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Arequipa Free Tours

Closed Now: 09:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:30
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Good walking tour

We took the walking tour in the afternoon with Gonzalo. Although he was a little late (nothing... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Jade J
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great afternoon tour!

We took the afternoon free walking tour with Gonzalos. Despite being a couple of minutes late... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Getjoassabroad
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Melbourne, Australia
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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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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 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

Thank Jade J
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Thank MBurry47
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I went on this walking tour today because I had gone on the 'Free Downtown Tour' with a different company yesterday (the one that is, strangely, currently ranked #1 on Tripadvisor for walking tours), and I found that tour (with guide Johan) really quite disappointing....More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My dad and I did the afternoon tour yesterday and had a great time! It was raining so it was a small group but it felt like a very personalised tour. We learnt a lot about pre colonial Arequipa and the colonial period too. We...More

Thank Tamara M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We did the morning tour with Gonzales and to be honest it felt a little rushed. His English was good but even as a native speaker I struggled with his accent a little, so imagine non-native speakers would find it difficult. I didn't think it...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Did the afternoon tour with Beatrice. Have done some free tours before and this was one of the better ones. Interesting sites and knowledgeable guide. It felt a bit rushed and mechanic sometimes. Would have liked more info on the Peruvians/Arequipeños We recommend the tour!

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