AREQUIPA CITY TOUR - White City [4 hours]

  1. Duration:4 hours
  2. Locale:Arequipa City
  3. Service:Shared
  4. Difficulty:Low
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Arequipa city tour [4 hours]

AREQUIPA CITY TOUR - WHITE CITY (4 HOURS)

The tour starts at 8:30 a.m. with the first group, being the difference between groups on average an hour. Each tour lasts 4 hours. We started the tour in the Street Zela, from this point the Mirabus leaves with address at Yanahuara viewpoint or Yanahuara square, from this point you can see the city as well as to visit the Yanahuara Church and the main square.

The next place to visit during our tour will be the Carmen Alto viewpoint, while here we can appreciate the majesty of the 3 volcanoes that watch over the city as well as to observe the pre incas terraces and traditional agriculture in the city, continuing with the tour around the city, visit the Inca Alpaca mini Zoo, in Inca Alpaca we see South American camelids such as llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos. Once we have known Inca Alpaca factory, we departure to founder Mansion located in the Jacobo Hunter District passing at the same time by the Tingo Spa.

When we have visited these two places we will go by the route known as Villa Paisajista way to Sabandía mill, in this place you will appreciate interesting built in the colonial era, the wheat mill with water (It is currently a Museum. From this place you will be return to the Arequipa city center, passing through the Paucarpata terraces.

The Tour, which takes place at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m. will pass the route known as Arancota, since it contains a lot of tourist restaurants (optional lunch).

  1. itinerary
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  • For the hours from 08:30 a.m., 09:15 am, 1:15 pm and 02:15 p.m.

    The tour will be for the following tourist places: Street Zela (starting point), Yanahuara viewpoint, Carmen Alto viewpoint, Inca Alpaca Mini Zoo, Tingo Spa, Founder Mansion (Hunter), Villa paisajista, Sabandia mill, Paucarpata terraces and Zela Street (end point).
  • For the hours from 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

    The tour will be for the following tourist places: Street Zela (starting point), Yanahuara viewpoint, Carmen Alto viewpoint, Inca Alpaca Mini Zoo, Arancota turistic restaurant, Tingo Spa, Founder Mansion (Hunter), Villa paisajista, Sabandia mill, Paucarpata terraces and Zela Street (end point).
  • For de hours from 03:30 pm (duration approximately 2 hours)

    The tour will be for the following tourist places: Street Zela (starting point), Yanahuara viewpoint, Carmen Alto viewpoint, Inca Alpaca Mini Zoo, Founder Mansion (Hunter), Sabandia mill, Paucarpata terraces and Zela Street (end point).

THAT INCLUDES THE TOUR:

  • Pick up from your hotel in Arequipa city
  • Tourist transport
  • Spanish – English tourist guide.

THAT ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:

  • General admission to Sabandia mill Museum (entry ticket: 10 soles).
  • Entry ticket to founder Mansion located at Hunter.
  • Lunch at the Arancota restaurant (hours from 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.)
  • Others not mentioned in the package.
  • Note: In Sabandía you will be able to carry out activities of quad rides and horse riding, costs for these activities are 15 and 10 soles respectively.

It is recommended for their tour:

  • Water, at least one liter.
  • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.

YANAHUARA BEAUTIFUL VILLA

  • One of the Arequipa tourist places, most famous for hosting the beautiful Mirador de Yanahuara, which is a terrace formed by stone arches and at the same time serves as a platform for spectacular views of the White City in addition to its three snow-capped volcanoes, Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu. We can also observe written prints of illustrious people of the Arequipa city.

    To reach the place you must travel 2 kilometers from the Arequipa historic center, a ride that is ideal to watch the beautiful sunset of the White City, and visit the picturesque village, distinctive for their religious buildings, narrow streets cobblestone Andalusian style and ancient houses made with the Ashlar technique.

FOUNDER MANSION

  • Is located at 9 km. from the Arequipa city, the founder Mansion is a colonial building from the 16th century. Built on the edge of the Socabaya River, this residence has belonged to several owners throughout history. It was originally property of the founder of Arequipa, in the 16th century to the Jesuits Congregation who built many enclosures, terraces and chapels and in 1785 it was purchased by Don Juan Crisóstomo de Goyoneche y Aguerreverre, who turned at the residence It is today. The building has a main entrance with a spectacular lobby with vaulted ceiling. There is also a lookout with panoramic views and beautiful chapel, intimate.

SABANDIA MILL

  • Built in 1621 by the Cantería master, Don Francisco Flores, this old mill was rescued from its ruins in 1973 by the Banco Central Hipotecario of Peru, being restored by the architect Luis Felipe Calle.

    Surprisingly, its architecture made up of a unique combination of elevated floor, to capitalize on the driving force of the water and enable the grinding through two channels of water, moving two washer of a hydraulic mill of the 18th century, which served as a originally to produce flour from wheat, corn and other cereals.

    Hopefully, during the visit to the mill, you can see reach farmers that pulled or assembled, as it was done in the past, their donkeys or mules laden with sacks of wheat, barley, corn and used the facilities of the mill to grind them. These farmers pay an amount for the use of the mill which has 374 years working. Grind today as in years past, the system is the same, 800 kg. A day for 8 hours.

    On the outskirts of the mill in recent years has increased the horses rental business, 10 to 30 soles, according to the itinerary that can be up to an hour, you can stroll the countryside of Arequipa.

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