Condor Canyon

$150.00

View the intensely private space of the Andean Condor from above sharing in the transendience of their ultimate flight. This is one of the natural miracles you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

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View the intensely private space of the Andean Condor from above sharing in the transendience of their ultimate flight. This is one of the natural miracles you won’t find anywhere else in the world. For the bird lovers who bask in the instincts of these truly exquisite beings, you to will feel the air they breathe as you hike through and see the magnificent views from the Chonta Canyon encapulating the endless mountains of the Andes.

The Andean condor (vulture gryphus) this endangered exquisite angel may fly up to 8,000 m 26,200ft.

Itinerary

  • With an early morning pickup at 6:00 am we will board the bus for our five hour journey heading northwest to the Anta valley. On route our first stop is to visit the outstanding Inca Sites of Killarumiyoc and Tarawasi ( the Moon temple and the ritual place for offerings). Continuing forth to the quaint town of Limatambo. As the mountain ranges grow closer the bus will continue upwards on dirt road to the Puna highlands with limitless views to the scenic mountain valley of Chonta (3,350m / 10,900ft) so close to the Apurimac Canyon.
  • Our arrival to Chonta will start us hiking upwards on this great nature hike with stunning views. This is the time to take a deep breath seeing the condors in flight from the lookout point. Embracing the natural inhabitants of Peru´s species of birdlife, flora and fauna of this majestic scenery the deep canyon offers.
  • As our time of 1-2 hours takes hold after many pictures of the soaring condors are taken, its back downhill from the lookout point to share in the chefs delicious lunch.
  • After a fullday of excitment, sharing time with the angelic condors and carrying a full belly from a scrumptous lunch we descend back to Chonta where our driver will be waiting for us. The end of our day comes back to Cusco around 8:00pm.

It includes

  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Round trip transportation.
  • Professional English speaking Guide.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Lunch buffet.
  • Bottled water.
  • Snack.

Not included

Gratuities (recommended).

What you need to take

  • Daypack, warm clothes (scarf, sweaters, rainjacket, gloves)
  • Walking boots.
  • Walking sticks
  • Rain poncho
  • Sun hat + sunglasses.
  • Toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
  • Sun cream
  • Camera & Extra Film & Batteries
  • Personal medical kid