Peru Cusco Lima Tours

LIMA CITY TOUR $40 / per person

MAMACOCHA & THE PEARL OF THE PACIFIC

4 Hours

 

Lima, the capital of Peru, is a city that is steeped in history, culture, and gastronomy. This City has something for everyone, from its beautiful architecture to its delicious cuisine. The Lima City Tour is an excellent way to explore this magnificent city and learn about its rich culture.

Lima declared a World Heritage Site in 1991 by UNESCO and The Gastronomic Capital of the Americas. This tour takes through the different periods of the history of Lima from the Pre-Inca period (ancient architecture and economic activities) to the current times. Also, its most iconic landmarks, including the Presidential Palace, San Martin & Main Square, and the San Francisco Monastery.

After picking you up, You will be taken on a short drive around the modern and touristic district of Miraflores, then a panoramic visit of «Huaca Pucllana», it is an archaeological site which was used as a Temple known and it is almost 2000 years old. Miraflores was one of the several rural places of recreation for the city’s elites in the 19th century, French traveler Flora Tristan described in the 1830s as “the most beautiful places I have seen in South America». Then the Residential District of San Isidro (which has replaced the old city center as Lima’s business district) with its beautiful «Olive Tress Park» which has more than 1500 olive trees dating from the conquest times.

Then the Historic Center of Lima is home of the most impressive colonial architecture in South America, You will be able to see buildings that date back to the 16th century. This area comprehends the Exposition Park, Navy Heroes Boulevard, San Martin Square, Cultural Center O’Higgins, Main Square, Presidential Palace, Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral, Lima City Hall building, the delightful Balconies, then the different elements and architecture brought by the Europeans too.

Visit to Saint Francisco Convent, dating from XVI century, you will find a treasure trove of art and artifacts, including a library that contains over 25,000 volumes of books. You will algo get to explore the «Catacombs», which are home to the remains of 20, 000 people.

Finally, you will go to the Main Square «Plaza Mayor», on each corner reflects Peruvian history including the Cathedral of Lima (visit not included, only exterior) and other palaces. One of them is the Government Palace -Palacio de Gobierno- houses the executive branch and the president’s residence. Dragoon Guards protect this French Baroque building inside and outside the wrought iron fence. You will enjoy watching the Changing of the Guard Ceremony, accompanied by a band, occurs daily before noon.

 

The Tour includes the following:

  • Hotel/Accomodation Pick up & Drop off  (Miraflores, San Isidro & Barranco)
  • Private Transport
  • English speaking Guide
  • Entrance tickets.
  • Maximum 8 people on each tour. (We can customize private tours and also for more than 8 people or large groups).

Price: (Min. 2 people)

 

For a private tour, the price is 50 USD per person (Min. 2 people).

DAYMORNINGAFTERNOON
Monday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Friday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:30 - 12:3014:00 - 18:00
Pucllana-Lima Archaeological Site
Peru Lima Cusco Tours
San Martin Square
Lima Wall Street
San Francisco Convent and Catacombs
Lima Colonial Street
Lima Cathedral & Bishop Palace
Lima City Hall
Lima History & Gastronomy Tour

4 HOURS

LIMA

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