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VALLEY OF THE CONDOR CHONTA

On our Valley of the Condors Chonta day trip, you will enjoy the majestic flight of the condors, a sacred animal for the Incas and it should be noted that it is the largest flying bird in the world. Come and enjoy seeing them in their natural habitat, surrounded by canyons, and fantastic landscapes, while combining Culture, Adventure, and Birdwatching in an adventure that will fascinate you.

TRIP DETAILS

DEPARTURE

 daily departures with 2 or more people.

ACLIMATIZATIONS

1 day acclimatization recommended.

BEST TIME

Best from March to november.

SOLITUDE RATING

Off the beaten path.

ELEVATION

3380 m (11,089 ft)- 3400 m (11,154 ft).

CUSTOMIZABLE

yes! private, custom, add-ons all available.

TRIP ACTIVITIES & FEATURES

culture, glaciers, hiking & trekking, lakes, mountains, nature, wildlife, Condor and ruins.

TRIP TYPE

Hiking / Trekking.

SEASON

Closed from January to March due to rainy season.

DIFFICULTY

Moderate.

DURATION

1 day: 7:30 am – 7pm.

DISTANCE

8 km (4.971 mi).

We will start with the pick-up at 06:30 am. We will go to the archaeological site of Killarumiyoc which means «The Moonstone»; it was a temple of adoration to mother Luna (mother of the firmament), the feminine side of the universe and influenced on fertilization, plants, and tides. We will continue our way to the Tarawasi archaeological site; also known as Limatambo, the construction was commanded by the Inca Pachacutec, it was a resting place for the Incas travelers towards the Chinchaysuyo, it has a pyramidal stone altar («Usnu») and agricultural platforms. We will go to the city of Limatambo where we will taste a good lunch. After our lunch we taxe our private van to Cusco.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Pick up from the hotel in Cusco.
  • Transfer in tourist mobilities throughout the tour.
  • Professional guiding service.
  • 01 lunch.
  • Permanent assistance.
  • Tickets to access to see the condors.
  • Entrance fee to Tarawasi.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • Drinks (mineral water among others).

PRICE USD: 2 Trekker: $130, 3 Trekkers: $110, 4 Trekkers $90, 5-6 Trekkers: $85, 7-8 Trekkers: $80 (PER PERSON).

WHAT WE RECOMMEND TO BRING:

  • Original documents / passports.
  • Precise clothing of dark color (bright colors frighten the condors).  
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho if your visit is between the months of October to March.
  • Sunblock and sunglasses.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Comfortable shoes for the visit.
  •  Small backpack (Snack, cookies, etc.).
  • Water.
  • Binoculars.
  •  Walking stick
  •  Camera and extra batteries.

If you have reserved the service with your old Passport and then you have renewed it and obtained another, you most likely will have a different passport number. Please let us know so we can update this information. This modification has to be made prior to your trip to Peru (at least 10 days before your trip). As soon as you have your new passport please inform AB Expeditions of this change. Otherwise, this update or modification will have an additional fee of USD 12.00 and it will create a big inconvenience to update it at the last minute.

If you do not bring your passport, you won’t be allowed in the trail. Also, if you bring your new passport and failed to inform us and this information was not updated, you won’t be allowed in the Inca Trail or Machu Picchu.

Those passengers who booked their trip using the discounted price for  Student Holders must bring their original and valid student card (not a copy and not expired). This document must be shown at the Inca Trail Control Gate. Unfortunately, if you do not bring your card, you will be denied entry to the Inca Trail as the permits won’t be valid without your card.

It is very important that our passengers inform us before their trip of any medical restriction, food restriction, allergies, special diets, current medication, health issues, or anything that we need to consider to make your trip enjoyable and without concerns.

If you have medical restrictions for some or all the activities detailed in your booking please contact your doctor and inquire about the risks of doing said activities.

VALLEY OF THE CONDORS VIDEO