Twice the depth of Arizonas Grand Canyon, the Colca Canyon in southern Peru measures up as one of the deepest and most spectacular canyons on the planet. Its a journey into deep and vibrant Peru, where traditional Andean culture holds on to its roots, condors soar upward from the depths, and iconic Peruvian vicuñas and alpacas roam in the nearby highlands.
Colca is not your typical Andean landscape, however. The region contains Perus main concentration of volcanoes and geothermic activity, which translates to unique peaks and natural hot springs.
Today, the Colca region is coming of age as a destination. (Read more...)