day 4: Authentic Peru
Departure from your hotel in the direction of the Canyon du Colca by private vehicle (approximately 4 hours drive to Chivay).
During the trip, you will cross the natural reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca, located at an average altitude of 4300 meters.
You may have the opportunity to see herds of llamas, and more generally, to appreciate this protected area rich in biodiversity.
You will cross the pass of Patapampa, located at more than 4900 meters of altitude and feel the effects of the oxygen depletion. This point of view will offer us a superb view of the volcanoes and glaciers Hualca-Hualca, Sabancaya and Ampato.
You will have discovered the habits and customs of the inhabitants of this region, proud of their traditional costumes and their heritage of several thousand agricultural terraces left by several successive civilizations.
You will arrive at the village of Yanque or Chivay.
Lunch included at the family home in Coporaque.
The Colca Valley has many thermal springs in which you will have the possibility to bathe (optional entrance, 15 Soles per person, to be paid on the spot).
Dinner, evening and night in the families.
Steps: Arequipa and Colca canyonArequipaChivayCoporaquePatapampa