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The small town of Chivay is located in a very scenic area - Colca Valley, and also is close-by the the famous Colca Canyon with its Andean Condors. Chivay and the Colca Valley is the location for some of the nicer hotels that are used...More
The town (village maybe ?) is tiny. Takes almost no time to walk around. The square is obviously not as grand as the larger towns but cute enough. What we liked best was the strange statues that they have scattered around the town. The town...More
If you are looking to visit the Colca Canyon the best way for our trip was to stay @ Chivay city and next morning go to thw Colca tourist place with a guide.
We were offered to leave from Arequipa but needed to get up...More
After staying in Colca Lodge our tour stopped by in the plaza to watch the young children dance for the morning. It's a tradition that they dance at 8 am in the mornings and you can take pictures and contribute to their wellness. Plenty of...More
The townspeople are welcoming and friendly. But they go about their business without hassles. Doesn’t feel like a tourist town. No one tried to sell us anything. Even in the nearby marketplace. Very refreshing.
The central square seems to contain most of what there is to see here. The square is just that - four walkways bounded by shops (travel companies, coffee bars, souvenirs), a cobbled/ flagged roadway and a central little park with walkways and grassed areas. The...More