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Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion

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Arequipa, Peru
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Overview

Explore the sublime surroundings of Arequipa on a half-day private tour of the lush countryside. Gain insight into the region’s agricultural history with a private guide; visit the distinct farming terraces of Paucarpata; and tour a grand colonial home belonging to the founder of Arequipa. Transportation in a comfortable and air-conditioned minivan is provided for your convenience.
  • Half-day private tour of the Arequipa countryside with a knowledgeable guide
  • See pre-Inca farming terraces in the Paucarpata District
  • Visit and learn about the 18th-century Sabandia Mill
  • Explore the restored, colonial-era Founder’s Mansion
  • Admire the Rio Chili in the former resort district of Tingo
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
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Transport by air-conditioned minivan
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Depart from your Arequipa hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan to begin your journey into the verdant heart of the Peruvian countryside. Begin in the picturesque district of Paucarpata, where traditional farming methods are still implemented; listen to your guide’s captivating commentary as you gain insight into agricultural methods dating back to the Inca period. 

Head south to the Sabandia District to visit the 18th century Sabandia Mil (El Molino de Sabandia); digest interesting information about the mill’s pivotal role in the surrounding villages’ survival then admire the structure’s picturesque perimeter.Next, journey to the village of Huasacache for the Founder’s Mansion, a  grand colonial home once owned by Arequipa’s founder, Garcí Manuel de Carbajal. Admire antique furniture and classic art in the opulent rooms as your guide provides interesting commentary. 

Return to your minivan for the scenic journey along Via Paisajista to the district of Tingo, a charming former summer resort situated on the banks of the Chili River. Finally, arrive at the magnificent mirador in Sachaca to enjoy panoramic vistas of Arequipa’s undulating hills and bounteous fields. Return to your original departure point at the end of your tour.
Itinerary
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Molino de Sabandia
We will visit the city outskirts which still preserve part of the famous Arequipa garlic and onion fields. The tour will begin at the Paucarpata District with its farming terraces that date back to pre-Inca times. We will visit the Sabandia Mill built in the 18th century and which is still working. We will also visit the Founder’s Mansion, a beautiful building of colonial times that dates back to the 18th century. Then we will travel along Via Paisajista to reach Tingo, and old summer resort, and finish the tour by visiting the Sachaca viewpoint from where we can see the entire city.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Viajes Pacifico

If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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What is the social distancing policy during Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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What is the maximum group size during Private Tour: Arequipa Countryside Tour Including Sabandia Mill and Founder's Mansion?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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Excellent tour, very interesting and...
Eric R
, Oct 2017
Excellent tour, very interesting and beautiful photo ops in different out of the way spots you probably would never get to otherwise.
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Amazing one on one tour through the...
Tim B
, Nov 2015
Amazing one on one tour through the rural portions of Arequipa. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. The group went over and above to provide a great experience. I would highly recommend.
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