Colca Canyon, Peru

Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon (credit)

Ranked #6 in Peru Tourism

Colca Canyon located in southern Peru is the second deepest canyon in the world and is twice as deep as Grand Canyon. The canyon is of the river Colca and is the most popular tourist destination in Peru.

Colca Canyon Attractions

This deep canyon is a heaven for bird lovers. It is home to near threatened Andean Condor. Cruz del Condor is a famous stop in the canyon to see the condors. Giant Colibri, Mountain Caracara, Andean Goose and Chilean Flamingo can also be spotted here. You can see natural hot springs named La Calera at Chivay, which is the major town in the Colca Canyon. The Canyon is great for hiking, trekking and camping.

Colca Canyon Photos

Colca Canyon - Andean Condor Bird

Colca Canyon – Andean Condor Bird (credit)

Cruz del Condor

Cruz del Condor (credit)

Colca Canyon Trekking

Colca Canyon Trekking (credit)

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