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Private Lima Overview - A Focus on Culture

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    Stop At: Mercado nro 1 de Surquillo, Av. Paseo de la Republica, Lima Peru

    Local market

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Huaca Pucllana, Calle General Borgono Cuadra, 8 Miraflores, Lima 15074 Peru

    A brief stop to observe Lima's most famous solid pyramid used as a ceremonial site for the Lima culture during the years of 200 to 700 AD. A full tour of the site is not taken, only observed from the outside

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza San Martin, Lima Peru

    Our first stop on the historic city-center portion of our tour. Here we recognize one of Peru's most well-known liberators, Jose de San Martin.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco Jirón Lampa y Ancash, Lima 15001 Peru

    Also known as the St. Francis Monastery in English, the church and convent were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991. We will briefly observe the convent from outside as well as have the opportunity to step into the church and observe the surroundings. A full tour of the Convent and Catacombs is not offered on this overview itinerary.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Jr. Junin and Jr. Carabaya, Lima Peru

    Here we will spend a few minutes in the heart of Lima. The Plaza de Armas is home to the Presidential Palace, Arch Bishop's Palace, Cathedral and Municipal buildings and can oftentimes be a lively place filled with people and various forms of entertainment.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Pass By: Parque El Olivar, Avenue La Republica Calles: Francisco Tamayo, Choquehuanca, Hermilio Hernandez, Conde de la Monclova, Carolina Vargas., Lima 15073 Peru

    Returning from Lima we will pass through the Parque de Olivar where you will gaze upon a 400+ year old olive grove set in the middle of the contemporary neighborhood of San Isidro.

    Stop At: El Parque del Amor, Malecon de la Reserva Miraflores, Lima 18 Peru

    An artistic park located on the sea-side cliffs of Miraflores. Observe the para gliders sailing over head and local young couples strolling along the paths dedicated to lovers everywhere. A great place to snap a quick photo of you and a loved one!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Barranco District, Lima Peru

    We will finish up our day with a walk through Barranco, known for its bohemian culture and festivities. Filled with street vendors, musicians and performers you will once again note a different atmosphere from that of other districts we have visited throughout the day. Of special note will be the bright and colorful works of graffiti art you will see as you stroll along.

    If you are up for it, we will even take you to try the best artisan ice creams around. The selection set before you will be difficult, traditional gelato as well as local fruits that have been incorporated into delicious sorbet flavors will be among the many options to choose from… but don’t worry, sample requests are welcome!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Morro Solar, Chorillos, Lima Peru

    Sitting at roughly 251 meters above sea level, you will get a wonderful view of the Pacific Coastline, Chorrillos Bay an the Shanty towns below. Often overlooked on other tours, this can be the highlight of ours!

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up from any location in Metropolitan Lima, however, if outside of the center of Lima, Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco, there will be additional charges. We offer pick up from the airport as well as the Port of Callao and pier-side pick up from the Port of Callao, all for an additional charge of $50.00 US Dollars (per group) to be paid in cash the day of the tour.

    Pier Side pick up from Port of Callao - Please contact office for rate


    • J Chavez Intl Airport, Lima Peru

    Port of Callao
    Return Details
    Normally the same as pick up but can be flexible. Airport Drop-offs will incur an extra charge of $20 US dollars per person to be paid in cash the day of the tour. Please ensure to note in Special Requirements if you are requesting a drop off different than your pick-up address. 
    • Private tour
    • Professional Guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Food tasting (fruits and snacks during local market portion of tour)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from districts of San Isidro, Miraflores & Barranco - all others please see: Exclusions)
    • Lunch (s/. s/. 40 - s/. 60 per person including principal plate and refreshment)
    • Ice creams if opted for during Barranco portion of tour (s/. 7 - s/. 10)
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation from Airport of Port of Callao (Additional $50.00 USD paid in cash the day of tour.)
    • Entry/Admission - Huaca Pucllana
    • Entry/Admission - Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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