The Condor Canyon Tour is one of the most important alternatives the City of Cusco can offer visitors who want to see something different. During the trip we can appreciate the beauty of nature, especially the mountains such as Apu pucara and the snow-capped mountains of Humantay and Salkantay. Finally, from a viewpoint close to the Apurimac River Canyon, we will witness the majestic Andean condors flying in their natural habitat.
The Condor Canyon is located in the Andean community of Chonta. Chonta lies in the district of Limatambo. in the province of Anta, in the Cusco department. It’s a 3 hour drive by car to the community of Chonta and an hour and a half walking from the community of Chonta to the viewpoint of the Canyon of the Condor. Total distance of the walk is 3 kilometers.
The Condor Canyon is the natural sanctuary of the Andean condor, the sacred bird of the Incas. This place offers visitors a view to the majestic flight of the Andean condor in its natural habitat and to the impressive canyon of the river Apurímac which is more than 1000 meters deep. This is the home of the condors, the place where they sleep and nest.