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LIMA CITY TOUR: HALF DAY

Price from: $30 USD  

LIMA CITY TOUR

HALF DAY

Explore the vibrant history, culture, and natural beauty of Lima on a 4-hour city tour

Lima, the capital of Peru, is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a rich history and culture. The Lima City Tour is the best way to see the best of the city in one day.

The tour begins in the historic center of Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you will visit the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Government Palace and other important monuments. Then, you will continue to Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Inca pyramid that offers impressive views of the city.

The tour also includes a visit to Miraflores, a modern district with beautiful beaches, restaurants and stores. Here, you will have free time to explore at your own pace.

The Lima City Tour is an unforgettable experience that will allow you to discover the essence of Lima.

Tour Price

Lima City Tour

$ 30 USD
per person

Group Size:

Up to 18

Activity Level:

Medium

Trip Length:

4 hours

Overview of Lima City Tour

Lima, the City of Kings, the Thrice Crowned City, a city of experiences, is for those interested in colonial monuments, archeology enthusiasts, handicraft collectors, birdwatchers, museum lovers, beach lovers, casino gamblers and tasters of good food from around the world.

In colonial Lima, important temples, convents, mansions and balconies were built. The arrival of modernity did not transform the Historic Center, today recognized as a World Heritage Site.

On this tour, you will visit the following iconic landmarks:

  • Plaza Mayor: The heart of Lima, Plaza Mayor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you can admire the Lima Cathedral, the Government Palace, and the Municipal Palace.
     
  • Huaca Pucllana: This pre-Inca archaeological site is one of Lima's most popular tourist attractions. The ruins of this ancient stepped pyramid are a testament to the greatness of the Moche civilization.
  • Miraflores: This coastal district is known for its beaches, bars, and restaurants. Here you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city from Love Park or take a walk along the boardwalk.
  • Barranco: This picturesque district is known for its cobblestone streets, cafes, and art galleries. Here you can enjoy a bohemian and relaxed atmosphere.

In addition to visiting these iconic landmarks, you will also learn about the history and culture of Lima. Your tour guide will provide you with information about the city's founding, its role in colonial history, and its modern development.

This tour is a great way to start your trip to Lima. It provides you with the perfect introduction to the city and allows you to experience its rich history and culture.

Lima City Tour : 4-hours Itinerary  

City Tour Lima, Explore the capital of Peru with our day tours. Visit the best attractions of the city, in its three periods: Pre-Hispanic, Colonial and Modern, restaurants and more.

1 Day: Lima City Tour

Pick-up from the hotel at the agreed-upon time.

Exploration of Ancestral Lima: We begin our Lima City Tour with a breathtaking view of the "Huaca Pucllana Pyramid," a magnificent ceremonial and archaeological center built in the 4th century AD, considered a "sacred town" by the Incas.

Discovery of Colonial Lima: We will visit the historical center of Lima, where you can admire more than fifty colonial monuments and buildings, including Paseo de la República, Plaza San Martín, Plaza Mayor, Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace, Basilica Cathedral, Municipal Palace, among others.

Next, we will continue our visit to the Museum of the Central Reserve Bank, where you can enjoy the "Treasure of Peru Collection," a select exhibition of gold, ceramics, and textiles from various pre-Columbian cultures.

Also, enjoy the Monumental Complex of San Francisco, the largest collection of colonial religious art in America. Highlighting the visit to its underground crypts known as "Catacombs."

The Central Museum of the Central Bank is closed to the public on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, and closed all day on Mondays.

Explore the most traditional residential areas of Lima, such as El Olivar de San Isidro, Miraflores, and Larcomar.

IMPORTANT: The tour schedule will be confirmed at the destination.

Included:

  • Tourist transportation.
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish/English).
  • Entrance fees.

Not Included:

  • Services not detailed in the program.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips.
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Essentials for Lima City Tour:

  • Camera: Don't forget to bring a camera to capture unforgettable moments, especially during the panoramic view of the "Huaca Pucllana Pyramid."
  • Comfortable Footwear: As you'll be exploring the historic center of Lima on foot, wear comfortable footwear to fully enjoy the experience.
  • Sunscreen and Hat: Since you'll be exploring outdoors, protect your skin from the sun by bringing sunscreen and a hat.
  • Water and Snacks: Stay hydrated by carrying a water bottle and some snacks for energy during the tour.
  • Translator or Pocket Guide: Although a bilingual guide will be provided, having a translator or pocket guide can be helpful for better understanding historical details.
  • Tickets and Documents: Ensure you have the provided tickets and any necessary identification documents for access to tourist sites.
  • Respect Museum Rules: If visiting the Museum of the Central Reserve Bank, respect the rules and hours, as it is closed on Saturday and Sunday afternoons and all day on Mondays.

LIMA CITY TOUR GALLERY

Travel Highlights

Duration:4 hours
Type:National Tours, Lima
Ideal group size:1 to 18  explorers
Physical Intensity:Easy
Departures:Available Daily
Recommended age for the tour:Participants must be at least 18 years old to embark on a solo Tierra Biru adventure. For minors accompanied by a guardian aged 21 or older, the minimum age is 6.

Why Choose Tierra Biru Expeditions?

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