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From Arequipa: Salinas and Aguada Blanca Reserve Tour

1. From Arequipa: Salinas and Aguada Blanca Reserve Tour

Be picked up at 6:30 in the morning from your accommodation in Arequipa. Visit the Salinas and aguada blanca national reserve, which has one of the most interesting and beautiful landscapes in Peru. In addition to its beauty, this reserve has a great variety of wild animals such as Andean foxes, vicuñas, llamas, pumas, etc. Arrive in the Salinas lagoon after 2 hours and watch beautiful birds such as Flamingos and Parihuanas. In this place you can also take pictures while you place with the water mirrors. At 11 am you will be in the hot springs. These spaces are known for having water with good minerals that are healthy for the skin. Going into the hot springs is optional but it is highly recommended to do it. At 1 pm you will be back in the vehicle to head back to Arequipa. This tour is undoubtedly one of the best activities to do from the city of Arequipa, since it is quite close and it has a lot to offer for all visitors.

From Arequipa: Pillones Waterfall and Stone Forest Day Trip

2. From Arequipa: Pillones Waterfall and Stone Forest Day Trip

The first point we will visit is the town of Pampa de Arrieros and its old train station. Then continue, we make a stop in the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve for observation de vicuñas and in the Patahuasi sector to have a coca tea.Then we head towards the stone forest of Imata, starting the hike approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour, it is a natural place with strange rock formations and stone columns, where your imagination and diversification will have no limits, you will be given a prudent time to take pictures. Continuing the journey by car we arrive at the town of Pillones where the waterfall Pillones – is located. Upon reaching the falls, you will see rocks shaped by the erosion of the water, you can go down to the waterfall, once there you can enjoy this beautiful Natural scenery and also take pictures. Finally we return to the city of Arequipa.

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Very nice outing, breathtaking landscape (in both senses of the word), very comfortable 4 * 4 appreciable for a track on the way. the place is wonderful and the idea of leaving at 6 am is very good, it's deserted and the light for the photos is perfect.