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The district of Caravelí has a group of tourist attractiveness that you/they go from the historical, archaeological patrimony, folkloric elements of the local culture, handmade and gastronomic patrimony, spring climate, environmental quality half-closes paisajístico and cultural or festival events.

Tourist places little frequented:

  • Dry forest of Huarangos (Acacia machrocanta)
  • Reservation of Gumps in the High of Caravelí (Lamma guanicoi)
  • The Hills of Oscuyo
  • The thermal bathrooms of Chuicani
  • The citadel Inca Pre of Male

Places of tourist interest of restricted visits

  • Jesús Verb Missionaries' Convent and Victim, Cenacle, Nazareth, MEAUX, Mirador of Parachata and Mount of León.
Tourist more frequented places:
  • Archaeological Area: Kukulí, Socospampa, Ananta. Petroglifos carved throughout the wall of ashlar of the channel of the river.
  • Colonial infrastructure, cellars circuit enológico, I found Chirisco and Viticultural. Good Step (I Found Hospital),
  • I Found Cruise (Only Falca)
  • Mill of Grains (Oriental Band Chuñuño).
  • Andenería, Cruz Paw and Chuñuno.
  • Area paisajista Chuñuno (fruit-bearing spas)
  • Natural (Antenna) mirador
  • Whims of the Nature stony formations: Chancaca, tingarume and Recumbent Silhouette.
  • Fresh anchovy of the Devil
  • Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Good Step
  • Urn of the Boy of Nativity
  • Cathedral
  • Square Of Carmen
  • Spa Tight (Beach of Caraveli) Peña
  • Natural mirador "The Chapel of the High one of Calpa." See Paronámica of the Volcano Sara Sara Ayacucho. Snowy picks of Solimana and snowy summit of Corupuna in Arequipa.

Tourist Calendar Yearly

  • 1 to the 05 February Festivity in Honor of "the Virgin of the Good Step"
  • 19 at April 21, Anniversary of the county of Caravelí
  • April (Week Saint). Grape Harvest in Caravelí
  • May: Festivity of San Isidro Farmer Gentilar.
  • 1 at May 3. Festivity of Cruces.
  • May or June. Encounter of Santos: San Pedro, San Andrés, San Isidro, Sacred Rosa and Sacred Domingo.
  • May or June. Festivity of San Andrés. I Annex of Chuñuño.
  • June 29. Opening of the calendar gallístico. Knife Roosters
  • 28, 29 and 30 July. Championship Gallístico. Native Parties.
  • August 10. Party of Sacred Domingo (Caspaya)
  • August 30. Party of Sacred Rosa from Lima, Male. Championship Gallístico.
  • September 23. Close of the Championship Gallístico.

During the first week of February (February 2 date central) he/she is carried out the employer party, in homage to the Virgin of the Good Step, with program religious and social: dance, castles, bullfights and sports at the end of March one lives great religiosity per Week Santa, after beginning the crops and you step of grapes for the elaboration of wines and piscos.

April 21 are commemorated the anniversary of creation of the county (1935 - Law 8004). The 28 of Julio: Native parties are reason of important activities with school and traditional parades, fights of roosters.

Festival of Piscos and Wines, during the Employer Party

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The most northern beach in the Region and Department of Arequipa, are a continuation of which begins in Ica, with the name of Yanyarina. This replete beach of birds is separated from the spa of The Freedom, by means of a hill that he/she goes into in the sea and that in turn it is linked with a salient one with an island, separated by a channel of water. In the island a stone that the fishermen of the area call "Buddha" highlights.

The spa of The Freedom, it is formed by a curved bay of sand, where the sea generally shows up meek. This in turn is sheltered by the Tip Sombrerillo. A small beach: Buddha, marks the beginning of the spa that then continues with Loin of Corvine it stops then, after a salient one presided over by a Cruz the properly this spa it arises, with some how many houses.

The coast, toward the south, presents cliffs and inaccessible places, before arriving at beach Cirilo, the one that is flanked by ravines and alleys in its other end. In that area it is the well-known island as The Submarine or The Ship of the Little birds, for the presence of birds guaneras.

They follow cliffs and a salient one, well-known as The Three Caves and the Tip Pirate before the beach appears The Hedgehogs that it is a curve of sand, contained by cliffs.

Cahuacho or Big Beach, arise next, in address to the south. It is wide, extensive and inhabited by birds. Another hill marks the end of this beach. From there it is observed the islands The Peninsula. This area (The Peninsula) is also known as The Arches. They are three big islands guaneros that form channels and capricious forms among them. Their presence marks the beginning of the beach Sombrerillo. A salient one sharp that finishes in the island Hercules, it divides in two the beach of gentle sea.

Island Hercules is the sharp end of a salient one. It is flat, high and big and it is together to the bank for a neck of sand that forms two beaches.

At the end of these, an inaccessible island inhabited by birds mark the beginning of the Meek beach of Hills. This is long, of inclined bank and fine sand. Of her they are extracted male.

The beach Tip Hills is after a curve, where the swimmers have ramadas and two hotels. The old fishing port of Hills is in this beach.

In front of this port the vapor shipwrecked Pachitea (1915).

To the height of the "km 528" of the highway Pan-American South, an asphalted highway allows to arrive at the port that has built houses at the beginning of the XX century, restaurants and a hotel. Toward the south factories of preserves are installed and of fish meal.

Tip Hills is a sharp and high area guanera, to the front of which is the island Lobería, on the one that a lighthouse is installed, and therefore of restricted access.

In march toward the south is Brave beach of Hills that is big, of fine sand and with big banks of male. Of there the dunes go into in the continent, impelled by the strong winds that you/they come from the sea. The beach finishes limited by tip Peñuelas.

This is a small chain of hills that you/they go to the sea from the continent.

In the past the area was known, especially for the English cartographers as Tip Paquija or Chaviña.

Beach Peñuelas, is small and limited by islands that are populated of marine wolves and followed by small several beaches of sand and rocks.

Beach Chaviña, located to the south of the tip and cliffs, is of sand, with a moved sea and it cuts of dimensions. It is an area where there are vine plantations.

The town of Chaviña is crossed by the river of the same name and that previously it takes the name of Acarí. In the bank it is the mouth of the mighty river Acarí.

This bed marks the initial limit of the beach of Yauca. This is of bank page, upset sea and fortísimos winds that give origin to dunes that surround the houses of the town.

The diverse sectors of this beach, before the outlet of the river Yauca, receives the names of beaches The Dead, Jet and Half Moon.

The outlet of the river Yauca is of three arms that the limit of the beaches Small Mouth and Pampama form.

The Muzzle Chala points out the limit of the spa of Tanaca, famous for its wells among the cliffs. This muzzle is described in the chronicles of the XVII century. It is formed by the summits Cusihuamán and Cahuamarca (1,297 msnm) and a hill of sand of dune of 1,148 msnm.

Of black and reddish colors, the Muzzle Chala forms a curve of 25 km between Tanaca and the beach of Chala. In this Muzzle, furrowed by fresh water that allows the casuarinas bloom and figs, they lodge before Columbus ruins and andenerías, the only ones that are in the beach in Peru.

The puddles of Tanaca are to the south. The cliffs begin with the bay Maucayata, of calm wells and islands guaneros. In this area there are before Columbus ruins that could be used as barns.

Continuing toward the south, after passing big grass areas and islands with marine wolves and birds guaneras the spa of Silaca is. This, it is populated in summer, ancestrally, for a family of Jaqui (25 km inland).

The spa of Silaca has the aspect of a mountain town amid ruins and andenería. There the puddles have names like: The Men, the Mermaids, the Old Ones.

Landing, of Piero, Curcos or Hunchback, of Cruz, the Godfathers, Brujillos, Vladimir and the Little Birds. The tip guanera of Old Port, the Island of Lobería, the gulch and island of Santa Rosa and the bay of Ocopa is between The Godfathers and Brujillos.

To the south of the puddle of The Little birds and of the gulch for where it lowers the river Atiquipa, it is the beach Jihuay. In the same route he/she is the exbalneario of Moca. This pregnant of ruins and andenería is abandoned and it is twin of that of Silaca.

The last beach of the Muzzle Chala is Inca Port that until principles of s. XX it was known as Llacpatera. There there are Inca ruins and an Inca road that it arrives to Cusco (Qosqo = "Navel of the world").

Inca port is to the height of the "km 603" of the highway Pan-American South and it is affirmed that the Inca there took bathrooms.

Bay of Chala is a great beach of sand, located to the south of Inca Port. This has three well-known sectors as: Aguadita, Calera and Big Beach or Beautiful Beach.

From here, it is said that the chasquis (messengers that covered to the career in post, big distances in very short times) took fresh fish to Cusco.

Continuing toward the south Small Beach is, of bank page and still sea. He/she has a handmade jetty with islands in the suburbs by way of natural breakwater. These islands unite to the hill Sentry where he/she is, in their summit, a lighthouse.

In the route to the south is the wide beach The Corner or Huaccyaco, where the male ones are to flower of sand. Passing the outlet of the river Cháparra is the beaches Millo or Cháparra, Huasllaco and Huaranguillo or Three Sticks.

The Watery beach of the Vixen, presents the Tip Saguas, located very near a hill where there are paintings rupestres. The presence of islands guaneros and of marine wolves, it marks the presence of a bay and the beach of Saguas that it is bordered by the creek of Old Port.

More to the south they are Tip Brave Pascana and Tip Guanera, before the beach of Round Pampas that shows the call Arch The Sand.

To the height of the kilometer 657 of the highway Pan-American South, the tips Arch of Stone are, of Lima and of Wolves that conclude in the place denominated Beach The Trunks that he/she doesn't have beach neither he/she has trunks.

To the height of the kilometer 574 of the Pan-American South Black Tip and Tip White Stones are, product of the entrance toward the sea of the well-known hill as The Antenna for the presence of an antenna retransmisora.



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