The route from Arequipa to Sicuani takes about 9 hours of travel on the highway, going through the distance of 217 mi (349 km). The terrestrial transportation company that cover this route are Civa and Romeliza, which provide low-cost bus tickets for the service Arequipa - Sicuani at the cost of s/. 30 to s/. 50. Those buses leave from the Terminal Terrestre Internacional de Arequipa, located in Av. Arturo Ibáñez, on the schedule from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m (some days you can find buses in the morning) with destination the Terminal Terrestre of the central area of the Sicuani city, next to the Vilcanota river. The climate in Sicuani varies depending on the area: in some places the weather is dry and in some others very cold, with temperatures that reach a maximum of 68 °F (20 °C) and a minimum of 35 °F (2 °C); so you may bring warm clothes.
Arequipa is known as the legal capital of Peru and also known as the "White City". This name comes from the style of the city's arquitecture using a white volcanic stone as the main material to build. Arequipa is one of the biggest cities in Peru and it's as well ranked 3rd destination of the country for its tourism. We advice you to visit the majestic Cathedral of Arequipa, the church of San Domingo and the Santa Catalina monastery. To have a nice view of the city, climb up to the Yanahuara view point. You can also visit the Misti volcano. If you are lucky, you will be there for the Arequipa carnival, one of the most well-known carnivals, celebrated in February and March.
Sicuani, known as the capital of the solidarity, is one of the most important cities of the department of Cusco, in the province of Canchis. The main tourist and architectural attractions that you can appreciate in this city are the Plaza de Armas, the Sicuani church and the Cathedral. At 1 hour of distance from the city you can find the thermal baths of Uyurumiri, where you can soothe diverse sicknesses. The city is well known for promoting activities that favor tourism and trade, because regularly events of cultural and sport kind are organized with the aim of attracting more visitors. The main religious festivals of Sicuani are el Señor de Pampacucho and the Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen; on those celebrations the locals go across the streets in processions, showing their faith. The more representative dishes of the city are: “asado de lechón, puchero, cuy al horno and choclo con queso".