in Provincia de Caylloma of Arequipa, Peru
- Rodríguez Ballón International Airport (49 mi)
- Inca Manco Capac International Airport (97 mi)
- Ilo Airport (143 mi)
- Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (147 mi)
- Andahuaylas Airport (177 mi)
- Machu Pichu Airport (186 mi)
- Coronel FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport (188 mi)
- Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa (Unesco heritage, 76 mi)
- Cruz del Condor (observation point, (20 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -15.638 and -71.601 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -15° 38' 17" and W -71° 36' 4"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Sol - PEN
- Spoken languages:
- Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 08:44 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: America/Lima
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:08 am and 5:22 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 15.650 and 108.400 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Binh Xuan
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Peru.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Peru. Last Update: 2023-06-08 08:19:11
Delve into Chivay
Chivay in Provincia de Caylloma (Arequipa) with it's 4,543 habitants is located in Peru about 441 mi (or 709 km) south-east of Lima, the country's capital town.
Current time in Chivay is now 08:44 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Lima with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 7 airports close to Chivay, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Peru is Rodríguez Ballón International Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 78 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa in a distance of 76 mi (or 122 km), East. We encountered 1 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Coporaque, Yanque, Ichupampa, Achoma and Tuti. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 54 °F
|Morning Temperature||3°C / 37 °F|
|Evening Temperature||12°C / 54 °F|
|Night Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1020 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Friday, 9th of June 2023
12°C (53 °F)
5°C (40 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Saturday, 10th of June 2023
11°C (51 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 11th of June 2023
9°C (49 °F)
5°C (41 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Belmond Las Casitas
Colca Lodge Spa & Hot Springs
Hotel Pozo del Cielo
Aranwa Pueblito Encantado del Colca
Apuvilla Luxury Ecolodge
Maravillas del Colca
LA POSADA DEL COLCA
Videos from this area
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Magical Peru #12: Chivay and the La Calera Hot Springs (baños termales)
As we arrive in the small town of Chivay, we head to the local hot springs (baños termales). La Calera thermal pools are located just outside Chivay and are perfect to relax after such a long...
Magical Peru #11: From Arequipa to Chivay by Bus
On this video we see Peruvian people selling their local products, like clothes, handicraft and coca leafs; tipical animals such as llamas, vicuñas, sheeps and birds;and breathtaking scenery,...
Entrando al valle del Colca - Chivay, Peru (resumen del valle de colca, la meseta chivay)
A TripAdvisor™ TripWow video of a travel blog to Chivay, Peru by TravelPod blogger Jp1008. See this TripWow and more at http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00bb-398a-fcf4?ytv4=1 ...
AREQUIPA - Camino a CHIVAY (Agosto 2014) (2/6)
Viaje a AREQUIPA - PERU (Mes de Aniversario Agosto 2014)
Simona Cutipa Cutipa - Bordados hecho a mano (Chivay)
Ella es Simona Cutipa, tiene 50 años y se ha convertido en la artesana más reconocida de Arequipa. Su capacidad, talento y amor a sus raíces, ha hecho que su arte cruce las fronteras de...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Chivay is a town in the Colca valley, capital of the Caylloma province in the Arequipa region, Peru. Located at about 12,000 ft above sea level, it lies upstream of the renowned Colca Canyon. It has a central town square and an active market. Ten km to the east, and 1,500 metres above the town of Chivay lies the Chivay obsidian source. Thermal springs are located 3 km from town, a number of heated pools have been constructed.
Caylloma Province is the largest of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Chivay.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: