Alca is a district located in the province of La Unión, inside the departament of Arequipa. Its name comes from a word in quechua, which can be translated into "warriors".
Travel tips for Alca
- In Alca the altitude is very high and it can cause vomit and headache. To prevent it you can ask for a pill in the nearest drugstore or, if you want a more natural solution, you can buy a cocas tea. - Although the weather in Alca is fresh, you could feel coldness in the night, so its better to bring along a jacket. - Alca is a very safe place, but its always better to be cautious. Always check your things and be aware of your surroundings.