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  • Arequipa: sillar route

    2 - 8 persons
    treks
    2,335 msnm
    english

    We will begin our tour at 7:45 am, picking you up from your hotels, then we will tour the volcanic stone quarries, transporting us to the origins and the way in which the historic center of the city of Arequipa was built. We will know the enigmatic creek of Culebrillas, imposing virgin quarry on the trail narrow formed by the erosion of water and wind over time. In addition to experience sensations of majesty and mystery, we can find petroglyphs. We will also visit quarries in current exploitation and observe the process live ancestral extraction of major blocks and styling of the sillar that the stonecutters perform with simple tools like the barrette, the rope and the chisel. We will be surprised to see how industrious teachers carve in a cliff the frontis of the church of the Society of Jesus, demonstrating unique skill and dexterity. Then our tour will finish at 2:00pm

    PROGRAM INCLUDES

    • ✅ Mobility
    • ✅ guide
    • ✅ entry
    • ✅ visit to the Virgin Quarries and
    • ✅ Añashuayco quarries.

    PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE:

    • ⛔ Water
    • ⛔ National or International flights.
    • ⛔ Tips for the guide.
    • ⛔ Bus Cusco – Arequipa – Cusco (Optional)
    • ⛔ Meals not described in the tour.
    • ⛔ Travel insurance.

    What to bring:

    • ➡️ Hat and sunglasses
    • ➡️ Walking shoes
    • ➡️ Water bottle
    • ➡️ Warm clothes (very fast variable temperature)
    • ➡️ Money in soles (local people accept soles only)
    • ➡️ Rain jacket or rain poncho (rainy season from October to March)

    Optional services:

    • ✍ You can request the service of Bus Cusco – Arequipa – Cusco.

    PRICES:

    TOUR SHARES

    •❤️ USD 35 per person

    • ❤️ Special discount for groups of more than 5 people.

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