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Arequipa and Colca Canyon 4d / 3n

Arequipa is known as the white city because most of the buildings like houses, churches, Monasteries and cathedrals were built with white volcanic stone.


Arequipa and Colca Canyon 4d / 3n

Day 1. Reception & Arequipa walking tour - 2 to 3 hours (9am or 2pm)

  • Walking tour Arequipa is the best way to start getting to know this beautiful Peruvian
  • city. You will walk through the most emblematic points of the White City.
  • We explore the temples and museums that are arranged around the square, such as the Church of San Francisco, the Temple of the Lesser Franciscan Order, the Guillermo Zegarra Meneses Municipal Historical Museum or the Casona del Fundo el Fierro.
  • The walking tour take us for a walk through the oldest neighborhood in the city, the Barrio de San Lázaro.
  • We will contemplate its typical narrow streets full of houses built of volcanic stone and ashlar and decorated with flowers. They will immediately fall in love with its particular charm!
  • To fully understand the culture of Arequipa, we will stop at Mundo Alpaca, a kind of interactive zoo with llamas and alpacas, two of the most representative animals in the country. We will learn to recognize the different races, as well as the process of making wool.
  • The next stop will be at the emblematic Plaza de Armas, where the Cathedral and the Cloisters of the Society of Jesus are located. The tour end in the starting point or where you prefer.
  • Overnight in Arequipa

Day 2. Canteras del sillar + Quebrada de Culebrillas + Mirador de los volcanes

  • 09:00 Pick up from your hotel.
  • 09:30 We start our journey towards the Ruta del Sillar which is a tourist route with a lot of history and living culture, where you can visit quarries and areas where the ashlar originated. The first point where we will stop will be the Añashuayco Quarry; To which we will arrive in about 45 minutes. It is currently in operation, the masons carry out their work very early; In the place we will be able to appreciate an immense canyon with cliffs (ignimbrite walls).
  • Then we will move to the Quebrada de Culebrillas, which is 15 minutes from Añashuayco. Upon reaching this point, we will take a walk of approximately 20 minutes inside the small canyon formed by the passage of water, which has walls of 15 to 20 meters, while we enter it, the canyon walls are increasing in height.
  • 11:30 am - We will return to the city.
  • 12:30 pm - We will arrive at the center of Arequipa and we will leave one block from the main square.
  • Overnight in Arequipa

Day 3. Colca Canyon full day

  • 03:00 Pick up from your respective hotel.
  • Direct trip to the town of Chivay.
  • At approximately 06:00 we will make a stop for breakfast then we continue with the trip to the Cruz del Cóndor, in this place we will stay for about an hour to observe the depth of the Colca Canyon and appreciate the majestic flight of the condors.
  • We will return along the same route making several stops at different viewpoints (Choquetico and Antahuilque/ Tumbas and Lito model) we will also pass through several traditional towns. Then we will visit the thermal baths where the entrance will be on behalf of each one and optional. Then we will go to the place where we will have time to have lunch where it will be optional on behalf of each one.
  • Finally we will return to the city of Arequipa with small stops at the tourist viewpoints and the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve.
    Approximately 18:00 be back in Arequipa the tour end in the historic center.
  • Overnight in Arequipa

Day 4. Free day & transfer to the airport

  • At the coordinated time transfer to the airport to take the flight back to your city of origin.
                            ¡¡¡Thanks for your visit!!!


Day 1

Transfer in - Arequipa walking tour

Day 2

Canteras del sillar - Quebrada de Culebrillas - half day

Day 3

Cañón del Colca full day

Day 4

Free day - transfer out

  • Welcome and transfer in from Airpor to Hotel in Arequipa
  • 03 Night of Accommodation in Standart hostel in Arequipa + 3 breakfast
  • Arequipa walking tour
  • Sillar route + Quebrada de Culebrillas Tour half day
  • Colca Canyon tour full day
  • Tourist Transport for the 3 tours
  • Official guide specialized in each tour
  • All Hotel and Service taxes
  • Transfer out to the airport or bus station last day
  • Colca Canyon entrance tickets (20/70 soles mandatory)
  • Entrance to the thermal baths in the Colca Canyon (15 soles optional)
  • Lunch / dinner / and snacks during the tours


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-Bring clothes for the weather, hot, dry and cold.
-In addition to your luggage bring a small backpack for day trips.
-Comfortable shoes for short walks.
-Mosquito repellent.