Province of Chincha
Chincha is synonymous of rejoicing and as such as is the cradle of Peru’s Afro-Peruvian culture. Its inhabitants, who are good-humored and hospitable folk, have kept alive their traditions and customs over generations, performing their music and dances over the course of centuries. The people of Chincha, with guitar, cajón and quijada percussion instruments in hand, will welcome visitors with open arms and make them feel at home. Located just 194 km south of Lima, in the department of Ica, Chincha and its environs provide a place to rest and fun-filled days.
Property San José
Plantation, a seventeenth – century manor which hides behind its stout walls a history of Dominicans and Jesuits, Spanish noblemen and African slaves. The plantation house lies in the district of El Carmen, 15 km from the city, and even today has conserved its superb gateways, sweeping chambers and labyrinthine passageways than run beneath it, and through which slaves were smuggled, according to legend.
Huaca the Sentry
Attributed archaeological site to you bother (1200 d.C. – 1450 d.C.), that would have constructed it before being conquered by the Incas; later, the Incas modified their original structure incorporating some own elements.
District of the Carmen
This place was born to welcome in the old slaves and their descendants. The slaves arrived from as distant places as Senegal, Guinea, the Congo and Angola. They were transferred to the Peruvian coast during centuries XVII and XVIII, to replace the necessities of manual labor of the San jOse properties and San Regis. They dedicated themselves to the culture of the cotton, the cane and the grapevine.
Sanctuary of Melchorita
Melchora Saravia Tasayco, well-known as the Melchorita were a tertiary devotee franciscana of virgin Santa Rosa de Lima. While still alive one dedicated to the care of the poor men and patients of the town.