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Petroglifos de toro muerto Tour Arequipa

Discover the Mysteries of the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs in Arequipa: A Unique Cultural Experience

Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Tour

All day Tour: History - Adventure Min: 1 person
Carol B
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Heath A
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John V
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Adriano M
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Yoselin A
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Description Tourism Petroglyphs of Toro Muerto

With the “Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Tourism” tour, you will be able to visit the largest rock art complex in America and the Castle in just one day. This tour is ideal for those who love adventure in Arequipa and for those who like rock art.

LOS PETROGLIFOS DE TORO MUERTO, are an important lithic complex located in the district of Uraca, in the province of Castilla, within the department and region of Arequipa; on the sloping territory of the Toro Muerto ravine -known in ancient times as Quilcapampa- in a mountainous desert area, near the Arequipa Majes Valley at about 400 and 800 meters above sea level.

The PETROGLIFOS, are located in an extension of approximately 3876 meters long by 250 meters wide; and are a total of 6000 blocks that are engraved under the bas-relief technique and that would have its dating, according to studies of iconography, in the year 800 A.D. and were discovered only in 1951. The site has been considered in the valley of Arequipa as the shelter with the largest extension of rock art in the world.

Enjoy Tourism Petroglyphs of Toro Muerto


  • Arequipa (2,335 masl)
  • Majes Valley (1,410 masl)
  • Toro Muerto (400 – 800 masl)


Day 1: Arequipa – Majes Valley – Corire – Toro Muerto

  • 04.50 hrs We will pick you up at the hotel in the circuit of the Plaza de Armas of Arequipa.
  • 05.00 hrs We move by bus to the town of Corire, this is the closest town to the petroglyph tours of Toro Muerto.
  • Our first visit is to TORO MUERTO, a place where we will find more than 6,000 thousand stones engraved with phytomorphic, zoomorphic, anthropomorphic and geometric shapes. We will have the opportunity to know in situ the historical legacy of our pre-Columbian cultures such as: Wari, Chuquibamba and Inca. This visit will last 03 hrs.
  • They are manifestations of rock art in the Majes Valley distributed in an area of 5 Km2, extending between 400 and 800 meters above sea level. It is perhaps the richest area in rock art in the world. Volcanic stones abound in this tourist site of tours in Arequipa because there are two volcanoes relatively close, the Chachani and Coropuna. These blocks are engraved under the bas-relief technique and according to iconography studies, they are dated to 800 A.D. and were discovered only in 1951.
  • Lunch in Corire (optional, picnic lunch based on shrimp).
  • After lunch, we will visit a traditional wine cellar, where we will taste the finest wines and piscos elaborated in a traditional hacienda tour petroglyphs.
  • In the afternoon we move to the TORAN annex. In this place we will be able to observe pre-Hispanic cemeteries and also the southern part of the valley of majes. Return to Arequipa.
  • 19.00 hrs Arrival to Arequipa, we will leave you near the main square.




  • Public or private tourist transportation
  • Professional Bilingual Guide
  • Entrance to Toro Muerto


  • Food
  • Mineral water, snacks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses


  • Mosquito repellent
  • Light and warm clothing
  • Trekking shoes
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block



Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Tour


Minimum 02 people


  • Public or private tourist transportation
  • Professional Bilingual Guide
  • Entrance to Toro Muerto

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Tour

The best time to take the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Tourism Tour is during the dry season, which typically spans from May to September. During this period, the weather tends to be more stable, with fewer rains and more suitable conditions for outdoor activities such as visiting the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs.

The Toro Muerto Petroglyphs are a lithic ensemble consisting of approximately 6,000 blocks engraved with phytomorphic, zoomorphic, anthropomorphic, and geometric shapes. They are located in the Uraca district, in the province of Castilla, within the department and region of Arequipa, Peru. They are situated in a mountainous desert area in the Toro Muerto ravine, at an altitude ranging from 400 to 800 meters above sea level.

The Toro Muerto Petroglyphs cover an area of approximately 3,876 meters in length by 250 meters in width and feature around 6,000 engraved blocks.

Yes, it is advisable to make a prior reservation to participate in the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs Tourism Tour. This helps ensure that there is available space and that necessary arrangements can be made for your visit, such as organizing transportation and preparing guides. You can contact the tourism company that offers the tour to make your reservation in advance.

In the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs, you can find various types of engravings, including phytomorphic, zoomorphic, anthropomorphic, and geometric shapes. These engravings depict a wide variety of figures, from abstract designs to representations of plants, animals, and human figures. The site is known for its diversity and richness in terms of rock art, making it one of the most significant complexes in the Americas in this regard.

The visit to the Toro Muerto Petroglyphs lasts approximately 3 hours, during which visitors have the opportunity to explore this important collection of rock art and learn about its history and significance.









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