The Kuntur Wassi hotel is a beautiful tourist resort, with 30 cozy rooms and excellent services, offering you the guarantee of an impressive stay. It is located in the core of the Colca Canyon, in the Cabanaconde village.
The Hotel is distributed in 6 terraces or levels, with 24 rooms, separated by corridors and gardens, a wide restaurant - cafeteria, an auditorium and a viewing platform in the high part of the hotel, from where restrains the splendor and confines of the Valley. The countryside formed by a succession of millennial platforms, the chain of snow-capped mountains and volcanoes.
Resuming Kunturwasi Colca Hotel is an appropriate combination between the traditional and the modern , between the rustic and the comfort; and mainly in total compatibility between the nature and the local culture.
Services of the Kuntur Wassi Hotel:
The Kuntur Wassi hotel offering excellent services to the tourist. Its welcoming facilities combine the comfort and elegance with Andean rustic factors, making the visitor to receive a high-quality attention, coexisting with the local culture, an experience that will make unforgettable your stay in the Colca.
Our rooms contain:
Double size beds, windows towards the canyon with panoramic view, private bathroom with hot water all day and heating equipment, room service, heating equipment.
Kunturwassi has 2 Suites. Luxurious and romantic, with queen size beds, tub, mini-bar and an exceptional view towards the Colca landscapes.
The Kuntur Wassi Hotel also has:
Novoandina, Peruvian and International cuisine restaurant, bar and cafeteria, folklore club, panoramic viewpoint and astronomical observatory, all-purpose auditorium, library and video library, telephone service, tourism information service, safekeeping and safekeeping luggage, laundry and parking.
Places of Interest:
The most important aspect of our hotel, besides its kindness, is that the visitor stays in the center of the adventure scene and can take advantage of his time to the maximum, without the necessity of displacements from far away points, nor sacrifices of waking up early. The visitor has the following alternatives during the stay:
The Lookout “Cross of the Condor”, place of observation of the flight of the Condor, which is the bird symbol of The Colca.
More than 10 lookouts are located in the left flank of the valley which allows to see the most imposing parts of the canyon, such as the waterfalls of Huaruro, or the millennial terraces, the Mismi snow-capped mountain from where the Amazon river is born, and from where is possible to access to numerous local ruins.
Trekking Circuits Cabanaconde - Sangalle, Llahuar, Tapay, Waterfall of Huaruro, hotsprings, fishing, and wild life.
Ahualihua, shelter of the condors where they take their baths in water that arise in the rock.
The viewing platform of Huncapampa. A nice place to see the deepest part of the canyon and to spot condors flying.
Mocurca Lagoon placed in the base of the Ampato snow-capped mountain, an obligatory place for ascent to the top, shelter of Mommy Juanita.
The customs of the villagers, their cultural manifestations, their textile, their festivities, their agricultural tradition.
Interconnection scale to the tourist circuits of the Valley of the Volcanoes of Andagua and The Canyon of Cotahuasi. It is also possible to visit the places mentioned before from Cabanaconde, without any necessity of returning to the city of Arequipa.
Rituals and payments to the earth.
Recommended by Lonely Planet 2007
Rates Low Season: Valid from January 1 to March 31 // November 1 to December 31
The Kuntur Wassi hotel is located at 3,200 meters above sea level, in the district of Cabanaconde. It is located at 170 km approx. from the city of Arequipa and only at 5 hours in a trip by bus. The resort is located very near the Main Square of Cabanaconde and at 15 minutes from the viewpoint of “La Cruz del Cóndor” where the visitor can observe the majestic Andean Condor flying in its natural habitat.
Roads of Communication:
Arequipa Chivay – Cabanaconde. Rout of highly preference with 147.0 Km. Cabanaconde next to The Lookout “Cross of the Condor” located in the heart of the Great Colca Canyon, the deepest of the world (4160m).
Arequipa – Majes – Huambo – Cabanaconde – Chivay – Arequipa.