The Condor Canyon Cusco is a great opportunity to experience one of the natural miracles around Cusco, Peru. Providing a great place to bird watch from with fabulous scenery, great nature hike and stunning views. On the way back to Cusco, you will also visit some "off the beaten track" Inca ruins as Killarumiyoc and Tarawasi on the way to the magical lookout point of Hauacco with it is mind blowing views.
Crew: A Tierras Vivas Representative in Cusco and a profesional Tour Guide and Horseman during the trek. Our guide will visit you hotel a day before the trek for your briefing
Meals: 1x lunch, 1x Snack
Transportation: A private transportation,
Early morning pick up from your hotel, following a 2:30 hours drive in a private bus to (breakfast stop), optional stop in Limatambo town. We travel through the highlands of Anta. A dirt road will take us over the Puna highlands to the scenic mountain hamlet of Chonta near the Apurimaq Canyon. A 3km trek along the mountainside brought us to the Condor viewing platforms and the view of the canyon (double the depth of the Grand Canyon in places) and Apurimac river way down below is extraordinary. We will be 2 hours to see the condors and - some flying right overhead! In the afternoon return to Cusco and but before we visit Tarawasi very important religious Inca remains.
The Sacred Valley is located between high mountains that frame a colorful blanket of fields of crops, accompanied by picturesque villages and a splendid river. Its innumerable archaeological sites, built in times of the Incas, have made it the favorite place for tourists. Recognized for being the main center of agricultural production in the time of the Incas. Sacred Valley Tour
Rainbow Mountain in Cusco, also denominated like mountain of 7 colors. Nowadays it is one of the famous hiking alternatives that goes up to 5,020 m.s. And it is very close to the Ausangate mountain which is the highest in the Vilcabamba mountain range.
Therefore, you have excellent panoramic views towards the mountains of colors and also covered with snow.
As we can also see the animals of this ecological floor in their natural habitat: Alpacas, llamas, vicuñas in the wild and many birds. Rainbow Mountain Peru Tour
The City of Cusco is one of the most incredible cities in South America and one of the main destinations in the world. Touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire should be one of the best cultural experiences you can have in life, recognized as the archaeological capital of America, it has been known since the time of the Incas, as the "Navel of the World"; and as if it were predestined, Cusco is an integrating city, where people from all cultures, religions and nationalities come together and exchange experiences; making it one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Cusco is a city of multiple contrasts between the Andean culture and the modern Western world.
These are the contrasts that give Cusco its particular beauty. Almost all people who like to travel, have the city of Cusco among the places they have to visit in life. City Tour in Cusco
It is a walk of easy access for all, without limitations or necessary permits next to the city of Mollepata, Cusco with Machu Picchu. Salkantay Trek are ancient treasures and outside the traditional route located in the same area, like the Inca Trail, where you can see great frozen mountains covered with snow that combine with the abundant tropical forest.
The name of this mountain of Salkantay Trek is a contraction that comes from "Salqa" which means sullen, wild and "Antay" which means to produce avalanches.
This is an alternate route to the usual Inca Trail for those who did not manage to get spaces, we have considered this salkantay trek route as one of the best alternatives since throughout this trip we can appreciate the flora and fauna and the tranquility that one needs to to be able to reflect and be in contact with the nature that surrounds us.
The mountain of Salkantay has an altitude of 6,450 masl and Machu Picchu is located at 2,250 masl. Salkantay Inca Trail Condor Sight