Conventional Cotahuasi Canyon 4 days / 3 nights
Walk with us one of the deepest canyons in the world, known as "The Canyon of Wonders", dare to know picturesque villages, beautiful colonial churches, geoglyphs engraved in stones from the volcanoes and Sipia Falls that have a fall of more than 500 meters.
Itinerary of Conventional Cotahuasi Canyon 4 days / 3 nights
FIRST DAY: AREQUIPA-VALLE DE MAJES-COROPUNA-COTAHUASI
Our adventure to "the Canyon of the Wonders" will begin with the pick up of your Hotel in Arequipa at 05:00 am, in our mobility (public bus or private transport) we will go to one of the most fertile valleys of Arequipa also recognized by be the land of sorcerers, the Valley of Majes, during the journey through this beautiful valley will pass through picturesque towns such as Pedregal, Corire and Aplao (the latter has a Jurassic park where you can also see traces of the already extinct dinosaurs).
At noon we will arrive at the town of Chuquibamba where we will enjoy a delicious typical lunch.
After having lunch and having rested a bit we will continue towards the town of Cotahuasi and on our way we will be able to appreciate the Pallarcocha lagoon, the snow-covered Coropuna and Solimana and different animals and plants typical of the area.
We will arrive at the town of Cotahuasi around 6:30 p.m. where we will settle in a Hotel where we will have dinner and we will sleep.
SECOND DAY: ALCA-PUYCA
We will start the second day of our tour having breakfast in Cotahuasi and then leaving at 08:00 am approximately towards Puyca, a picturesque village from which we will walk for an average of ½ hour to the archaeological center of Maucallacta (old town). Wari and Inca which served as a strategic and administrative point.
After a guided tour in this important place we will return to Puyca where we will have lunch, we will continue to the thermal waters of Luicho where we can relax and enjoy their medicinal pools.
At midday we will start the return to the town of Cotahuasi visiting the town of Tomepampa and its beautiful colonial church to finally have dinner and overnight in Cotahuasi.
THIRD DAY: PAMPAMARCA
The third day of our adventure we will go to the town of Pampamarca, a town that has impressive terraces of pre-Inca times, beautiful landscapes and the most outstanding waterfalls of Uskune, which have a fall of 90 meters.
We will have lunch in Pampamarca and return to Cotahuasi for dinner and overnight.
FOURTH DAY: CATARATAS DE SIPIA
On our last day in the town of Cotahuasi we can continue to appreciate the wonders offered by the Cotahuasi Canyon, this time we will go to the district of Toro where we can appreciate the Sipia Waterfalls which have a drop of 500 meters if we count their 7 falls of which the highest is 150 meters. Before returning to Cotahuasi you have the option of staying at the thermal baths of Lluicho if you wish or have the afternoon free in Cotahuasi to buy some souvenirs or cheeses and wines produced in the same town.
At 5:00 p.m. we will depart to Arequipa arriving at averaging 03:00 am on the fifth day.