Arequipa is the colonial-era capital of Peru’s Arequipa Region. Framed by 3 volcanoes, it’s filled with baroque buildings constructed from sillar, a white volcanic stone. Its historic center is anchored by the Plaza de Armas, a stately main square flanked on its north by the 17th-century neoclassical Basilica Cathedral, which houses a museum displaying religious objects and artwork.
This Colca Canyon Day Trip begins in Arequipa, the “white city”. This city has many tourist attractions to discover and one of them is the Colca, a province that is located in the extreme northeast of the region
The wonderful trip to Choquequirao, which in 2014 was named among the 20 best destinations in the world by the National Geographic travel magazine. Many consider that Choquequirao is the sister city of Machu Picchu due to its beautiful Inca constructions.