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Arequipa: City Tour and Santa Catalina Monastery

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Explore Arequipa, “The White City,” on a 3.5-hour guided tour. Marvel at the city’s it’s striking colonial-era architecture. Enjoy panoramic views of the countryside.

Highlights

  • Explore the 'White City' of Arequipa on a guided tour
  • Learn more about the colonial history of the city
  • Visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a cloistered convent
  • Explore the bustling main square
  • Admire the best views of the city and countryside

Description

Start with pickup from your hotel and be transferred to the Carmen Alto viewpoint. Admire the views of the countryside of Arequipa, the Chili river, and the Misti and Chachani volcanoes in the background. Head next to the Yanahuara viewpoint with a fantastic view of the city. After that, visit the Basilica of the Company of Jesus, built in a neo-Renaissance style, built with white stone, known as ashlar. You will then explore a bit of the main square of the city. Finally, discover the famous Convent of Santa Catalina, a prestigious institution of the XVI century, comprised of plazas, cloisters, and streets, that used to be inhabited by the daughters of prestigious families, who were kept by the convent’s nuns.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off Transportation Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English) Admission to Santa Catalina Monastery

Important Information

  • This activity does not include pickup from private residences
  • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru as sales taxes are not included in the above total
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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