AREQUIPA GOLDEN TOUR

 

Arequipa "La Ciudad Blanca of Peru" ("The White City"). you'll find fascinating villages with stepped terraces dating from pre-Inca times that are still used today by farmers from the districts of Chilina, Socabaya, Paucarpata, Characato and Sabandia.

 

Two of the world's deepest canyons are found in the department of Arequipa: Cotahuasi, in the province of La Union, and Colca, in the province of Cailloma. The spectacular Valley of the Volcanoes in Andagua, the beaches of Mollendo and Camana and Puerto Inca beach in Caraveli, are all fascinating places which must also be visited.

 

Itinerary

Inclusions

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TOUR DESCRIPTION:

 

Day 1:  Arequipa

 

Upon arrival, reception, assistance and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, we start a three hour sightseeing tour including the Santa Catalina Convent, the Plaza de Armas, the Jesuit Church of La Compañía and its beautifully-painted Chapel, the Church of San Francisco, the San Lazaro District, Selva Alegre and the typical Districts of Cayma and Yanahuara for a magnificent view of the Misti Volcano. Return to the hotel.

 

Day 2:  Arequipa - Chivay Valley

 

Early in the morning, after breakfast, start your trip to the Colca Canyon, visiting on the way Pampas Cañahuas, the Mirador of the Andes, the Crater of Chucura, the Mirador of Chivay, where pre-Inca Cultivation terraces may be appreciated. Arrival to the Town of Chivay at 13:00hrs. approx. Transfer to your selected Lodge.In the afternoon free time to visit Hot Spring Thermal and Medicinal Baths.

 

Meals - Breakfast and box lunch

 

Day 3: Chivay - Condor's Cross - Arequipa

 

After breakfast, very early in the morning, drive to the Condor's Cross, a natural observation point from where the magnitude of the Colca Canyon and the spectacular flight of the majestic Condor can be appreciated. On the way back to Chivay, visit to the Mirador of Chinina, where we will find the famous Cliffside Tombs and the Hanging Bridge of Sifón that joins the Town of Yanque with Coporaque. When at the Town of Yanque, visit its beautiful church and its characteristic cobbled streets among other attractions. To have spectacular views of the Colca Valley, we will drive to the Lookout points of Choquetipo and Artahuilque and also to the Town of Maca. In the afternoon, return to the City of Arequipa, arriving at 18:00hrs. approx. Overnight at selected hotel.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 4:  Arequipa

 

After breakfast, transfer to the local airport or bus station.

 

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

 

It Is Included:

  • 2 Night`s accommodation at a selected hotel in Arequipa
  • 1 Night`s accommodation in the Colca Valley
  • In and out transfers
  • All applicable taxes
  • Bilingual guided tours (english / spanish)
  • Entrance fees for the excursions mentioned above
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

 

It Is Not Included:

  • International and Domestic flights (Lima / Arequipa / Lima: US$ 294 aprox.)
  • Airport taxes ($30.25 for international flights and $6.05 for domestic flights)
  • Baggage excess
  • Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • International or National personal telephone calls
  • Additional nights for bad weather o flight cancellation
  • Snacks

 

We recommend to take:

  • Extra money in soles
  • Long pants or slacks.
  • Long-sleeved shirts.
  • T-shirts.
  • Sweaters and a jacket.
  • Rain wear optional
  • Camera video camera
  • Sun block cream.).
  • Insect repellent
  • Medicine to arrest or prevent the so called”Soroche” or altitude sickness.
  • Please consult your physician what medicine is best suited for your organism.

 

 

Before booking the Arequipa Travel Tour, please read the following information carefully:

 

Fill out the booking information. We will contact you as soon as possible (within 24 hours) to confirm your booking, accommodation and assist you in customizing a unique package. .

 

Payment Proceed: We require a deposit 50 % percent of the total amount per person for all Tours. The remaining balance must be paid before the starting date of the tour. You can pay the balance requesting the agent in charge of your account an invoice to be paid online with credit card or direct deposits.

 

Student discounts: If you are claiming a student discount you must email us a scanned copy of your ISIC Student card immediately after proceeding with the booking form. Only a valid ISIC card is acceptable. If you cannot provide us with a scanned copy of your ISIC card we will charge you the standard adult price. You must take the ISIC card with you on the excursion as it will be checked. Unfortunately no other forms of student id are acceptable. Children under 16 years old receive a discount. If you are claiming a child discount you must email us a scanned copy of your child's passport (page containing photo and date of birth) after proceeding with the booking form. If you cannot provide us with a scan of your child's passport we will charge you the standard adult price for your child.

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Telephone: +51-84-246255

Travel Agent on line: +51-999580815

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Cusco - Peru

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