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Best trails in Arequipa

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Trying to find the best Arequipa trails? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, views trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Tapay, Cabanaconde or Yura, we've got you covered. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 9 hard trails in Arequipa ranging from 2.9 to 27.1 miles and from 6,876 to 19,822 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Arequipa
Top trails (12)
#1 - Colca Canyon Loop
Cabanaconde, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 13.9 mi • Est. 9 h 45 m
Colca Canyon Loop is a 13.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cabanaconde, Arequipa, Peru that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurersShow more
#2 - Chichani Volcano
Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve
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Length: 19.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Chichani Volcano is a 19.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Miraflores, Arequipa, Peru that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, aShow more
#3 - Colca Canyon Two Day Trek
Tapay, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 27.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
Colca Canyon Two Day Trek is a 27.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Caylloma, Arequipa, Peru that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienShow more
#4 - Colca Canyon Trek
Tapay, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
Colca Canyon Trek is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tapay, Arequipa, Peru that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number Show more
#5 - Colca Canyon Multi-Day Trek
Tapay, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 17.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
A wonderful hike that descends into the deepest canyon in the world. Start from Cabanaconde (5 hours from Arequipa) and continue all the way to Llahuar, where there is a lovely hot spring on the riverShow more
#6 - Colca Canyon - San Juan to Cabanaconde
Tapay, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 5 h 15 m
Colca Canyon - San Juan to Cabanaconde is a 6.3 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tapay, Arequipa, Peru that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The traiShow more
#7 - Colca Canyon - Llahuar to San Juan via Sangalle
Tapay, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 9.9 mi • Est. 5 h 56 m
Colca Canyon - Llahuar to San Juan via Sangalle is a 9.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Tapay, Arequipa, Peru that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offeShow more
#8 - Mirador del Cura to Cruz del Condor
Cabanaconde, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 45 m
Mirador del Cura to Cruz del Condor is a 1.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Cabanaconde, Arequipa, Peru that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#9 - Colca Canyon - Cabanaconde to Llahuar
Cabanaconde, Arequipa, Peru
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 4 h 5 m
Colca Canyon - Cabanaconde to Llahuar is a 8.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cabanaconde, Arequipa, Peru that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. TShow more
#10 - La Calera Trail
Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
La Calera Trail is a 5.6 mile out and back trail located near Yura, Arequipa, Peru that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, naturShow more
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