Nestled in the heart of Peru’s captivating Colca Valley, Puqio embodies the simplicity and raw beauty of its surrounding landscapes, inviting guests to truly slow down and embrace the picturesque setting. Envisioned to capture the very essence of the vibrant Andean valley where the camp is located, Puqio offers the unique opportunity to connect with your surroundings, providing an authentic Andean-style exploration of food, culture, and adventure.
Featuring three distinct types of accommodations suitable for all types of travellers, you can choose from Carpa Refugio, Carpa, and Pirca. The spacious locally designed canvas tents of Carpa Refugio and Carpa, elegantly refined with an outdoor terrace, al fresco bathtub, indoor and outdoor showers, as well as a wood-burning stove, are ideal for romantic escapes. Puqio’s charming Pirca traditional adobe (dried mud brick) rooms, with a slightly more rustic appeal, also offer an outside terrace with seating, an indoor bathtub and shower, plus some of the most breathtaking views at Puqio, making for an intimate getaway. This multi-property approach allows you to experience the valley from different perspectives, immersing you in the wonders of the Andes.
With a wide range of tailormade, customisable adventures to choose from—ranging from high-altitude trekking and mountain biking to learning the ancient art of textile weaving and photography excursions, Puqio takes pride in delivering a variety of insightful journeys designed to inspire. All excursions are led by multilingual local guides, whose expertise and knowledge guarantee an enlightening Colca Valley experience. Other popular experiences include visits to nearby communities and marketplaces, birdwatching tours with potential Andean condor sightings, rejuvenating spa and wellness treatments, as well as horseback riding outings, amongst others.
What we love about Puqio
- Despite being only a three-hour drive from the Peruvian city of Arequipa, the Colca Valley is celebrated as one of the most remote places on earth. Pre-Inca terraces, still in use today, offer adventurers a glimpse into myriad ancient stories left untold.
- Puqio’s main camp includes a mobile yoga tent, providing the ideal space for travellers seeking to balance their chakras amidst the sacred mountain peaks.
- Engage with your camp hosts to delve into ancient plant wisdom through a session with a local natural herbalist.