Price

80$ p/p

Duration

5-7 Hours

Culture shock

5/5

Physical Rating

5/5

HIKE TO THE ANDEAN CONDORS FLIGHT VIEWPOINT

Discover the dramatic beauty of the Apurimac Canyon on an exciting full-day excursion from Cusco. Explore a fascinating natural formation twice as deep as the USA’s Grand Canyon with an experienced guide; to crown your tour, admire the spectacular Andean Condors soaring in their natural habitat.

Price with Pick up and Drop off

1 person: 279 USD

From 2 people: 159 USD each

From 3 people: 132 USD each

From 4 people: 120 USD each

From 5-6 people: 102 USD each

From 7-8 people: 90 USD each

From 9 people up: 80 USD each

ITINERARY

  • We leave Cusco by private transport at 8:30am approximately and travel through the highlands of Anta towards the Northwest. After passing the town of Limatambo a steep dirt road will take us over the Puna highlands with stipe grass to the scenic mountain hamlet of Chonta (3,400m / 11,154ft) near the Apurimaq Canyon.
  • After 3 hours of driving, we will arrive to Chonta, where we start a one-and-a-half-hour trek of moderate difficulty to the viewpoint.
  • During this walk we will look for many typical species, such as the black-breasted buzzard, the mountain caracara, the golden-billed saltator, the saw finch, the giant hummingbird, and the hooded goldfinch; while we admire one of the deepest canyons in the Americas, the Apurimac canyon (4,691 m. / 15,386 ft). It is possible to spot the giant Andean condor crossing the canyon, even before reaching the viewpoints.
  • The majestic Andean condor may reach up to 8,000 m in height and in Andean cosmology he is  believed to transport the souls of the departed into the spirit realms. It is on the sheer cliffs further down near the river where the condors nest and roost. To watch this beautiful bird with a wing span of up to 3 m soaring to the backdrop of the breath-taking canyon is an experience that may deeply touch you.
  • In the early afternoon we start our hike back to Chonta and drive back to Cusco arriving there around 8 pm. to drop you off at your hotel.
  • Meals included: Box-Lunch.

Type of service: Privado
🚶🏼If you book this tour package as PRIVATE TOUR; means, the tour will run exclusively for you without strangers with private guide, vehicle and driver are for your exclusive use; no matter you are individually, or in a family or friends group.
☀️Start the tour on any date at your convenience.
 We can customize an itinerary to meet your specific interests, that is, you can choose your favored hotels, sightseeing spots, the tour length, means of transportation and budget, etc.
☀️ Escort you through the whole tour. All private transfers during the tour are offered, including airport/train station transfer, hotel-attractions round trip transfer.
☀️Comfortable private car or minibus operates for your party only.
☀️ Travel at your own pace that flexibly fits your travel style. Personalized Service.
☀️Ideal for people who do not want to share with other people or need special assistance such as the elderly, people with disabilities or families with small children

🙋🏼‍♂️ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult..

NOTE: Maximum groups of 16 people

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