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Discover the magic of Arequipa, known as the ”White City” because of its old buildings built from volcanic rock. We offer daily excursions to all of the main sights of the city, such as the ”Misti” Volcano, the Monestary of Santa Catalina, the Church of San Agustin, and others.

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Attractions Included in this tour:

  • Yanahuara Main Square
  • Mirador de Carmen Alto
  • Cathedral Of Arequipa
  • Santa Catalina monastery
  • San Agustin Church

The Arequipa City tour Package Includes:

  • Professional English speaking Tour Guide
  • All Transfers from and to your hotel
  • Entrance tickets to all places of visit

The City tour Does Not Include:

  • Meals
  • Tips or extra expenses

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Detailed Itinerary

Arequipa City Tour – Half Day Tour

Our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Arequipa at around 9:00 am / 2:00 pm. We will visit the following attractions:

Mirador de Yanahura: Located only 2 km away from the city center, Yanahuara has beautiful old streets and a famous church. This place is also famous for its viewpoint from where you can see the whole valley and the volcano.

Paucarpata: Located 7 km away from the city center, Paucarpata is proud to house beautiful churches with paintings from the Cusquenian school. Here you can also find typical Arequipenian restaurants.

Molino de Sabandía: Located 10 km away from the city center, this is a beautiful mill built in 1621 and is still used today. From here you can see volcanoes such as: Chanchani, Misti and Pichupichu; this is a unique farming town with Inca scaffolds and lots of springs.

Sabandia has good weather, it is usually sunny with some fresh air. It was founded in 1622 and restored in the 1970s by Hipotecario Bank of Peru. The mill utilized the hydraulic force of the little river.

Santa Catalina Monastery: The most important and impressive religious site in the city, it was founded in September 1579, by Santa Catalina de Siena. It was later closed until 1970. It seems like a small city with its own streets and alleys.

What to bring for this tour

What you need to take for the City Tour:

  • Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts
  • Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water
  • Extra money, Cameras
Upgrade options for your comfort

You can always ask for an upgrade for all of our services:

Trains: you can ask for a high class train, the Hiram Bingham luxury service.

Accomodation: If you feel like staying in a hotel during your stay in Cusco even for a couple of hours, we have plenty of options for you. Please check our hotel lists to find the best option for you.

Guiding: Our guides are very knowledgeable and experienced, but if you want a specialized guiding you can ask us to a special guiding service.

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Prices: Fares for the Half a day tour of Arequipa depend on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy).

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The Arequipa city tour can also be combined with the tour of the Colca Canyon,

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