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Sillar Stone: Morning Tour from Arequipa

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Activity provider: PVTravel

Sillar Stone: Morning Tour from Arequipa

Activity provider: PVTravel

From US$ 29 per person

Discover Arequipa, the beautiful white city of Peru. Observe the amazing architecture and buildings with most of them made of a white volcanic stone called Sillar.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pick up from your accommodation in Arequipa. Please be ready 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a trip to the Cateras of Sillar
  • See the most important sights of Arequipa
  • Observe the amazing architecture of its buildings
  • Learn the carving process by the masons
Full description
Appreciate the cutters of this stone in their daily tasks, as well as some samples of carvings. See where the masons take Ignimbrite and then patiently develop the Sillar. Discover in detail the preparation and learn the story behind the Sillar. Transfer from your hotel in Arequipa to the Culebrillas quarries (3km from the center of Arequipa), located in the district of Cerro Colorado and Yura. Finish with a transfer to the city of Arequipa back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Hotel Pick up from accommodation in Arequipa
  • Guide (English or Spanish)
  • Drop off at the main square
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
  • Entrances
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
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Sweet little trip with lots of good information.

July 21, 2022

Product ID: 389679