3-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour Adventure

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3-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour Adventure

Enjoy the Colca Canyon hike in this fantastic outdoor activity, surrounded by beautiful mountains and spectacular landscapes, with our 3-day Colca Canyon Trek Tour Adventure.

Explore with us one of the deepest canyons in the world in a challenging trek that will take you to discover an incredible natural place.

A perfect tour for trek lovers in the middle of nature.


Day 1: Arequipa - San Juan de Chuccho

Stop At: Chivay, Chivay, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
Very early in the morning, we will start the excursion going to the town of Chivay, and have a delicious breakfast upon arrival.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mirador Cruz del Condor, Cabanaconde Peru
The tour continues to the Condor’s cross (3,800 m.a.s.l.). Here, we’ll have the great opportunity to see and admire the incredible Condor flying around.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: San Juan de Chuccho, San Juan de Chuccho, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
Then, we will reach Cabanaconde, the starting point of the trekking.

Arriving to the viewpoints of Pampas de San Miguel (3,300 m), we are going to descend to the depth of the canyon along 4.6 miles (3 hours), until we reach San Juan de Chuccho (2,400 m.a.s.l.). This town is surrounded by beautiful and abundant vegetation.

Here, we will enjoy a lunch, and we are going to have the chance to learn about local fruit trees and medicinal plants. Later, we’re going to have dinner, and spend the night.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a basic familiar guesthouse

Day 2: San Juan de Chuccho - Sangalle

Stop At: Malata 04125, Peru
After breakfast, we are going to start a total trek of 2.5 miles, taking uphill and downhill paths, and visiting lovely traditional towns such as Cosñirhua, with the opportunity to admire pre Incan ruins. We will also pass through the town of Malata, where we can see its old Spanish church. We’re going have time for lunch.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Oasis Sangalle, Cabanaconde 04124 Peru
Later, we will descend until reach the Oasis of Sangalle (2,225 m.a.s.l.) to spend the night. Here, you can take a refreshing bath in the pool and enjoy lunch. We can make short tours around the oasis (optional).

At night, we will enjoy a delicious dinner, and have time for a well deserve rest.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at a basic familiar guesthouse

Day 3: Sangalle - Arequipa

Stop At: Cabanaconde, Cabanaconde, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
The tour starts very early in the morning, with an amazing trek of 3 hours (2.5 miles), ascending the slope of the canyon until we reach the town of Cabanaconde. After having breakfast in this picturesque town, we will take the transport to go to Chivay.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Maca, Maca, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
On the way, we are going to visit the viewpoint of Antahuilque, with amazing landscapes to Inca terraces. Also we will stop by the town of Maca, which stands out for its beautiful colonial church.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yanque, Yanque, Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region
The town of Yanque offers us its hot springs (optional*).
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Reserva Nacional Pampa Cañahuas, XHG3+434, Cañahuas 04000, Peru
Then, we’re going to the town of Chivay to lunch (optional*). On our way back to Arequipa, we are going to have the opportunity to pass through the National Reserve of Pampa Cañahuas, home of camelids as alpaca, vicuña and llamas.

Upon arrival, we will drop you off two blocks from Plaza de Armas of Arequipa.

You have the option to select the transfer to Puno, at the end of the tour on day 3. You will depart from Chivay at 1:00 p.m. and arrive to main square of Puno at 7:00 p.m.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level"
"This activity is not recommended for children 7 and younger."
"Tour not recommended for people over 70 years’ old."
"You should bring comfortable clothes and coat, hat and sunglasses, trekking shoes, water canteen, walking sticks, backpack for personal staff, flashlight, swimwear, toilet supplies."
"The ticket entrance to the Colca Valley should be paid in cash in Peruvian soles."
"The optional activities (*) are not included."
"At the end of the tour, we are going to drop you off two blocks from Plaza de Armas."
"At least 2 people are required to take place this activity."
"If you want to take the transfer to Puno on the last day, please select the correct option when booking. The regular bus will depart from Chivay at 1:00 p.m. and will drop you off at the main square of the city of Puno, arriving at 7:00 p.m. Upon arrival in Puno, you will need to make your own way to your hotel"
"If you book the tour with the transfer to Puno included, you can leave your big luggage in a safe place located in the town of Cabanaconde (starting point of the trek) on the first day, and pick it up before arriving to Chivay on the last day. It has an extra cost, paid at the moment, in cash, in local currency (PEN)"
"You should be in good physical condition"
"Due to the altitude, we recommend a good acclimatization before starting any activity"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 03:00 AM
Duration: 3 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from centrally located Arequipa city hotels

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Pick up from centrally located Arequipa hotels
  • Transfer to Puno in tourist bus (optional)
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Oasis Sangalle

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel drop-off


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