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Condor Canyon Tour Chonta Full Day

Condor Canyon - Chonta
It is a natural sanctuary and habitat of the majestic Andean Condor, "sacred bird of the Incas". Join us in this new adventure in which we will appreciate fascinating views of these birds in full flight over the impressive landscapes of the canyon of the Apurimac River.
Condor Canyon - Chonta
It is a natural sanctuary and habitat of the majestic Andean Condor, "sacred bird of the Incas". Join us in this new adventure in which we will appreciate fascinating views of these birds in full flight over the impressive landscapes of the canyon of the Apurimac River.
Condor Canyon - Chonta
It is a natural sanctuary and habitat of the majestic Andean Condor, "sacred bird of the Incas". Join us in this new adventure in which we will appreciate fascinating views of these birds in full flight over the impressive landscapes of the canyon of the Apurimac River.
Condor Canyon - Chonta
It is a natural sanctuary and habitat of the majestic Andean Condor, "sacred bird of the Incas". Join us in this new adventure in which we will appreciate fascinating views of these birds in full flight over the impressive landscapes of the canyon of the Apurimac River.
Condor Canyon - Chonta
It is a natural sanctuary and habitat of the majestic Andean Condor, "sacred bird of the Incas". Join us in this new adventure in which we will appreciate fascinating views of these birds in full flight over the impressive landscapes of the canyon of the Apurimac River.
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Chonta Flight of the Condor Full Day Tour

The Condor Canyon is one of the best alternatives offered by Cusco for visitors who want to see something different from the classic offered by other travel agencies, during the tour we will appreciate beautiful natural attractions, mountains (Apu pucara) and snowy as the Humantay & Salkantay and finally witness the majestic flight of the Andean condor from a viewpoint to the Apurimac River Canyon.

The Condor Canyon is located in the Andean community of Chonta in the district of Limatambo in the province of Anta and Cusco department. It is only a 3 hour journey by private transport to the community of Chonta and a 1.5 hour walk from the community of Chonta to the viewpoint of the condor canyon. Total walking distance 3 kilometers.

The canyon of the condor is the natural sanctuary of the Andean condor, the sacred bird of the Incas. This place offers visitors the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat and the impressive canyon of the Apurimac with more than 1000 meters deep, here is the home of the condors where they sleep and nest.

Tour Summary

  • 7:00 hrs. we start the tour picking you up from your hotel in Cusco Private Transport
  • 9:30 a.m. We will make a visit to the Killarumiyoc site
  • 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 Cóndor from the community of Chonta
  • 20:30 hrs end of tour
  • Breakfast – Hotel / Lunch – Agency / Dinner – Passenger

Travel Itinerary

Our tour begins when we pick you up from your hotel at 8 am, then go in our private transport to the town of Limatambo, by a very well paved track for approximately 2 hours, in the course of the trip will make visits to the archaeological sites of KILARUMIYOC (Temple of the Moon and fertility), TARAWASI (Tambo Inca) at all times receive the talk of our professional guide where we also learn a little more about the Inca culture and activities of local people.

Our journey will continue until we reach the (Huayronca Bridge) from where we will go by an unpaved road to the community of Chonta, the road will be an ascent to 3400 meters above sea level. We will make some stops in some interesting places to take pictures of the Salkantay snowy and with the Limatambo valley, at noon we will arrive to the town of Chonta where we will enjoy lunch, observing the Salkantay snowy.

…watching the majestic flight of the condor.

After arriving at the starting point, we will leave the vehicles and begin the walk for about 1 hour and a half by a wide road to the viewpoint of the canyon of the condor 3350 masl, from this point we will have the opportunity to observe the impressive Andean condor in full flight in its natural habitat, From the viewpoint we wait for the condors to arrive after their daily activities, we will not have to wait for long as the condors return in the afternoon between

3:00 pm. In this place we will have a very good opportunity to see them and photograph them from a very near place and for an average of 2 hours or more flying in front of you, sometimes you can see the condor flying less than 20 meters from you.

After having this great opportunity to see the Condor, we will return to the town of Chonta by the same road where we went, to take our private transport to the city of Cusco, where we will arrive at 8 pm.

Advantages of contracting this tour with Rainbow Peru Travel

  • Personalized assistance: You will have private transportation and a specialized guide just for your group.
  • Departure and return times will be adapted to the availability of time you have.
  • You will have more time to get to know in depth the place and the culture of its inhabitants.

What does the Condor flight include in our observation tour?

  • Private transport.
  • Professional tourism guide.
  • 01 lunch.
  • Entrance to the canyon of the condor.
  • Entrance to the 2 archaeological zones.

Not included in the condor flight tour:

  • Beverages (mineral water among others)
  • Gratuities

What should we take to the flight of the Condor, Lmatambo – Chonta?

  • Sun block.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Camera with extra battery.
  • Hat or cap.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Additional money.
  • Mineral water
  • Special price for groups (more than 5 passengers)

RATES 2019-2020

Exclusive service: we will only operate on our tourists; we will not pass or join with other agencies. Our groups in average are from 2 to 6 people, the departure is guaranteed 100% even if it is only one person.

Christina John
Cardiologist

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