We go to your hotel with our private car to pick you up and start the tour by going to the south of Lima (31 Km). We will visit Pachacamac which is a Sacred and Ceremonial Place considered as a part of MYSTIC AXIS OF THE WORLD from the beginning of the Christian Era. It is the major Pre-Hispanic ceremonial centre on the Pacific Coast of America. It has places of pilgrimage for worshipping and consulting the oracle of PACHACAMAC who was “ The Lord of the World”. The temple is totally built in adobe (mud bricks). Inside of the Archaeological site of Pachacamac we will visit the following temples:
Templo with ramp
Temple of the Sun
Then, you will have some free minutes to enjoy how the artisans make handcrafts and if you want you can buy some of them, too.
After we explore Pachacamac, we will visit the Barranco district. On the way you will see The Green Coast beaches, The Wetlands of Villa in the Chorrillos district and views of the Pacific Ocean until we arrive to the Barranco district, which is the smallest and the most bohemian district where we will take a walk to enjoy the Bridge of the sights in order for you make a tradition there. We will also visit the church from the 19th century and the look out of Barranco which is a quiet attraction for many couples enjoying a nice view of the Pacific Ocean and other districts of Lima city.
At the end, we will go back to your hotel in our private car.
Entrance ticket, private transfer, professional Spanish or English guide and souvenier.
Time: 3 hours
1 person $ 60 USD
2 - 4 people $ 45 USD
For more people ask for a special price
Discover the original city of Lima on this authentic half-day walking tour. We pick you up from your hotel, then go to The Historical Centre of Lima to start our tour at San Martin square and visit The Bolivar Hotel, which is the oldest hotel in Lima.
Walk trough Jiron de la Union, the pedestrian street where there are many shops, old buildings and chicken restaurants. We will also visit The Virgin of Merci Church from the beginning of the 17th century, one of the oldest "Torre Tagle" houses where you will see the most beautiful balcony in Lima, Saint Peter's church which was built in the 17th century and our National library. The church is still an important spiritual center for many Limenos.
Explore the stalls of the central market that is really popular for people from Lima and you will learn about different kinds of meat like beef, chicken, goat and fish, as well as see fruits and others. You will also see different kinds of olives, cheeses, exotic fruits, typical drinks and fresh juices. You could also try the Inca's beverage "Chicha de Jora" which is fermented for a few months. Later visit the China town where you will find your chinese horoscope and enjoy this culture.
Take a walk to visit the main square of Lima. This is the perfect place to hear about the history of Lima and enjoy the Cathedral, The Government Palace where you can enjoy the change of the guard, the City Hall of Lima and the Archbishop's Palace. (In this place we can visit the Museum of the Cathedral in case you would like to see Pizarro's remains).
After that, we are going to the first bar of Lima to grab a local drink and discuss the Peruvian lyfestyle. Later, we are going to the Saint Francis Monastery which was built in the 17th century. (In case you choose this museum to visit, we are going to explore this beautiful monastery and see a lot of bones in the catacombs which was the first public cemetery).
Finally, we will visit the Park of the City Wall where you will learn the story of the pirates and enjoy a nice view of the colorful houses of the Rimac district which looks like the Favelas in Brazil.
This walking tour finishes in the Main Square of Lima. So your guide can assist you in getting back to your hotel or your guide can recommend a great restaurant for you to try delicious typical food, then you can continue your own personal exploration.
Walking tour with professional guide.
Hotel pick-up (by foot)
Entrance ticket fee (The Cathedral Museum or The Sain Francis Museum)
Alcoholic drink (Pisco sour, peruvian beer or chicha de jora)or non-alcoholic drink (Chicha morada or InkaKola)
Time: 4 hours
Price: 1 person: 40 $ USD
2 - 6 people: 30 USD
For more people just ask our special price