Colca Canyon, Arequipa Region

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#1 of 26 in Parks in Arequipa Region
Full of cultural and geographic diversity, the 100 km (62 mi) Colca Canyon offers something to captivate any visitor. Home to the Cabanas and the Collagua, two communities continuing to live largely traditional lives, the world's second deepest canyon boasts fascinating ruins and cultural wonders to accompany its natural beauty. Don't miss the Mollepunko caves, adorned with 6,000-year-old rock art, and the La Calera natural hot springs. Keep an eye out for exotic birds, such as the Chilean flamingo and rare Andean condor. Plan your visit to Colca Canyon and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Arequipa Region trip itinerary planner .
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  • After many hours from Cuzco, in the Colca Canyon you can admire the beauty of the landscapes of Peru and its people. A place full of history and surrounded by nature. After many hours from Cuzco, in the Colca Canyon you can admire the beauty of the landscapes of Peru and its people. A place full of history and surrounded by nature.
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  • I read about Johselm Canto on Trip Advisor and decided to take a chance and booked him for his 2 day/1 night trek for 'newbies' for my 19 yr old daughter and myself - I'm so glad I did. Johselm organi...  more »
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