Overview of your Pachacamac Tour
The Temple of Pachacamac, located in what is today Lima, was an important religious center in pre-colonial times. We offer guided tours to help you learn more about the culture of the people who lived here in pre-Inca times. During the tour we will also visit Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Inca pyramid. This tour can be combined with other tours that we offer in Lima or other parts of the country.
Itinerary at a glance!
Attractions Included in this tour:
- Huaca Pucllana
- Pachacamac Oracle
- Swamps of Villa
- Salto del Fraile
Pachacamac Tour in detail
Pachacamac Tour – Half a Day Tour
At 9:15 a.m. (or 2:15 p.m.) we will pick you up at your hotel and begin the tour. These are some of the places we will see:
Our excursion begins with a panoramic view of the “Pucllana Pyramid” built in IVth century A.D., and considered a “sacred village” by the Incas.
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.
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.
What your dream trip includes
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:
- Tips or extra expenses
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.
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!
What to bring for your Pachacamac Tour
What you need to take for the Pachacamac 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.
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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?
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