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The Chonta Condor viewpoint tour, is the natural sanctuary of the Andean condor, on this tour you will see a number of condors that inhabit this place, in the Inca era, the condor was considered a sacred bird.

The Flight of the Condor in the Apurimac Canyon is a new tourist route in the city of Cusco recommended for nature lovers and bird watchers, it is currently a new tour alternative that the city of Cusco has for visitors who want to see Something different from the various tourist offers that the local market presents, during the trip to the Condor Cannyon  we will be able to appreciate beautiful natural and cultural attractions such as the Archaeological Zone of Killarumiyoc, the archaeological zone of Tarawasi and different natural attractions such as mountains, ravines, rivers and snow-capped mountains. . (Apu pucara), the Humantay & Salkantay mountains, finally we will witness the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat.

The Condor Canyon is the natural sanctuary of the Andean condor, called the sacred bird of the Incas. This place offers visitors the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat and the impressive Apurimac canyon with more than 1500 meters of depth, here It is the home of the condors where they sleep and nest.

SEE HOW IT IS



HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Discover the spectacular beauty of the Apurimac Canyon on an exciting full-day excursion from Cusco.
  • Admire the beautiful architecture of the archaeological complex of Tarawasi and the temple to the Moon in Killarumiyoc
  • See how the giant Andean condor soars high in its natural habitat
  • Learn about the local environment and wildlife from your guide.
  • Admire the spectacular views of the impressive landscapes of Peru during this enriching experience
Day 01
Cusco | Quillarumiyoc | Tarawasi | Chonta Cannyon

The trip starts in the city of Cusco at 8 a.m. heading for Limatambo, during the tour we will visit two beautiful and interesting archaeological centers Quillarumiyoc and Tarawasi, which were possibly used as astronomical observatories by the Incas. We will continue to the town of Chonta passing through Limatambo, here we will set up a tent for lunch.

La aventura comienza con una vista panorámica de la comunidad de Chonta ubicado a 3.400 metros y del nevado de Salkantay y Humantay, después de caminar una hora y media aproximadamente por un hermoso camino llegaremos finalmente hasta el mirador de Huaco, que está ubicado en la margen derecha del cañón del rio Apurímac a 3.350 metros sobre el nivel del mar.

The adventure begins with a panoramic view of the Chonta Village, located at 3,400 meters and the Salkantay and Humantay mountains, after walking approximately an hour and a half along a beautiful path, we will finally reach the Huaco viewpoint, which is located on the margin right of the Apurimac river canyon at 3,350 meters above sea level.

Desde el mirador tendremos una espectacular vista del Cañón de Apurímac y tendremos la oportunidad de apreciar el impresionante flaneo del cóndor Andino en su habitad natural. El Cóndor es el ave rapaz flaneadora más grande del mundo, considera un ave sagrada por los Incas. Con un poco de suerte también podremos observar algunas aves como Águilas, Halcones, el Venado de cola blanca. Después de visitar y disfrutar de este hermoso viaje empezaremos el retorno a la ciudad de Cusco llegando a las 8 pm aproximadamente.

From the viewpoint we will have a spectacular view of the Apurímac Canyon and we will have the opportunity to appreciate the impressive flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat. The Condor is the largest prey gliding bird in the world, considered a sacred bird by the Incas. With a bit of luck we will also be able to observe some birds such as Eagles, Hawks, White-tailed Deer. After visiting and enjoying this beautiful trip we will begin the return to the city of Cusco arriving at approximately 8 pm.

IT INCLUDES

Quality and safety service

  • Informative talk prior to departure
  • English/Spanish speaking certified professional guide
  • First aid kit
  • Dining tent for lunch
  • 24/7 customer support

Foods

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Water Bottles

Transportation

  • All transfers (Guaranteed)
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Cusco
  • Air-conditioned transportation

Permits and tickets

  • Entrance ticket to the Chonta viewpoint
  • Entrance ticket to Temple of the Moon, Killarumiyoc
  • Entrance ticket to the archaeological park of Tarawasi

DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for our staff

How long in advance should I make my reservation?

You must make the reservation at least 1 day before. We recommend making all reservations in advance.

Do I need to make a deposit to guarantee my reservation?

Yes, it will be guaranteed with a deposit payment of the total cost of the tour per person through our 2 forms of payment mentioned in our Book Now form. Important: None of the requested deposits include transaction fees.

What is the best time to make the excursion to the Condor Viewpoint in Chonta?

Peru is a very large country with many different climates, for that reason it would be very difficult to define a good time to visit different places. However, we consider that the best season is from April to December. These dates are the best time.

Where will the information session take place?

This meeting will be held the night before the departure of the tour in the lobby of your hotel, apartment, hostel or family home in Cusco. You could also do it at our office located on Calle Portal de panes, office 201 (second floor). Plaza de armas de cusco.

the andean condor

  • The Andean condor is the most famous bird in South America. It is a symbol in the national coat of arms of Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile and Colombia.
  • Its scientific name is Vultur Gryphus. It is the largest flying bird in the world after albatross. It has a height of up to 1.42 meters and a length (with wings in flight) of up to 3.30 meters.
  • Its natural habitat is the Andes Mountains, although it can also descend to the Pacific coast. It is estimated that it can fly an average of 3 kilometers a day. Its flight can reach up to 5 thousand meters of elevation.
  • The condor is characterized by its black plumage. In addition, it has white plumage around the neck. Males have a reddish crest while females do not. It feeds on carrion, which it can perceive from several kilometers due to its great sense of sight and smell.
  • Condors make their nests on the most inaccessible mountain peaks. They manage to live up to 60 years in their natural habitat and 75 in captivity. They are monogamous because they choose a partner for life. It is estimated that they hatch 1 egg every two years.
  • Currently, the condor is in a ‘vulnerable situation’.

During the trip to the condor viewpoint in Cusco, tourists can also visit other tourist attractions such as the archaeological site of Killarumiyoc (Inca temple dedicated to the moon) as well as Tarawasi, a ceremonial center with usnus (altar or pyramid).

Likewise, some tourists like to visit the ‘Fundo de Limatambo’, a place where the most representative products of the region are grown, such as: avocados, oranges, custard apples, lucuma, etc.

The climate in Chonta varies from a maximum of 22ºC. (in the day) and a minimum of 5ºC. (at night). It is recommended to bring sunscreen, rehydrating water, snacks, a waterproof jacket, a rain poncho and everything inside a comfortable backpack.

Of course it is also advisable to bring a good camera. Not many people, not even the people of Cusco themselves, have managed to get so close to the Andean condor.

WHAT DO WE SEE AT THE CONDORES VIEWPOINT?

  • 1- THE FRUCTIFEROUS FARM OF LIMATAMBO: It is one of the most representative farms of the Cusco region, it is conditioned to receive visitors from all over the world. In the same way you will be able to taste all the types of fruits that are grown in the place such as avocado, orange, lúcumas, grapes, custard apples, bananas and many more delicious fruits.
  • 2- TARAWASI ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX: This archaeological center is located in the district of Limatambo, one hour and 40 minutes by car from the northwest of Cusco. In the Inca times, this temple had the purpose of being a ceremonial center located at the beginning of Chinchaysuyo.
  • 3- BEAUTIFUL NATURAL LANDSCAPES: At the condor viewpoint, visitors will also be able to appreciate the impressive natural paradise of the Apurímac river valley, considered the mightiest in South America. You will also be able to see the impressive flora and fauna along the way.
    To carry out this tour and the different tours inside and outside the city, grant FLY CUSCO PERU together with our trained professionals, we will advise you at all times, always guaranteeing your satisfaction, comfort and safety with our service.
The ”FULL DAY TOUR TO THE CONDORES VIEWPOINT IN CHONTA” can leave any day of the week, all year round.

Price: US$ 140.00 per person

Deposit charges

Please note that PayPal charges a 5% fee, which we ask the customer to cover as it is due to the use of their service. This tax is for online deposits only.

price guarantee

This small group tour is guaranteed to operate with only 2 guests.

We like to think that we do tours a little differently than our competitors. We stand by our clients and guarantee that we comply 100% with our prices and our departure dates on all our trips.

Discount

US$ 15.00 discount

Yes, if I already travel on another tour with us

SEE HOW IT IS



HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Discover the spectacular beauty of the Apurimac Canyon on an exciting full-day excursion from Cusco.
  • Admire the beautiful architecture of the archaeological complex of Tarawasi and the temple to the Moon in Killarumiyoc
  • See how the giant Andean condor soars high in its natural habitat
  • Learn about the local environment and wildlife from your guide.
  • Admire the spectacular views of the impressive landscapes of Peru during this enriching experience
Day 01
Cusco | Quillarumiyoc | Tarawasi | Chonta Cannyon

The trip starts in the city of Cusco at 8 a.m. heading for Limatambo, during the tour we will visit two beautiful and interesting archaeological centers Quillarumiyoc and Tarawasi, which were possibly used as astronomical observatories by the Incas. We will continue to the town of Chonta passing through Limatambo, here we will set up a tent for lunch.

La aventura comienza con una vista panorámica de la comunidad de Chonta ubicado a 3.400 metros y del nevado de Salkantay y Humantay, después de caminar una hora y media aproximadamente por un hermoso camino llegaremos finalmente hasta el mirador de Huaco, que está ubicado en la margen derecha del cañón del rio Apurímac a 3.350 metros sobre el nivel del mar.

The adventure begins with a panoramic view of the Chonta Village, located at 3,400 meters and the Salkantay and Humantay mountains, after walking approximately an hour and a half along a beautiful path, we will finally reach the Huaco viewpoint, which is located on the margin right of the Apurimac river canyon at 3,350 meters above sea level.

Desde el mirador tendremos una espectacular vista del Cañón de Apurímac y tendremos la oportunidad de apreciar el impresionante flaneo del cóndor Andino en su habitad natural. El Cóndor es el ave rapaz flaneadora más grande del mundo, considera un ave sagrada por los Incas. Con un poco de suerte también podremos observar algunas aves como Águilas, Halcones, el Venado de cola blanca. Después de visitar y disfrutar de este hermoso viaje empezaremos el retorno a la ciudad de Cusco llegando a las 8 pm aproximadamente.

From the viewpoint we will have a spectacular view of the Apurímac Canyon and we will have the opportunity to appreciate the impressive flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat. The Condor is the largest prey gliding bird in the world, considered a sacred bird by the Incas. With a bit of luck we will also be able to observe some birds such as Eagles, Hawks, White-tailed Deer. After visiting and enjoying this beautiful trip we will begin the return to the city of Cusco arriving at approximately 8 pm.

IT INCLUDES

Quality and safety service

  • Informative talk prior to departure
  • English/Spanish speaking certified professional guide
  • First aid kit
  • Dining tent for lunch
  • 24/7 customer support

Foods

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Water Bottles

Transportation

  • All transfers (Guaranteed)
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Cusco
  • Air-conditioned transportation

Permits and tickets

  • Entrance ticket to the Chonta viewpoint
  • Entrance ticket to Temple of the Moon, Killarumiyoc
  • Entrance ticket to the archaeological park of Tarawasi

DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for our staff

How long in advance should I make my reservation?

You must make the reservation at least 1 day before. We recommend making all reservations in advance.

Do I need to make a deposit to guarantee my reservation?

Yes, it will be guaranteed with a deposit payment of the total cost of the tour per person through our 2 forms of payment mentioned in our Book Now form. Important: None of the requested deposits include transaction fees.

What is the best time to make the excursion to the Condor Viewpoint in Chonta?

Peru is a very large country with many different climates, for that reason it would be very difficult to define a good time to visit different places. However, we consider that the best season is from April to December. These dates are the best time.

Where will the information session take place?

This meeting will be held the night before the departure of the tour in the lobby of your hotel, apartment, hostel or family home in Cusco. You could also do it at our office located on Calle Portal de panes, office 201 (second floor). Plaza de armas de cusco.

the andean condor

  • The Andean condor is the most famous bird in South America. It is a symbol in the national coat of arms of Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile and Colombia.
  • Its scientific name is Vultur Gryphus. It is the largest flying bird in the world after albatross. It has a height of up to 1.42 meters and a length (with wings in flight) of up to 3.30 meters.
  • Its natural habitat is the Andes Mountains, although it can also descend to the Pacific coast. It is estimated that it can fly an average of 3 kilometers a day. Its flight can reach up to 5 thousand meters of elevation.
  • The condor is characterized by its black plumage. In addition, it has white plumage around the neck. Males have a reddish crest while females do not. It feeds on carrion, which it can perceive from several kilometers due to its great sense of sight and smell.
  • Condors make their nests on the most inaccessible mountain peaks. They manage to live up to 60 years in their natural habitat and 75 in captivity. They are monogamous because they choose a partner for life. It is estimated that they hatch 1 egg every two years.
  • Currently, the condor is in a ‘vulnerable situation’.

During the trip to the condor viewpoint in Cusco, tourists can also visit other tourist attractions such as the archaeological site of Killarumiyoc (Inca temple dedicated to the moon) as well as Tarawasi, a ceremonial center with usnus (altar or pyramid).

Likewise, some tourists like to visit the ‘Fundo de Limatambo’, a place where the most representative products of the region are grown, such as: avocados, oranges, custard apples, lucuma, etc.

The climate in Chonta varies from a maximum of 22ºC. (in the day) and a minimum of 5ºC. (at night). It is recommended to bring sunscreen, rehydrating water, snacks, a waterproof jacket, a rain poncho and everything inside a comfortable backpack.

Of course it is also advisable to bring a good camera. Not many people, not even the people of Cusco themselves, have managed to get so close to the Andean condor.

WHAT DO WE SEE AT THE CONDORES VIEWPOINT?

  • 1- THE FRUCTIFEROUS FARM OF LIMATAMBO: It is one of the most representative farms of the Cusco region, it is conditioned to receive visitors from all over the world. In the same way you will be able to taste all the types of fruits that are grown in the place such as avocado, orange, lúcumas, grapes, custard apples, bananas and many more delicious fruits.
  • 2- TARAWASI ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX: This archaeological center is located in the district of Limatambo, one hour and 40 minutes by car from the northwest of Cusco. In the Inca times, this temple had the purpose of being a ceremonial center located at the beginning of Chinchaysuyo.
  • 3- BEAUTIFUL NATURAL LANDSCAPES: At the condor viewpoint, visitors will also be able to appreciate the impressive natural paradise of the Apurímac river valley, considered the mightiest in South America. You will also be able to see the impressive flora and fauna along the way.
    To carry out this tour and the different tours inside and outside the city, grant FLY CUSCO PERU together with our trained professionals, we will advise you at all times, always guaranteeing your satisfaction, comfort and safety with our service.
The ”FULL DAY TOUR TO THE CONDORES VIEWPOINT IN CHONTA” can leave any day of the week, all year round.

Price: US$ 140.00 per person

Deposit charges

Please note that PayPal charges a 5% fee, which we ask the customer to cover as it is due to the use of their service. This tax is for online deposits only.

price guarantee

This small group tour is guaranteed to operate with only 2 guests.

We like to think that we do tours a little differently than our competitors. We stand by our clients and guarantee that we comply 100% with our prices and our departure dates on all our trips.

Discount

US$ 15.00 discount

Yes, if I already travel on another tour with us

TOUR PRICE

CHONTA CONDOR VIEWPOINT TOUR

12 – 14 Hours

Price From: US$140 per Person



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