Where is the Best Place to Watch Condors Overflying?
Peru is now one of the best places to collecting moments and memorable experiences. In this magical and diversify country you are able to see so many different places, cultures, styles, colors, smells, people and so on. The Andean condor is typically found in the mountainous regions of the Andes. It may also be found near the coast sometimes, and occasionally in deserts. In South America it can be found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Bolivia and Argentina.
Talking about special places; Peru has some special locations where you can enjoy the condors overflying. For all nature lovers and cultural enthusiasts out there traveling to Peru can be the trip of a lifetime. Peru is filled with wonderful mountains and dense Amazon Jungle filled with all the nature you could ever need. To complement a great adventure to Peru, you may want to see all the highlights and the Colca Canyon is a must do without a doubt one of the best places to see Condors in Peru but also has natural thermal hot springs.
The Colca Canyon: Known as the best place to see condors in Peru. You will see other visitors capturing beautiful pictures of these Andean condors. The Colca Canyon is not only the second deepest canyon in the world, it is also one of the best locations in South America to watch endangered and ancient Andean Condors. Located at 300km on the north of Arequipa and normally visitors take off from the city which has a gorgeous colonial style sourrounded by churches and many Spanish buildings that were built based on “sillar” a volcanic material that is native of the area and well Arequipa is called “the white city” which makes totally sense, besides that it was declared World Cultural Heritage site by the UNESCO on 2000.
On the way from Arequipa to the Colca Canyon you will pass by stunning views and the National Reserve of Aguada Blanca, place that shelters vicuñas and viscachas that are native inhabitants. In adittion the road takes you to Pata Pampa pass 15,830ft (4825m) where lays Mirador de los Volcanes. By the end of the route Chivay awaits a small village that is located in the middle connecting the two sides of the Canyon, it is common for the tours to start here, due to it touristy vibes small shops with local handicrafts can be found. Chivay also has a few blocks walking the spring water of La Calera lays, the perfect way perfect to relax and soak after a day of exploring.
Also, Cusco, is ideal for those who want to observe the biggest bird of the Andes flying, the majestic Andean Condor soaring from the Chonta canyon which forms part of Apurimac canyon near to Cusco. Not only the Colca but Chonta canyon is also one of the deepest canyons in South America. Condor sightings Cusco, is great for those who want to observe these biggest birds of the Andes flying, the majestic Andean Condor soaring from the Chonta canyon which forms part of Apurimac canyon near to Cusco. With our Condor look out Cusco travelers will also experience some hiking activity as part of the Chonta Condor visit and this excursion is the perfect opportunity for people who could not travel to the popular Colca canyon in Arequipa to experience the Condor Flight.