3 Days / 2 Nights
This trek is more recommended because you have more time to enjoy the views and going slow taking pictures. The level of this hiking is easy. The first day trek is around 3 ½ hours, second day trek is 4 ½ hours and the last day 3 hours. The trail is down hill-flat and up hill altitudes from 3300 till 1900 m.a.s.l. No acclimatization is necessary when you are coming from Arequipa, Puno, Cusco even lower altitudes.
03:00/03:00 AM departure from Arequipa.
Breakfast in Chivay.
Visit “Cruz del Condor view”.
Cabanaconde we have ourLunch and we begin the trekking.
Dinner and over night in San Juan de Chuccho village.
8.00 am Break fast then visit cosñirhua.
Dinner and overnight in Sangalle village.
Trek up hill to cabanaconde.
Arrival to Chivay towards the hot spring “La calera”
Transport back to Arequipa.
Arrival to Arequipa.
03:00/3.30 a.m. Pick you ap at your hotel and deperture from Arequipa (2325 m.a.s.l); after 3.30 hrs driving we have one stop in Chivay to enjoy a breakfast, later we continue to the most visited poit “La Cruz del Condor” where we spend time to see the Condors fly, then we go on with the bus for 30 minutes to Cabanacode, where we start the trek down hill but before we have a lunch in this town.
p.m After lunch the trekking down hill starts from (3300mt) to reach the bottom ( 3 hours and a half aproximatly) at the altitude of 2100 mt.
p.m. Dinner an over night in San Juan de Chuccho village (place of tropical enviroment with a lot of vegetation); the accommodation here is in basic rooms (local family places).
8.00 am after breakfast we continue to Cosñirhua town; its a nice place where you can see and taste honney, production made by local people. it is possible to see arqueological remains around the area left by pre – Inca cultures. Going on flat we reach Malata town with its very old spanish church design; then we descent to the deepest part of our trek 1900 mt . ” Sangalle Village “, Place to enjoy the swimming pool 20º C of temperatured water.
p.m. Dinner and Over night in bungalows made of bamboo.
5.00 hrs Trek up hill to Cabanaconde (3 hours aproximatly).
a.m. Arrival and breakfast in Cabanaconde to take our transport to Chivay on the way back to Arequipa.
a.m. Arrival to Chivay toward the hot springs “la Calera”, 38°C. Temperature.
p.m. Typical lunch of the region.
p.m. Transport back to Arequipa. On the way we descend from 4830 a.s.l. to 2 325 a.s.l. and passing through a Nacional Reserve and Pampa Cañahuas habit of the four kind of south American camelides. (Llama. Alpaca, vicuña and guanaco)
p.m. Arrival to Arequipa.
- Round Tourist transportation
- All meals (3 Breakfast,2 Lunch and 2 Dinner)
- English speaking trekking guide
- Two nights in the rustic huts
- First aid medicine kit
- Cooking Equipment
NOT INCLUDED: (YOU PAY DIRECLTY THE SAME DAY OF THE TOUR)
- Entrance fees to visit the Canyon (70.00 soles)
- Optional visit to the Hot Springs (15.00 Soles)
- Tips for guides
Note: For people who get tired during the trek it is possible to hire mules.
What to bring:
- Light backpack
- 1 ½ litres of water (in all the villages we pass through there are small shops where it’s possible to buy water and other drinks)
- Trekking shoes or boots
- Warm sweater or jacket
- Shorts or pants for walking
- Swimming suit
- Camera and enough batteries
- Toilet paper
- walking sticks
* Servicio compartido mayor a 10 personas.