Arequipa – a charming and generous cityArequipa, considered an intermediate city and home to 80 per cent of the region’s population, historically constitutes a node that articulates the economic and social dynamics of the Andean south.
While Machu Picchu is without a doubt one of the greatest ancient sites in South America (and possibly the world), it is also one of the most popular, with over one million tourists each year. Machu Picchu should be on any traveler’s bucket list, but once you’ve visited, there’s so much more to discover in Peru. Populating the entire country, you will find archeological sites wherever you travel in Peru.
Source: 15 Ancient Ruins to See in Peru (Besides Machu Picchu)
Peru combines sophistication and natural beauty.
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Four of the world’s top chefs are preparing to embark on a series of tours of Peru’s finest gastronomic regions with 50 Best’s travel series, 50 Best Explores, in association with PromPeru.
Source: Four destinations, 12 chefs: discover the new travel series 50 Best Explores Peru
Latin America Site Specialist Alan Thompson visited Cusco and Lima and experienced student excursions firsthand. Read about his experience below. Architecturally Amazing: Arequipa Also known as “The White City”, Arequipa is best known for its historical center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, constructed from volcanic rock known as sillar.
Source: A Look Inside ISA Cusco Excursions
Peru – Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa
Flanked by 3 volcanoes and boasting a wonderful year-round climate, here’s Steph’s list of the best things to do in Arequipa, Peru’s most alluring city.