The flight of the Condor in Cusco is located in the rural community of Chonta within Limatambo district, nestled between the mountains that shape a canyon, found in the ecological floor Puna where you can see a wonderful panoramic landscape, forests, lakes, rivers and see the flight of the condor who daily make their trip of the area attracting tourists visit. Currently, this site features a habitat of 200 condors.
We start from your Cusco hotel in the morning for a full-day excursion of "The flight of the Condor" by Kondor van, driving alongside the Anta plains. Visit the Moon ruins "Quillarumiyoc" and admire the views of the Limatambo valley below. 3 hours by Van to Chonta community 3,900 m / 12,795 ft., when we arrive we have to walk one hour to Condors Lookout viewpoint. We continue observing the flight of the Condor then to have a box lunch with great vistas. After the flight of the Condor, we will drive to the town of Limatambo. Return to Cusco.
Meal: Box lunch included.
Tour start: At 7: 00 am
Tour End: At 20:00 pm
Places to explore: Quillarumiyoc “Moon Temple”
Activity: The flight of the Condor experience
Trek: Chonta to Condor Lookout viewpoint 1 hour in / 1:30 out
Cusco – Chonta Van distance: 3 hours
Best Time to visit March to November
Road conditions: 1st hour paved road in excellent condition, 2nd. Hour dirt road in good condition and the 3rd. hour dirt road trail in poor condition.
Difficulty: Easy – Moderate
Optional items to bring
Dark color clothes (camouflage for viewing the flight of the Condor)
Binoculars 10X42 or Telescope. Camera with extra batteries.
Warm jacket, Rain Jacket, Windbreaker, Sun hat.
Sunscreen, Mosquito repellent.
Daypack Water bottle 3 liters p.p
The flight of the Condor Cusco 1D
Active tour itinerary with unique expedition features