Vacationing in this popular region should be an adventure, so set aside some time to jump in the car and visit a few of the other fascinating villages, towns and cities dotted around Chivay. Cabanaconde, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east, and Yanahuara, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the north of Chivay are also worth visiting should you have the time.
Arequipa is around 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Chivay. This center offers a wide range of tourist attractions, including Society of Jesus Architectural Complex, Santa Catalina Monastery and Arequipa Stadium. El Misti, National University of St Augustin of Arequipa and Casa Goyeneche are just a sample of the other interesting sights that should be high on everyone's schedule.
For a budget-friendly, outdoor experience that the whole family will enjoy, take the time to stop by the region's fascinating open-air markets and farms. This region is popular for its range of traditional villages; these are fascinating portals into the area's colorful history.
For those who like to get wet, this is a great place for you. Swimming is popular with the locals and another great outdoor sport is rafting. One of the nicest ways to experience the unique natural environment in the area around Chivay is to sign up for a zip-lining or mountain biking tour.
When it's time to leave, bid a fond Adiós (farewell) to the local characters you have met and the special places you have seen.