Arequipa – Walking Tour + Santa Catalina Monastery

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Arequipa – Walking Tour + Santa Catalina Monastery


  • Arequipa downtown was declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  • Santa Catalina Convent is not just a religious building – the 20,000-sq-meter complex is almost a citadel within the city.
  • Its centerpiece, a majestic cathedral with the ethereal El Misti Volvano rising behind it is worth visiting.


Day 1

Walking Tour

Pick up at your hotel in Arequipa around 02:00 p.m. and we will go visit the Santa Catalina Monastery by foot, which is a sample of four centuries of Arequipa architecture. 

Occupying a whole block and guarded by imposing high walls, it is one of the most fascinating religious buildings in Peru.

Intrusive cells, small streets and cloisters full of colorful flowers and the walls painted with fresh tints. The narrow alleys leading to the various parts of the convent through picturesque places and places to live and sleep with original furniture. 

Visit the main square, one of the most beautiful in Peru, the Jesuita Church of the Compania, which in its beautiful facade announces the so-called mestizo architecture, cloisters and dome, Tristán casona del Pozo and has another example of the colonial past, visit the dairy . Bronze farms and Bighead, where various commercial activities were developed, the famous exchange of products from the coast, the mountains or abroad that are offered in the city, artisans, tailors also placed.

Los Tambos eventually became houses, emerging a new historical episode; Visiting the dairy farms will welcome the experiences, feelings and a particular lifestyle in the history of Arequipa. The Princess of Asturias visited them on their visit to this city. We will finish in the Plaza de Armas of Arequipa around 6:00 p.m.

Included services

  • Pick up from your hotel in Arequipa.
  • Tourist transport.
  • Tickets to the Monastery of Santa Catalina.
  • Professional guide in English or Spanish.

Not included services

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • Hotel in Arequipa.

What you need to know

  • Children up to 3 years old do not pay, they share complete services with parents or accompanying adults.
  • The tour is provided in shared service.
  • Minimum of 02 travelers for the purchase.
  • It is advisable to purchase travel insurance for your stay in the country.
  • The service is subject to change without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rain, bad weather, etc.), as well as any other event that does not allow the normal development of the service.
  • Any cancellation for the indicated reasons, no refund applies, if you want to withdraw before the end of the tour, no refund applies.
  • If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered as a “No Show” with no room for claims or refunds.

Cancellation Policies

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