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Colca Canyon

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Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon from Arequipa
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One of the deepest canyon in the world is more than 13,100 feet.. Here you can practice: rafting, trekking, mountain biking, vivencial tourism.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful experience driving through and walking in this canyon. Everyone should take the opportunity to visit...!!! Peru and Machu Picchu and surrounding environments are the best.... Add to it my guide Edwin Cusi and you will have the trip of your life...

Thank LoveToTravelMazatlan
Reviewed 6 days ago

You do not need any guide to visit Colca Canyon. My plan was to spend 1 day in Arequipa and then go towards Colca C. but the city was so beautiful that I decided to spend there 4 days. I asked local people ( a...More

1  Thank bebotom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a three day trek with ecotours at Calle Jerusalén in Arequipa. This trek took us on less touristy roads down to an idyllic lodge. The guides, Roy(who grew up in the valley) and Melissa told us a lot about the plants and culture at...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From Arequipa, take a bus to Cabanaconde for 17 soles (6 hours). WARNING : no ATM there so bring cash ! We had problems and had to change money at an hostel with horrible exchange rate. We paid 50 soles for a 2 beds private...More

Thank Flouse2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined a 2D1N tour organized by bus and I believe most tour operators follow the same itinerary (referred to as "conventional tour"). The first day is basically transportation from Arequipa to Chivay. The tour bus will pick up everyone in the city and head...More

Thank Loominus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through Pablo tours, a local company, who were fantastic. Personal trekking guide. Stayed the night inside the canyon in a mud hut. Fantastic experience. Hard, but so worth it.

1  Thank Rosemarie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get an early start and try to arrive before 8am to get a good spot for taking photos of the soaring condors. You'll need suncream and insect repellant here as well as water. Patience is definitely a virtue as the condors will come in their...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 2d/1n tour of Colca with Colonial Tours and LOVED it. The scenery is breathtaking, and Colonial Tours itself was very organized, on time, and personable. I would recommend the 2d/1n vs the full day tour; you see so much more and it...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The canyon is beautiful you definitely should visit if you can. The bad thing is that so many people visit it and despite the fact that you pay good money for a "touristic ticket" to enter the park the bathrooms are rare and the staff...More

Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went initially for two days, organising everything myself - it's not hard. You just need to get to Chivay, then take a colectivo or taxi towards Cobanaconde, and ask around for the route to wherever you want to go. The paths are all pretty...More

1  Thank DGAsturias
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kikiGermany
August 12, 2017|
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Response from bruce c | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Colca Lodge - excellent place to stay and we were able to do some hiking right from the lodge. I would also recommend reaching out to the lodge and asking them for a private guide that can take you to the... More
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Olivia N
August 6, 2017|
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Response from wanderingwallins | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't bother doing just a half day, firstly it will take half a day to get to the Canyon from Arequipa. Unless you stay in cabanaconde (which is really a small small small local village). Book a day tour in Arequipa... More
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ClareG213
July 14, 2017|
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Response from esewe | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry did not see the question . No I would not go without the tour guide it was amazing and take a private one it is more Relaxing and he will Show you everything like culture, amazing places , Interesting history. It... More
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