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The viewpoint is located on the edge of Arequipa about an hour walk from the Plaza de Armas and does give great views across the countryside to the volcanoes that dominate the backdrop to the city. To be honest you don’t need to go as...More
The area is approximately 6 km from Arequipa. From here you can get spectacular views of the farmland countryside as well as inspirational views of several volcano mountain peaks including Misti (5,822 m), Chachani (6,057m) and Pichu Pichu (5,664m).
We got the impression that due too a lack of landmarks and sightseeing hotspots every visiter is put to that place. It has taken longer to enter the crowded parking area then to stay there for the view. We observed that most foreigners did stay...More
this is essentialy a farm stands overlooking fields adjacent to the river with nice view of the valley. You can stock up on chocolate, tea and other local products and realize where all those tasty vegetables come from
I went to this lookout as part of a city bus tour, and there's good news and bad news. The good news: it's a reasonably nice lookout and the view is quite attractive.
Unfortunately, the enterprising owners have decided that it is no longer going...More
I have been going to Carmen Alto for years while out dog walking, it's been a good resting spot and the view is lovely. However, new owners have closed it off and are charging an entry fee and have also turned it into a multi...More
A good place to see the city and it's surroundings over the verdant farmland on the banks of the Chilli River. There is a snack bar there and, I believe, a lengthy zip wire into the valley! We were taken there on a tour bus...More