Arequipa Private City Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

279077


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)

Half day private tour of Arequipa with professional local guide.


Arequipa: It's located at 2325 masl, in the desert mountains of the Andes. Arequipa is the second most important city in Peru. The Plaza de Armas is the most beautiful in the country. The magnificent Cathedral and the more colonial building styles. This beautiful city is practically built in volcanic white tuff ( sillar). This is why Arequipa is called the White City. More than one million inhabitants. It is the city of eternal Spring.

Itinerary

Carmen Alto view point : You can admire the most renowned volcanoes in Arequipa ; Misti, Chachani and Pichu pichu, as well as the city of Arequipa.

Yanahuara town: It is a Colonial building, its Church which was built in 1750 , as well as its beautiful view point to see the volcanoes and the landscape of Arequipa.

Walking tour:
Main square: One of the most beautiful main square in South America, its surrounded by arcades.

Cathedral: Considered the most beautiful Cathedral in Peru, it was built in 1621.

Santa Catalina Monastery: It was founded in 1580, this area is 20 000 mts2 , it is one of the most fascinating religious buildings in Peru, there were 400 nuns until 1970 when the Monastery was closed.

Jesuits Church: It was built in 1698, it is one of the most representative monuments in the 17th century religious architecture.

San Ignacio Chapel: A beautiful polychromatic chapel with unusual jungle likes murals of tropical flowers and more

San Camilo Local market:Design by Gustav Eifel, the 1st market

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your Hotel.

Time to start: 09:00 or 14:00 Hrs.

End location: At your Hotel or Main square.

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Mercedes Benz Sprinter or Peugeot Boxer.

What’s Included

• Private transportation. (Carmen Alto - Yanahuara)
• Personalized guiding service.
. Main Square
• Santa Catalina Monastry Entrance ticket.
• San Ignacio Chapel entrance Ticket.
• San Camilo Local market.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

80 USD - Souvenirs, beverages and food.

What’s Extra

• Souvenir shopping.
• Water, snack.

Restrictions

I don't present restrictions.

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