Everything You Need To Know about Chonta Canyon Day Tour
The Condor Canyon is one of the most important alternatives that the city of Cusco has for visitors who want to see something different from the various offers presented by the local market, during the trip we can appreciate beautiful natural attractions, mountains: (Apu pucara ) and snowy mountains such as Humantay & Salkantay and finally we will witness the majestic flight of the Andean condor from a viewpoint, towards the Cañon del Rio Apurímac. This tour is a great option for many people looking for non-traditional trips. Specially for those who could not visit the Colca canyon in Arequipa to see the Andean Condor flight.
The condor canyon is located in the Andean community of Chonta in the district of Limatambo in the province of Anta and Cusco, 3 hours by car to the community of Chonta and 1 hour and a half walking from the community of Chonta to the viewpoint of the condor canyon. total distance of the walk 3 kilometers. The condor canyon is the natural sanctuary of the Andean condor sacred bird of the Incas and the largest bird of the world flying. This place offers visitors the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat and the impressive Apurímac canyon with more than 1000 meters depth. It is one of the deepest canyons in South America. Here is the home of the condors where they sleep and nest.
· Cusco to Chonta Canyon: 100 km · Maximum Altitude: 3,400m/11,220ft · Walking distance: 10 km · Round trip walking hours: 2 hours
– Visiting the little known Inca site: Quillarumiyoc “Moon Temple” and Tarawasi
– Activity of Condor Sighting
– Hike to the lookout of Hauacco in Chonta
– Amazing views of Chonta Canyon
– Spectacular view of Salkantay and Humantay
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