 then Return and Arrival to the City of Arequipa 17:00 to 18:00 Hrs.