This tour includes Lima’s best attractions from its three historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern. We have guaranteed daily departures for everyone: singles and groups. See our Travellers’ testimonials.
Attractions Included in this tour:
- Huaca Pucllana
- Lima Historical Center
- San Martin Square
- Lima Main Square
Note: This tour can be during the morning or the afternoon.
The Lima City tour Package Includes:
- Professional English speaking Tour Guide
- All Transfers from and to your hotel
- Entrance tickets to all places of visit
The Lima City tour Does Not Include:
- Tips or extra expenses
Lima City Tour – Half a Day Tour Our staff will pick you up from your hotel in Miraflores, San Isidro, etc. at around 09:15 am / 14:15 pm to take you to our bus to start the tour of Lima and its surroundings:
Pre-Hispanic Lima: We start begin by visiting the Pucllana Pyramid, built in the 4th century A.D. It is a magnificent ceremonial center, and was considered sacred by the Incas. You will also learn about the textiles, buildings, and way of life of the people who lived in this area at the time it was built.
Colonial Lima: We will visit the Historical Center of Lima, where you will see lots of beautiful monuments and Colonial buildings, the Paseo de la República, San Martín Square, the Main Square, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, and the City Palace. We will visit the Museum of the Banco Central de Reserva*, where we will see the Treasures of Peru collection, a fine selection of objects made of gold, ceramics and textiles from different pre-Columbian cultures. Then we will visit the monumental San Francisco Convent, which displays the largest collection of religious art in the Americas. We will also visit the underground vaults, known as Catacumbas or Catacombs.
Contemporary Lima: We will visit traditional residential areas of Lima, such as El Olivar de San Isidro, Miraflores and the Larcomar mall. *The Museum of the “Banco Central de Reserva” is closed on Monday a;; day, Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. The tour lasts about 3 and a half hours and ends with transfer back at your hotel in Lima.
What to bring for this tour
What you need to take for the City Tour:
- Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts
- Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water
- Extra money, Cameras
All payment methods include extra charges not added in the quotation. Please check the payment details.
Upgrade options for your comfort
You can always ask for an upgrade for all of our services:
Trains: you can ask for a high class train, the Hiram Bingham luxury service.
Accomodation: If you feel like staying in a hotel during your stay in Cusco even for a couple of hours, we have plenty of options for you. Please check our hotel lists to find the best option for you.
Guiding: Our guides are very knowledgeable and experienced, but if you want a specialized guiding you can ask us to a special guiding service.
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Prices: Fares for the Half a day tour of Lima City depend on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy).
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Note: This tour can be combined with the half a dayPachacamac tour in Lima.