Arequipa

Arequipa City

Call the White City, Arequipa is located at the foot of the imposing volcano "Misti" and figure crowned with snow, accompanies us throughout the city. The second city in population and economic strength of Peru, Arequipa has a beautiful countryside, bathed in the river Chilli. Visit is necessary because, apart from its beauty, has a warmth to the tourists that is recognized internationally.

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Climate

Season Climate T min. (ºC) T max. (ºC) Humidity
dry season (December - March) Dry 10 21 70%
Rainy Season (April - November) Rainy 7 20 46%

Altitude

Destination altitude
Arequipa City 5825 m.a.s.l.
Misti Volcano 2335 m.a.s.l.

The altitude shown in the table are in meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).

Population:

According to the latest report of the National Statistics Institute (INEI), Arequipa's population is as follows:

Destination Population
Arequipa City 844407 people
Arequipa Region 115200 people                                 

things to do:

Here are some suggestions about how to spend your time in Arequipa:

  • While you eat a delicious breakfast in the neighborhood of Characato you can appreciate the beautiful view of the Misti volcano.
  • Revive the closure of religious colonial, walking by the corridors of the monastery of St. Catherine.
  • See condors flying over breathtaking scenery in the Colca Valley.
  • Learn about the system of agriculture Inca and pre-Inca terraces of the Cotahuasi canyon.

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attractives:

The city of Arequipa is known for being snowy city built mostly in white ashlar boasts one of the most beautiful places in the country and the second in Latin America.
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Here you will find general information about museums and monasteries of the white city of Arequipa
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The Temples and Churches in Arequipa have special features in its external view because they were built in ashlar stone
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Arequipa Colonial Houses are houses of notable families in the city with a huge aesthetic beauty, Make a tours is impressive.
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Arequipa has a wide variety of natural attractions, which are a mandatory step for tourists, the most prominent below
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