We offer a Free Walking Tour Arequipa every day from Monday to Sunday so that nobody miss our outstanding tour.
Our Free Tours start by 3:00 pm. includes History, Culture, Lifestyle, and Tradition just like the one by 10 am. The difference is the weather, at mornings in Arequipa is very hot and by the afternoon usually is a little bit cool, although both of them are still super fun Free Walks led by professional Tour Guides, Licensed, and Well English spoken, enthusiastic and Professional ones.
Did you know that Areuipa is also known as “The Withe City” and was founded on August 15, 1540 by Garcí Manuel de Carbajal as ‘Villa Hermosa de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción”. By Royal Decree of September 22, 1541, King Charles V of Spain granted Arequipa the title of ‘City’. During the Colonial period, Arequipa became highly important for its economic prosperity and for its loyalty to the Spanish Crown.
For those people that want to know more about Real Alpaca Wool handicraft Items, this is the right tour, since we are going to visit Mundo Alpaca, a place for you to get to know the differences among Cotton, Synthetic and Alpaca Wool; How to recognize the Alpaca, Llama and others.
The Monastery of Saint Catherine (Spanish: Santa Catalina) is a convent of nuns of the Dominican Second Order is also included in this tour together with Patio del Ekeko, a place for you to learn more about Peruvian Cuisine.
Everybody is more than welcome to this tour, just bring a very positive energy by wearing an ear to ear smile.
Sites we cover on the Tour:
- Mundo Alpaca.
- The Monastery of Saint Catherine .
- Patio del Ekeko.
- Colonial Buidings.
- Alpaca Zoo.
- The first Jail.
- The first Hotel.
- The Love Park
- And much more.
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Click here to reserve. Groups of 10 or more must contact us before booking.
Where: Gather us at Santa Catalina Street 204. From May 1st 2016 at 03:00 pm. At the CHOCOLATE MUSEUM.
When: @03:00 pm. Every day from Monday to Sunday (7 days of the week).
Duration: Approximately 2 hours and a half. Approximately 1.5 miles (2k) in distance.
How to recognize our Tour Guides? Please look for the Free Tour Downtown Arequipa SIGN.
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for every budget.
Are the Tours Changeable or do you stick strictly to each tour`s itinerary? We are going to do our best to stick to our itinerary, but they can be changeable on the following situations:
- Tour Guide’s choice or recommendation.
- Weather conditions.
- Demonstrations or strikes on the streets.
- Passengers Request (need to be the majority).
- Traditional festivities.
What clothing do I need to bring to the Walking Tours? At all-time bring a Warm Cloth, Hats, Sun Glasses, Tablets, Safety Shoes, Rain Coats or Umbrellas, Sun Block, finally bring a Big Smile and Go Pro.
Available Languages: English and Spanish, for both languages we need a considerable group of passengers, so that we can make a unilingual guided group, otherwise will be bilingual. Either unilingual or bilingual we DO our best to make a great walking tour.
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