Arequipa, Peru

Museum of Andean Sanctuaries - Half-Day Tour

Art, culture and gastronomy
1h30 duration

This excursion includes a visit to the Lady of Ampato or Juanita Mummy at "Santuario de Altura del Sur Andino" Museum in the Santa Maria Catholic University of Arequipa. This mummified female was found on the Mount Ampato and dates back from the Inca times.


She was sacrificed at 14 years old to honor the Apus over 500 years ago. She was buried with jewelry, food and pottery. The body of the Mummy Juanita is the best preserved pre-hispanic mommy on the planet. Her discovery amazes the science due to her perfect state of preservation. Languages English and Spanish (bilingual guide)

What's Included

  • Transport
  • Tickets

Important informations

  • For people with physical disabilities, the guide will give the necessary support, until where access is permitted.
    People under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not allowed to take part.
  • It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.

Care of Covid-19

Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.

Oh, and don't forget to wear a mask, clean your hands often, and try to maintain social distance.

How to get there

  • Hotel exit:
    • Pick-up at hotels in Arequipa Downtown.

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