Private city tour + Yanahuara lookout point

Private city tour + Yanahuara lookout point: Enjoy a splendid view of the city of Arequipa from the Carmen Alto and Yanahuara viewpoints, where you will observe its colonial arches and church. You’ll also discover the charm of the colonial streets in the San Lázaro neighborhood, the sillar architecture of the Santa Catalina Monastery, and the Baroque art of the Jesuit Church.


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Meeting point
  • We will pick you up from your hotel at 9:00, 14:00 or another requested schedule – if applicable.
  • You should read the Details and Notes Tab so there are no misunderstandings at all.
San Lázaro neighborhood

It’s considered one of the first colonial neighborhoods in Arequipa, known for its narrow streets and its structures built from sillar, a local white volcanic stone.

Carmen Alto lookout point

It’s a viewpoint from where you can admire the Chachani, Misti, and Pichu Pichu volcanoes.

Yanahuara lookout point

This viewpoint will provide you with a view of the Arequipa volcanoes while allowing you to appreciate the architectural beauty of the arch made of sillar, its square, and the colonial church.

St. Catherine’s Monastery

It was built during the colonial era and belongs to the Dominican order. Its structure is made of sillar stones and it houses in its pinacoteca (art gallery) around 400 paintings of great historical value.

Church of the Company of Jesus

It was built at the end of the 16th century and belongs to the Jesuit order. It is characterized by its baroque-style architecture and its interior stands out for its altarpieces bathed in gold leaf.

Ending point

This tour concludes after 3 hours at your hotel.


The prices shown in the table are:

  • Per person in US dollars ($).
  • Pple. = people.
Pple.Private tour
2 $70
3 $60
4 $55
5 $50
If your group is bigger, contact us.


Type: Private.


  • Every day: 9:00 to 12:00
  • Every day: 14:00 to 17:00
  • Other schedules available on request

Language: Spanish, English.

Accessibility: Not suitable for people with reduced mobility.


  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Professional Guide
  • Driver
  • Tourist vehicle
  • Drop off at your hotel

Not Included:

  • Tips (optional)
  • Entrance tickets for Santa Catalina: 45 Soles pp

What do I bring?

  • Sweaters
  • Rain ponchos
  • Anti-slip shoes
  • Caps or hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • A bottle of water
  • Local currency in cash for your entrance tickets
  • * Dollars, Euros and cards are not accepted
  • * You can buy the entrance tickets the same day of your tour



Pick-ups and timings:

  • The pick-up time is punctual but the ending time of the tour is approximate.
  • We will coordinate all pick-up time details one day prior your tour.

Vehicle type:

  • We implement vehicles authorized by the Ministry of Transportation of Peru
  • The type and size of vehicle will always depend on the group size
  • We implement modern vehicles with air conditioning: H1, Van, Renault and Sprinter

Operability and itinerary:

This tour is subject to variation without any prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and any other event that doesn’t allow the normal tour operation.


The cancellation is free as long as you do it 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a fee of 100% of the tour cost will apply.


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