Arequipa’s gleaming white colonial buildings stand out against the volatile beauty of the El Misti volcano, its cone framed by the baroque flamboyance of the grand cathedral. Constructed by the Spanish from white volcanic sillar stone, the city is a treasure trove of baroque architecture and a jumping off point for trips into the dramatic landscape of the Colca Canyon.
Mediate in the silence of the serene cloisters of the Santa Catalina convent and explore the fine colonial architecture of the city before heading out into the surrounding countryside for a more exhilarating activity, with white water rafting and mountain biking through this volcanic landscape.
Casa Andina Premium Arequipa
Casa Andina Premium Collection Arequipa takes residence in the former Mint House or Casa de La Moneda, a national monument located just three blocks from the main square and close to the beautiful Santa Catalina Convent in historic Arequipa.
Arequipa, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, Peru
Set in the historic city of Arequipa in the south of Peru, Cirqa sits on the site of an ancient monastery dating back to 1540 and still retains many of its original features. Just one block from the main plaza, Cirqa enjoys a great central location.
Lima, Paracas, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Cusco, Lima
How do you want to spend a two-week holiday? If the answer involves hurtling across vast sand dunes, seeing penguins and llamas, exploring the lost city of Machu Picchu and enjoying some of the world’s most exciting cuisine then look no further than this epic trip to Peru!
GBP £7,000 pp