The Canyon of the Condor is one of the most important alternatives that has the city of Cusco for visitors who love nature and animals; our tour Canyon of the Condor in Cusco full day allows us to make a tour where we can appreciate the guardians of the sky “The Condors”; also we will be able to enjoy beautiful natural attractions like the Apu Pucara and snowy like the Humantay & Salkantay and finally we will witness the majestic flight of the Andean condor from a unique viewpoint, towards the Apurimac River Canyon.
The canyon of the condor is located in the Andean community of Chonta in the district of Limatambo in the province of Anta, region of Cusco to 3 hours of travel by car to the community of Chonta and 1 hour and a half walking from the community of Chonta the viewpoint of the canyon of the condor.
The canyon of the condor is the natural sanctuary of the Andean condor sacred bird of the Incas; in this tour, we can appreciate the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat and the impressive canyon of the Apurímac with more than 1000 meters of depth, here is the home of the condors where they sleep and nest, we can also see the flight of small condors with their mothers.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (4:00am – 4:30am).
Condor Canyon Chonta Tour – 1 Day highlights:
We recommend you be in Cusco at least 2 days before 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!
We will pick you up from your hotel in our private transport at 5:00 am, to head to the Community of Chonta for about 2 hours and a half, here we will have our delicious breakfast with views of the mountains.
Later, we will visit a local family to know their lifestyle, daily activities, and customs; we recommend you carry food such as sugar, rice, salt, etc., which will be donated to the family visited as support.
After that, we will start our hike an hour and a half to the mirador Cusco condor canyon full day to 3350 meters, From this point, we will have the opportunity to witness the impressive flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat, the flight of the condor normally runs between 10:00 in the morning, when the air heats up it begins to ascend, Here we will enjoy the view for about two hours, and we will also enjoy our snack.
Then we will return walking to the community of Chonta for lunch, and then in our transport to the city of Cusco making a few stops arriving at approximately 6:00 pm. End of the tour.
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 Condor Canyon Chonta 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.
What if I suffer from altitude sickness?
Our tour guide is professional; he will treat you accordingly with the oxygen tank; we always provide an oxygen tank for this kind of tour.
When is the best time to go to Condor Canyon?
Best season: Dry season (May to October)