​​Destination Arequipa


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GENERAL INFORMATION

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    INTERNATIONAL
    AIRPORT


    Rodríguez Ballón

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    LANGUAGE


    Spanish

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    CURRENCY



    Nuevo Sol

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    WEATHER


    Maximum 25ºC
    Minimum 10ºC

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    TRANSPORT


    Trunk routes, feeder routes and structural routes

PLACES TO VISIT

  • MONASTERY OF SANTA CATALINA 


    A recognized heritage of colonial architecture built with volcanic rocks located at the historical city center of Arequipa.​


    Estimated travel time from the airport

    25 minutes

  • Valle del Colca


    World famous because of its depth; a landscape that invites you to practice adventure sports and know more about the native communities.


    Estimated travel time from the airport​

    2 hours
    28 minutes

  • BasIlica Cathedral of Arequipa


    Located at the hearth of Arequipa, the cathedral preserves and showcases valuable elements that tell us about over 400 years of history and arts.


    Estimated travel time from the airport

    30 minutes

  • Aguada blanca 


    Recognized by its natural reserve and the cave paintings of the Sumbay Caves, the Lagoon of Salinas and the vulcanos of Misti and Chachani.


    Estimated travel time from the airport

    2 hours

Traditional dishes

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  • Cuy chactado or conejillo de indias frito (fried ginea pig)
  • Cheese ice cream 
  • Chupe de camarones (shrimp soup)
  • Ocopa arequipeña Peruvian Potatoes with Spicy Cheese Sauce)
  • Rocoto relleno (stuffed peppers)
  • Adobo de chancho (pork stew)

Traditional drinks

    Drinks
  • Chicha de jora ( fermented corn beer)
  • Chicha de maíz blanco (fermented white corn beer)
  • Mulled wine
  • Jampi (aromatic herbal liquor)​
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