The Cotahuasi Canyon and the Sipia Waterfalls
|Tour Length:||4 days / 3 nights|
|Activities :||Hiking, Camping, Trekking.|
|Places to visit:||Arequipa, Cotahuasi|
|Minimun Number of Pax:||05 pax|
|Tour Price||From US$ 150|
Day 01: Majes Valley
At 5.00 AM pick up from the Hotel and departure in private car along the Pan-American highway heading south toward the Majes Valley passing trough Corire and Aplao stopping in Arma, kind of a hostel where we will have fried trout directly from the hatchery, then the trip continues along the mountain range slopes finally we arrive to Cotahuasi, lodging, dinner and overnight.
Day 02: Cotahuasi
After breakfast we leave Cotahuasi and their well paved narrow streets and its blanching houses. The road continuous at the bottom of the canyon, parallel to the river, extensive bushes of yellow "retamas" spread their aroma to the wind, soon after you arrive to Tomepampa whit its old colonial church, further ahead an small hanging bridge over the Cotahuasi river head us to Visbe and Taurisma, following the road we arrives to Asca at 40 km from Cotahuasi and very close from there lies the thermal springs of Luicho.
Day 03: Sipia Waterfalls
After breakfast horses are waiting for us and for about 3 hours horse ride we arrive to the majestic Sipia Waterfalls, where the Cotahuasi River with all its flow throws from a height of 150 mts origins a permanent rainbow formed in the misty clouds. Return to Cotahuasi. Overnight.
Day 04: Majes
Prices per person in US$
Tour Notices: Above rates are subject to change without notice eg. Holy Week,Labour Day, Christmas, New Years, etc.
- Private transport.
- first-aid kit and safety technical equipment.
- 03 nights in rustic hotel.
- 03 breakfasts.
- 4 lunches and 3 dinners.
- Horses and porters.
- Domestic and International Flights.
- Airport taxes ($28 for international flights and $5 for domestic flights).
- Baggage excess.
- Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water.
- Personal expenses.
- International or National personal telephone calls
Notice: The area is very rustic; therefore lodgings do not offer standard comfort.
The passenger should bring:
- Hat or cap
- Warm clothes
- Appropriate footwear
- Video or photo camera, binoculars and several rolls.
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