Colca Canyon and the Amazon Spring
Day 1: Arequipa, Huanca Lluta, Pichrigma, Huambo, Laguna Mocura, Cabanaconde
In the morning we leave Arequipa with our private transport with direction Hunca. We will last a few times to watch the beautiful changing country. In Huanca we will observe the sanctuary of Huanca and have lunch. In the afternoon we continue our trip to Cabanaconde. We will stop in Lluta to enjoy a spectacular view above Coropuna, Ampato, Solimana, Chachani and other mountains. Overnight in Cabanaconde.
Day 2: Cabanaconde, San Juan de Chucho, Sangalle Oasis
Today we continue our trip to the famous view point “Cruz del Condor”, where we can observe the majestic flight of the Condor which is one of the hugest birds in the world. After about one hour we will drive to San Miguel (3400m) from where we will start our descend of about 4 hours to San Juan de Chucho (2200m). After lunch we will continue 3 hours to El Oasis (Sangalle 2100m); we pass the villages Cosnirgua and Malata (2450m) where we can relax in a pool of 24°C. Overnight in Sangalle.
Day 3: Sangalle, Cabanaconde, Aguas Termales, Tuti
Today we will start our trek of 3 hours very early in the morning. At first we will need our flashlight until we can watch a beautiful sunrise. After breakfast in Cabanaconde we continue to Tuti where we have the option to visit hot springs of 38°C. In the afternoon we will visit precolombian ruins.
Day 4: Tuti, Amazon, Carhuasanta
We leave Tuti early in the morning with direction Mismi. We will ascend to an altitude of 5152m above sea level to the origin of the Amazon. After getting used to the height we will visit the Laguna Makenty. In the afternoon we will return to Tuti.
Day 5: Tuti, Aguada Blanca, Arequipa
Today we will reach 4900m above sea level where we have a spectacular view above the three volcanoes about Arequipa.
Price per person; tour starts with at least 2 persons.
5 days private Transport, official Tourismguide, Overnight in Oasis in Bungalows with private bath, overnight in Cabanaconde Casa de Santiago with private bath, Overnights in Tuti with private bath, food during the trek (the food includes Omelettes, soups, meat, rice, pasta – all with carbohydrates which we need for the trek, hot drinks like Coca-Tee helps us to get used to the altitude)
Ticket Colca Canyon, ticket hot springs (optional), food in town, personal clothes and equipment for hiking
What you should bring:
Equipment for hiking (boots, trousers etc.), sun blocker and hat, sun glasses, warm cap, songe bag, backpack, waterproof jacket and trousers, flashlights, camera, sandals, plastic bag, bag for documents and money etc.