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City tour Arequipa + Santa Catalina Convent 3 Hours

Price from: $25 USD

City tour Arequipa + Santa Catalina Convent

3 Hours

Explore the White City of Arequipa on a 3-Hour City Tour

Discover the beauty and history of Arequipa, Peru’s second-largest city, on a 3-hour city tour.

Visit the Plaza de Armas, the city’s main square, and see the Catedral de Arequipa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Next, visit the Santa Catalina Monastery, a walled city within the city that was founded in the 16th century.

This tour is a great way to get a glimpse of Arequipa’s rich culture and history.

Tour Price

City tour Arequipa + Santa Catalina Convent

$25 USD
per person

Group Size:

Up to 18

Activity Level:

Easy

Trip Length:

3 Hours

Overview of the 3-hour Arequipa City Tour and Santa Catalina Convent

The City Tour + Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa is a 3 hour tour that shows the architectural beauty of the city. The tour includes sites such as the Mirador de Carmen Alto and Yanahuara.

Here are some highlights of the City tour Arequipa + Santa Catalina Convent 3 Hours

  • Discover the beauty of the White City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • See the Plaza de Armas, the city's main square, and the Catedral de Arequipa, a beautiful cathedral built in the 16th century.
  • Visit the Santa Catalina Monastery, a walled city within the city that was founded in the 16th century.
  • Learn about the rich culture and history of Arequipa from your knowledgeable guide.

Arequipa - Santa Catalina Convent: 3-Hours Itinerary  

09:00 am – We will pick you up from your respective hotel to begin our walking tour.

We will start the City Tour from Arequipa's Plaza de Armas, where a detailed explanation of the history of the Arequipa Cathedral and the surrounding portals will be provided.

Next, we head to the Church of the Society of Jesus, where a brief explanation about the history and construction of the church will be given.

Claustros de la Compañía de Jesús, located in the historic center, on the left side of the Church of the Society of Jesus, features an archway of carved sillar, beautiful corridors.

Casa Tristán del Pozo is a building that, for many architecture scholars, boasts the best example of typical Arequipa ornamentation in Peru on the facade pediment.

San Francisco Square and Church form one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, being the fourth temple and the third religious residence.

We will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina, considered a colonial citadel within another city. There, you can appreciate spaces constructed according to their religious needs, with streets, avenues, and even its own cemetery.

12:00 pm – We will conclude the tour and return you to your hotel.

Included:

  • Pick-up from your hotel in downtown Arequipa
  • Tourist stops throughout the journey
  • Entrance to the Monastery of Santa Catalina
  • Professional guidance throughout the tour

Not Included:

  • Meals
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Essentials for the Arequipa - Puno Tour:

  • Documents: Passport, visa, credit card, cash.
  • Clothing: Comfortable walking clothes, hiking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent.
  • Medications: Prescription medications, over-the-counter medications for pain, stomach upset, motion sickness, etc.
  • Other: Camera, chargers, power adapters, water bottle, snacks.

AREQUIPA - SANTA CATALINA CONVENT TOUR GALLERY

Travel Highlights

Duration:3 Hours
Type:National Tours, Arequipa
Ideal group size:1 to 18 explorers
Physical Intensity:Easy
Departures:Available Daily
Recommended age for the tour:Participants must be at least 18 years old to embark on a solo Tierra Biru adventure. For minors accompanied by a guardian aged 21 or older, the minimum age is 6.

Why Choose Tierra Biru Expeditions?

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