Arequipa City Tour


Arequipa City Tour Nicknamed the "white city", Arequipa is surrounded by spectacular mountains, including the volcano El Misti. A fascinating feature of the city is its many beautiful buildings made of a light-colored volcanic rock called sillar.

The City Tour of Arequipa is a great way to get to know the impressive beauty of "La Ciudad Blanca", the White City. The Convent of Santa Catalina, perhaps the most fascinating colonial religious building in the country, was until recently home to almost 450 nuns. Many of the city's beautiful colonial houses, such as Casa Ricketts, are now used as art galleries or museums. Within a few blocks of the colonial Plaza de Armas, there are a half a dozen churches well worth a visit.


The tour includes sites such as the church and square of San Francisco, dome of La Compañía de Jesus, colonial homes, the Plaza de Armas and the unforgettable Convent of Santa Catalina, characterized by its narrow streets and different styles and famous in the 16th century.

Departs: Around 02.00 pm from your hotel or other place in the city center
Returns: Around 5.30 pm


Practical Information

Leaving: Daily
Transport: Walking tour
Price: Contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun or the cold
  • Sun Block
  • Water and Snacks
  • Camera
  • Professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Transport
  • Entrance (Monasterio)
Not Included
  • Tips for guide
Extra Options

This tour can also be combined with the Arequipa Campiña Tour. In this case, key highlights of both tours will be combined into one tour. If you are interested, please ask a member of our sales team for more information and prices.

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