AREQUIPA GUIDED CITY TOUR $85 USD Per Person
The White City Of Peru - World Heritage Site - UNESCO
is a city in southern Peru
and the nation's second most-important city. The city stands at the foot of the Misti volcano in the highlands. Arequipa
has many fine colonial/Spanish buildings built of sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock used extensively in the construction of the city, from which it gets its nickname La Ciudad Blanca ("the white city").
It is often said that the city's name comes from the Quechua phrase "Ari, quepay" which means "Yes, stay". Nowadays one assumes that the name is from Aymara "ari" (peak) + "kipa" (locative) and means something like "near the mountain". Arequipa
is situated has been occupied back to 5000 - 6000 BCE. In the15th century, the region, then occupied by Aymara Indians, was conquered by the Inca
and served as an important supplier of agrarian products to the Inca empire. The modern city of Arequipa
was founded on august 15th by Garci Manuel de Carbajal, an emissary of Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. As the second largest city in Peru
, Arequipa is influenced by both Andalusian and Spanish Colonial ideas and architecture, such as the popular Santa Catalina Monastery, the Goyoneche palace and the Casa de Moral. Arequipa has many valuable archaeological and touristy resources including the Colca canyon
, one of the deepest canyon in the world and an ideal spot for observing the magnificent Andean Condor.
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9AM or 2PM from customers hotel.
This tour takes 4 Hours, including driving and walking tour to the historical center of Arequipa colonial.
PLACES TO VISIT
- Yanahuara Main Square
- Mirador de Carmen Alto
- Plaza Mayor
- Cathedral Of Arequipa
- Church and Jesuit Cloisters
- Santuarios Andinos Museum of the Juanita Mummy "The ice maiden"
- Santa Catalina monastery
- Church and Cloister of San Lazaro
- San Agustin Church
- Fundo El Fierro
AREQUIPA GUIDED CITY TOUR INCLUDES
- Official English-speaking guide
- Private touristic van
- All entrance according the program (Santa Catalina Monastery & Museum)
|TOUR SCHEDULE & COST 2015
|AREQUIPA GUIDED CITY TOUR $85 USD Per Person
The White City Of Peru World Heritage Site- UNESCO
|Backpacker Service (Join group)
1 to more paticipants $85 USD each one
Private Service (Private van & guide)
2 participants $145 USD each one
3-4 participants $118 USD each one
5 to more participants $98 USD each one
|Discount: $3 USD of discount for South American Explorers Club Members
Discount: 3% of discount for Tour Operators or Travel Agencies Only
Students: $5 USD discount only with valid green ISIC card
|Organized Groups: We offer private service and any time/day according request
|Group size: up to 12 participants per each guide
|BOOK HERE: We highly recommended to book space prior you arrive to Arequipa - Take Private Service
All prices stated above are subject to change.
Exchange rate US$1 = S/. 3.02 (rate may vary daily).
- Travel insurance
- Hotel in Arequipa
- Soft and alcoholic drinks
- Tip for guide and camp staff
PERU ADVENTURE TOURS guides recommend tours to the Colca canyon mentioned below:
TORO MUERTO PETROGLYHS
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