City tour in Arequipa UNESCO World Cultural Heritage City

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City, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Shopping


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



French (fluent), English (fluent), German (fluent), Spanish (fluent), Italian (fluent), Portuguese (fluent)

City tour in Arequipa and Yanahuara (surroundings). With Santa Catalina convent.

It's a nice half walking, and half by car tour.
Includes the nice streets, squares, XVIII century houses, churches and the famous Santa Catalina Convent, which is a city within the city.

It takes about 5 hours, 3 hours and after lunch, we'll visit the convent of Santa Catalina.

In the morning we visit the city, then at noon, we may go to try the typical food in a restaurant (Picanteria, the local name for this typical restaurants) not included in the package.

Then in the afternoon, the visit of the famous convent Santa Catalina.

The end of the afternoon, free time, for shopping or resting.


After we meet, we will walk through the nice streets of the town center of Arequipa.

Then we visit some houses and one or two churches.

We can visit the local fruit, vegetables and food typical market of the city.

We'll have some time for a cup of coffee, we have some places with a very good quality of Peruvian coffee.

Then we take the car, for the surroundings, like sightseeing, and one stop at Yanahuara square and look out of the city.

Free time, for typical lunch (not included in the tour).

Afternoon, visit of Santa Catalina Convent.

Then free time, for shopping or resting.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel, in Arequipa or from the Airport AQP.
Por Matarani needs extra transportation costs.

End location: I will drop you off at your hotel or in the town-center (main square for instance). Or the Airport AQP. Other places please ask if it requires extra transportation costs.

Duration: 4 hours

Usually City tours start at 09.00 AM, it's flexible, 30 minuts before or after.


The tour is half walking and half by car, in a van type H-1, maximum 7 people.

What’s Included

Other: Transportation from and to your hotel, before and at the end of the tour.

Entrances fees to the Santa Catalina Convent, Jesuit Church, to visit the polychromatic cupola from XVII century.

Tour guide services.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

150 PEN - Price for a typical lunch, including appetizer and main course, and beverage non alcohol.

What’s Extra

Other: Meals or beverages are not included in this tour.

Private tour guide Mel

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