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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whatever you do, get there early. There's no guarantee you'll see Condors, especially of the weather is not right, but when they start to glide up from the canyon and fly right overhead, you'll be rewarded. When we were there, a coach party arrived about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good place. Most tours to colca canyon stop here, so don't go out of your way to get there on your own. Great view of the mountains, I guess some people go and don't see any condors, but we saw about seven so it was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

The scenery is amazing. It was a long slow ride to the cross but well worth it. We saw 5 Condors in all, varying ages. They are beautiful to watch as they glide through the valley. The cross is the ideal place to see them,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Loftie1
Reviewed April 2, 2019

The condors are active before ten in the morning, so be there to see these beautiful flying creatures swooping everywhere. You look down into the gorge, which is 1,200 meters to the bottom. Three times the depth of the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard M
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Just seeing the Colca Canyon would in itself have been a wonderful experience. What we had been hoping to see, however, were the condors. We were not disappointed. Our guide had shown us the best place from which to watch, and had timed our arrival...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 53Shadrach
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We took a slow ride along the canon to come to the cross late morning. What a sight !!. Not only is the canon spectacular but if you are lucky you can see the condors flying by very close. We where lucky !. You could...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andreas M
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I visited the Colca Canyon few months ago, I did it by taking a tour bought in the center of the city of Arequipa. They picked me up at 3 am from my hotel on San Francisco Street to go to the Colca Canyon. After...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EthanWaxler
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Once you survived one of the "10 deadliest roads" on Earth - or at least so it seems - you will arrive from Chivay to the Cross of the Condor at around 3.800 meters above sea level. Make sure that you will be there early,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RolfG455
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The Condor’s Cross is located on the left-side of the Colca canyon at El Mirador Cruz Del Condor (3700M). This is a lofty lookout over the beautiful Colca Canyon, home to a relatively large population of Andean condors (can weigh up to 12 kg with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Not sure if we were particularly lucky, but we saw & photographed LOTS of these fabulous birds, set against the Andean back-drop. Our best sighting was ten minutes before the actual Condor's Cross location, where half a dozen adult & juvenile birds were swooping across...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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