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Colca Valley Of Peru – Dream Destination Of Every Tourist
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Arequipa is Peru's second city. It was occupied by the Incas in the 15th century and was founded in 1540 by Garci Manuel de Carbajal, an emissary of Francisco Pizarro Spanish. The Colca Valley is located in Arequipa, Peru. It covers many circuits used for hiking that have lately been revealed by tourists, the area has many trails that wind through many colonial towns in the mountains. Lakes and rock formations that dot the area were created by the wind, and many animals such as the Andean condor can be seen here. Colca Valley is home to Collaqua and Cabana tribes, who are descendants of the Pucara and the Quechua. The main attraction in the Colca Valley is the Hualca, Savancaya and Ampato, which are snow-capped volcanoes. The most popular trail is one that binds to Tapay Cabanaconde, taking an average of 3 days to complete. Cities passed as Csnihua and Malata, and many sites offer pre-Hispanic ruins. One of the most picturesque areas of Peru, the Colca Valley offers narrow gorges, terraced hillsides are said to have been created before the Incas has been concluded and remote traditional villages. The Colca River in the Amazon runs through the valley, and remained unexplored until the late 70. The river has a depth of 11,150 feet, which is more than twice the depth of the Grand Canyon in America. Part of the volcanic mountain range, the Colca Canyon is 62 miles long. This beautiful White City is recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, bounded by beautiful countryside. Cotahuasi is the deepest canyon in the northwestern areas of the province of Arequipa. Active volcanoes, including 21,079 meters in Coropuna Moutn and the 20,702-foot Nevado Ampato to offer many icons is found here. Ampato provides that in 1995 a sacrificed maiden named Juanita was discovered frozen in ice. Here you can enjoy Peru adventure tours as well for the peaks of the valley are growing in popularity with regard to extreme sports and hiking, mountaineering and river rafting. There are 14 villages in the colonial era, some of which date from the early sixteenth century. Most can be identified by their church, finely decorated. The locals are pre-Inca ethnic Collaguas and Cabanas that have been in the region for over 2000 years. Preserve their ancient customs and traditional dress, different languages and clothing can help differentiate between the two. Hats worn by women are straw Collagua with ribbons of different colors, while Cabanas wear hats and sequins embroidery. The village in the Colca Valley offers traditional festivals throughout the year. The Inca terraces that are within the Sacred Valley of the Incas cultivated over 1000 years and the construction of terraces throughout is impeccable. Many tourists visit the valley because of the adventure sports and the Cruz del Condor viewpoint where many of the giant condors in the region can be seen close. Looking over the Colca Canyon and the river, many of the flora and fauna can be observed. It is said that the best time to visit is between May and November during the dry season. Contact your Peru tour operators and enjoy a memorable trip in White City of Peru. The author is an experienced writer in travel industry and works for OnlyLatinAmericaTours, a leading travel agency in South America. At present, he is writing on different topics like: Cultural Holiday Peru, Essence Of Peru, Ecuador & Galapagos tours, Galapagos Cruise Holiday, peru amazon tours, peru adventure tours, tours to Argentina, trips to argentina, small group tours south america etc.
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Published on Mar 22, 2012
Colca Valley, widely known as the "Ciudad Blanca" (White City) for its stunning colonial houses, churches and monasteries built with white v...