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Sacred Citadel Pachacamac one day tour

Price from: $90 USD  

Sacred Citadel Pachacamac


Sacred City of Pachacamac: A Journey to the Heart of Pre-Inca Civilization

The Sacred City of Pachacamac is an archaeological site located in the south of Lima, Peru. It was built by the Lima civilization over 2,000 years ago and was an important religious and cultural center for the pre-Inca cultures of the region.

During this day tour, you will visit the Sacred City of Pachacamac and learn about its history and culture. You will also have the opportunity to explore the impressive archaeological remains, which include pyramids, temples, and other buildings.

This tour is a great way to learn about the history and culture of Peru. You will experience the magic of the pre-Inca civilization and discover one of the most important archaeological sites in the country.

Tour Price

Sacred Citadel Pachacamac

$90 USD
per person

Group Size:

Up to 18

Activity Level:


Trip Length:

Full Day

Overview of the 1-day tour to the Sacred Citadel Pachacamac

This program is intended for those who wish to explore the cultural and archaeological riches of the capital city of Lima. We extend a warm welcome to you in Lima, known as the City of Kings, a metropolis steeped in history and cultural heritage. Join us to discover the charms of our capital, visiting the prominent Convent of San Francisco, built during the colonial era and still preserving valuable treasures from the viceregal period, including its famous catacombs. Later, savor the renowned Peruvian cuisine with a traditional lunch, and then continue exploring the archaeological center of Pachacamac, a place of worship for the Creator of the universe. This astonishing site comprises various enclosures such as the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Moon, pilgrimage sites, and the museum in the square where the sculpted image of the god Pachacamac is displayed.

Here are some of the highlights of the Sacred City of Pachacamac Tour:

  • Visit the Pyramid of the Sun: The Pyramid of the Sun is the largest pyramid in Peru and is one of the most impressive structures at Pachacamac. It is believed to have been built as a temple to the sun god Inti.
  • See the Temple of the Moon: The Temple of the Moon is another important temple at Pachacamac. It is believed to have been dedicated to the moon goddess Mama Quilla.
  • Learn about the history and culture of the pre-Inca cultures: An expert guide will provide you with information about the history and culture of the pre-Inca cultures that lived in the area.
  • Take stunning photos of the ruins: The Sacred City of Pachacamac is a beautiful place to take photos. You will have the opportunity to capture stunning views of the pyramids, temples, and other ruins.

Sacred Citadel Pachacamac: Full-Day Itinerary  

We will begin picking up guests from their respective hotels between 09:00 and 09:50 in downtown Lima, then embark on our tour of the most significant places in the city. Our tour covers Lima's three historical periods: Pre-Hispanic, Colonial, and Modern. We'll start with a panoramic view of "La Huaca Pucllana" and explore the impressive Historic Center of Lima, including palaces, mansions, churches, and squares. We'll conclude the visit with a tour of the residential and financial area of San Isidro, as well as enjoying an unforgettable view of the Pacific Ocean in the district of Miraflores.

After a traditional lunch, we'll continue south of Lima, where our local guide will provide detailed explanations. We'll admire the panoramic view of Huaca Pucllana, followed by the archaeological center of Pachacamac, which in its time was the most frequented by the ancient Andean peoples, who believed that Pachacamac was the creator of the universe. We'll have access to the highest point of the archaeological center, where we'll enjoy a spectacular view of the Lurín Valley and the Pacific Ocean. We'll conclude the day by visiting the bohemian district of Barranco and the Villa swamps, one of the few natural reserves that still exists and serves as a refuge for over 150 species of migratory birds and exquisite flora.

We'll end the tour with a visit to the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Leap of the Friar in the Barranco district, enjoying panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean during the journey.

Our services conclude with the return transfer to the hotel.


  • Hotel pickup in Lima.
  • Tourist transportation.
  • Tourist lunch.
  • Professional guide (bilingual).
  • Entrance fees to all locations.

Not Included:

  • Extra expenses.
  • Beverages.
  • Meals.
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Essentials for Sacred Citadel Pachacamac Tour:

  • Small backpack.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Camera with spare batteries.
  • Water bottle.
  • Warm clothing.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Hat.
  • Carry extra money.


Travel Highlights

Duration:Full Day
Type:National Tours
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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  • star ratingI went on the Inca trail for 4 days and was guided by Edgar Cardenas, who is not only a great guide but a knowledgeable and passionate person that really… read more

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  • star ratingRecomendable. – Muy recomendable el servicio, el cual ya lo tomamos en cada visita al cusco y siempre ha cubierto y superado nuestras expectativas.

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    4 December, 2023
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    23 August, 2023
  • star ratingÓtima experiência – A tierra Biru me recepcionou muito bem no aeroporto. Em todos os momentos me tratou muito bem. Os guias falavam espanhol bem devagar, então era possível entender tudo, mesmo para… read more

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