Guided tour

Arequipa: City & Santa Catalina Monastery Guided Tour

Arequipa: City & Santa Catalina Monastery Guided Tour

From US$ 57 per person

Explore Arequipa, “The White City,” on a 3.5-hour guided tour. Marvel at the city’s it’s striking colonial-era architecture. Enjoy panoramic views of the countryside.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Passengers will be collected at their respective hotels located in Arequipa Downtown between 14:00 and 14:30 hours from Monday to Sunday
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Explore Arequipa, a city known for its natural beauty and inviting weather
  • Admire the city's unique architecture
  • Learn about Santa Catalina Monastery
  • the Yanahuara and Carmen Alto districts and take in phenomenal views of Arequipa
Full description
Enjoy the convenience of being picked up at your hotel in Arequipa. Visit Arequipa’s Main Square, one of the most beautiful plazas in all of Peru. Admire the squares’ imposing cathedral, built in the 17th century. Continue to the Monastery of Santa Catalina, a cloister and small religious citadel built in 1579 that’s still in use to this day. Next, visit the Church of the Compañia de Jesus. Admire this classic example of local baroque architecture, which also houses an exceptional collection of paintings and murals. End your tour with a visit to the Yanahuara and Carmen Alto districts. Take in a panoramic view of the Arequipa countryside before returning back to your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro, and Lima downtown
  • City tour of Arequipa
  • Admission to the Santa Catalina Monastery
  • Guided tour in English and Spanish
  • Photos
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must bring your own headphones

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Please note, children younger than 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  •  Sales tax must be collected for Peruvians or foreign visitors who stay in Peru for more than 60 days; if applicable, sales tax will be collected by the local operator.
  • Please note, you are required to have a negative COVID-19 PCR test (72 hours before travel). On arrival in Peru, you must take a test ordered by the Peruvian government, or the local partner can help to arrange a test at your hotel on the day of arrival. You will pay the cost of this test. If you do not take the test you will not be permitted to take part in any tours in Peru. A positive test result requires mandatory isolation. A negative test result requires no quarantine.
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May 14, 2019

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