You will be picked up from Mango Hostel at 3:00 a.m. Then starts driving to CHIVAY, which is the capital of the CAYLLOMA province. Here you will have a continental breakfast. Afterwards you will go to the view point CRUZ DEL CONDOR, where you will arrive around 8:00 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. Then you will return to Chivay, stopping on the way at the natural view point ANTAHUILQUE and the villages PINCHOLLO, and MACA. Around 12:00 p.m. you will arrive in YANQUE and visit the hot springs. The medicinal water has a temperature of 36 degrees Celsius. Originally the water has temperature of 78 degrees Celsius, but after a few processes is diminished to 36 degrees Celsius. The medicinal water has a beneficial effect on arthritis, rheumatism and skin diseases.
In CHIVAY you will lunch and afterwards return to AREQUIPA. On your way back you will make two stops, you will pass the highest point from your journey at 4910 m.a.s.l., which also is a view point over the ANDES. During the return to AREQUIPA you will see ‘ LOS BOFEDALES DE TOCRA PAMPA’, migratory birds and native birds in their natural environment and national park SALINAS and AGUADA BLANCA. In this National Park you can look at the three SOUTH AMERICAN camel species; vicuña, llama and alpaca. Around 6:00 p.m. you will arrive in Arequipa.