TOUR: FLIGHT OF THE ANDEAN CONDOR CUSCO. (LIMATAMBO – CHONTA)
The flight of the Condor in is one of the newest tourist circuit in Cusco, located in the community of Chonta. This tour is highly recommended for the peoples want to see and know something diferent to the conventional tours offered the cusco city, This tour is for every body who want to know more about the Inca culture and for the birds watching and nature lover’s peoples, beautiful landscapes, mountains, snows, river, valleys and finally you will see the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat.
CUSCO – KILLARUMIYOC – TARAWASI – CHONTA – CONDOR CANYON – CUSCO. (08:00 – 20:00)
We will leave the city of Cusco in the morning at 8:00 am, taking the paved route from Cusco until Limatambo. Then by unpaved route until chonta community 3,400 meter sea level. On the way to the Condor Canyon we will stop in 2 important and interesting Incas archaeological site such as, Killarumiyoc and Tarawasi. Those archaeological sites are completely different to the others Incas ruins in Cusco or sacred valley. For sample.
QUILLARUMIYOC.- Temple of the moon and temple of the fertility. Where the Incas did a big ceremony for the girls in their first menstruations. And ceremony for the Mother earth for good productions.
TARAWASI.- Temple and Tambo of the Inca. The most important of this archaeological site is the perfect construction, with trapezoidal niches and polygonal walls. Where you can see margaritas flowers on the decorations of this Incas constructions.
After to visit this 2 archaeological sites we will continue until our typical restaurant where we will
enjoy the most delicious Peruvian buffet lunch, Later we will continue in our van until Chonta village, from where we will begin to walk until the condor viewpoint. This hiking will be for 1 hour approximately (one way 3 kilometers).
The viewpoint of the condor is located on the right side of the Canyon of Apurimac River up of 3300 meter sea level, from where we will see the deepest canyon of South America and the home of the Andean Condor. Here you will appreciate too the majestic flight of the Andean condor, considered Sacred Bird of the Incas.
The Condor before to get in there nest, they fly for long time over the canyon and some time is possible to see very close and more of 10 condor flying over your head. Undoubtedly will be an unforgettable experience for you.
After having witnessed the condor flight we will return by feet until Chonta then by our van until Cusco city. Arrival time to Cusco approximately: 20:00.p.m.
INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
- Round Transportation.
- Professional tour guide.
- telescope and binocular.
- Peruvian delicious lunch.
- Entrance ticket.
- First aid.
- Drinking water.
WE RECOMMEND BRING.
- Water bottle.
- Mosquito repellent.
- Trekking shoes.
- Extra money.