Exploring the Beauty of Arequipa: A City Tour and Lookouts Adventure 1 Day

Description

Arequipa’s city tour and lookouts offer a multifaceted exploration of history, culture, and natural wonders. Whether wandering through the historic center’s colonial streets, discovering the secrets of the Santa Catalina Monastery, or gazing at the city from picturesque lookouts, visitors are sure to be captivated by the beauty and charm of this Peruvian gem.

As you immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Arequipa, you’ll find a city that seamlessly blends its past with the present, creating an unforgettable experience for every traveler.

Overview

In the Andes Mountains of southern Peru, City Tour and Lookouts Arequipa stands as a captivating blend of colonial charm, breathtaking landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. This city, surrounded by stunning volcanoes and characterized by its well-preserved historic center, is a haven for travelers seeking a unique and immersive experience.

we will embark on a virtual journey through the city, exploring its notable landmarks, vibrant streets, and picturesque lookouts that offer panoramic views of the surrounding natural wonders.

Itinerary

City Tour and Lookouts Arequipa: The Historic Center

Arequipa’s historic center, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a testament to the city’s architectural and cultural significance. The main square, Plaza de Armas, serves as the heart of the city, surrounded by impressive colonial-era buildings, including the Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa. Built with the region’s distinctive white volcanic sillar stone, the cathedral is a masterpiece of Spanish Baroque architecture.

As you stroll through the cobblestone streets of the historic center, you’ll encounter charming plazas, such as the San Francisco Plaza and the Plaza de San Camilo, each offering a unique atmosphere and a glimpse into Arequipa’s rich history. The Monastery of Santa Catalina, a sprawling complex of brightly painted buildings and narrow alleyways, is another must-visit site, providing insight into the lives of nuns during the colonial era.

City Tour Highlights:

  1. Santa Catalina Monastery:
    • Explore the vibrant streets and hidden corners of this well-preserved monastery.
    • Admire the vivid colors of the buildings and the intricate architecture.
  2. Plaza de Armas:
    • Spend time in the main square, surrounded by historic buildings and bustling with local life.
    • Visit the Basilica Cathedral and appreciate its architectural grandeur.
  3. Museum of Andean Sanctuaries:
    • Discover the mysteries of Inca culture and see the famous “Ice Maiden” mummy.

Lookouts and Scenic Views:

Arequipa is blessed with natural beauty, and several lookout points offer stunning vistas of the city and its surroundings. One such viewpoint is Yanahuara, a district known for its colonial-style church and its iconic arches. From here, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the city framed by the Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Pichu volcanoes.

Additionally, the Mirador de Sachaca provides a peaceful setting to appreciate the city lights at sunset, offering a different perspective of Arequipa. The views of the surrounding landscapes, including the Chili River Valley and the El Misti volcano, create a breathtaking backdrop for memorable moments and photographs.

Point

  • Arequipa: Pick up from your hotel.
  • Always within the urban center or historic center of the city.
  • For accommodations outside those limits, consult

Includes

City Tour and Lookouts Arequipa 1 Day includes

  • Pick up from hotel.
  • Return and return mobility.
  • Guide and assistance in Spanish or English

Does not include

  • Entrance to the Founder’s Mansion – S / .12.00
  • Income to Molino de Sabandia – S / .10.00
  • Horse ride – S / .10.00

Recommendations

Notes

  • Children under 3 years old do not pay, share service with parents and / or adults and travel under their full and exclusive responsibility.
  • The tours and tour conducted by this Operator have little risk and difficulty level and provide the necessary security.
  • Any material loss or accidents is the responsibility of the customer.
  • Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather issues (rain, mudslides, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
  • Any cancellation of the service for the indicated reasons, does not apply return.
  • The Itinerary may vary at the discretion of the operator, always to ensure the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service in its entirety.

Price

The cost of this Tour is expressed in American dollars and is per person, the cost will depend on the hotel accommodation you choose, we work with hotels from 2** to 5**** stars, it will also depend on the type of room required : single (1 person), double (2 people) and triple (3 people). You can request the list of hotels we work with for your choice.

PRICE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

PRICE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

PRICE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ACCOMMODATION – 2024

$

Hoteles 5 estrellas

  • WESTIN
  • Libertador
  • Tambo del Inka – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 4 estrellas

  • Aloft
  • Novotel
  • Casa Andina Yanahuara – Expedition Train

$

Hoteles 3 estrellas

  • Ibis
  • San Agustín
  • Inkallpa – Expedition Train


$

Hoteles 2 estrellas

  • Mariel
  • Sacha
  • San Agustin Monasterio – Expedition Train

Discounts: Our packages Perú Travel City Tour and Lookouts Arequipa 1 Day from 3 people have a special discount for all our tour packages.

Galería

  • City Tour y Miradores
  • Aventura em Arequipa - 3 dias / 2 noites

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USD$20.00

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