The Cordillera Chila borders on the north to Colca Canyon and exists of different volcanoes: Huarancante (5426m), Mismi (5597m) etc.
Day 1: Arequipa – Chivay
We start our journey from Arequipa with direction of Chivay and have a stop at the national park Aguada Blanca. After a tea of mate de coca, which helps us to get used to the altitude, we start our trek at an altitude of 4.900m above sea level.
Overnight in an altitude of 3600m.
Day 2: Chivay – Carhuasanta
We leave our camp very early to continue our trek in the direction of the village Tuti, where we will observe the Origin of the Amazon and the Laguna Makenty (5152m).
Overnight in 4900 m above sea level.
Day 3: Carhuasanta – Apacheta
Today we will start a 5 hour trek to Apacheta, where we will spend the night.
Day 4: Apacheta – Quehuisha – Chivay
We continue our journey to Quehuisha. We also have the possibility to relax in the hot springs of Calera (40°C). Overnight in Chivay.
Day 5: Cruz del Condor – Arequipa
Today we will reach the famous view point “Cruz del Condor” to observe the majestic flight of the Condor, which is one of the hugest birds in the world. After having spent an hour observing the Condors, we will return to Arequipa.
Price per person; the tour starts with at least 2 persons. In December, January and February the tour won’t take place.
private Transport, official tourist guide, equipment for camping, food during the trek, important equipment for trekking if its necessary (crampon, pick & rope), 2 times Overnight in Hotel in Chivay with breakfast
Snacks and drinks, ticket Colca Canyon, ticket hot springs (optional), food in town (Chivay, Cabanaconde), last lunch