Colca Canyon Tour Package in Peru

Witness the majestic splendour of Colca Canyon through our exclusive tour packages. Situated approximately 210 kilometres to the northwest of the charming city of Arequipa, Colca Canyon stands as one of the world’s deepest canyons, boasting a depth nearly twice that of the Grand Canyon. This natural wonder, shaped by seismic activity caused by nearby volcanoes, offers adventurous travellers an array of unforgettable experiences. From awe-inspiring valley viewpoints and tranquil thermal springs to immersive village encounters, a rich agricultural heritage, challenging hiking trails, and the opportunity to observe Andean condors and other highland creatures such as alpacas, vizcachas, and pumas in their natural habitats.

As a Singapore-based private tours agency, we have thoughtfully curated the finest experiences to ensure you fully appreciate the marvels of Colca Canyon within your private tour package.

Best Experiences in Colca Canyon

Andean Condors

Witnessing the graceful flight of Andean Condors is a true highlight of any visit to Colca Canyon. As one of the world’s largest flying birds, these magnificent creatures soar on the thermal updrafts created by the deep canyon, providing a breathtaking display of their aerial mastery. Our private tours to Colca Canyon take you to the perfect vantage points to maximize your chances of experiencing this incredible sight. Be prepared to be captivated by their elegant glides and awe-inspiring presence, ensuring a truly unforgettable moment during your visit.

National Park of Colca Valley

Journey into the heart of Colca Canyon, where nature comes to life through free-roaming llamas and alpacas. As you delve into the world of these gentle beings, you’ll also have the chance to visit a local family entirely devoted to the care and raising of these beloved animals. Witness their traditional practices, learn about the ancestral techniques of crafting textiles from alpaca wool, and immerse yourself in the genuine warmth and hospitality of the local community. This hands-on experience allows you to form a deeper connection with Colca Canyon’s culture and heritage.

Hot Springs

Unwind in nature’s embrace with a soothing dip in the one of the natural hot springs that lines the Colca Canyon. Nestled amid the breathtaking landscapes, these thermal waters provide a serene and rejuvenating experience. Soak away the day’s adventures as you bask in the warmth of the springs, surrounded by stunning scenery. Our private tours to Colca Canyon ensure you have ample time to savour this tranquil and therapeutic moment, letting you fully relax and appreciate the unique wonders of this remarkable destination.

Traditional Village Visit

Dive into the depths of Colca Canyon, where you’ll discover charming traditional villages nestled amidst the rugged terrain. Here, young Peruvians tend to their herds of cattle, while women adorned in vibrant and traditional clothing add a vivid touch to the picturesque scenery. This unique cultural experience grants you invaluable insights into local life, providing an opportunity to learn about the history and the resilient ways these communities thrive in the canyon’s embrace.

Hiking and Trekking in the Colca Canyon

In the depths of Colca Canyon, an off-the-beaten-path experience awaits you, offering thrilling hiking and trekking adventures that venture into some of the canyon’s most remote and untouched areas. These expeditions cater to the intrepid souls who are well-prepared for a challenge, as the trails can be steep and demand a good level of fitness. If you’re up for the exhilaration of exploring rugged terrain, untouched landscapes, and conquering the heights of the canyon, there are multiply routes in varying lengths that spans over 1 to 4 days.

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FAQs on Colca Canyon Tour Package in Peru

The optimal time to explore Colca Canyon is during the dry season, spanning from May to November. During this period, trail conditions are ideal, offering an enhanced likelihood of witnessing condors in flight, and the weather remains predominantly sunny.

Although the rainy season falls between December to April, Colca Canyon remains open for travel. This season offers the advantage of fewer crowds and more affordable accommodation options. If hiking isn’t a primary focus, this can still be a favourable travel season.

Acclimatization is crucial in Colca Canyon due to its high-altitude terrain. Many of the towns in the canyon are situated at elevations even higher than nearby cities like Arequipa, which stands at 7,660 feet (2,335 meters). In fact, Colca’s altitude is comparable to that of Cusco, which is at 11,155 feet (3,400 meters).

Coming from Singapore, where the terrain is predominantly flat and altitude variation is minimal, it’s important to take precautions to minimize the risk of altitude sickness. To ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey, our private tours to Colca Canyon are thoughtfully planned with multiple stops. We start at lower altitudes and gradually ascend, allowing your body ample time to acclimatize to the changing elevations along the way.

Our Colca Canyon tour package encompasses a dedicated personal guide, private transportation, an array of tour activities, park access fees, trail fees and comfortable accommodations.

We’ve designed this package to be truly all-inclusive, leaving you with nothing to worry about during your journey. In the rare instance that there are additional fees not covered in our package, our experienced travel specialist will provide you with full transparency, ensuring there are no hidden costs and giving you peace of mind as you explore Peru.

Certainly! Depending on your trip duration, we will customise your journey to include stops at Arequipa and other towns to get you acclimatized to the elevations before heading for Machu Picchu.

Combining a visit to Colca Canyon and Machu Picchu is possible if you prefer a well-rounded experience of Peru. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the breathtaking landscapes and culture of Colca Canyon and then venture to the iconic Machu Picchu, offering a diverse range of experiences.

Our private tour packages can be customized to include both destinations, according to your travel duration and budget, ensuring you get the most out of your journey in Peru. Just let us know your preferences and interests, and we’ll design a personalized itinerary for you.

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