02DAYS COLCA CANYON HOMESTAY
01Night in Canocota Village

RATES 2022

PRIVATE & GROUP SERVICES


RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, with guided visits between Arequipa and Colca Canyon, all year around. RUMBO EXPLORA offer you the possibility to make your transport reservation, due that not all transport companies have an automatic booking system. We will confirm your reservation within 24 hours.

02DAYS COLCA CANYON HOMESTAY
01Night in Canocota Village – Group Service

TOURIST BUS IN GROUP SERVICE INCLUSIONS / EXCLUSIONS

 

US$95.00 per person

GROUP SERVICE

Inclusions: Tourist bus in group service for 02Days Arequipa – Colca canyon – Arequipa, english spanish speaking guide, accommodation + all meals in Canocota village, stops en route during trip, guided visit to look-out of condor. Note: Basic room + shared toilet at family house.
Exclusions: Entrance tickets US$22.00 dollars or S/70.00 soles per person, lunch second day, drinks, extras, tips.
Day 01: Arequipa-Chivay-Canocota
Depart: 8:00am, Arrival: 13:30pm
Distance Arequipa-Chivay: 165km
Distance Chivay-Canocota: 18km
PM:
 Activities with our hostfamily
Day 02: AM Transfer from Canocota to Chivay. Tour look-out of condor
Depart: 06:00am, Return: 12:00pm
Distance Canocota-Chivay: 18km
Distance Chivay-Cross of condor: 42km
PM: Return Chivay-Arequipa
Depart:
 13:00pm Arrival: 17:00pm

02DAYS COLCA CANYON HOMESTAY
01Night in Canocota Village – Private Tour

PRICE PER PERSON INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
US$00.00 (based on 02 persons) Inclusions: Private tourist transportation for 02Days Arequipa – Colca canyon – Arequipa, english spanish speaking private guide, entrance tickets, accommodation + all meals in Canocota village, stops en route during trip, guided visit to look-out of condor. Note: Standard room + private toilet at family house.
Exclusions: Lunch the second day, drinks, extras, tips.
US$00.00 (based on 03 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 04 persons)
US$00.00 (based on 05 persons)
On request 06 up
Day 01: Arequipa-Chivay-Canocota
Depart: 7:30am, Arrival: 13:00pm
Distance Arequipa-Chivay: 165km
Distance Chivay-Canocota: 18km
PM:
 Activities with our hostfamily
Day 02: AM Transfer from Canocota to Chivay. Tour look-out of condor
Depart: 06:00am, Return: 12:00pm
Distance Canocota-Chivay: 18km
Distance Chivay-Cross of condor: 42km
PM: Return Chivay-Arequipa
Depart:
 13:00pm Arrival: 17:00pm

02DAYS COLCA CANYON HOMESTAY
01Night in Canocota Village – Private & Group Services

DESCRIPTION OF ITINERARY:
DAY 01: AREQUIPA – CHIVAY – HOMESTAY IN CANOCOTA: Early morning around 7:30am a driver & guide will pick you up from the hotel in Arequipa (Peru) then you will be driven to Colca Canyon which is located 165km away from Arequipa and 42km from Chivay town, during the journey we will pass near to the foot of the volcano Misti, and then by pampas Cañahuas place where there is the National Reserve of Vicuña (wild camels with the finest wool in the world). Here you can see the snowy peaks of Misti, the Vizcachani, The Pulpera Callalli, Sibayo and Tuti Village, the giant rocks castles as well as the flora and fauna. We will make a brief stop at restaurant of Patahuasi to take some hot drinks or go to the bathroom. Tojra place where graze lot of alpacas & vicuñas. Then we are going to ascend up to 4910 meters, place called Patapampa, from there you can clearly see the Grand Canyon of the Colca, the snowcapped volcano Misti (Arequipa). According to the Andean custom, formerly travelers crossed mountains and left small stones on the highest part of the way (apachetas) making many piles of rocks. Then we descend to Chivay, a small village on the river of the Colca Valley. Arrival in Chivay village around 12:30pm. Then we continue to Canocota village where is waiting for us our hostfamily (Chivay-Canocota 18km). Lunch included at family house. Afternoon at leisure to do some farming activities. Dinner included at family house. Overnight in rustic cottage in Coporaque.
DAY 02: CANOCOTA – CHIVAY – TOUR TO CONDOR – CHIVAY – AREQUIPA: Breakfast included at family house. Early morning around 6:00am a driver & guide will pick you up from the guest house to take you to the viewpoint cross of Condor to appreciate the majestic flight of the condor, passing on the way by Chivay village (Canocota-look-out of condor 60km). The condor world’s largest bird can fly up to 7000 m of height and live up to 85 years approximately. In Inca times the condor was considered a very special divinity because linked the hanan pacha (The world above) with kay pacha (The world of here). There is a clear hierarchy at lunch time, because the adult males will eat first, then adult females and finally young condors, usually the condor are a scavenger (feeding on large mammals). Usually you can see the condor in the morning, at which time they go out of their caves to hunt mammals (Chivay-Mirador del condor 42km). The Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world, which was studied and measured in 2005 by the Polish Andrew Pietowski over 4160m (north side) and 3600m (south side), located in the district of Huambo. The origin of the Colca Canyon is tectonic and formed 150 million years ago. Returning to Chivay on route we will observe the Inca terraces along Colca canyon, likewise some villages as Yanque, Achoma and Maca. Free time for lunch in Chivay village. Then a return trip to Arequipa, a car trip of 4:00 hours. Arrival in Arequipa, then transfer to hotel.


WHAT IS INCLUDED:
IN GROUP TOUR: Tourist bus in group service Arequipa / Chivay / Canocota / Chivay / Colca canyon / Arequipa, English-Spanish speaking guide for 02Days, basic room + shared toilet at family house in Canocota village + all meals, stops en route at Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve of Vicuñas, Patahuasi Restaurant, National Reserve Aguada Blanca & Tojra, Patapampa View Point of Volcanoes (4910m), local villages of Colca valley, look-out of condor. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
IN PRIVATE TOUR: Private luxury tourist transportation Arequipa / Chivay / Canocota / Chivay / Colca canyon / Arequipa, English-Spanish speaking private guide for 02Days, entrance fees to Colca valley S/. 70.00 soles (Peruvian currency) or US$22.00 (USA dollars), standard room + private toilet at family house in Canocota village + all meals, fruits, mineral water & wine, stops en route at Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve of Vicuñas, Patahuasi Restaurant, National Reserve Aguada Blanca & Tojra, Patapampa View Point of Volcanoes (4910m), local villages of Colca valley, look-out of condor. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED:
In Group Service: Entrance fees to Colca valley S/. 70.00 soles (Peruvian currency) or US$22.00 (USA dollars), lunch second day, drinks, extras, tips.
In Private Service: Lunch second day, drinks, extras, tips.

IMPORTANT: Our tourist transportation vehicles have nation wide circulation permit and 2 types of insurance (Certificate of Statutory Accident Insurance Transit SOAT, besides has vehicle Insurance Policy to all risks in record) + oxygen & first aid kit + panoramic windows + reclining & confortable seats, exclusive for our demanding customers. Rumbo Explora provide to visitors all possible choices. Beware with illegal local Tour Operators or middleman, who do not pay the real costs to suppliers (transport, local restaurants & guest houses, tour guides & drivers). Help us avoid the explotation.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

LAND TRANSPORTATION

LAND TRANSPORTATION

Technical specifications: Minivan Hyundai H-1 (05 seats) Sprinter Mercedes Benz & Renault (10 to 19 seats), Minibus Mercedes Benz Irizar (25 to 30 seats), Bus Mercedes Benz Irizar (40-44 seats) Equipped with: Reclining seats, retractile seat belts, air conditioner, heating system, plugs for mobile devices.
First Aid Kit & Oxygen: Oxygen bottle & first aid kit in all our excursions & transfers Insurance policy: Our vehicles have National permit circulation and (Certificate of obligatory Insurance for accidents of transit SOAT, besides all vehicles have Insurance Policy to all risks in record)

IMPORTANT NOTE:

You can see that in Rumbo Explora we have developed for you tailor-made itineraries with the best price as competitive as possible, providing an excellent service and paying our guides 10% above the legal wage agreed with the tour guides in Peru. Our staff are some of the best paid in Cusco & Machupicchu, Puno & Lake Titicaca, Arequipa & Colca canyon, Lima and Nazca & Paracas, which allows us to attract only the Best Tour Guides, Motor Boats and Land Transportation with national permit, to none other local company, that can only provide a cheaper price by providing a far inferior service and saving on staff costs, ¿How? Hiring tour guides in training without experience and not paying them, besides avoiding taxes to government.
Big Travel companies from Europe, North America, Australia and others work with the Peruvian Tour Operators located in Lima-Peru, who work as middlemen receiving from them good prices from the Tours & Packages, and paying to us 40 to 50% minor the normal price, besides 2 to 3 months delayed, being this the reason that Rumbo Explora have decided to offer tours & packages directly to travelers.