The Sillar Route and Quarry of Culebrillas

4 hr

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If you would like to know where do they take the materials to build the nice buildings and all the Cathedral this is the place where you must go. The workers they will show you and teach you how do they do it and how do they work the "sillar".
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Ruta Del Sillar, Canteras de anashuayco, cerro colorado, Arequipa 04017 Peru

9:00 am. Pick up from your acommodation to go to Las "Canteras de Añashuayco", where we can appreciate a small ravine where the sillar is currently extracted, the volcanic stone with which most of the churches and colonial houses in Arequipa are built.

There we will find sculpted the facade of the company of Jesus.

A stonemason of the place will show us how he works the ashlar with combo and chisel.

We will continue to the part called "Culebrillas", virgin quarry in a strait that was formed by the erosion of water and wind through time, where some petroglyphs are drawn in the sillar.

Then we will return to the Historical Center of the city.

Disembarkation point in Zela street.

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Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Tourist transportation
  • Tourism Guide
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Ruta Del Sillar
  • Gifts, souvenirs or personal purchases
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance to the quarry - 5 PEN
  • Snacks, foods and drinks
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Arequipa: Pick up from your accommodation between 8.00am - 8.30am
As long as they are located within the Historic Center. Otherwise, the meeting point will be in the "Plaza de Armas".

8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • It is recommended to bring: Appropriate clothes for walk, mosquito repellent, sunglasses and sunscreen, water (we will make short walks) and a small backpack
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.