2 days in Arequipa Region Itinerary

2 days in Arequipa Region Itinerary

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In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Carlitos Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, then tour in harmony with nature at Carlitos Tours, and then don't miss a visit to Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at La Iberica, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, then make a trip to Plaza de Armas, and finally wander the streets of Yanahuara.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Arequipa visit app.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Rodríguez Ballón International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Arequipa Region travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Canyons · Architectural Buildings
Arequipa is a region in southwestern Peru. It is bordered by the Ica, Ayacucho, Apurímac and Cusco regions in the north, the Puno Region in the east, the Moquegua Region in the south, and the Pacific Ocean in the west. Its capital, also called Arequipa, is Peru's second-largest city.GeographyThis region has a rough topography, which is characterized by heavy layers of volcanic lava covering large areas of its inter-Andean sector. It has deep canyons such as the ones formed by the Ocoña and Majes rivers. Plateaus range in height from medium, such as La Joya, and high-altitude ones such the Arrieros Pampa and those located in the zones of Chivay, Huambo and Pichucolla. Volcanic cones, such as Misti, Chachani, Ampato, Mismi, Solimana and Coropuna, emerge above the plateaus and attract snowfall. In contrast with these heights, there are deep canyons, including Majes, Colca, Sihuas and Ocoña, where important aspects of the ecological evolution of this zone can be clearly observed.

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