Colca Canyon

Local nameValle del Colca
LocationArequipa District, Peru

The Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, located about 160 kilometres northwest of Arequipa. It is Peru's third most-visited tourist destination with about 120,000 visitors annually. With a depth of 3,270 metres, it is one of the deepest in the world. The Colca Valley is a colorful Andean valley with pre-Inca roots, and towns founded in Spanish colonial times, still inhabited by people of the Collagua and the Cabana cultures. The local people maintain their ancestral traditions and continue to cultivate the pre-Inca stepped terraces, called andenes.

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Colca Valley Overnight Tour from Arequipa: Colca Canyon, Vicuna Reserve and Condors from 223 USD

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colca_Canyon

Address Peru

Coordinates -15°35'43.322" N -72°3'37.548" E

Tours and activities: Colca Canyon

Colca Valley Overnight Tour from Arequipa: Colca Canyon, Vicuna Reserve and Condors

from 223 USD

Full Day Trip to Colca Canyon

from 35 USD

2-Day Group Tour to Colca Canyon from Arequipa to Puno

from 270 USD

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