Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Chincha

Casa-Hacienda San José

Providing reason alone to make the trip down from Lima, this former slave plantation with its stately hacienda offers a rare opportunity for Afro-Peruvian historical immersion – some of it gilded, some of it gruesom…
Village in Chincha

El Carmen District

Veterans of Cuba have been known to double take in El Carmen, a place where African and Latin American cultures collide with hip-gyrating results. The small rustic ‘village’ is famous for its rhythm-heavy Afro-Peruv…
Winery in Chincha

La Plazuela

The local wine industry is evident in the shops that line Av Benavides between the square and the bus station. La Plazuela will pour a few gratis mini-glasses of the eye-wateringly sweet local wine and the mega-stro…
Historic Building in Chincha

Ballumbrosio Estate

The home of El Carmen’s most famous dancing family is a museum to Afro-Peruvian culture and music breaks out here spontaneously most weekends. Pop in if you’re in the village to view the photos and paintings and see…