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Highlights of Lima - City Tours at the Colonial and Modern Areas

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Miraflores, PE
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Highlights of Lima - City Tours at the Colonial and Modern Areas

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Miraflores, PE
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Experience the highlights of Lima in this captivating city tour. Wander through the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this vibrant city. From beautiful squares and monuments to stunning colonial and republican balconies, Lima offers a blend of past and present. Discover the city's many churches filled with priceless works of art and indulge in traditional experiences and flavors at its charming restaurants and bars. The tour starts in the touristic neighborhood of Miraflores, where you'll explore its waterfront and parks, including the remarkable Park of Love and the archaeological center of Huaca Pucllana. Then, venture to the historic center and visit Plaza San Martin, Plaza de Armas, and the Convent of San Francisco with its impressive catacombs. This unforgettable tour encapsulates the essence of Lima and promises an immersive experience you won't want to miss.

About this experience

  • Admission Included
  • 3 hours - 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-14 Participants
  • Small Group Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Explore the historic center of Lima
  • Visit the beautiful parks and waterfront of Miraflores
  • Discover the pyramids of the Huaca Pucllana
  • Entrance ticket to Catacombs of San Francisco Convent
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Miraflores

Starting from the touristic neighbornhood of Miraflores, passing through along its beautiful waterfront and parks. The remarkable park of love, passing through the central park of Miraflores also known as Kennedy Park or Park of the Cats because you will find hundreds of cats around. The archaeological center of the Huaca Pucllana with its pyramids (considered a sacred place), surpassing the financial area of San Isidro with direction to the historical center of the city. In the historical center you will visit from Plaza Grau, Plaza San Martin and Plaza de Armas, where you will find the Basilic of Lima, the Cathedral, Government Palace and Cityhall palace. You will also visit the Convent of San Francisco and the impressive catacombs and then return to the Miraflores district.

Admission Included

Huaca Pucllana

(Pass by)

Pyramids of Pre-inca culture of Lima (Not entry).

Parque El Olivar

(Pass by)

Amazing and traditional Park in middle of the City.

Plaza Grau

(Pass by)

Know as the Halls of the Heroes, we can see the Justice Palace and the French Palace.

Plaza San Martin

(Pass by)

One of the most beuatiful parts of the Old Town. We can see the San Martin Statue and The Bolivar Hotel (Old and Traditional Hotel of the Capital).

Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

The most important Square of the City... We find the Goverment Palace, City Hall, Cathedral, Archbishop's Palace.

Admission Not Included

Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas

Our certificated guide will show you the beauty of the convent and the impresive catacombs

Admission Included

More about this experience

Introduction

Discover the incredible city of Lima, the capital of Peru, on the Highlights of Lima tour. This tour takes you through the colonial and modern areas of Lima, providing a fascinating insight into the city's rich history and vibrant culture. Lima, uniquely situated on the Pacific coast, offers a blend of past and present, with its historic center being a designated World Heritage Site. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Lima's squares, monuments, and churches, adorned with priceless works of art. Indulge in traditional experiences and flavors at the city's renowned restaurants and bars. By exploring this magnificent city on foot, you will truly connect with the essence of Lima.

What to expect?

During the 180 to 240-minute tour, you will embark on a journey through Lima's most iconic landmarks. The adventure begins in the quaint neighborhood of Miraflores, known for its picturesque waterfront and charming parks. Explore the renowned Park of Love and stroll through the central park, where cats roam freely. Visit the archaeological center of Huaca Pucllana, a sacred site consisting of ancient pyramids. Journey through the financial district of San Isidro before reaching the historical center. Here, you will uncover the beauty of Plaza Grau, Plaza San Martin, and Plaza de Armas, home to monumental structures like the Basilic of Lima and the Government Palace. Don't miss the chance to explore the Convent of San Francisco with its captivating catacombs. Finally, return to Miraflores, completing the captivating journey.

Who is this for?

The Highlights of Lima tour is tailored for all travelers who seek an immersive experience in a city that effortlessly combines history with modernity. It caters to culture enthusiasts, history buffs, and anyone eager to explore Lima's hidden gems. Whether you are a solo traveler, a couple, or a family, this tour is designed for all age groups and interests. From the curious adventurer to the savvy globetrotter, this experience welcomes everyone to bask in the wonders of Lima.

Why book this?

Immerse yourself in the fascinating blend of past and present that Lima has to offer. This tour lets you discover the heart and soul of the city in the most engaging and authentic way. With an expert guide leading the way, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of Lima's history, culture, and architectural marvels. Wander through the historic center, where architectural gems like Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral await. Witness the impressive Huaca Pucllana archaeological site and delve into the mysterious catacombs of the Convent of San Francisco. The tour ensures you don't miss any of Lima's highlights, making it a must-book experience for those seeking an unforgettable journey through the capital of Peru.

Good to know

While embarking on the Highlights of Lima tour, wear comfortable shoes as you explore the city by foot. Prepare for an adventure that lasts between 180 to 240 minutes, allowing ample time to absorb the rich cultural heritage of Lima. Remember to bring your curiosity and camera to capture the captivating sights along the way. Hotel pickups are available in the Miraflores and San Isidro districts. Prepare to be fascinated by the striking beauty of Lima's architecture, culinary delights, and warm hospitality as you embark on this immersive journey through the historic and modern areas of the city.

Reviews

Previous participants of the Highlights of Lima tour have praised the captivating experience. Travelers were delighted by the knowledgeable and friendly tour guides who brought the history and culture of Lima to life. The highlights, such as the Plaza de Armas and Convent of San Francisco, were noted as truly remarkable and offered a deep understanding of the city's heritage. Visitors were enchanted by the stunning scenery, the vibrant atmosphere at Miraflores, and the opportunity to explore Lima on foot. Overall, the tour received high praise for its organization, informative guides, and the unforgettable memories it created for those who embarked on this extraordinary journey.

Reviews

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Timothy_D

Great day, seeing the catacombs was interesting and the history of the city of Lima and was amazing.
Collected by Evendo, Tripadvisor & Viator
2024-02-22 21:38
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