El Carmen District, Chincha Alta

3.5
#11 of 19 in Neighborhoods in Peru
Experience the music, dance, and food of El Carmen District, a cultural hub of Afro-Peruvian culture. Visit the many haciendas in the area with hosts who thrive in representing their culture--often with dancing lessons or an impromptu music performance for guests. Soak up the traditional music and dance through the occasional traditional festivals in the area, and be sure to treat yourself to a meal of local cuisine at nearby restaurants. To visit El Carmen District on your trip to Chincha Alta, use our Chincha Alta trip planner .
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  • With so much improvement there, today Chincha, I think q is to become an excellent family destination, for a long weekend, I recommend it
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  • If they are in the South of chico, at 7 pm take a spin by El Carmen and attend the mass, is beautiful! The choir with Peruvian cajon give you a super nice touch!
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  • We drove to this place to perform surveys . Lovely quaint town with a nice water fountain and a statue in a square. Many people were sitting out enjoying the day. Restaurants surround the square as we...  more »
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