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Colca Canyon

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Address: Arequipa, Peru
Phone Number: (51-54) 241789
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This is one of the deepest canyons in the world where the distance from the...

This is one of the deepest canyons in the world where the distance from the Colca riverbed to the top of the cliff is more than 13,100 feet.

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Condors.

I totally recommend going to see the Condors in Colca Canyon. Also the Lamas and the many walks in the area.. Do remember to bring a pocket of Soles though for the folks with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Colca canyon is a beautifull arrea which the full-day tour doesn't do any justice. You get picked up really early (3 a.m.) and spend the day mainly driving in the van.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I totally recommend going to see the Condors in Colca Canyon. Also the Lamas and the many walks in the area.. Do remember to bring a pocket of Soles though for the folks with their lamas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We checked out several tour operators and offers. I reccomend to do a 3d/2n tour and if you have enough time go to cabanaconde the day before you start the trek. Otherwise you start the day between 1am and 3am and after a 6 hours ride you will walk another 6 hours. The drive to the caynon is long and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took an overnight hike into the canyon and stayed at a "local" village. Great experience and would recommend to anyone.

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Thank Allison F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did a trek with Edgar from Peru Andes. He did an amazing job leading this trek and taking care of everyone involved. Please be sure you are in good shape, one member of our group had troubles finishing this trek. Edgar patiently setup an easier route home so we could meet up with the group after the trek. Also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice excursion to the impressive Colca canyon, also known for Condor sightings. That said, it depends on the season as from Oct to March, the Condor migrates!!!!. Some who had late birth and are keeping an eye on their eggs can still be seen but you will need luck and patience. We did not see any and after 1... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and Mom said this was the hardest trek they had ever done, but daftly prepared us for the Inka trail. Amazingly steep decline the first day, and incline on the second. 10 miles, and then 2.5, but about 4,200 feet of elevation change in an incredibly short period of time; it reminds of going into or out of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second deepest canyon in the world. There is a lot to explore - the most important thing are the Condors.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The busride to Cabanaconde from Arequipa takes around 6.5 hours. This actually is the best part about the journey, because you will see many Vicuñas and wild and domesticated Alpacas in a beautiful landscape. Once we were there we wanted to do the two-day-hike in the canyon. But as we looked from the Cabanaconde-viewpoint down into the canyon, we decided... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It seemed a long day getting there but once we arrive at mamayachi and settled into our accommodation it was time to explore,we went to the town square and had a look around with our guide, who explained to us the customs that were on display. Our time at the town square was highlighted by the locals parading complete with... More 

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