Arequipa is located at 2300 m. It is a beautiful city that was founded in 1540 by the Spanish, a city of special natural beauty adorned by its sacred volcano Misti “5822m, it has a cozy atmosphere throughout the year, also called as the White City. The streets in the colonial Arequipa are very beautiful where striking walls made of white stones brought from a quarry in the region. In this city tour you will discover this beauty, visiting the most important attractions such as the Monastery of Santa Catalina, the main square, the viewpoint of Carmen, the yanahuara district and the Museum that hosts the Juanita mummy. Discover this city with one of our local guides who will make your arequipa city tour unforgettable.
Our Arequipa City Tour starts between 09 am and 2 pm, where our guide will meet you at your hotel, from where you will head towards the city center, as the first place to visit is the Monastery of Santa Catalina, that was built the year of 1579, here you will see walls built with stones which were painted with colors that provides special shine to the place, from here you will go to the temple and convent of San Francisco, then the viewpoint of Carmen Alto and Yanahuara , hence we turn to minor basilica temple located in the main square, the Plaza de Armas that is surrounded by arches where restaurants are, then we continue to the Museum of Andean shrines that houses the remains of “Juanita” mummy of a noble lady from Cusco, it was found on top of the mountain Ambato, with this visit we will end the beautiful Arequipa city tour.