In the south of Peru is the legendary Colca Canyon, which is, after all, the second deepest in the world and Chivay is considered the perfect starting point for excursions to the gorge. The town of 5,000 souls is located in the upper part of the Colca River, about 85 km from Arequipa, and offers a lot to see: from hot springs on an old Inca bridge, from the colorful market to the karaoke bars.
So come on
From Arequipa there are several daily bus services to Chivay. The trip takes about 3 to 4 hours, depending on the number of scheduled stops on the route.
Cabanaconde is about 2 hours away. Again, there is private or bus transportation with the minivan.
Yanque is only 40 minutes away by bus. The minibuses depart in the vicinity of the Plaza de Armas and are extremely cheap.
Hotels in Chivay
Here you can stay overnight
Chivay has a variety of accommodation options. From the comfortable Casa Andina Classic, where you can stay in rustic stone cabins with wonderful furniture and observe the stars in the Planetarium of the hotel, to the cozy and economical Rumi Wasi hostel, there is something for every budget.