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Overview

This tour offers a trip to the most important ceremonial center of the Andean cultures – the Temple of Pachacamac. This guided visit will give you a better insight into the culture of the pre-Inca peoples who lived in this area. We will also visit Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Inca pyramid.

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Attractions Included in this tour:

  • Huaca Pucllana
  • Pachacamac Oracle
  • Swamps of Villa
  • Salto del Fraile
Pachacamac Tour – Half a Day Tour

Our staff will pick you up from your hotel at around 9:15 a.m. (or 2:15 p.m.) to take you to our bus and start the tour of Pachacamac; we will visit the following attractions:

Ancestral Shrines. Our excursion begins with a panoramic view of the “Pucllana Pyramid” built in IVth century A.D., and considered as a “sacred village” by the Incas.

Pachacamac Oracle. We will then have a guided tour through the splendid and vast archeological site of Pachacamac, also known as the temple of the deity. The Andean civilizations believed that Pachacamac was the creator of the universe.

The citadel consists of temples, pyramids and palaces, such as the “Temple of the Sun”, the “Temple of Pachacamac”, and the “Acllahuasi” or “Palace of the Virgins” among others. The whole area was considered holy and part of the mystical axis of the world.

Barranco. Our tour includes a visit to the bohemian district of Barranco, where we will see places such as “Puente de los Suspiros”, “El salto del Fraile” and ”Los Pantanos de Villa” and enjoy some spectacular sights of the Pacific Ocean.

The tour lasts about 3 ½ hours and ends with transfer back to your hotel in Lima.

The Pachacamac tour Package Includes:

  • Professional English speaking Tour Guide
  • All Transfers from and to your hotel
  • Entrance tickets to all places of visit

The City tour Does Not Include:

  • Meals
  • Tips or extra expenses

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What to bring for this tour

What you need to take for the Pachacamac Tour:

  • Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts
  • Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water
  • Extra money, Cameras
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

Prices: Fares for the Half a day tour of Pachacamac depend on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy).

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Note: The Pachacamac tour can be connected with the Lima city tour upon request.

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