Located in La Unión province, 12 hours by car from Arequipa, the valley allows for visits to traditional towns and enjoyment of the hot springs, the Sipia waterfalls and the geological faults of the canyon. With a depth of 3,562 metres, the canyon is one of the deepest in the world and the second deepest in Peru, after Colca Canyon.
It is an ideal place for participating in adventure sports such as mountain biking, walking and canoeing. The valley has impressive landscape surrounded by the Coropuna and Solmana peaks.
The Sipia Waterfall has a 150 metre free-fall, which forms a permanent rainbow to the delight of visitors. A perfect setting for adventure sports including trekking, canoeing, paragliding, hang gliders, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing and horse riding.
The valley is surrounded by beautiful and picturesque towns with colonial churches, as well as archaeological sites containing cave paintings from time immemorial and Inca paths and buildings in perfect condition.
Minimum visiting time: 2 days.