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Arequipa, Historic and Colonial City and Santa Catalina Monastery provided by Viajes Pacífico

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Arequipa, Historic and Colonial City and Santa Catalina Monastery

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Overview
Visit the historical center of Arequipa, including the Plaza de Armas, on a half-day tour of the Peruvian city. Get well-acquainted with its colonial history while a guide leads the way. Carmen Alto and the Mirador de Yanahuara provide excellent views of the city and its surrounds. You’ll also visit the Monastery of St. Catherine and the Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Historic Centre of Arequipa
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Plaza de Armas
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 3
    Monasterio de Santa Catalina
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Get to know Arequipa on this history-filled city sightseeing tour
  • With a guide, you’ll see the city’s top historical attractions
  • Visit Santa Catalina Monastery and the Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa
  • Travel by air-conditioned coach and hop off at various sites to walk around
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Duration
3h 30m
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Monasterio de Santa Catalina
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Note: Admission to religious places in shorts is not allowed; please wear long pants or a long skirt
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tourist54220 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Manitowoc, Wisconsin172 contributions63 helpful votes
The view that is pictured here is really quite beautiful. I know the Santa Catalina Monastery is supposed to be a big point of interest, but personally (and so did the rest of my group of 8 people) found it quite boring and our guide was quite "stuffy". I've been to Arequipa
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Date of experience: February 2019
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757kaye wrote a review Apr. 2019
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A great attraction in Arequipa is Santa Catalina, a big Nunnery established in 1579 by a widow. There is an entire village hidden behind its walls. It has winding alleys, individual dwellings, chambers, tiny gardens and prayer rooms. Dominican nuns still occupy a small section
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Date of experience: May 2018
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  • Duration: 3h 30m
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