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Private Arequipa Walking Tour

Arequipa, PE
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Private Arequipa Walking Tour

Arequipa, PE
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Discover the incredible and beautiful city of Arequipa with this captivating walking tour. Immerse yourself in the charm and history as you explore the streets and architectural wonders of this enchanting destination. Visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a true work of art founded in 1579, and marvel at the stunning white and pink tuff used in its construction. Don't miss the Juanita Mummy Museum, home to the frozen mummy of Juanita and her artifacts. Learn about her tragic story as a young girl sacrificed by the Incas to the mountain gods. Witness her remarkable preservation during the months of May to December. This tour promises 240 minutes of awe-inspiring discovery and is perfect for those seeking a unique and unforgettable experience in Arequipa.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • Suitable for 2-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore the stunning Monastery of Santa Catalina
  • Discover the fascinating story of Juanita, the frozen mummy
  • Immerse in the charm of Arequipa's streets and architecture
  • Marvel at the natural beauty surrounding the city
  • Experience the captivating atmosphere of this historical city
  • Private guide.
  • All site and attraction entrance tickets
  • Tips For guides, drivers Etc (voluntary)
  • Personal Expenses

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Introduction

Step into the enchanting city of Arequipa and immerse yourself in its captivating history and architecture. This walking tour offers an incredible opportunity to discover the charm and beauty of this city, known for its stories, legends, and marvelous people. Explore the fascinating attractions and get lost in the winding streets while experiencing the unique atmosphere that sets Arequipa apart from the rest.

What to expect?

During this 240-minute tour, you will visit the Monastery of Santa Catalina and the Juanita Mummy Museum (Museo Santuarios Andinos), two must-see places in Arequipa. The Monastery of Santa Catalina is a true work of art, showcasing stunning architecture built with materials sourced from the nearby Chachani and Misti volcanoes. The monastery's intricate design and serene atmosphere will leave you in awe. Another highlight of the tour is the Juanita Mummy Museum, home to the frozen mummy of Juanita, a young Inca girl sacrificed to the mountain gods on Ampato Mountain. Witness the remarkable preservation of Juanita and her artifacts, a unique glimpse into ancient Inca rituals and beliefs. Please note that Juanita can only be seen between May and December.

Who is this for?

This walking tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture lovers, and curious travelers who want to delve deep into the rich heritage of Arequipa. Whether you are a solo adventurer, a couple seeking a romantic experience, or a family looking to educate your children about ancient civilizations, this tour welcomes all who seek to uncover the secrets of Arequipa.

Why book this?

Unveil the hidden gems of Arequipa with this immersive walking tour. Gain a unique perspective as you traverse the streets, absorbing the city's vibrant energy and architectural marvels. By booking this tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a masterpiece of religious art, and discover the intriguing story behind Juanita at the Juanita Mummy Museum. Don't miss the chance to be enchanted by the captivating tales and extraordinary history that make Arequipa a truly remarkable destination.

Good to know

Please note that the tour duration is 240 minutes, providing ample time to explore both the Monastery of Santa Catalina and the Juanita Mummy Museum. The tour inclusions and exclusions will be provided by the tour operator, ensuring a hassle-free experience for all participants. It is important to plan your visit between May and December to witness the awe-inspiring frozen mummy of Juanita. Prepare for a truly immersive journey through time and culture as you embark on this Arequipa walking tour.

Reviews

Travelers who have experienced this tour rave about the captivating history and beautiful architecture they encountered in Arequipa. They were particularly fascinated by the Monastery of Santa Catalina and its unique construction materials from nearby volcanoes. The Juanita Mummy Museum left visitors in awe, providing an unforgettable glimpse into Inca rituals and preserving the fascinating story of Juanita. Guests express their satisfaction with the knowledgeable guides, who shared intriguing insights into Arequipa's vibrant past. Overall, the tour is highly praised for its ability to bring the city's history to life and create lasting memories of this extraordinary destination.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking
2024-04-17 10:48