THE COTAHUASI CANYON TREKKING 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS [AREQUIPA TOURISM]

  1. Duration:4 days/3 nights
  2. Locale:Arequipa
  3. Service:Private
  4. Difficulty:High
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The cotahuasi canyon trekking [4 days / 3 nights]

DETAIL THE COTAHUASI CANYON CIRCUIT (DAY 1)

At 07:00 a.m. departure from Arequipa city to the Cotahuasi Canyon, during the trip will pass through the irrigation and Majes Valley (Pedregal, Corire, Aplao) . At 12: 30 we will have lunch in Chuquibamba town, here we can see an impressive landscapes. At 02:00 p.m. depart to Cotahuasi, along the way will observe the Pallarcocha lagoon, Coropuna and Solimana snow covered mountains, as well as different species of flora and fauna at different altitudes. At 06:30 pm we will arrive at Cotahuasi village, accommodation in hotel, have dinner and overnight.

DETAIL THE ALCA-PUYCA CIRCUIT (DAY 2)

At 08:00 a.m. departure to the Puyca annex. Here we will have a walk half an hour to the Maucullacta archaeological site. We will have lunch in Puyca town. At 02:00 p.m. return to the village of Alca, Luicho, where we will relax in its medicinal thermal waters. At 04:00 p.m. visit Tomepampa town and return to Cotahuasi. Dinner and overnight.

DETAIL PAMPAMARCA CIRCUIT (DAY 3)

At 08:00 a.m. departure to the Pampamarca village, here we will visit the Uskune waterfalls, appreciate pre-Inca benched and beautiful landscapes. Lunch in Pampamarca, return to Cotahuasi for dinner and spend the night.

DETAIL SIPIA WATERFALLS CIRCUIT (DAY 4)

At 08:00 am we departure to the Sipia werafalls. 20 minutes for walk. We will return to Cotahuasi for lunch. Optional return to the Luicho hot springs. In the afternoon, we will have time to buy cheese and wines. At 04:00 p.m. we will return to Arequipa and at 7:00 a.m. we will arrive to Arequipa city.

  1. itinerary
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  3. recommendation
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THAT INCLUDES THE TOUR:

  • Shared bus.
  • Fedding (4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners)
  • English and/or Spanish specialist trekking guide
  • 03 nights lodging.
  • First aid kit.
  • Entrance to the tourist sites.
  • Kitchen equipment, camping (optional)

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:

  • Water, snacks, tips.
  • Meals not specified.

It is recommended for their tour

  • Repellent.
  • Swimsuit.
  • Light and warm clothes.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.

COTAHUASI

  • Is in Peru, within the Arequipa Department territory, the Union province, Cotahuasi district. The distance from Arequipa to Cotahuasi district, or to be more specific, Cotahuasi village (2860 masl), district's capital, is 379 km from the Arequipa city, which equals 14 hours by car. From Cotahuasi village are part to a point called Allahuay, is down a winding road for two hours and taking the corresponding curves of the road, the first Canyon panoramic landscapes can be appreciated. Should be noted that 100 km travel ranges from Huanzo lagoon, in the headwaters of the Cotahuasi River, to the intersection of this with the Ocona River

    Called "Wonderland Canyon”, Cotahuasi is even deeper than the Colca Canyon or Colorado, since reaches, according to the more exact approximations, 3535 meters in depth. It comprises twelve life zones and three regions, and ecological, along the 100 kilometers of extension that forms the Valley, you can see different altitudinal, each of them owner of flora and fauna endemic species. Besides beautiful scenery seen from the top of the Canyon, the Valley has tourism resources that go beyond observation, adventure tourism disciplines as boating in the Cotahuasi River, trekking, mountaineering, paragliding and hang gliding can be carried out with a specialist guide.

USKUNE WATERFALL

  • The Uskune waterfall, part of innumerable natural resources which the traveler can be found by visiting the Pampamarca district, in La Union province, in the Arequipa region.
    The water fall, includes a slope of approximately 90 meters, which precipitate the Uskune waters to a natural pool that is formed on a base between two hills.

    Water flowing through the ways of the waterfall, originated in the melting of the Huanzo snow-covered, previously powering the Pampamarca River flow. If you want to know the fall of water during its period of greatest splendour is recommended to go to it, between from January to April months, when the flow rate increases.

SIPIA WATERFALL TOURISM

  • The Sipia waterfall, is a natural resource that is located in the Toro District, in La Union province, in the Arequipa region. This waterfall, is a great place to sightsee, if there is interest in eco-tourism and adventure sports.
    The Sipia waterfall is part of the tourist attractions of the Cotahuasi Canyon. This waterfall, plunges by approximately five hundred meters in throughout your course, if you count the seven fall of water presenting. Of those seven, the highest reaches 150 meters and presents in his body, three divisions or waterfalls.
    The environment that presents the Sipia waterfall does that this tourist attraction makes a point of ideal visit for people who enjoy excursions, horseback riding, and even the adventure sports practice, as rock climbing and cycling.

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