Arequipa

Arequipa travel information including the White City itself and the surrounding region with its canyons and condors.

El Misti: How to Conquer The Iconic Arequipa Volcano

Arequipa Volcano With Church

The most prominant feature of the landscape of Arequipa is undoubtedly the surrounding volcanoes (Misti, Mount Chachani and Pichu Pichu Peak). The most well-known Arequipa volcano is Misti, which sits at 5,825m above sea level, in between Mount Chachani (6,075m) and Pichu Pichu Peak (5,669m). ‘El Misti’ comes from the Quechua language, meaning ‘The Gentleman.’ All three mountains lie northeast of Arequipa and are usually visible throughout the entire year but are particularly visible in the winter months (May-November).

The Top 10 Best Hostels in Arequipa

Wild Rover Hostel With Pool in Arequipa Peru - best hostels in arequipa

The Top 10 Best Hostels in Arequipa contain both party hostels and quiet family-oriented hostels. Arequipa is a must-see city for any travelers to Peru so make sure to check out these Top 10 Best Hostels in Arequipa before you book your trip to Peru’s second largest city.