Colca canyon trek map

Colca canyon trek map

 

 

RED COLCA TRAIL.- Colca canyon trek 2 day, 1 night in oasis , start point of this trek (from  San Miguel view point )
DAY 1:   3 hours trek down to San Juan de Chuccho, then one hour to Coshñirhua then two hours to oasis
DAY 2: Oasis Cabanaconde-3 -4 hours up hill


BLUE COLCA TRAIL. - Colca canyon trek 3 day, start point of this trek (from  San Miguel view point )
This trek Is like the red trail but if you like to pass another night You need to add a night in Tapay  village
DAY 1:  3 hours trek down to San Juan de Chuccho then one hour 30 min. more up hill  to Tapay, over night here.
DAY 2: Trek down from Tapay to Malata one hour than 2 -3 hours to the Oasis down, night in Oasis 
DAY 3:   3-4  hours trek up hill from Oasis to Cabanaconde

GREEN COLCA TRAIL.-: Colca canyon trek 1 day, start point of this trek (from  Cejana Pata view point )

the short trek to the Oasis , this option is really very interesting because once you arrive in the Oasis you can also make a tour to the river and enjoin more the Oasis .
From Cabanaconde just 3 hours down and 3 hours uphill


THE BLACK COLCA TRAIL.-   Alternative colca canyon trek 3 daysstart point of this trek (from  Achachihua view point )
this is a very interesting trek  and sure is more hard compared to the , red , green and blue Colca trail.
DAY 1.- From Cabanaconde to Llahuar is 4-5 hours trek down
DAY 2.- from llahuar to Oasis via Apacheta , 2 hours uphill and 2-3 hours flat and down
DAY 3:   3-4  hours trek up hill from Oasis to Cabanaconde

YELLOW COLCA TRAIL.- This is a very good option to see the Huaruro waterfall colca canyon 4 days trek in Colca canyonstart point of this trek (from  Achachihua view point )

DAY 1.- From Cabanaconde to Llahuar is 4-5 hours trek down
DAY 2.- from llahuar to Fure via Apacheta , 2 hours uphill and 2 hours up to Fure village
DAY 3:   2  hours trek up hill and flat to Huaruro waterfall then come same way to Fure in one hour then 2 hours trek down to the Oasis.
DAY 4: 3-4 hours from Oasis to Cabanaconde


The question :
Why all the itineraries  spend the last night in Oasis?
Because if you come back to Cabanaconde from Llahuar is 6-7 hours up hill
Because from San juan de Chuccho to Cabanaconde is 4 – 5 hours up hill
Yes is true from Oasis to Cabanaconde is the best way because you trek uphill only 3 hours to Cabanaconde  and is more easy to comeback to Cabanaconde from Oasis.