Tour Convent of Santa Catalina + City Tour Arequipa

Arequipa

About this tour

  • Duration: 3 hours.
  • Start: With the pick up of the tourist at his hotel in Arequipa between 3:00 pm and 3:30 pm.
  • Type of transport: Tourist transportation throughout the tour.
  • Tourist attractions to visit: Santa Catalina Convent, Arequipa Main Square, Cathedral, Compañía de Jesús Church, Tristán del Pozo mansion and traditional neighborhoods.
  • Tour guide: Professional tour guide in Spanish or English (group service).
  • Tickets (included): Entrance ticket to all tourist attractions.
  • Number of tourists: Minimum from 2 tourists.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Get to know the famous convent of Santa Catalina in the city of Arequipa. The 3-hour tour (begins at 3 pm and ends around 6 pm) also includes a visit to tourist attractions in the city of Arequipa such as: the Arequipa Main Square, the Cathedral, the Compañía de Jesús church and the traditional neighborhoods of the ‘White City’. All within an all-inclusive and well-organized tour that offers: pick up from your hotel, tourist transport, professional guide and entrance to all the places to visit. Thus the visitor will not have to make additional payments or queues to get tickets.

This is the experience

  • The tour begins with the pick up from the tourist’s hotel between 3 pm and 3.30 pm. The first tourist destination will be the famous convent of Santa Catalina where, in addition to touring its cloisters, we will get unique photos. After that we will visit the Arequipa Main Square and the Cathedral of the city. We will also appreciate the beautiful façade of the Society of Jesus and, a few steps further on, the Tristán del Pozo mansion. The tour concludes with a visit to the San Lázaro neighborhood at approximately 3 pm. The tour includes everything: pick up, transportation, guide and entrance to all the tourist attractions that we will visit.

Itinerary

  • The tour begins with the pick up of the tourist from the door of his hotel in the historic center of Arequipa between 3 pm and 3.30 pm. Tourists staying outside the city center (most tourist hotels are in the center), should go to the Pisco museum (corner of Moral street and Santa Catalina street). There we will enter the famous museum of Santa Catalina.
  • The Santa Catalina museum is famous for its cloisters that contain four centuries of Arequipa architecture. In its cells, streets, walls and cloisters, viceregal art full of frescoes, canvases and furniture can be appreciated. The museum is an ideal space to get unforgettable photos.
  • After visiting the convent of Santa Catalina we will continue on foot to the Main Square (located just a few steps away). There we will learn about its history, architecture and importance. Then we will appreciate the facade of the Cathedral of Arequipa, neo-renaissance style. All tours will be in the company of our professional tour guide.
  • A few steps from the Main Square we will appreciate the beautiful architecture of the Compañía de Jesús church, a striking mestizo architecture).
  • A few steps from the church of the Company of Jesus we will visit the Tristán del Pozo mansion, whose façade is the best representation of Arequipa ornamentation.
  • After this we will take a tour of the traditional neighborhoods of Arequipa such as the San Lázaro neighborhood, where the first ashlar (volcanic stone) houses were located.
  • The tour ends at around 6 pm in the center of the city of Arequipa.

Prices

Tour Convent of Santa Catalina + City Tour – SHARED SERVICE
Price per person
Foreign
Peruvian
Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour – All included42 USD42 USD

Includes

  • Pick up from the tourist’s hotel in the city of Arequipa.
  • Tourist transport.
  • Professional tour guide (in Spanish or English).
  • Entrance to tourist attractions.
  • Food during the tour.
  • Flights / taxis.
  • Snacks and drinks.

What to bring?

  • Identity document or passport.
  • Comfortable clothing (a windbreaker jacket).
  • Cap or hat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Photographic camera.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drinks.
  • Cash.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour begins with the pick up of the tourist from the door of his hotel in the historic center of Arequipa between 3 pm and 3.30 pm.
  • The tour ends in the center of the city of Arequipa at approximately 6 pm.

Group or private services

  • The tour is carried out in group service. Do you want to do the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour in private service? Contact info@machupicchuterra.com or (+51) 982 108 083. Taking a private tour is an exclusive option for the tourist, his partner, friends or family.

Frequent questions

What tourist attractions are included in the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour?

The tour includes a visit to the Santa Catalina Convent, the Arequipa Main Square, the Cathedral, the Compañía de Jesús church, the Tristán del Pozo mansion and the traditional neighborhoods of the city.

Does it include tickets? What services do you offer?

The tour includes the entrance to the Convent of Santa Catalina and the other tourist attractions to visit. It also includes pick up from the tourist’s hotel, tourist transportation and professional tour guide (in Spanish or English).

Is the tour available throughout the year?

Yes, the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour is available all year round, except for some festive dates such as Good Friday, December 25 and January 1.

Is there a penalty for canceling the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour?

Yes, the penalty for changing the date (or tour holders) is 10% of the value of the tour. To do this, you must send a request to the email info@machupicchuterra.com. The last deadline to send the request is 3 days before the tour.

And is there a penalty if I want to change the date of the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour?

Yes, the tour can be modified on the visit date if a request is sent by email (to info@machupicchuterra.com) up to 5 days before the visit date. The change of date has a penalty of 10% of the value of the tour (which must be added through a payment link).

What to see in the visit to the convent of Santa Catalina?

The Convent or Monastery of Santa Catalina is one of the best tourist attractions in the city of Arequipa. It is located just 600 meters from the Arequipa main square of the city. Its creation dates from 1579 (colonial era). In more than 400 years of history, it has a beautiful architecture with pieces of great value made of gold, silver, precious stones, canvases and murals. It offers one of the most famous photos of the visit to Arequipa.

How can I pay for the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour?

To make the payment for the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour, you only have to enter ‘Book Now’. Then you must fill in the reservation form with the information of the visitors. Payment is made with any credit or debit card: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.

What time does the Santa Catalina Convent + City Tour Arequipa tour start and end?

The tour begins with the pick up of the tourist from their hotel between 3 pm and 3.30 pm. The tour ends in the center of the city of Arequipa at approximately 6 pm. The tour lasts 3 hours on average.



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