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Explore the enchanting city of Arequipa, Peru, known as the White City, with its surrounding volcanoes, with Misti being the most visible from the city. Stroll on its lovely streets, visiting the historical section of the city admiring the inspirational museums, churches, cathedrals, and monasteries dating back to colonial times. The colonial buildings were made of Sillar stone giving them a unique style unlike other colonial buildings in Peru.
Hotel in the center of Arequipa
From your hotel in the morning and afternoon
Time to be announced upon booking
In the morning or afternoon, our professional guide will greet you at your hotel to start the exciting tour of the stunning city of Arequipa known as the White City, surrounded by the majestic snow-capped volcanoes of Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Pichu. Arequipa`s historical center was declared a UNESCO, World Heritage in 2000.
Our tour begins at, Yanahuara and Carmen Alto Viewpoints to take in breathtaking vistas of the old colonial section of the city of Arequipa and the impressive volcanoes. Then we return to the center to explore the energetic historical center known as the Plaza de Armas with colonial buildings made of pink or white volcanic rock (sillar) and the huge Basilica Cathedral that exhibits many colonial treasures. Next, we will tour the Monastery of Santa Catalina, an architectural wonder built in 1579 and under the order of the Dominican Nuns, that will take you back in time. Then we will visit the Cloister and Church Compañia of Jesus and finally the colorful Cupola of San Ignacio. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the stunning city and shopping for the finest vicuña wool and clothing.