Explore the colourful streets, magnificent churches and colonial houses of Ayacucho on this guided tour through the heart of the city.
Ayacucho Guided Tour
We'll meet at 3:30 pm in the Plaza Mayor square. From there we'll begin to tour Ayacucho and learn about the history of the city. In this square we'll be surrounded by fascinating architecture from the city's colonial past such as the Casa de Baza y Solís and the spectacular baroque Cathedral.
As we explore its streets, we'll notice more of its colonial houses and brightly coloured buildings. Our tour will continue to the Hipólito Unanue Museum, where we'll find out all about ancient Peruvian civilizations: Chimú, Moche, Wari and Inca.
Next we'll stop in front of the Santa Teresa de las Carmelitas Descalzas Monastery. Did you know that Ayacucho is known as "the city of churches"? See how many you can count on the tour!
Ayacucho is also famous for its crafts. As we head through the Santa Ana neighbourhood, we'll learn about huamanga stone carving and weaving. Our last stop will be at the Acuchimay Viewpoint, where we'll enjoy breathtaking views of the city.
The tour will end here at 7 pm.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
|Adults||Children between 6 and 9||Children under 6|
Children between 6 and 9US$ 9
Children under 6Free
3 hours 30 minutes.
The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Ayacucho).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Plaza Mayor in Ayacucho