COLCA CANYON – PUNO
RUMBO EXPLORA have carefully selected the best transport options, with guided visits between Colca Canyon and Puno, 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.
COLCA CANYON – PUNO
|ORIGIN / DESTIN.||RATES||APPLY||TRANSPORT / SPECIFICATIONS|
|Chivay / Puno: 314km||US$270.00||01 – 04 people||Minivan (Hyundai – H1) N° of Seats: 05 + luggage space|
|Chivay / Puno: 314km||US$320.00||05 – 08 people||Sprinter (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 10 + luggage space|
|Chivay / Puno: 314km||US$390.00||09 – 12 people||Large Sprinter (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 15 + luggage space|
|Chivay / Puno: 314km||US$520.00
|Minibus Irizar (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 25 + luggage space|
|Chivay / Puno: 314km||US$850.00
|Bus Irizar (Mercedes Benz) N° of Seats: 42 + luggage space|
COLCA CANYON – PUNO
DAY 01: COLCA CANYON – LAGUNILLAS LAKE – PUNO: At proper time a driver will pick you up from your hotel located in Chivay village (Colca Valley), the main destination for all visitors who travel to Arequipa – Peru, and point of starting to visit the Cross of condor to take you to Puno (Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world), a car trip of 6:00hrs, during the journey we will pass over 4910m (Patapampa), and Crucero Alto 4528m (limit Arequipa – Puno), making stops on route at restaurant Patahuasi for some hot drinks or go the bathroom and at view point of Lagunillas lake to observe the Andes mountain range over 5000m and some birds. Afterwards you will be driven along the high plateau (altiplano) to Puno, town located at 3827m, on the shores of the Lake Titicaca craddle of Andean civilizations. Arrival in Puno, the transfer to hotel.
In Chivay village: The pick-up from hotels located out of Chivay village as Hotel Colca Lodge, Eco Inn, Casitas Del Colca, Aranwa and others, there is extra charge.
In Puno city: Drop-off for hotels located out of Puno city, as Hotel Posada del Inca, Casa Andina Private Collection, Eco Inn, Libertador, Jose Antonio. Besides Taypikala hotel located south of Puno, a car trip of 25 minutes approx, and Titilaka hotel is located south of Puno approximately 1:15 hours by car.
WHAT IS INCLUDED: Private tourist transportation from Colca Canyon to Puno, stops en route at Patapampa Look-out (mirador) of volcanoes, Patahuasi Restaurant, Lagunillas Lake look-out. Besides pre-trip information + organization and all local sales taxes. There are no hidden extras in our prices.
NOT INCLUDED: Entrance tickets, buffet lunch, 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.
|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)|
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.