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The Condor Sightseeing Chonta Tour Full Day

Created with Sketch. Chonta, Cusco, Peru.
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Duration

1Day

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

10 people

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Languages

Español, Ingles

Overview

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.

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    Activities: Trekking Adventure
    Difficulty Levels: 3 of 5
    Maximum Altitude: 4200 masl. / 13779 ft.
    Departures Day: Daily Departures (subject to availability).
    Starts: Pick up at your accommodation in Cusco around 7:00 AM
    Ends: Drop-off at your accommodation in Cusco around 22:45 PM

Itinerary

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Condor Sightseeing Chonta : 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.
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07:00 - 07:30
we start the tour picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. Transport in tourist vehicle
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09:30 - 10:30
Visit of the archaeological site of Killarumiyoc
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11:00 - 12:00
Arrival to Limatambo town and visit to Tarayhuasi (optional)
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12:00 - 13:00
Lunch in Limatambo
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13:00 - 14:00
Travel by tourist transportation to the community of Chonta
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14:00 - 14:30
Beginning of the walk to the Mirador de Condor from the community of chinta
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14:30 - 15:50
This trip has a duration of 1:20 hrs. on a distance of 4 kilometers approximately.
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16:00 - 17:30
Time to enjoy the majestic flight of the condor.
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17:30 - 18:30
Walk back to the community of Chonta
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18:30 - 20:45
Transfer to the city of Cusco end of tour.

Include:

  • 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

Not Included:

  • First breakfast
  • Last Supper

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Chonta, Cusco, Peru.

Tour Map: The Condor Sightseeing Chonta Tour Full Day

FAQs

Where is Chonta Canyon Located?
It is located 2.5 hours from Cusco by car and then, we must walk for one and a half hours to reach the viewpoint.
At what time can we see the condors?
The condors can usually be seen between 3:00 and 4:30 pm. You will need to be patient in order to see them.
When does the tour start and finish?
We will start at 8:30 a.m. and finish at 8:00 p.m.
Is lunch included?
Yes, you will receive a lunch box.
Is there a toilet on the bus?
No, however we can stop for toilet breaks.
What is the maximum altitude?
The maximum altitude we will reach is 3,400m/11,220ft
What will I do if I suffer from altitude sickness?
We will treat you accordingly. We carry oxygen cylinders and altitude tablets.

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