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Arequipa is the capital of the Arequipa Region in southern Peru. With a population of 904,931 it is the second most populous city of the country. Arequipa lies in the Andes mountains, at an altitude of 2,380 meters (7,800 feet) above sea level and coordinates: 16°23’30’’ south latitude and 71°32’25’’'west longitude ; the snow-capped volcano El Misti overlooks the city. The city has many colonial-era Spanish buildings built of sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock, from which it gets the nickname La Ciudad Blanca ("The White City").

Climate.- Arequipa is dry and sunny all year long. During August, the weather gets slightly cold at night and at dawn, but the mornings and afternoons are warmed by bright sunshine. Generally speaking, the weather in Arequipa is mild with temperatures fluctuating between 10 and 24°C. The rainy season lasts from January to March, but rainfall is moderate.


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Peru 10 days Arequipa - Cusco
Peru 10 days Arequipa - Cusco
Arequipa city it is the second biggest city in the Peru country, the second more important city in Peru around the economy, and a really magnificent landscaped surrounded, with volcanoes snow caped mountains around as a protector of the city, and see the ...
Peru 14 days Arequipa - Cusco - Puno
Peru 14 days Arequipa - Cusco - Puno
Visit this three cities and even consider as a regions in the south of Peru, the contrast and the beauty of this places doesn’t have any comparison, Arequipa offer you the very dry desert area that we have in the coast of Peru, but at same time the high v...
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado
Peru 20 days Lima - Nazca - Arequipa - Puno - Cusco - Puerto Maldonado
This program it is one of the complete that we offer in Peru, you can see almost the large variety that this country offers to see and learn. You star in Lima the capital and the biggest city in the country, driving from here to the south, the Nazca lines...
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