4-Days Tour To Cotahuasi Canyon In Arequipa

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 4 Days
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  • Departure Time :
    04:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all hotels that are in the center area of Arequipa - Downtown
  • Return Details :
    Concludes at your hotel in Arequipa
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


This 3-day tour departs from your hotel in Arequipa and will take you to see Cotahuasi Canyon one of the depeest canyon in the world


  • Multi-Day Trip
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service

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Day 1: Arequipa city - Cotahuasi

Stop At: Canon de Cotahuasi, Arequipa, Arequipa Region
Cotahuasi Canyon is one of the deepest canyon in the world it located 08 hours driving from Arequipa city.
Duration: 1 day 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight bus

Day 2: Cotahuasi - May - Ruins Huana - Quechualla 'Deepest part of the Canyon'

Stop At: Cotahuasi River Canyon, Peru
02:00 Arrive in Cotahuasi village then check in at the hotel.
06:30 Breakfast.
We'll take a public minibus towards the deepest part of the canyon for 2-hour to the small town of Mayo; there will begin a hike up a trail Quechualla 8 kilometers (approx. 4 hours). The tour is crossed by 3 bridges and view. Archaeological Remains of Huaa with pre-Inca hanging tombs and numerous terraces. Forest characteristic for its giant cacti cactus 8 meters high and longirostro bat habitat. The Inca Trail, stretches of Capac Nan, strategic road network that linked the coast with the capital of the Empire be observed. Arrival Quechualla (1700 m.s.n.m.) appreciate streets and typical houses and diversity of fruit plants organic production (pacay, cherimoya, lucuma, grapes, tuna, etc.) that visitors can pick and taste from the tree. Then we will have typical lunch with local family.
Time to enjoy some wine tasting and pisco, appropriate and pleasing to tacar variety of organic wines and pisco.
Dinner and overnight in home-Quechualla
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
Lunch: Breakfast lunch dinner included
Accommodation included: Overnight with local family in family houses

Day 3: Day 3: Quechualla - Waterfall Sipia - Cotahuasi - Arequipa

Stop At: Cotahuasi River Canyon, Peru
Breakfast in Quechualla and return to Cotahuasi on the same path until Mayo, then a mini bus to Cotahuasi, with a stop at the waterfall of Sipia spectacular attraction, emblem of the canyon. Arrival in Cotahuasi having visited the Valle of Piro place.
Enjoy some time for lunch in Cotahuasi.
In the afternoon visit the Ecomuseum of vegetables and city tour in Cotahuasi, which highlight the narrow streets and adobe houses with gabled roofs and shop for souvenirs.
If there is time we can visit the Luicho Hot springs and Taurisma to appreciate beautiful landscapes formed by the Cotahuasi river, mountains, fields, herbs and more.
17:00 Return to Arequipa city, we are going to take a local bus and we have 8 hours bus drive.
We will be in Arequipa at
02:00am on the next day. Our tour guide will transfer you to your hotel, end of the trip.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
Accommodation included: Overnight bus


Accommodation included: 3 nights

Hotel pickup and drop-off from the hotel in Arequipa

Bus or van

Local guide

2 nights - Bassic hostel in Cotahuasi

01 night with a local family - in the canyon

Meals (3 dinner, 4 lunch, 3 breakfast)

Entry/Admission - Petroglifos de Toro Muerto

Entry/Admission - Cotahuasi River Canyon


Extra expenses (water, snacks, gratitudes)

Breakfast day 1 and, dinner day 4

Clothing and everything related for trekking

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Comfortable walking shoes and everything related for trekking are recommended

Trekking backpack

Flight light

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Traveler Reviews

  • 16-Jun-2018

    This is only company to choose when booking tours out of Arequipa! Gloria was amazing and set up the exact experience we wanted - she is very trustworthy, professional and exceeded our expectations. Our guide Carlos was Incredible - very knowledgeable and extremely professional we really enjoyed his company and seeing the Canyon with him. The driver Estefan was also top notch - very friendly, also very knowledgeable about the region, a great driver and super competent. I would only book with Arequipa Tour Tour Company in the future