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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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Tours Information:


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.


BE AWARE: For those people who want a great quality service, make sure you get a service with “Free tour Downtown Arequipa”, if you take a service with somebody else ASK their triadvisor account and write for them, because free tour downtown Arequipa is a local – private – different company.

KEEP IN MIND¡ This service is operated by Free Tour Downtown Arequipa, a union of Local Tour Guides in this city.
We recommend this company since it is the number one walking tour on tripadvisor although we don’t take no responsibility about the great or non-great service in Arequipa, you’ve got the last word or just see their Tripadvisor reviews before you join this awesome team in Arequipa.

IMPORTANTE¡ Este servicio de free tour esta operado por Free Tour Downtown Arequipa, una organización de Guías Locales Profesionales.
Recomendamos esta compañía porque de acuerdo a los comentarios en tripadvisor el servicio es de 4.5 a 5 estrellas sin embargo no tomamos ninguna responsabilidad por lo maravilloso de la calidad del servicio o por lo que ocurra durante su free tour en Arequipa en tal caso vea los comentarios en Tripadvisor de Arequipa y haga una decisión sabia, basado en testimonios reales.


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  • Top Rated on Tripadvisor with almost 450 reviews with 5 stars.
  • All our free tours are TIP BASED which is up to the customers, WE DO NOT CHARGE or OBLIGATE TOURISTS TO TIP A MINIMUM OF 50 SOLES or 20 USD.
  • COMPARE our reviews from Arequipa with the competitors as simple as that, no need to take our word for it.
  • We are NOT THE PIONEERS in this city, but we are the TOP QUALITY PIONEERING WALKING TOUR in Arequipa.
  • Best recommendations for Best Restaurants NO Free Beer, NO Free Ice-cream, NO Free ALPACA tasting = NO SHOPPING TOUR, we do ORIGINAL walking tours.
  • We do share the history of Peru both Spanish and Indigenous sides.
  • Para los guiados en español, siempre revise bien la hoja de la página o vaya a FAQS y haga su reserva.
  • English Speaking Tour Guides.
  • Daily departures for Arequipa walking tours.