Arequipa City Tour
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Thanks to our city tour in Arequipa we will visit historical and flagship monuments that are proper of the so-called "white city." Arequipa receives the former nickname because of its sillar made buildings, a type of volcanic rock commonly used in Arequipa.
The city tour in Arequipa will take us to the colonial era where we will appreciate the art, tradition, and religiosity which makes of this city a place to fall in love.
We will begin our city tour with a transfer to one of the most famous viewpoints; Carmen Alto. From here, we will appreciate the three volcanoes that surround the city as well as the pre-Inca terraces that are still in use nowadays. After that, we will visit one of the oldest neighborhoods; Yanahuara. We will have a great view thanks to its sillar portals.
Our next stop is the famous Santa Catalina Monastery. Built in 1579, the Santa Catalina Monastery has been admired because of its neat condition buildings which are still used these days. A small colorful village in the heart of the city with unique views that will transport to republican and colonial times.
After that, we will visit Arequipa's main square, the cloister of the company of Jesus which was built by the Jesuits around 1660, and the Cathedral with its beautiful facade.
The city tour in Arequipa is a significant activity to have a more profound knowledge regarding the traditions and customs that Arequipa has. A great way to understand a daily life daily life and appreciate the beautiful architecture.
- Professional English speaking guide
- Entrances and fees
Does not include:
- Personal expenses
What to bring:
- Water container
- Sunglasses, sun block, sun hat
- Light clothes