Arequipa Tours & Activities in Peru

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!

About Our Immersive Arequipa Day Tours

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!

Browse our Arequipa tours to enjoy a day of learning and experiencing the local culture, environment, history, and more:

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A woman leans on her walking pole on a hillside in desert terrain. There are petroglyphs on the rock beside her. Seen during a tour with Responsible Travel Peru from Arequipa
Full of unexpected surprises!

On the Trail of Arequipa’s Ancient Roads

8 Hours
Availability : April-December
Dare to discover a Pre-Hispanic Inca road in Arequipa, visiting archaeological sites, petroglyphs and a winery along the way.
FromUSD$110
Meet Alpacas from up close with RESPONSible Travel Peru
Meet Peru's Famous Camelids

Arequipa and the 4 Andean Camelids

10 Hours
Availability : All year round (Apr-Dec preferably)
Few are the places where in only a day you can see the four species of Andean camelids. We'll take you to one of those!
FromUSD$165
You can never miss the chicha morada | Responsible Travel Peru
An original and exquisite city tour!

Gastronomy, the threshold of Arequipa’s culture

6 Hours
Availability : All year round
Walk the ancient muleteer routes to value the past and appreciate the present. Visit a traditional restaurant and get off the beaten path!
FromUSD$56

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If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, please feel free to search our entire list of tours in Peru. You can filter according to location, activities, tour duration, and more! We’re also continuously adding more tours to our list. If you don’t find what you’re looking for there, feel free to get in touch and tell us your travel goals. We might just have the perfect itinerary for you waiting behind the scenes!