begins with the transfer from the hotel to the center of Arequipa city, in the colonial district of San Lazaro, the oldest neighborhood of
the White City, and where the city has been founded.
will visit the Main Square, one of
the most beautiful in Peru, and neighbor of the imposing Arequipa cathedral
built in the seventeenth century, and completely rebuilt after several
earthquakes. We will see the Cathedral
and the Church Compañía de Jesús
(1590), considered a classic example of the local baroque architecture that
keeps inside a sample exceptional paintings and murals.
will move to the Monastery of Santa
Catalina, an authentic medieval cloister built in 1579 that is still in use
to this day. This mysterious convent was built with ashlar, the main material
of local architecture, and it has an extension of 20 thousand square meters.
The tour continues with the visit of the wonderful
viewpoints of Yanahuara and Carmen Alto
districts to have a panoramic view
of the countryside, and the volcanoes surrounding the city: Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu,
without a doubt a fantastic image.
* If you choose
the City Tour and Monastery of Santa Catalina, the tour ends with the return to
* If you choose
the City Tour, Santa Catalina Monastery and Sabandía Mill, after the city tour and Santa Catalina, we will continue the journey towards the
Sabandía Mill, located 20 minutes from the city, built in the century
XVIII having about 400 years of operation. We will return to your hotel.
* If you choose only the visit to Santa Catalina Monastery, the guided tour only lasts 1
time, and does not include a visit to the city of Arequipa, or Sabandía Mill.