free walking tour arequipa

Free Walking Tour Arequipa | Free Tour Downtown

Best City Tour of Arequipa by Foot in the Historical Center

Experience the best Free Walking Tour Arequipa and witness the historical center of Arequipa, we invite you on our best free tip-based tour in Arequipa where our expert guides will show you what Arequipa is all about.

This free tour Arequipa is considered among the best city tours as our experienced guides will address the most historical spots that many traditional tour agencies might miss. Adults prefer our group tip-based excursions because they’re more focused on history, whereas if you have kids with you, it is recommended that you choose the private tour as you can customize the tour to keep things interesting for your kids. If you still want to join this tour with your kids, no worries. Just bring them!

Who Are We in Arequipa City?

We´re a team of professional staff, rated as the best free walking tour in Arequipa. We´re Free Tour Downtown Arequipa, and we are a 100% local team!

InkanMilkyWay does not operate any free tours in Arequipa, we only recommend!

Schedule & Details

  • Free Tour Arequipa Schedules | Morning and Afternoon
    • We Have 2 Departures Every Day, please read below:
      • Every Day at 10am
      • Every Day at 3pm
    • We do not operate on the 1st of January
  • Language
    • From Monday thru Saturday at 10am and 3pm, our free tours are in English and Spanish, separate groups based on language
    • Every Sunday at 10am and 3pm, our free tours are in English only – No Spanish
  • Duration
    • About 2.5 to 3 hours
  • How to recognize our Official Tour Guides?
    • Find us at the correct meeting point. We don´t wear uniforms!
  • Tour Type
    • This tour is a group tour—not a private one, focused on history, and designed exclusively for adults
    • If you have kids, they are allowed to join our free tour. However, please read here before making a reservation
  • Transportation
    • By foot
  • Accessibility
    • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Tour Ending Place
    • We finish the tour near the Plaza de Armas of Arequipa
  • How to make reservations?
    • Get Instant Confirmation!
    • You can only book via the web, book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, big groups of 7 plus should contact us before reserving | Please Use WhatsApp For Emergency Only — Not for Booking
    • If you are browsing with a cell phone, click on the Book Now button on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please Bring
    • Do always bring a sweater or jacket, good walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, water and most importantly rain-coats or ponchos
  • Exterior Visit
    • In this walking tour we will visit the named attractions, without entering the interior areas, please check the detailed itinerary below
  • Included
    • Licensed tour Guide with carnet
    • An excellent narrative on the history
  • Not Included
    • Tips
    • *You won´t need entrance tickets
  • Frequently Asked Questions?
    • I use a wheelchair; can I take this tour?
    • Will my kids love this tour?
    • Find all answers FAQs here
  • WhatsApp Numbers


  • Group Tour:
    • It is a Free Tour, and it is entirely free to book, once the tour is done, please remember to leave a generous personal donation
  • Private Tour:

Meeting Point

Find us at Calle Santa Catalina #204 (Choco Museo Chaqchao) one block behind the Cathedral

Find us at Santa Catalina Street 204, inside the ChocoMuseo

See our Meeting Point below


We are inside the Chaqchao choco museo


The Route below is subject to change because of strikes, weather issues, festivities, or tour guide choice. However, we will do our best to follow up on the itinerary | Consider also the route can change slightly because of your free tour departure time.

  1. Chaqchao Organic Chocolates
  2. The Jesuit Cloister of the Company of Jesus — exterior visit
  3. The traditional San Camilo Market designed by Alexander Gustave Eiffel, the same Frenchman who planned the Eiffel tower in Paris
  4. Colonial Buildings in the historical center
  5. El Solar colonial neighborhood
  6. Alpaca and Llama Zoo
  7. Yanahuara lookout point
  8. The Quilca river, better known as Chili River
  9. We finish our free city tour very close to Plaza de Armas



If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation by replying to your confirmation details or re-schedule it via e-mail, no need to re-book


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