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Peruvian Cooking Experience in Arequipa
"The activity is held in Casa de Avila Hotel located four blocks from the Main Square and close to most touristic hotels in town. Once in Casa de Avila a welcome refreshment will be invited and you will be taken to the terrace to wait for all the group to arrive. This is the moment everybody leaves their belongings in a secure area get your cameras ready and wash your hands to be ready for the fun.The cook in charge will introduce him/herself and will invite you to the cooking area. Find your space around the cooking table. Take your apron and your cooking hat (a must!) and the group will start pre-elaborations. Peeling cutting slicing all the activities are done by the group. This is not a ""sit and watch me"" activity. This is a “do it yourself “ one. Once all products are ready
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Small-Group Arequipa Countryside Tour Including La Mansion del Fundador
"Start your tour with a pick up from your central Arequipa accommodations or meeting point. Then travel through the valley of Chilina where you can appreciate arequipeñas terraces and watch the river Chili serpentinal travel with the Misti volcano at his head. Continue the tour by visiting the traditional village of Paucarpata before driving to the mill Sabandia stone mill built in the year 1785 where the typical architecture of the region which remains dominated ashlar. After walking through the mill will move transfer to one of the most traditional houses in the region
From $15.00
 
Walking Tour of Arequipa
"Arequipa is located in the southwestern part of the country and is the second biggest city of Peru with a population of almost one million. It is also the capital of the department of Arequipa 663.8 miles (1068km) from Lima. The city sits at an altitude of 2325 meters above sea level in a mountainous desert in the western Andes at the foot of El Misti Volcano.El Misti is currently inactive but had strong eruptions between the years 1438 and 1471. It is located between two small volcanoes
From $20.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Arequipa

Rural escape within 15 mins of Arequipa

Take a taxi for a few soles to the Molino de Sabandia. This is a restored water mill in nice grounds (with a few alpaca and one vicuna). 5 Soles fee. Open 9am to 5pm. Closed Sun.There is a small...
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adelinemmc
Aug 16, 2012

Climbing Chachani Volcano!

As it said to be the easiest over 6000 meters to climb - This mountain is very close to Arequipa! You can take trip to climb up this peak for only 100$ - included transportation from your hotel in...
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Patszac
Apr 04, 2011

Colca Canyon Tpurs

hi everyone Me and my wife just came back from our tour to Colca Canyon with Inka Fest Travel and our services went excellent. Our guide Alberto was fantastic ,spoke very well english and very funny ,...
jasondarnell
May 16, 2009

Trying picanterias eateries in Huaranguillo

For the best and perhaps most unique eating experience try hitting up a local picanteria. These are traditional eateries that in their most traditional sense will still cook all the food using wood...
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cium
May 17, 2008

Ubinas volcano Arequipa

4 hours rough ride, but shorter and probably better than colca canyon, this is a 3 hour climb to the top with a spectacular lunar crater at the top that continuously spews gas. Special masks will be...
ashpad1
Oct 09, 2007

Colca Canyon

Arequipa is a great base for exploring one of Peru's most visited spots, the Colca Canyon. The canyon is a few hours away by car and much more by train, so some might decide to actually stay in one of...
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acemj
Sep 17, 2006
 
 
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Majes Valley

This is an excursion recommendable to people who want to see the coastal desert of Peru from the comfortable seat of a car. After a 2 and a half hour drive through the various landscapes of the...
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christian99
Dec 08, 2004

The altiplano

You can rent a car to make a one-day drive on the nearby altiplano. To the East, 2 hours away from Arequipa, is the Laguna Salinas, trapped between Misti, Ubinas and Pichu Pichu volcanoes. It is a...
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christian99
Dec 08, 2004

Chachani

This volcano that looks down upon Arequipa is no longer active, but it offers the great interest of being one of the more-than-6000 m (20,000 ft) peaks easiest to climb in the world. For a relatively...
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christian99
Dec 08, 2004

Huaynaputina volacno

In the year 1600, Huaynaputina erupted violently, giving rise to the biggest eruption of South America of the last 500 years. Today, the surrounding area is still capped by a thick layer of white...
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christian99
Dec 08, 2004

Ubinas volcano

More distant and less known than Misti, Ubinas offers the advantage of an easier and shorter climb (2-3 hours), which allows you to make the excursion in 1 day. The highest point is also lower (5400 m...
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christian99
Dec 08, 2004

Little plaza

Plaza San Francisco is located about 5-6 blocks from the main Plaza de Armas. This small plaza is cool for a quick stopby, although it can feel a little sketchy at night. It is located near the...
gt4715b
Sep 17, 2004

The city of earthquakes!

Because of its proximity to the Nazca submarine geological failure, and its location on a volcanic area (the Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu volcanos are around), earthquakes are a common thing in...
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besbel
Apr 11, 2003

La Merced

This was a pretty church that we passed on our way to the market. I noticed an old woman trying in vain to cross the street and offered to take her across. She was a small dark-skinned woman and...
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richiecdisc
Mar 08, 2003

Top Hotels in Arequipa

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"Arequipa, the White City"
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"Creating a monster in Arequipa"
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"The White City of Arequipa"
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"Arequipa"
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"The white city"
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