Andean Condor watching – Chonta Cusco 1 Day

Start Hotel:  Cusco.
Final Hotel : Cusco.
Destination : Chonta Canyon.
Style : Bird Watching.
Hiking grade : Easy.
N° of people : Min 2.
Chonta Altitude :  3,380 meters / 11,087 feet.
Weather: May to November sunny.
Trek Length : 3 km / 1.8 miles.
Walking time : 3 hours.
Physical rating : Very good.


Chonta Cusco

Full day. – Cusco- Quillarumiyoc – Tarawasi – Limatambo – Chonta Canyon – Cusco.

To start this beautiful one day adventure. At 8:00 am. Our professional tour guide and mobility will pass through your hotel in Cusco. Then, get away from the bustling city in the destination to the Chonta Canyon.

On the way, enjoy excellent panoramic views of deep valleys formed by rugged mountains, snow-capped mountains and also visit the archaeological site of Killarumiyoc. It was a temple dedicated to the Moon (mother moon) and there you will able to admire the master sculpture in half moon shape worked on a single rock. Continue your trip to Tarawasi. It was a resting place for the Inca pilgrims and observe the style of rock incrustation used in its walls. Then, stop in Limatambo town to enjoy an energetic lunch (local restaurant).

Afterward, continue your trip to Chonta community and start the 1.5-hour walk to Andean Condor viewpoint (horses, optional).

Starting at 2:00 p.m. the condors begin to return from their daily activities, by then we will be ready to witness the majestic flight of the condors, at least we can see about 10 condors, but there are more than 100 and also other birds that inhabit this canyon.

Finally, we will return to the city of Cusco, arriving at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Important. In the rainy season from December – April it is not advisable to make this tour. Generally when it is raining the Condors are not sighted (We do not guarantee that you can see the condor), unless we are lucky that day.

In our service we include :

  • Private mobility.
  • Professional Tour Guide.
  • Binoculars.
  • 01 lunch.
  • Access tickets to all places to visit.
  • In our service, we don’t include.

Feeds not mentioned in inclusions

  • Drinks (mineral water among others)
  • Horses (can rent in the same place)
  • Tips (optional)
  • Accommodations in Cusco.

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