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Overview of your Lima City Tour

Our half day tour of the city of Lima includes important attractions belonging to all 3 of its historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern.  Lima is one of the largest and most diverse cities in the world. The city was founded in the 1500’s, but people lived in the area long before that, and many of their buildings still exist. We offer daily tours for solo travelers and for groups, and this half day tour can be combined with other tours that we offer.  See our Travellers’ testimonials.

Itinerary at a glance!

Our half day tour of the city of Lima includes important attractions belonging to all 3 of its historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern.  Lima is one of the largest and most diverse cities in the world. The city was founded in the 1500’s, but people lived in the area long before that, and many of their buildings still exist. We offer daily tours for solo travelers and for groups, and this half day tour can be combined with other tours that we offer.  See our Travellers’ testimonials.

Attractions Included in this tour:

  • Huaca Pucllana
  • Lima Historical Center
  • San Martin Square
  • Lima Main Square
  • Larcomar
Lima City Tour in detail

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:

The fist attraction we will see in Lima is the Pucllana Pyramid, which was built in the 4th century A.D.  It was a ceremonial center, and was considered sacred by the Incas. during the tour you will learn more about the people who lived here at the time it was built.

We will go on to the Center of Lima, where you will be able to see Colonial-era 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.

Finally we will visit some 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 all day, Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. The tour lasts about 3 ½ hours and ends with transfer back to your hotel in Lima.

This tour can be done at morning or during the afternoon.

What your dream trip includes

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:

  • Meals
  • Tips or extra expenses
Price

Tour Price
You can get this tour from $XXX USD, This price may vary due to season, number of travelers or other conditions.
Discounts and Offers

  • ISIC Card: Students with a valid ISIC card can apply to a discount of XX%.
  • Junior: People under 18 years old can get this tour for $XXUSD.
Aditional Services

You can enhance your experience with these aditional services:

  • Machu Picchu Mountain or Huayna Picchu Mountain: an extra hike to the sacred mountains next to the citadel.
  • Vistadome Train: enjoy the landscape in a panoramic train during your trip to Machu Picchu.
  • Porters: hire an extra porter to get him carry your belongings and enjoy the rek at your best! You will support a Peruvian family too!
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What to bring for your Lima City Tour

What you need to take for the City Tour:

  • Sneakers, T-shirts, trousers, Shorts
  • Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water
  • Extra money, Cameras
Map of the tour
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.

Testimonials for inspiration
FAQ's

What is the best season to visit Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu weather is two seasons. You can enjoy fresh and vivid days in rainy seasons from November to March, or shiny and blue-sky days during the dry season, from April to October.

When is Machu Picchu closed?
Good news! Machu Picchu is NEVER closed. You can visit this wonder every day of the year.

Should I book my permit in advance?
We strongly encourage you to book your Machu Picchu permit in advance as they can be sold out easily.