Arequipa Day Tours

A01 – Arequipa City Tour

  • Duration:3 Hours (Choose Morning or Afternoon)
  • Price: $36.00 per-person
  • Description: This tour has both Morning and Afternoon departures, please indicate which you would prefer. You tour will start with pick up at your hotel (select locations), after pick up you will make your first stop at the Main Square – Bordered by various arched walkways and the Cathedral, the Main Square possesses a beautiful bronze fountain of three levels crowned by the figure of a sixteenth century soldier. Your next stop will be the Cathedral which is considered one of the first seventeenth century religious monuments of the city. It is built of sillar (white volcanic stone) with a brick base. You will then visit the Church of the Brotherhood of Jesus Christ, this complex made up of buildings constructed by the Jesuits for religious and living purposes, is a representative monument of the seventeenth century religious architecture (1660). The final stop of the day is the Yanahuara lookout, located 2 km from downtown Arequipa is the Yanahuara district which was built in the nineteenth century and is composed of a series of sillar stone arches where the words of famous Arequipa citizens have been engraved.
  • Included:
    • Group transportation
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
    • Entrance fees
  • Not Included:
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

A02 – Chili River Rafting (seasonal)

  • Duration: ½ Day
  • Price: $42.00 per-person
  • Description: In about approximately 40 minutes we will take you to the starting point of this exciting tour. Rafting on the river Chili is possible from April to December. During the tour you will enjoy rapids of class III and IV. Each boat is managed by a professional guide and will carry from 2 to 6 persons.
  • Included:
  • Included:
    • Round trip transportation from Arequipa
    • Required equipment (boat, paddles, helmet & life-jacket)
    • Plastic storage to leave small personal items
    • Rafting guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

A03 – Colca Canyon by Bus

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Price: $42.00 per-person
  • Description: At about 02:30 am we leave Arequipa, driving for 3-½ hours towards Chivay, where we will have breakfast. After breakfast we continue driving for 2 more hours towards the most visited point “the cross of the condor”, here we are able to see the depth of the canyon and the flight of the mighty Condor. We will return to Chivay at about noon where there is an option to visit the Calera hot springs, where the temperature of the water is 38 C. After lunch we will travel back to Arequipa. On the way we stop at the highest pass: the viewing point of the volcanoes and snow covered mountains in Patapampa (4.800 m.a.s.l). Later we will see wild vicuñas, alpacas & llamas in Pampa Cañahuas national reserve, some birds like flamingoes, ibises, andean geese, ducks and andean eagles named “Kara Kara”. Finally we will arrive in Arequipa at the end of the afternoon (arrival approximately at 17:00).
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Arequipa
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Entrance fee to Colca Canyon
    • Optional visit to the hot springs
    • Lunch, dinner, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)

 

A04 – Horse Riding

  • Duration: 4 Hours
  • Price: $48.00 per-person
  • Description: We pick you up at your hotel (select locations) and transfer you to the starting point of Sabandia where you will get your horses. We leave from the ranch going downhill behind the mill of Sabandia, entering the town of Yumina you will see Andean terraces from the time of the Incas, where the townspeople still grow their potatoes, corn, carrots, alfalfa and onions. We will see the Yunta and observe the variety of cattle in the area. During the trip you will appreciate the impressive form of the volcanoes El Misti and Chachani, passing by the Outlook of Coripata. Later we gallop until we arrive at the Eye of Lourdes on the way back to the ranch in Sabandia to finish the route and to bring you back to your hotel.
  • Group size: Minimum 2 people
  • Included:
    • Round trip bus transportation from Arequipa
    • Horse and riding equipment
    • Horse handler
    • Tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • Not Included:
    • Food, water or snacks
    • Tips (optional)