Welcome to Lima, The City of Kings, a city full of history and cultural heritage. Travel with us around Lima and visit the great convent of San Francisco, a colonial gem that holds the treasures from the Spanish era. Visit some of the best museums in Lima, such as the Gold Museum, Larco Herrera Museum, Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru. Explore the ruins of Pachacamac, home of the most important god on the Peruvian coast. Enjoy also our modern Lima, visiting the most important areas, such as Miraflores, San Isidro and the traditional district of Barranco. Do not forget that Lima is also full of nightlife with fancy restaurants, local peñas, great casinos, salsa discos, pubs and great nightclubs.
This tour offers the best combination of the different attractions that Lima offers. Lima has three historical periods: pre-Columbian, colonial and modern.
We start off our tour with a great panoramic view of La Huaca Pucllana, an old pre-Inca construction dating back to 500 DC. Later on we will head towards the heart of the city to visit its colonial site. Once we get there we will start a nice walking tour that will take us to see various attractions of the city. Among them stand out The Paseo de la Republica (Promenade of the Republic), San Martin Square and the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), with their different buildings: Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace, the Basilica Cathedral and the Municipal Palace.
We continue our tour at the Convent of San Francisco which was built in colonial times and holds many of the treasures from the Spanish era including subterranean catacombs. After visiting the center of Lima we will head to the modern section of this great metropolis and will visit the district of San Isidro, stopping at its Olive Grove. Finally we will visit Miraflores with its nice shopping center named Larco Mar, which was built on a spectacular cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. End of the tour.
|Duration :||3 hours approx||Daily departures:||09:15 hrs. & 14:30 hrs.|