Fly to Arequipa and local walking city tour
Welcome to Arequipa, Peru.
Upon arrival in Arequipa our local guide will meet you and take you to your hotel in the city centre. You’ll have time to refresh and settle in before you head off for your tour around the city.
Surrounded by three volcanoes, Arequipa is one of the most stunning cities in Southern Peru. First, we’ll walk to San Camilo, the principal market in Arequipa founded back in 1881. It’s here where most Arequipeños buy groceries, flowers, clothes, shoes, and other quality items at a low cost. We will take you to a local restaurant to enjoy lunch at a traditional “picanteria” to try the best of the Arequipeñan cuisine. We will then explore the beautiful surroundings of the main square and stunning façade of Arequipa’s cathedral. After this delightful visit, your guide will leave you at the Santa Catalina Convent, so you can explore this fascinating colonial and religious building.
The rest of the day is free to enjoy the White city at your own pace.
Cirqa at Arequipa – Aposento room
Located in the historic centre of Arequipa, a UNESCO site, this former monastery dates back to 1540 when the city was founded. The building has been restored maintaining the original stone work and the captivating decor adds a modern touch, creating a unique balance between the past and present. There are 11 beautifully presented guest rooms with soaring vaulted ceilings and elegant furnishings, the hotel serves excellent traditional Andrean cuisine with a modern twist, guests can enjoy their food inside the stylish salón or in the sunshine on the terrazza. There is also a stylish rooftop bar.