Best experiences you must enjoy in Arequipa
Living in a fully diverse and multicultural country makes us think that the most important thing is feeling part of the places that you love and sharing it with experiences, traditions and our unique peruvian gastronomy. Today we will show you why Arequipa is one of the most beautiful cities of Peru and we will highlight the emblematics places, plus the delicious and traditional typical food that will take your foodie heart.
Let’s start the adventure!
- Tasting the best of Arequipa’s gastronomy
If you like peruvian food and you haven’t tasted a arequipeño dish, this is the opportunity to live an alternative culinary experience.
This adventure will start with a tour in the most popular local markets of the city, with the company of a local chef, where you will have a close eye on the peruvian agricultural inputs. Later, you will discover Arequipas most important restaurant, where you will enjoy to prepare delicious typical dishes, as the tradicional rocoto relleno, lomo saltado, and the popular cheese solterito. And how we can forget about the national beverage, the famous pisco sour, that you could learn how to make.
- Living the chocolate experience
If you are a chocolate lover and you want to live an immersive experience, full of fun and history, you will love this workshop. The peruvian cacao has won the hearts of thousands of travelers. Also, have won international awards because of their taste and pureness. For that in this workshop you will learn the history and how to make one in a very traditional way, step by step, so you could enjoy a unique homemade chocolate.
- Discover the sillar canteras in the white city
Did you know that arequipa colonial architecture is made with volcanic material? Yes it is incredible that the beautiful old houses and the majority of the city have the sillar as a principal material. In this journey you will learn the story of the canteros and know the principal tools that they use. Finally, a local guide will show you the beautiful arequipeña arquitecte in a withe city tour.
- Experience the Colca Canyon impotent view
You can not lose this experience in Arequipa. The colca canyon is one of the deepest canyons in the world and this journey will have different stops with unique views. The first day you will discover the typical flora and fauna of Arequipa, taste emblematic dishes of the city such as: a delicious rocoto relleno, a cheese solterito and the mandatory ocopa. Also, you will observe 8 of the most impressive volcanoes and enjoy the thermal waters.
The second day, a local guide will escort you to the last adventure of the journey: the colca canyon, where you will experience the fly of one of the biggest birds of the world, the andean condor. Finally, after a cultural experience full of learning and adventure, you will enjoy the view of different towns and viewpoints until we arrive back in the city of Arequipa.
If the adventure in the white city seems incredible to you and you decide to experience one or more journeys, you will love to know that during August the city will celebrate a new anniversary. That’s why this is the perfect month to enjoy their culture and delicious gastronomy, the one that has won thousands of palates.
Our team will assure not only you enjoy any experience, but also the feeling of wanting to extend your stay in this beautiful destination to discover more of the diversity and culture. If you have any questions or you want to design a personalized adventure in this destination, you can contact our team with a call so you could make your next adventure in Peru.