Flight of the condor – Chonta

Descriptions

The Condor Canyon is one of the newest tourist circuit in Cusco, located in the community of Chonta. This tour is highly recommended for birds watching and nature lover’s peoples, where you will see beautiful landscapes, mountains, snows, river, valleys and finally the majestic flight of the Andean condor

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Itinerary

CHONTA – FLIGHT OF THE CONDOR

We leave the Cusco city at 08: 00hrs. Towards the Chinchaysuyo region (Old Inca Nation). Our first stop will be in the ceremonial inca site of Killarumiyoc  at 1h and 30min, a mystical place that was dedicated to the moon deity and femininity, continuing the trip, we will arrive to Limatambo town.

Then we will have a delicious lunch (12: 00hrs aprox). After lunch we continue the journey of ascent by an unpaved road towards the Community of Chonta (arrival 14: 00hrs aprox), Chonta is located at 3464 meters above sea level. From this place, we will begin a walk of an hour and a half approximately by a picturesque trail of 3.5 km in horizontal direction until the viewpont Condor to observe the magical flight of the Andean Condor (Vultur Gryphus)

After appreciating the flight of the condor from the viewpoint. We will start the walk back to the community of Chonta where our mobility will take us back to Cusco city.

Included/ not Included

Includes

  • Tourist transportation
  • Professional Tour guide
  • 01 Lunch
  • Tickets to Mirador de Condor and archaeological site.

Not Included

  • Extra expenses not mentioned in the program

Recommendations

We recommend to bring

  • Hat, sunblock, binoculars, camera, water
  • Small day backpack, to carry your personal belongings during the tour

 

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