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  1. Peru
  2. Arequipa Region
  3. Arequipa
  4. Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa: City & Santa Catalina Monastery Guided Tour

Product ID: 238272
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Explore Arequipa, “The White City,” on a 3.5-hour guided tour. Marvel at the city’s it’s striking colonial-era architecture. Enjoy panoramic views of the countryside.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Passengers will be collected at their respective hotels located in Arequipa Downtown between 14:00 and 14:30 hours from Monday to Sunday
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Arequipa, a city known for its natural beauty and inviting weather
  • Admire the city's unique architecture
  • Learn about Santa Catalina Monastery
  • the Yanahuara and Carmen Alto districts and take in phenomenal views of Arequipa
Full description
Enjoy the convenience of being picked up at your hotel in Arequipa. Visit Arequipa’s Main Square, one of the most beautiful plazas in all of Peru. Admire the squares’ imposing cathedral, built in the 17th century.

Continue to the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a cloister and small religious citadel built in 1579 that’s still in use to this day. Next, visit the Church of the Compañia de Jesus. Admire this classic example of local baroque architecture, which also houses an exceptional collection of paintings and murals.

End your tour with a visit to the Yanahuara and Carmen Alto districts. Take in a panoramic view of the Arequipa countryside before returning back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • City tour of Arequipa
  • Admission to the Santa Catalina Monastery
  • Guided tour in English and Spanish
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Photos
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Please note, children younger than 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
• Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
• Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
• Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.
• Sales tax must be collected for Peruvians or foreign visitors who stay in Peru for more than 60 days; if applicable, sales tax will be collected by the local operator.
• For inquiries about services including start times, pick-up points, and incident reports such as health problems, flight delays and cancellations, please contact the local provider by the MASI chatbot.
• MASI: @masitravelpartner through Facebook Messenger. You will need to enter your identity document number with which you generated the reservation. This service is available 24 hours prior to the start of your activity.