Called 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.
|Season||Climate||T min.(C)||T max.(C)||Humidity|
|dry season (December - March)||Dry||10||21||70%|
|Rainy Season (April - November)||Rainy||7||20||46%|
|Misti Volcano||2335 m.a.s.l.|
|Arequipa City||5825 m.a.s.l.|
The altitude shown in the table are in meters above sea level (m.a.s.l.).
According to the latest report of the National Statistics Institute (INEI), Arequipa's population is as follows:
|Arequipa City||844407 people|
|Arequipa Region||1152000 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.