Welcome to Arequipa! The Department of Arequipa is situated in Southern Peru, offering convenient access to Puno, Lake Titicaca, and Cusco, among other popular destinations.
Peru’s second-largest city, also named Arequipa, boasts plenty of character that you won’t want to miss during your visit. It’s also perfect for acclimatizing to the altitude! Its’ location in the Peruvian Andes at 7,650 feet (2,335 m) can help you adapt as you explore the city and beyond.
Our Arequipa day tours highlight the history, culture, and fascinating stories of this unique destination. From archeological sites to gastronomic delights…explore Arequipa to better understand the people and culture of Peru.
While you’re here, you might also want to explore our Cusco day tours or our Lake Titicaca Day Tours to add to your itinerary. Browse our available tours or let’s craft a custom Peru itinerary to include the places and activities you’re seeking. We love creating dream trips to Peru…let’s see what we can create together!
The historic city center of Arequipa is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and cannot be missed during your visit to the region. With architecture formed of local white volcanic rock, the city is sometimes called Ciudad Blanca (White City).
Our Arequipa city tours highlight the local food, history, and traditions to help you immerse yourself in local culture. Beyond the city limits, you’ll quickly find yourself immersed in incredible landscapes and historic sites.
Arequipa is known for its extensive and fascinating archeological history. The area is also known for Peru’s famous camelids: vicuña, guanaco, alpaca, and llama. Experience the animals or the ancient petroglyphs…it’s all here in Arequipa!
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