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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
 
Arequipa City Tour Including St Catherine Monastery
"Arequipa is known as the White City (Ciudad Blanca) due to its many colonial-era buildings made from sillar a white volcanic rock; admire these buildings and more as you start your city tour with pickup at your hotel by air-conditioned coach. With your guide head first to the St Lazarus quarter where Arequipa was founded. Hop off the coach to walk along the picturesque streets lined with flowers and hear about the history of the city from your guide and then make your way to the Carmen Alto viewpoint where you’ll have a fabulous view of the outlying farmland and three volcanoes that surround the city: Misti Cachani and Pichu Pichu. After snapping some photos
From $47.00

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El avelino or Siglo xx n terms of Arequipa's weather, I think it is perfect. Dry climate, if you venture out of the valley you would think you have reached the Sahara desert. The city itself, due to...
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cium
May 31, 2008

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Always bring a jacket with you, or something to cover yourself, because sunny or grey, the air is dry and cold. Also good hiking boots, or at least comfortable for walking. If coming for the nordic...
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besbel
May 09, 2003

get ready to take lots of photos!

With its sunny arid climate, you can finally enjoy walking around in shorts and sandals if you have them. But it's not that low in altitude so carry a pullover for when the sun goes down. Sunblock, I...
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richiecdisc
Mar 05, 2003
 
 
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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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