Route of the Sillar | Quarries of Añashuaycos | Half day

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In this half day excursion we will visit the Añashuayco quarry and the carving process, we will also visit the Quebrada de Culebrillas, where we will find beautiful petroglyphs.


  • Discover the petroglyphs of the canyon
  • Learn about the carving process of the ashlar stone
  • Get to know Culebrillas Gorge


-The excursion begins with the pick up from the hotel (near or inside the historical center) at 8:50 a.m. -We will travel towards the Sillar Route, but first we will stop at a viewpoint where we can observe the two volcanoes that surround the city of Arequipa. -We will continue the tour until we reach the Añashuayco Quarry where we will see the process of working this stone and carving. -We will leave the Añashuayco Quarry, and after about 30 minutes we will find the Quebrada de Culebrillas. The water canyon will invite us to admire its walls up to 20 meters high, and we will enter it for a walk of about 20 minutes. Let's explore! Our last stop on the Ruta del Sillar will be to discover the petroglyphs of the canyon. -Return to the city of Arequipa, arrival time 13:00 pm.


Hotel pick-up (Near or within the historical center) Tourist transportation Professional bilingual guide

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