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Arequipa

Arequipa (2,335 masl/ 7,661 ft.)

Garcilaso de la Vega, qualifies historically that around 1170 the Inca Huayna Capac stopped with his army in the wilderness Chili River valley, which he called Ari-qquepay, (if Stay)
Arequipa was founded on 15 August 1540 by Garci Manuel de Carbajal in the valley

Chili River as the "Villa de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora del Valle Hermoso de Arequipa King Charles I of Spain rose to the rank of city by royal decree of December 22, 1540
cañon de colca where we will see the deepest canyon in 1981, a Polish expedition, after being hospitalized 33 days within cannon, measured with little precision equipment and felt that was 3250 meters of profundidad.colca is where developing nations and Ccaccatapay Kollawas Ccawanas , showing the presence of hunter - gatherers in searchof food, who were gradually a domesticating plants and animals as shown by the drawings (painting and relief engraving) made Mollepunco Cave in Callalli,.

Tours in Arequipa and Colca Canyon

Day 1: We arrive by bus or airplane from Lima, Cusco or Puno. Transfer to hotel.

Day 2: We visit the Convent of Santa Catalina and the Cathedral of San Agustin of the Order of the Jesuits. We visit various neighbourhoods where we will enjoy native foods, such as shrimp soup, stuffed hot peppers and quinea pig fried with rocks.

Day 3: Arequipa to Colca Canyon (4 hours  travelling). We get up at 2 am and take the bus to Colca Canyon. We visit one of the deepest canyons in the world where we also view condors.

Day 4: From Colca Canyon,  we travel by bus to view the petroglyphs of Toro Muerto.
            Return to Arequipa. Overnight in hotel in Arequipa.

Day 5: From Arequipa, we travel to the airport. Here we connect to Lima, Cusco, Puno, Tacna or Nasca. Travel by bus and overnight in hotel (5 days)

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