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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

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Watch the Volcano!!!

Departure from Arequipa's Rodríguez Ballón International airport brings with it a few thrills. It stands at 2562m above sea level, underneath the twin volcanic cones of Misti and Chachani. With the...
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Travel info in Arequipa re Canon de Colca & Cuzco

I was trying to get some info on how to get to Canon de Colca and also on how to get to Cuzco. IT found it difficult for the following reasons:-* all the travel agents in Arequipa have signs saying...
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Bus from Arequipa to Cuzco

Our route was to take us from Arequipa to Cuzco. Due to the difference in altitude we decided that it would be easier on our bodies to take a bus to Cuzco than fly. We were also not particularly in a...
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Taxis in Arequipa

Our first experience of the Arequipan taxis was from the airport to the center of town. We took one of the ubiquitous yellow Daewoo taxis who charged us 15 Soles for the ride. Most of Arequipa's sites...
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Flying to Arequipa

I was travelling to Arequipa from Santiago, Chile and found the cheapest way to get there was to take a domestic flight from Santiago to Arica and then cross the border by taxi into Tacna, Peru. From...
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Taxis in Arequipa

It is the cheapest, fastest and most comfortable way of going around Arequipa. Prices range from US$1-3, depending on the area. Some taxi cabs can also perform as "touristic guides" (my taxi cab took...
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Arequipa by bus

You can go to Arequipa with comfort and at a reasonable price by bus. The least expensive (and most decent) bus enterprises takes from 50 to 150 soles (around US$15 - US$40) and the trips lasts around...
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Alfredo Rodriguez Ballon Airport

Arequipa's airport is served by Lan Peru airlines, Taca Air, and Aero Condor. It's only an hour to or from Lima and just a tad over a half hour to or from Cusco. Check the websites for prices. A taxi...
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Airline Schedule Changes

All airlines in Peru will tell you to get to the airport two hours in advance. This is apparently because they change flights at a moment`s notice and may leave an hour earlier than scheduled. We...
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Arequipa by air

You can reach Arequipa directly by air from Lima (1 hour ride) and Cusco (half an hour trip). All airlines (e.g. TACA Peru, Lan Peru, Aviandina) takes you to the Alfredo Ramirez Ballón airport for a...
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Easiest way to Arequipa

The easiest and the cheapest way to get to Arequipa is by bus. there are two main routes, one from the north cost, i.e. Lima-Pisco.-Ica and the othere one is for the north-east i.e. Puno.We took the...
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Great photos of nearby volcanoes at Airport

If you're flying into or out of Arequipa Airport have your camara ready as you board/deboard the plane. You'll be outside on the walk between the plane and airport and during this time you'll have the...
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Taxi Costs

Taxi from the Arequipa Airport to the city center(close to Plaza de Armas) should run about 8-10 Soles. As always you'll find it a little more difficult to negotiate at the airport because the...
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Combis

I would not know how to call this vehicle other than a 70's looking van turned bus. It is a very cheap ride to get to where you're going, but a knowledge of where you're going and a good knowledge of...
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Fundo Puye-Yanque-Caylloma, Colca Canyon, Peru
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Calle Jerusalen 606 Cercado, Cercado, 01
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Melgar 108, Arequipa, Peru
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Calle Jerusalen 603, Arequipa, 5154, Peru
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"The White City of Arequipa"
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