The Ananiso Canyon is located 24 km from the district of Pitumarca, whose depth is 150 meters high and 3 km long, located between 3800 and 4200 meters above sea level, belonging to the natural regions of Suni and Puna, constituting one of the the natural wonders that were formed from the tertiary era, clear evidence of the rain erosion of millions of years, which has formed these canyons.
It consists of a narrow passage cut between two mountains, which channel the Ananiso River belonging to the basin of the Pitumarca River. Ananiso presents a great diversity of landscapes; from the canyon, you can see the snow of Ausangate; there are also places where you can see cave paintings this crossing the river Llamapampa.
In the fauna has: llamas, alpacas, wild guinea-pigs, vizcachas, etc. trails, roads, viewpoints have been identified to develop adventure tourism activities. Such as bird watching, deep sea fishing, hiking, camping, and rock climbing are just for nature lovers.
Come and enjoy this trek with us.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (4:00am – 4:30am).
Ananiso Canyon Tour 1 Day highlights:
We recommend you be in Cusco at least 2 days prior to your trek to be acclimatized to Cusco’s altitude so that you won’t have a problem during the tour.
Choquequirao Expeditions is a direct local tour operator in Cusco – Peru; we never share our tours with other companies as most of them do to minimize operating costs. We don’t work with intermediaries or have hidden prices; we have the best local guides and professionals. We guarantee that your travel expenditures will support the local economy, and improve the lives of local Peruvians, due to the simple reason we are a local business!
Very early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco, then with our mobility, we will head south of Cusco, driving for 3 hours until we reach Pitumarca, where we will make a stop to enjoy our breakfast.
After our delicious breakfast, we will continue driving until arriving at the community of Ananiso in approximately 1 hour and a half; in this journey, we will observe the enormous mountain of Cusco (Ausangate) and beautiful valleys.
After arriving at the community of Ananiso (4400 masl), we will start our magnificent trail to the imprudent canyon along a narrow path with lots of vegetation.
We will have the opportunity to enjoy the waterfall of “Enmascarada” as well as the cave paintings of thousands of years ago, which until today remain in the big caves of this place.
After a long time in this canyon, we will return to the town of Ananiso to enjoy our lunch and then drive to the City of Cusco.
Arrival at approximately 7:00 p.m.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
Our Ananiso Canyon Tour 1 Day private service, includes additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
Where is Ananiso Canyon?
The Ananiso Canyon is located at 24km from the distrit of Pitumarca in the province of Canchis and at 3 hours drive from the city of Cusco.
How high is the Ananiso Canyon?
This beautiful Canyon is located over 3800 m.a.s.l.
Can I be picked up from the Sacred Valley?
Yes, let us know in advance to organize your pick up time (It has an extra cost for it).