city of arequipa

Located in southwest Peru, the city of Arequipa has a spectacular natural setting up in the highlands of the Peruvian Andes, surrounded by 3 volcanoes. Considered the second largest city in Peru and also called "The White city" because most of the buildings are constructed with sillar, a local white volcanic stone. It has one of the most beautiful main squares in Peru and south America; located at the center of the historic district.

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WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO?

 

city tour

The best way to see and appreciate the beauty of Arequipa. The guided walking tour includes the main attractions in the city, sites such as the Main Plaza de Armas, the Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa, the Convent of Santa Catalina and the colonial districts with their picturesque streets.

gastronomic tour

Discover the evolution of the food in Arequipa. During the tour, you will also walk through the historic center and traditional districts in the Arequipa´s Valley and share with the locals at the local 'picanterias'. Added to the Gastronomic Tour, you’ll have the option to go to the market and tour it, experiencing first hand the typical seasonal products in the region.

pisco route

In this one day tour in Arequipa you will get to know the Valley of the Majes, vinyards, and secrets of pisco. During the tour you will visit the landscape of the toro muerto peroglyphics and taste some pisco and wines in traditional wineries

 

sea kayaking

This journey that crosses one of the few areas of the Peruvian coast without any towns or roads, whose only access is by sea, and where the most beautiful beaches of Peru are hidden. Explore coves, caves, beautiful beaches and vast variety of other wild life. Camp in epic locations be surprised each day with delicious meals. It will be an unforgettable trip!

 

VOLUNTEERING

mentoring retreat

Be part of a mentoring program from YUNTA PERU (Non profit org) for kids with low self esteem and insecurities that come from very vulnerable places. Help them find their potential to grow and be better person for themselves and their communities.

special woman retreat

Join this group of volunteers that seek to help retreat women. During the volunteer program you will share gifts, talents, skills and life experiences with them. Also, with these activities you will help them achieving aptitudes as trust, honesty and responsibility. The program develops tasks in different areas such as Arts: graphic design, painting & photography; or Educational like: teaching, mentoring & training; or running outdoor activities.

indoor climbing therapy volunteer

You’ll work with a therapist and patient, helping both as they participate in exercises designed to improve the patient’s health. You’ll help ensure the safety of the patient and the control of the exercises. The therapist will lean on you for assistance.

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