Lima City Tours

City Tours in Lima

The history of Lima predates the colonial presence. The founding of the viceroyalty transformed the city into the main political and administrative center in South America. During this period, important temples, convents, mansions and balconies were built. The arrival of modernity did not change the historical centre of Lima, which is recognized as a World Heritage Site.

In the north you will find the city of Caral, home to the oldest civilization of the Americas, and in the south you will find the Pachacamac archaeological complex.

The museums with great works of art, archaeological sites, beaches, valleys, wildlife reserves, the nightlife, the thrill of adventure sports and give the exquisite cuisine of Peru's capital and authentic personality distinguished.

Lima City Tours

Included: Transportation in / out from hotels in Miraflores and San Isidro, entrance fees, guided tour in English and Spanish.

PRICES: Per person in US dollars ($) - Rates valid until December 2017.

 

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Lima City Tour

The best way to enjoy Lima and its history. Our excursion offers Lima’s best attractions in its three historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern.

ANCESTRAL LIMA: We start our tour with a panoramic view of the “Huaca Pucllana” a magnificent ceremonial and archeological center built in the 4th century a.D. and considered a “sacred village” by the Incas. The Viceroyalty of Peru was the most important of the Spanish Empire and Lima was its capital.

COLONIAL LIMA: We visit the Historical Centre of Lima, where you will appreciate more than fifty monuments and Colonial edifications, such as the Paseo de la República, the San Martín Square, the Main Square, the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Cathedral Basilica, and the City Council Palace amongst others.

We will visit the MUSEUM OF THE BANCO CENTRAL DE RESERVA*,where we will admire the “Treasures of Peru” Collection, a fine selection of objects made of gold, ceramics and textiles from different pre-columbian cultures.

We will visit the monumental SAN FRANCISCO CONVENT, which displays the largest collection of religious art in America. Our highlight will be the visit of the underground vaults, known as “Catacumbas” or Catacombs.

CONTEMPORARY LIMA: We will visit traditional residential areas of Lima, such as El Olivar of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larcomar.

*Museum of the “Banco Central de Reserva” is closed to the public on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Monday closed all day.

Duration tour: 4 hrs. (approximately)
Schedules: 9:50 am / 2:50 pm
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 33.00 $ 22.30

Lima City Night

Discover the beauty of Lima, visiting its foremost architectural monuments beautifully illuminated.

Our excursion shows Lima’s impressive Historical Centre of Lima in detail, presenting its most emblematic attractions such as the Grau Square, the San Martín Square, the French Palace, Lima’s Cathedral Basilica, the Archbishops Palace, the Desamparados Train Station, amongst others.

You will be able to take unforgettable pictures with these magnificent lit up attractions as background.

Duration tour: 3 hrs. (approximately)
Schedules: 6:20 pm
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 30.00 $ 21.00

Lima City Tour Virreinal

“THE VICEROYALTY OF PERU WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT OF THE SPANISH EMPIRE AND LIMA WAS ITS CAPITAL”

This tour presents the oldest buildings in the Historical Centre of Lima. We will start with a panoramic view of the “Huaca Pucllana” built in the 4th century a.D. Visit the Cathedral, where the tour guide will show you the Sacristy, the impressive choir seating, the side chapels and the tomb of Lima's founder, Francisco Pizarro. Walk through the Main Square, seeing important buildings as the Government Palace and the Municipal Palace. Our next stop is the Saint Dominic Priory of Lima where we will visit the library of the convent, the main cloister and the chapels of the Peruvian Saints: Saint Rose of Lima and Saint Martin de Porres. Finally enjoy the impressive view of the Pacific Ocean.

*Cathedral is closed to the public on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings. Religious and civic holidays ask for the visit to Saint Dominic Priory and Cathedral of Lima

Duration tour: 4 hrs. (approximately)
Schedules: 9:50 am / 2:50 pm
Private Service
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 80.50

Sacred Citadel of Pachacamac

A unique archaeological and mystical experience: the oracle, temples, palaces, myths and legends.

ANCESTRAL SHRINES Our excursion begins with a panoramic view of the “Huaca Pucllana” built in IV century a.D., and considered as a “sacred village” by the Incas.

PACHACAMAC ORACLE We will then have a guided tour through the splendid and vast archeological site of the Pachacamac Oracle, also known as the temple of the deity. The old Andean civilizations believed Pachacamac was the creator of the universe.

The Pachacamac citadel comprises temples, pyramids and palaces, such as the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of Pachacamac, the “Acllahuasi” or Palace of the Virgins of the Sun, amongst others. The whole area was considered holy and part of the mystical axis of the world.

BARRANCO AND THE SWAMPS OF VILLA Our tour includes a visit to the bohemian district of Barranco, where we will see the “Puente de los Suspiros”,we will continue towards “El salto del Fraile”, the Swamps of Villa and delight in some spectacular sights of the Pacific Ocean.

Duration tour: 3 hrs. 30' (approximately)
Schedules: 9:50 am / 2:50 pm
Tuesday to Sunday

Rate: US $ 40.00 $ 31.00

Lima City Night and Fountains

Discover the beauty of Lima, visiting its foremost architectural monuments beautifully illuminated.

Our excursion shows Lima’s impressive Historical Centre of Lima in detail, presenting its most emblematic attractions such as the Grau Square, the San Martín Square, the French Palace, Lima’s Cathedral Basilica, the Archbishops Palace, the Desamparados Train Station, amongst others.

You will be able to take unforgettable pictures with these magnificent lit up attractions as background.

Be surprised by the largest compound of electronic fountains in the world.

Guided excursion to the “Magical Water Circuit” the largest water fountain compound in the world, certified by Guinness World Records. Here you will enjoy a wonderful display of water, light, music and images presented at Reserve Park, one of Lima's most beautiful urban areas.

Duration tour: 4 hrs. 30' (approximately)
Schedules: 6 pm
Wednesday to Sunday

Rate: US $ 55.00 $ 36.00

Museo Larco

Meet the largest and most impressive pre-columbian art collection in the world.

We will start the tour taking you to the Larco Museum to meet the largest and most impressive pre-columbian art collection in the world.

Located in an 18th century vice-royal mansion, built on a pre-columbian pyramid of the 17th century, its new galleries display the best and most complete collection of gold and silver of Peru together with its famous collection .The best way to enjoy Lima and its history.

Duration tour: 3 hrs. (approximately)
Schedules: 9:50 am
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 37.50

Museo de Oro

See Peru´s most famous gold collection at Gold of Peru Museum

An important private collection of gold pieces from various pre-columbian cultures some of which are over 2000 years old.

Duration tour: 3 hrs. (approximately)
Schedules: 9:50 am
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 39.65

Barranco & Dinner Show

Come for an unforgettable evening enjoying a wonderful dinner buffet and a spectacular show of Peruvian dance, music and folklore.

Explore the best of Peru in one place.
Enjoy our Food, Folklore and Crafts in a unique, modern, cosmopolitan, and sophisticated restaurant. The Damajuana is the first Peruvian restaurant cum boutique of its type in Lima City and probably the country.

It’s the ideal place to experience the best we have to offer in the company of your family and friends and one where overseas visitors can enjoy it all completely in comfort and safety in the heart of Miraflores, an excellent tourist district. You’ll feel at home in The Damajuana where your tour includes a Pisco Sour, our national and signature cocktail.

Duration tour: 3 hrs. (approximately)
Schedules: 18:15 pm
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 56

Gastronomic Tour

Discover the secrets of Peruvian gastronomy “Peru is developing the most important culinary movement of the World Ferran Adriá, Restaurant owner of El Bulli - 3 Michelin stars.

We will introduce you to the history of Peruvian gastronomy.

Peruvian cuisine is receiving worldwide recognition and Cala restaurant has a special place in the local gastronomic field. At this lovely restaurant, which boasts a priviledged location right on the shore of the Pacific Ocean, you will delight in the culinary pleasures Peru has to offer and you will learn to prepare the famous Pisco Sour and our celebrated cebiche.

Then, you will be able to enjoy an exquisite beachfront gourmet lunch.

Our tour includes a visit to a traditional Peruvian market where you will appreciate the natural produce and ingredients that have made our food famous. Includes a chef´s apron and an official certificate.

Duration tour: 3 hrs. 30' (approximately)
Schedules: 10 am
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 106

Peruvian Paso Horse with Lunch

A national tradition, turned into people´s pride. Show includes lunch or dinner.

Our tour takes place in a typical “Casa Hacienda Peruana” (Peruvian Hacienda House), located in the valley of Lurin. In its beautiful gardens, a Peruvian horsewoman “Amazona” will introduce you to the world of the Peruvian Paso horse, narrating the story of this noble animal.

Our exhibition includes elegant “chalanes” (Peruvian horse riders) riding beautiful horses. The breeding and grazing, together with the contact with nature will make your visit unforgettable. If you choose you can ride a Peruvian paso horse, known to be the smoothest riding horse in the world.

Our tour includes a countryside dinner, consisting of a welcome Pisco Sour, a salad bar, an excellent main course, a dessert and a glass of wine.

Duration tour: 4 hrs. 30' (approximately)
Schedules: 11 am
Daily Departures

Rate: US $ 97

Lima City Tours

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