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Arequipa Free Tours

Closed Now: 09:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:30
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Come and visit Arequipa city! discover the history and culture of this lovely city in Peru with friendly and knowledgeable local guides!. We run tours at 09:30am and 14:00pm everyday!
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:30
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Santa Catalina 210 | In front of Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Due to us being a school group they were unable to do the main tour. They managed to get us a private one for 5 sol per person. The tour guide explained things well, but like any walking tour you don't get enough time to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 422iana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gonzales guided us in a high tempo through the entire city, showing culture, architecture, food, history and many landmarks. He got us onto places that normally aren’t accessible.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I’m a big fan of walking tours as a way to be introduced to a city and have had some great ones so far in South America. This, however, was hands down the worst I have ever been on; I was so fed up I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Excursion19056538008
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We went with Gonzalos whose knowledge of history, culture and architecture is amazing. He walked and talked for 3 hours covering the whole central city.We learnt about the indigenous people, the Spanish and today's Inhabitants. Gonzalos explained the symbolism of the architecture and history of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We took the walking tour in the afternoon with Gonzalo. Although he was a little late (nothing unusual about that in South America!) once we got started we had an enjoyable tour. There was a mix of some history, architecture, trying samples such as pisco...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jadetravelstheworld
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We took the afternoon free walking tour with Gonzalos. Despite being a couple of minutes late (this is latin america after all), which had us a little concerned, Gonzalos more than made up for this filling us with an abundance of interesting information. He took...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

In recent years, we've done about 10 of free walking tours in various cities, all of which were excellent. However, this particular tour, on our particular day, was a bust. First of all, the guide, a female (don't remember her name) was late to showing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Enjoyable couple of hours on this free walking tour, seeing some historical buildings in Arequipa, finished off by some delicious local ice cream

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NatJhin
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We did this free walking tour yesterday and we were not disappointed. The guide was very knowledgeable and capable of answering questions. We did a lot of walking but he also explained a lot. We went to two different establishments to taste some local food/drink....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We went on the afternoon tour, hoping to explore the Yanahuara neighbourhood. The day before we had an excellent tour with the competitor-Free Tour Downtown Arequipa. The tour with Arequipa Free Tours was TERRIBLE! Our tour guide pieced together very random and unrelated historical information...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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