Located northwest of Arequipa, 2,590 meters above sea level,Yura arises from the Quechua word "Yurac" which means "white", a name that comes from the color of the ashlar and the lime that exists in the area.
Another version says that it comes from the word " Yuria" which means "to be born" or "to sprout" and that refers to the water of thermal springs.
Yura has as its main attraction its thermal baths that have been used since Inca times.
These have temperatures ranging from 22 to 32 ° C and healing properties for stomach, joint and skin diseases.
Arequipa: Pick up from your hotel.
Whenever it is in the center of the city and prior coordination with the Operator.
For places outside these limits, you must coordinate with the Operator the feasibility of your pick-up or Meeting Point or additional Cost.
Yura + Capua Falls
6:00 am. – We will pick you up from your Hotel in the city of Arequipa and transfer you to the Yura district. In a 45 minute trip we will arrive at our destination.
On the outskirts of the town of Yura we will take a path that takes us directly close to the Capua waterfall. Mobility will leave us in a parking lot and then start the walk that lasts 40 minutes one way to the Capua Waterfall.
On the way we will have to take off our shoes to avoid getting them wet because the road is full of water, so it is advisable to wear water shoes. It is also essential to carry mosquito repellent as they abound in the area.
This path to the waterfall is a small canyon formed by the path of the water that just comes from the waterfall. On the way we will be able to observe 2 small waterfalls before reaching the main one, which is the Capua Waterfall, the largest in the area.
We will arrive at the waterfall and we will have a time of 30 minutes to rest and be able to take pictures with the background of the beautiful waterfall.
Later we will make the return walk that also lasts 40 minutes to the parking lot where mobility awaits us.
Upon arrival at the parking lot we can change and then visit the town of Yura and surroundings. We will have enough time to enjoy a relaxing bath in the medicinal thermal pools in the area, well known for their healing benefits for rheumatism, skin diseases, arthritis, inflammation of the eyes, for diseases of the urinary tract.
The circuit ends by visiting the traditional town of Yura Viejo, special for having one of the few churches built with pink ashlar.
We will start the return journey to the center of the city of Arequipa.
4:00 p.m. - Arrival to the city of Arequipa and we leave them in their respective hotels.
Pick up from your hotel in the Historic Center
GPS Tourist Mobility
Entrance to the thermal baths.
Safety Equipment (First Aid Kit, Oxygen Balloon)
Snacks and/or drinks.
Natural areas visits (included)
Hike, trekking (included)
Guided visits (included)
What to bring?
Appropriate clothing for short walks.
Shoes suitable for short walks.
Bring extra slippers to change into.
Bring swimwear, sandals and a towel.
Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, repellent.
Water and light snacks.
If you wish to reserve the Buffet Lunch, you must do so in advance.
Any material loss or accident is under the responsibility of the client.
Service is subject to change without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rain, mudslides, overflows, etc.), strikes and/or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated, does not apply a refund.
If you decide to withdraw before the end of the service, there will be no refund for it either.
If you do not attend the day of the service, there will be no room for Claims, Postponements or Returns.
Seats in transfer mobility are not reserved, they are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
Politica de Cancelaciones
FREE cancellation as long as the guest cancel for 24 hours before the trip