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The Condor Sightseeing Chonta Tour Full Day

Viewpoint of the Condor Chonta Cusco. It is located in the Apurimac River Canyon in the Community of Chonta in the district of Limatambo Cusco at 70 kilometers and 2 hours by bus from the Imperial City of Cusco. Today, Mirador del Condor Chonta Cusco. It is excellent place to make observation of condor that is bigger bird that flies and in time of the Incas it was sacred bird considered as Andean spiritual messenger. Observation of the Condor Chonta Cusco. It is the new tourist circuit for those who want to get out of the routine, more than anything, for lovers of bird watching especially Condors (Vultur Gryphus). At the same time you can see: eagles, sparrowhawks, kestrels, hummingbirds among others and also on the tour visit the small and beautiful archaeological remains Killarumiyoq and Tarawasi. Take a one-day tour like Laguna Humantay, Abra Salkantay and Montaña de Colores are daily departures from Cusco’s Imperial City.

Trip Summary

DÍA 1: CUSCO – QUILLARUMIYOC – TARAWASI – CAÑÓN DEL CÓNDOR
  • 7:00 hrs. we start the tour picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. Transport in tourist vehicle
  • 9:30 hrs. visit of the archaeological site of Killarumiyoc
  • 11:00 hrs. Arrival to Limatambo town and visit to Tarayhuasi (optional)
  • 12:00 hrs. Lunch in Limatambo
  • Travel by tourist transportation to the community of Chonta
  • 14:00 hrs. Beginning of the walk to the Mirador de Condor from the community of chinta
  • This trip has a duration of 1:30 hrs. on a distance of 4 kilometers approximately.
  • Time to enjoy the majestic flight of the condor.
  • Walk back to the community of Chonta
  • Transfer to the city of Cusco.
  • 20:30 hrs end of tour

Trip Details

  • Home Hotel Cusco
  • Final Hotel Cusco
  • Destino Mirador del Condor Chonta
  • Condor Sighting Style
  • Degree of easy walking
  • N° of persons Min 2
  • Altitude of Chonta 3,380 meters / 11,087 feet
  • Weather May to October sunny
  • Distance 3 km walk
  • Walking time 3 hours
  • Very good physical qualification

Highlights.-  The Andes sky is the preferred setting for one of the most impressive animals in the world: the Peruvian condor. This bird, the largest outside the aquatic world, is endemic to the entire Andean area of South America and in Peru you can see it fly in landscapes as beautiful as the Mirador de Chonta.

Advantages of booking with us.- The all-inclusive tour to MIRADOR DEL CONDOR CHONTA offers a safe and well-organized experience, transfer during the entire tour is in sprinter. The service also includes the tour guide service in English or Spanish.

EXCLUSIVE SERVICE COSTS: We operate this tour without joining other tourists from other agencies. We only serve our tourists. We know that traveling to MIRADOR DEL CONDOR CHONTA demands time and money and that is why we want your experience of visiting MIRADOR DEL CONDOR CHONTA  to exceed your expectations.

Our groups are made up of a minimum of 2 people maximum 8, if no more people are added to your group, we go out yes or yes (private service) without lowering the quality of service.

Experiential Tourism In Patacancha 3 Days / 2 Nights – Detailed itinerary

To start this beautiful one-day adventure. At 8:00 am. Our professional guide and mobility will pass by your hotel in Cusco. Then, get away from the bustling city to the Chonta Canyon.

On the way, enjoy excellent panoramic views of deep valleys formed by steep mountains, snow-covered mountains and also visit the archeological sites of Killarumiyoc. It was a temple dedicated to the Moon (Mother Moon) and there you can admire the master sculpture in the form of a half-moon worked on a single rock; continue your journey to Tarawasi. It was a resting place for Inca pilgrims and observe the style of rock inlay used in its walls. Then stop in the city of Limatambo for an energetic lunch (local restaurant).

Afterwards, continue your trip to the community of Chonta and begin the 1.5 hour hike to the Mirador del Condor Chonta Cusco (Use of horses, optional).

From 2:00 p.m. the condors begin to return from their daily activities, then we will be ready to witness the majestic flight of the condors, at least we can see about 10 condors, but there are more than 100 and other birds that inhabit this canyon.

Finally, we will return to the city of Cusco, arriving at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Important. In the rainy season from December to April it is not recommended to go on this excursion. Generally when it rains, condors are not sighted (we do not guarantee that you can see the condor), unless we are lucky that day.

INCLUDES

  • Entrance to Killarumiyoc (S/. 10.00)
  • Entrance to Cañón del Cóndor (S/.10.00)
  • International Flights
  • Food not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Recommendations

  • Small backpack with personal items
  • Camera
  • Cash for purchases
  • Mineral Water
  • Sunscreen and Sun Cap
  • To take this one-day tour, you must be in Cusco at least one day in advance.
  • In Cusco it is recommended that you drink infusion of coca leaves to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Wear suitable clothing for hiking.
  • No tour in rainy season (December – April)

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:

  • First breakfast
  • Last Supper
WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE:
  • Original passport
  • Current University Student Card (if you are a student and would like to qualify for a discounted price)
  • Mountain boots/trekking
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Hot jacket
  • Hat and gloves
  • Polo shirts (quick drying)
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Sun cap
  • Sunscreen (SPF 35+)
  • Insect Repellent (We highly recommend a NATURAL repellent)
  • Hand sanitizer and toiletries.
  • Personal Medication
  • Camera and camcorder.
  • Flashlight with spare batteries (or an environmentally friendly option).
Recomendations
  • Private Guide: If you would like a private guide service, add 20 dollars per person. (2pax)
  • Huaynapicchu: In Machupicchu you can climb the hill of Huaynapicchu or the mountain Machupicchu (without guide) increasing to the budget 15 dollars it is necessary to emphasize that it is necessary to verify the availability of income before many times up to 4 months in advance.
  • Hot Springs: You can also give yourself time to enjoy the hot springs in the town of Aguas Calientes (additional cost).

Along the road, which is in its entirety of trail, you can appreciate many natural attractions among which are (sacred valleys and mountains, hills, plains, canyons, creeks) which are located on the right bank of the Apurimac River.

On the way, you can make momentary stops at each viewpoint (there are a total of three implanted viewpoints) in order to enjoy the beauty of the landscape offered by this place, and once you arrive at this community, you can already be observing the flight of some condors in the surroundings.

In addition to contemplating the impressive natural paradise of the Cañon del Apurimac, considered the most abundant in South America. 

From the different viewpoints you can appreciate other birds, such as eagles, falcons, deer, Andean foxes, vizcachas, among others.

In the Cañon del Condor Cusco “The greatest attraction of this new circuit is the flight of the Andean condors, the Salkantay snow-covered mountain, the Apurimac River canyon and all the fauna and flora resources, in addition to the population of Chonta, which retains its singularity, which are extraordinary”.

PRICE IN U.S. DOLLARS
  • Price per person – Shared Service Tour $. 45.00
  • Price per person – Tour in Private Service Min 2 pax $. 120.00
  • Price per person – Private Service Tour Min 4 pax $. 90.00

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