Arequipa is not only it’s ashlar buildings or the excellent gastronomy. Take the advantage of your trip to the White City and discover an alternative destination: Pillones waterfalls, at 4600 m.a.s.l.
For seeing this natural spectacle you must go to the district of San Antonio de Chuca, in the Arequipa, Caylloma, in the 154 kilometer of the Arequipa-Puno road. From this point you must do a 30-minute walk to the left side towards the river. The entrance to the place is S / 2.
The best option to reach Pillones with total security is to take a tour from Arequipa. Thep rice includes transfers and an english speaking guide. Remember to go with warm clothes and trekking shoes. In your backpack you can not miss a bottle of water and snacks for the road.
The tour is complemented by a visit to the Imata stone forest. You will spend a nice time in this hidden wonder, you will realize that all efforts were worth it.
When to go?
You can visit this attraction at any time of the year; However, you should consider that during the rainy season (January to March) you can see more water.