Colca Canyon

The Colca Valley is, above all, an impressive geological formation, originated simultaneously with the river of the same name, dating back millions of years the waters descend from the mountains was horn rock carving deep canyons form, is located 165 kilometers from the city of Arequipa, the chroniclers that two ethnic groups inhabited these regions from time immemorial who displaced the first settlers for its great military power and skills in agricultural techniques, the children claimed to be Collahuas Collaguata volcano and proceed claimed her womb, who deformed their skulls imitating volcanic cone figure who was considered a god, a second group called Cabana from the snowy Hualcahualca who also deformed the skulls of infants similarly flattened into the shape the silhouette of their sacred mountain.

The languages are also differentiated of these ethnic groups, the Aymara and Collaguas Cabanas spoke Quechua something different to that of Cusco, the depth of the canyon is about 3200 meters deep and is one of the deepest canyons and spectacular on the planet.