Welcome to The Colca Canyon
The Colca canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru and is the deepest canyon in the American continent (4,160 mts). It belongs to the five deepest in the world and its valley is one of the most scenic regions in Peru, a land of imposing snowcapped volcanoes, narrow gorges, artistically terraced agricultural slopes that predate the Incas, arid desert landscapes and vegetation, and remote traditional villages.
Some of Peru’s most recognizable wildlife, including llamas, alpacas, vicuñas are easy to find here. Also the canyon is home to the Andean condor (Vultur gryphus), a species that has been the focus of worldwide conservation efforts.
Tha valley is located about 4 hours from the city of Arequipa and is one of the most popular destinations in Peru for trekking, nature and culture experiences.
Enjoy the unique Andean geography of the Valley, walking over 4900 m.a.s.l. Share activities with locals, walk through traditional villages, play with the curious alpacas and llamas, taste our traditional dishes and Andean products, learn about our unique textiles and of course, observe astonished the famous and majestic flight of the Condor.
ABOUT OUR COLCA TOURS
We offer daily excursions to the Colca Canyon for 2 and 3 days with a regular small group with fixed itinerary or as completely tailor-made Tour according to your interest, days and expectations.
Our programs are flexible allowing you to finish the excursions with a return to Arequipa city or continuing to the City of Puno on Lake Titicaca. Normally our excursions also start in the city of Arequipa, but we can also organize a pick up from Puno city in order that clients can joing our excursions.
Giardino Tours transportations have regular strict controls and selected drivers with experience and regular trainings.
All our transports in Tours to Colca Canyon are supported with a bottle of oxygen in case of need.
Also Giardino Guides are profesionals with many years of experience and annual trainings, many of them also in case of any situation of emergency. Giardino offer you “a safety record” with many recognitions and is accredited by the local government and international Tourism organizations. (Review our site “About us“)
With us you will have the Best value for a reliable and unique service.