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:: Arequipa Tour half day ::
   

DETAILED ITINERARY

09.00 am passengers will be collected from your respective hotel to visit:

la basilica cathedral of arequipa, where we can visit the two jewels of the city of arequipa; the belgian organ and the pulpit of french origin made in l'ile by a famous french artist busines rigot.

La iglesia de la compañía de jesús (the church of jesus’ company) a beautiful church with an impressive frontage of half-caste, baroque style, here we can find elements of native and european decoration, where we can interpret the iconography of this epoch.
la cúpula de san ignacio de loyola y los claustros de la compañía (the dome of san ignacio de loyola and the cloisters of the company), in this dome we see a polychrome decoration made with natural dyes and see a beautiful painting of bernado vitti, (artist jesuit) that represents san ignacio of loyola in the storta. inside the church we can appreciate the works of another interesting artist - diego portales; it is presumed that he was a pupil of pedro pablo rubens in europe. diego portale painted pictures such as jesus’ entry to jerusalem and the last supper; in the middle of the table you can see andean elements as a guinea pig.

El monasterio y convento de santa catalina (the monastery and saint catalina convent of siena) which dates back to the end of the 16th century. it represents to the spanish influence; this place is considered to be a citadel inside the city of arequipa. it is rich in architecture and painting. it the year 1970 a part of the monastery opened itself for visitors .it has a current area of 20 426.00 square meters. in its day there were 500 women of whom 180 were religious and the rest there were the maidens (servants) who were serving the nuns. even now nuns still live in the northern area of the convent.
it is well-known for lodging women of the colonial epoch and some of these women had been forced by their own families to devote themselves to the religion. ideally it was also a way of sheltering of the society male chauvinist of the colonial epoch.
on this tour we will combine the visit of the colonial part of arequipa with the surroundings which is found located in a quarter of colonial style: yanahuara and also we will visit the lookout point of carmen alto where there exists pre-incan terraces, an excellent lookout point of the chilina valley and the three volcanoes, misti chachani, pichu pichu.

note: – if you have more time we can add a visit to the countryside of arequipa. a combination between the city tour and the countryside tour we call it the combined visit and the time of this tour is approximately 5 hours.

City tour in arequipa included:

  • official english speaking guide
  • transport in private car
  • bottle of oxygen
  • entrance fees

Not included:

  • snacks & meals

      

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PERU PACKAGE TOURS

Peru Package Tour 1
Peru Package Tour 2
Peru Package Tour 3
Peru Package Tour 4
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CUSCO TOURS

Machupicchu tour1 day
Machupicchu tour 2 days
Cusco tour 7 days
Cusco tour 4 days
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CUSCO TREKKING TOURS

Inca trail 2 days
Inka trail 4 days
Salkantay trekto Machupicchu
Choquequirao trek 4 days
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PUNO TOURS

Puno tour half day
Puno tour full day
Puno tour 2 days
Puno tour 4 days
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AREQUIPA TOURS

Arequipa tour half day
Arequipa tour full day
Colca Canyon tour 2 days
Cotahuasi tour 3 days
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