BIRDS AREQUIPA THE WHITE CITY WITH A WARM CLIMATE ALL YEAR
- Arequipa: Department
- Arequipa: Province
- Location: 16 ° 23’55 .76 ” S 71 ° 32’12 .78″ W / -16.3988222 , -71.5368833
- Latitude: 16 ° 23’S
- Longitude: 71 º 32 ‘W
- Altitude: 2,345 m
- Distance: 198 km 912 KM Abancay to Cusco to Lima Abancay
- Foundation August 15, 1540 founded by Manuel de Carbajal García
- Distance 1,009 km Arequipa to Lima
- Cotahuasi to 378 km
- Camana 173 km
- A 113 km mollendo
- Population 51,462 Population ( August 2007 )
- Area 2923.53 km
TEMPERATURE IN BIRDS AREQUIPA
Laguna Mejía National Sanctuary climate is typical of the warm sunny coast in summer the rest of the year is often cloudy during the winter months can garuar . The average maximum temperature in summer is 26 ° C and minimum of 14 ° C in Salinas Aguas Blanca National Reserve and the average temperature is around 8 ° C
MISTI VOLCANO IN BIRDS AREQUIPA:.
El Misti is 5,825 meters high , is the most representative of Arequipa symbol always appears as Hapu Guardian is the landscape of the area, is 20 km from the city of Arequipa from the summit , one has a panoramic view amazing city of Arequipa the Chili river Valley and the ancient volcanoes like Pichi Pichi or Chachani
It is located north of the city of Arequipa at 55km is considered one of the more difficult mountains to climb in Peru . This mountain reaches over 6,075 meters is a dormant volcano . Pro lava is still visible small cracks i ravines, to ascend , it takes two days and one night 4×4 2 hours to the base camp and from there the climb begins
It is located 88 km from the wagon to caylloma there found the cave Sumbay , in the district of Yanahura , is located within the boundaries of the National Book Salina Aguada Blanca , the caves exhibit inside over five hundred paintings of Paleolithic era. On the walls of rocks , we see the figures of humans, llamas and pumas between or after performances, is estimated to have an age of 6000-8000 years. Caves Sumbay are considered by many experts as the most important art complex Andean rock in the area is Sumbay canyon , where they usually go fishing , and other outdoor activities place the average altitude is 4,100 meters above sea level amidst a landscape typical puna.
THERMAL YURA VANOS:
Yura District is located northeast of the city of Arequipa, at a distance of approximately 25km and an altitude of 2,590 meters above sea level is located in a valley formed by the Rio Yura that thrives leaks from underground springs , thermal pools , in the slopes of the volcano chachani are known for the healing properties of its waters, whose temperature is 30 ° C is estimated to have been used since the time of the Incas
BIRDS AREQUIPA THE VALLEY OF THE VOLCANOES:
It is located 325 km from the city of Arequipa in the province of Castilla in the district on that plate Andagua lava. 86 small dormant volcanoes with a maximum altitude of a thousand feet were formed . Including 2 identical adjacent volcanoes, christened twins generally volcanoes can be appreciated from ground level , but if they are seen from the air offering a spectacular view . Smaller formations measured within five feet and five feet tall. The trip takes nine hours
PETROLIFOS BULL KILLED
‘s Place is in the Majes valley a160km Arequipa.se City is a set of petroglyphs , which is considered the largest rock art site in Peru and one of the largest art rock in Peru and one of the largest in the world, are distributed in an area of 5 km and is about six thousand blocks or stones engraved in low relief, most of them showing anthropomorphic figures of animals, plants or designs apparently geometric stones were carved with techniques such as sharp hit . Striped and percussion origin volcanic stones abound on the site, as there are two relatively nearby volcanoes . Chachani and Coropuna .
BIRDS AREQUIPA IN JURASSIC PARK OF QUERUPALPA
The querupalca Jurassic Park is located in the district of Aplao province of Castile 3 hours from Arequipa via paved there petrified footprints of huge prehistoric animals that inhabited the area long exist a lookout for you see the remains in all its magnitude is and you can visit the museum where exposed marine fossils found nearby between or after
CAMANA IN AREQUIPA:
In the next part to Arequipa always find cozy coastal beaches Camana as their famous dishes made with shrimp rice , seafood with a sunny climate has meadows, streams with beautiful beaches there Arequipa visitors arriving by summer as Punta , Quilca caves are among the famous beaches
QUILCA IN AREQUIPA:
It lies south of Arequipa is one of the ports Quilca oldest southern Peru next make the capital of the province of Camana there find long beaches , bays and beautiful seascapes L to Quilca artisans cove is famous because it monitor Huascar took refuge during the Pacific War
MOLLENDO IN AREQUIPA:
Capital of the province of Islay. Mollendo is a traditional seaside resort city of Arequipa has extensive beaches as Arantas , Honorato Huayquiray , La Punta Plates Huata and hands for unknown places we suggest to rent a boat at the nearby port Matarani
MEJIA IN AREQUIPA:
Mejia Spa is southern Mollendo attraction is a place of very picturesque beaches home built of wood
BIRDS AREQUIPA IN STONE FOREST
This forest can be reached by following the road to Puno is a set of rock structure that has the appearance of a forest of petrified trees erosion from wind and rain and weather these stones forged through the years has an aspect highly original that the traveler be interpreted by imagination access is easy . It is close between Arequipa and Juliaca highway at 150 km northeast of the city of Arequipa
EL CHACU AREQUIPA:
It is a ritual practiced since time immemorial in the southern highlands to shear wings vicuna, is forming a huge human circle that is gradually closing what takes vicuna towards a suitable place , where they were apprehended with the support networks and their shearing occurs . Currently it has become a tourist attraction that is celebrated in different nature reserves of Peru , as in Salinas Aguada Blanca, without the unnecessary deaths of these South American camelids.
NATIONAL BOOK OF SALINAS AND HOLY WATER
This protected area covers 366,936 hectares and a rich ecosystem of the highlands of Agua Blanca and Salinas lagoons and salt flats . It’s amazing that just hours from the city of Arequipa a place where human impact is the Salinas lagoon , which is the principal, and the lagoon El Indio is located. As the name implies , water is first salted and it what form the salt flats that surround it.
FAUNA IN BIRDS AREQUIPA:
gaps form the habitat of different species of birds, such as flamingos or Parihuana in Salinas, abound in the Indian ducks and different kinds of migratory birds. The pampas are territory vicuna , guanacos and foxes , among other animals typical mountain area .
Is puna area and demarcated by dormant volcanoes, Chachamani , Misti , Picchu Picchu and Ubinas . Stresses the snowy peak towering Misti . There are also pampas Cañahuas where villagers continue to practice Chaku of vicuna.
Besides being able to admire the beautiful scenery and unique wildlife reserve, there are some interesting places to visit . Misti alongside the caves are Sumbay where cave paintings dating back over eight thousand years ago was found. The lines drawn portray humans and animals.
THE CANYON COTAHUASI:
The river of the same name this fabulous crosses geographical pit with unusual depth and a distance of nearly 100 km between two huge mountains: Coropuna of 6,425 m and Solimana of 6,093 m , the canyon extends from the foothills of the first to the confluence with the river and has Ocoña 3535 meters at its deepest part as . In this area you can find temples and extensive air terracing and other pre-Hispanic archaeological sites . Also for its rugged terrain , it has become an ideal place for adventure sports destination. Every year canoeing competitions are held , rock climbing , trekking , paragliding , hang gliding and mountain biking. In its vicinity , we can enjoy the Sipia waterfall , a waterfall of 150 meters, considered the largest in the barrel , which reveals the true magnitude of the force of the river . Fall is 3h walk from the village of Cotahuasi. As for wildlife , with some luck , you can see vizcachas, vicuna , condors , pumas , foxes , giant hummingbirds, tarucas , deer, red -headed parrots , among others. In addition , we know the forest puyas Raimondi ( which are endangered ) near the village of Lauripampa in the district Puyca to 4 h of the way of the village of Cotahuasi these puyllas can get to measure up to ten meters and bloom every eighty years you can also visit the giant Forest of Jewish Pampa visitors can enjoy samples of thirteen feet high.