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Casa Arequipa TOURS

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Take an organized tour ! There is no better way to take in the various attractions Arequipa offers in a short period of time. Our staff helps arrange  excursions around the city and in different parts of the region. After consulting with you, our front desk will recommend  tours that suit your level of interest and budget. Tour costs vary according to whether they are private or group and the number of persons. Private tours are tailored precisely to match your schedule and objectives.

Various  options follow. Need more information? Just ask us!

 
CITY TOURS (3 hrs)
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This is a walking tour which makes the following main stops:

* The Basilica Cathedral &  Main Square  This 18th century cathedral  – and the surrounding plaza – is the architectural centerpiece of Arequipa.

*Fundo el Fierro. This traditional colonial era house offers locally made art and  crafts for sale.

* Claustros y Iglesia de la Compania  This  unique Church and Spanish Seminary is  an example of intricate carved sillar  design, one of the unique hallmark’s of Arequipa’s look

* Casa de Tristan del Pozo, A wonderful colonial-era house

 *Monastery of Santa Catalina. This 500- year-old monastery is a must-see for visitors to Arequipa

Optional (For an additional fee)
* Santuarios Andinos Museum, and La Recoleta, one of the oldest and best preserved colonial neighborhoods of    Arequipa





COUNTTRYSIDE TOURS (3 hrs)
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This is a driving and walking tour with the following key stops:

·       Mirador de Sachaca  This lookout station offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Arequipa region

·       Mansion del Fundador  A well-preserved country mansion constructed in the era of  Arequipa’s founding in the mid 16th century

·       Molino de Sabandia   An  Arequipeno style mill, over  two centuries old, offering a glimpse into  18th century life in the region

·       Mirador de Carmen Alto,  A lookout  featuring  great views  of the Chili River

·       Iglesia San Miguel Arcangel de Cayma (XVIII century baroque-mestizo church)

·       Plaza Yanahuara y Mirador A wonderful church and lookout spot  for the three active volcanoes  near Arequipa
 



        COLCA  TOURS

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The Colca Canyon is a stunningly attractive gorge more than 10,000 feet deep, located four to five hours by car north of Arequipa.  A Colca excursion makes for one of the most memorable attractions in southern Peru.

The sights are spectacular -- from the mighty condors doing their ritualistic sweep around the rim every morning to the breathtaking views of rock formations, flora and fauna.

 

We offer one and two day tours around the rim and a three day trekking tour in the canyon.


ONE DAY TOUR

·      Departure early morning and returns late the same day.


TWO DAYS TOUR

·       Departs Arequipa around  8 am and returns the next day at around 4 pm.

·       For overnight stays in the Colca region there is a good range of lodging options available.

·          All tours include a driver, guide and transportation. (Tickets for entrance are extra.)

·         The rates for these tours depend on several factors, including the size of the tour, whether it is private or group, and the level of accommodation selected in the Colca.



CUAPA WATERFALL AREQUIPA TREK
1286382662_126626834_2-Arequipa-Colca-4D3N-Lima-1286382662This trekking tour takes guests through the small canyons and volcanoes surrounding Arequipa, climaxing at the dramatic Capua Waterfall.

 It includes:
 Van transfers

 Five hours of hiking

 A guide

 An optional stop at a hot spring.

Length: 7 am - 3 pm
Costs vary according to the size of the group.
 




RAFTING ON THE CHILI RIVER

imagesFloat at a moderate pace down the Chili, a wonderful river that runs through Arequipa and winds into the south of Peru.

·       Morning or afternoon departures available.

·       Rafting time on the river: 1 hr, 45 min.

·       Tour Includes transfers, equipment, & a guide.

·       Rate varies according to the size of the group.



 


 SALINAS LAGOON BIRD WATCHING TOUR

salinas_y_aguablanca_1704 This tour consists of sight-seeing through Arequipa’s countryside

·       You will catch great views of ducks, eagles, flamingos, hummingbirds and other bird species, as wellas llamas, alpacas and vicunas.

·       This is a full day excursion that includes  transfers and a guide.

·       Rates vary according to group size.





CASA AREQUIPA TOURS

Take an organized tour ! There is no better way to take in the various attractions Arequipa offers in a short period of time. Our staff helps arrange  excursions around the city and in different parts of the region. After consulting with you, our front desk will recommend  tours that suit your level of interest and budget. Tour costs vary according to whether they are private or group and the number of persons. Private tours are tailored precisely to match your schedule and objectives.

Various  options follow. Need more information? Just ask us!

City Tours (3 hrs)
This is a walking tour which makes the following main stops:

* The Basilica Cathedral &  Main Square  This 18th century cathedral  – and the surrounding plaza – is the architectural centerpiece of Arequipa.

*Fundo el Fierro. This traditional colonial era house offers locally made art and  crafts for sale.

* Claustros y Iglesia de la Compania  This  unique Church and Spanish Seminary is  an example of intricate carved sillar  design, one of the unique hallmark’s of Arequipa’s look

* Casa de Tristan del Pozo, A wonderful colonial-era house

 *Monastery of Santa Catalina. This 500- year-old monastery is a must-see for visitors to Arequipa

Optional (For an additional fee)
* Santuarios Andinos Museum, and La Recoleta, one of the oldest and best preserved colonial neighborhoods of    Arequipa

Countryside Tours (3 hrs)

This is a driving and walking tour with the following key stops:

·         Mirador de Sachaca  This lookout station offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Arequipa region

·          Mansion del Fundador  A well-preserved country mansion constructed in the era of  Arequipa’s founding in the mid 16th century

·         Molino de Sabandia   An  Arequipeno style mill, over  two centuries old, offering a glimpse into  18th century life in the region

·         Mirador de Carmen Alto,  A lookout  featuring  great views  of the Chili River

·          Iglesia San Miguel Arcangel de Cayma (XVIII century baroque-mestizo church)

·         Plaza Yanahuara y Mirador A wonderful church and lookout spot  for the three active volcanoes  near Arequipa
 

COLCA TOURS


The Colca Canyon is a stunningly attractive gorge more than 10,000 feet deep, located four to five hours by car north of Arequipa.  A Colca excursion makes for one of the most memorable attractions in southern Peru.

The sights are spectacular -- from the mighty condors doing their ritualistic sweep around the rim every morning to the breathtaking views of rock formations, flora and fauna.

 

We offer one and two day tours around the rim and a three day trekking tour in the canyon.

ONE DAY TOUR

·         Departure early morning and returns late the same day.

TWO DAY TOUR

·         Departs Arequipa around  8 am and returns the next day at around 4 pm.

·          For overnight stays in the Colca region there is a good range of lodging options available.

·          All tours include a driver, guide and transportation. (Tickets for entrance are extra.)

·         The rates for these tours depend on several factors, including the size of the tour, whether it is private or group, and the level of accommodation selected in the Colca.

CUAPA WATERFALL AREQUIPA TREK

This trekking tour takes guests through the small canyons and volcanoes surrounding Arequipa, climaxing at the dramatic Capua Waterfall.

 It includes:
 Van transfers

 Five hours of hiking

 A guide

 An optional stop at a hot spring.

Length: 7 am - 3 pm
Costs vary according to the size of the group.

RAFTING ON THE CHILI RIVER


Float at a moderate pace down the Chili, a wonderful river that runs through Arequipa and winds into the south of Peru.

·         Morning or afternoon departures available.

·         Rafting time on the river: 1 hr, 45 min.

·         Tour Includes transfers, equipment, & a guide.

·         Rate varies according to the size of the group.




This tour consists of sight-seeing through Arequipa’s countryside

·         You will catch great views of ducks, eagles, flamingos, hummingbirds and other bird species, as wellas llamas, alpacas and vicunas.

·         This is a full day excursion that includes  transfers and a guide.

·         Rates vary according to group size.