Approximately at 8:00 a.m. you will be pick up from Mango Hostel. You will drive through YURA and set course to the volcano CHACHANI, where you pass the PAMPA CAÑAHUAS National Reserve and where you will see wild vicuñas, alpacas and llamas. After passing the National Reserve you will drink a Coca tea (extra), which helps to prevent any possible problems with the altitude of 4000 m.a.s.l.
You continue the way and make several stops for watching migratory and residencial birds in the wetlands of VIZCACHANI and TOCRA PAMPA. The attitude is over 4300 m.a.s.l. there. At the view point of the volcanoes at 4910 m.a.s.l. you will see the volcanic mountain range ‘EL CHILA’, where the AMAZON River has the most remote source. Around 11:00 a.m. you will arrive in CHIVAY and visit the hot springs, LA CALERA. The medicinal water has a temperature of 36 degrees Celsius. Originally the water has temperature of 78 degrees Celsius, but after a few processes this is diminished to 36 degrees Celsius. The medicinal water has a beneficial effect on arthritis, rheumatism and skin diseases. In CHIVAY you will have dinner with a folkloric show and spend the night
Early morning after breakfast at 06:00 you leave to the view point CRUZ DEL CONDOR, where you will arrive around 07:30 a.m. At this view point you will have a good chance of seeing the CONDOR flight, a magnificent bird with a wingspan of three meters. You can also enjoy the view over the COLCA Canyon. You will stay there for approximately one hour and a half. Then you will return to CHIVAY, stopping on the way at the natural view points WAYRAPUNKU, CHOQUETICO and ANTAHUILQUE, where you can see the impressive work of the INCA’s and PRE-INCA’S, hanging tombs in the mountains and litho models. You will visit the traditional villages PINCHOLLO, MACA y YANQUE and finish in CHIVAY. Here you have lunch and return to AREQUIPA, where you will arrive approximately at 04:00 p.m.