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Book flights to Arequipa

Arequipa, nicknamed the "White City" for its buildings constructed from white volcanic rock, is Peru's second-largest city. Arequipa offers a blend of colonial architecture, scenic beauty, and delicious cuisine. The city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features the Santa Catalina Monastery, a sprawling 16th-century complex. Arequipa is also a great base for exploring Colca Canyon, the world's second-deepest canyon, where you might spot condors soaring overhead. If you're looking for a destination with a well-preserved historic centre, natural beauty, and easy access to adventure, then Arequipa might be a good fit for you.

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Airports near Arequipa

There are multiple ways to reach Arequipa - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Arequipa.

Rodríguez Ballón International Airport

This is the main airport serving Arequipa and is located approximately 8 kilometres (5 miles) northwest of the city centre. It offers domestic and limited international flights.


Jorge Chávez International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Arequipa, you can fly into Lima's international airport, which is the largest airport in Peru. From there, you can take a connecting flight to Rodríguez Ballón International Airport in Arequipa. The distance between Lima and Arequipa is around 1,000 kilometres (620 miles), and the flight duration is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.


Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

Another option is to fly into Cusco's international airport, which is located approximately 320 kilometres (200 miles) northeast of Arequipa. From Cusco, you can either take a domestic flight or travel by road to reach Arequipa. The journey by road takes around 8-10 hours, depending on the route and transportation chosen.


Tacna International Airport

Tacna is a city located near the Peru-Chile border, approximately 300 kilometres (186 miles) south of Arequipa. If you are coming from Chile or prefer to enter Peru through the southern route, you can fly into Tacna International Airport. From there, you can take a bus or hire a private transfer to reach Arequipa, which usually takes around 4-5 hours.

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Buy your flights to Arequipa and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Arequipa upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Arequipa into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Arequipa

In a city full of many sights to see, we've picked out our top 3 must-sees:

Explore the Majestic Colca Canyon

Dive into the world's second deepest canyon, marvel at the soaring Andean condors, and immerse yourself in the rich local culture.

Discover the White City of Arequipa

Wander through the city's unique white volcanic stone architecture, visit the awe-inspiring Santa Catalina Monastery, and indulge in the vibrant local cuisine.

Experience the Thrill of Misti Volcano Hiking

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to the summit of the iconic Misti Volcano, enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, and challenge yourself like never before.