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  2. Lima
  3. Miraflores

Lima: Half-Day Colonial and Modern Lima Tour

Product ID: 203191
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Immerse yourself in the pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern history of Lima with a half-day guided tour that includes some of the main attractions of this beautiful city.
About this activity
Duration 3.3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Passengers will be collected at their respective hotels (located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima downtown).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit two natural gems, the Pucllana Temple and el Olivar Park
  • Stroll through the beautiful historic center of Lima, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • Visit one of the oldest viceregal destinations
Full description
Your tour will begin at Larcomar, the city's most exclusive shopping center located in front of the Pacific Ocean. This impressive complex boasts indoor and outdoor areas, including a cinema, a bowling alley, a food court, a museum, tourist shops, book stores, clothing stores, and electronics stores.

Following this, the tour makes its way to Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Hispanic pyramid 25 meters high belonging to the Lima culture and built between 200 and 800 A.D. Located in the Miraflores district, here you can observe squares, ramps and stairways, plus rooms with objects that in the past were offered to the deities.

You will then stop at the Main Square, located in front of the Presidential Palace, the Lima Municipality and the Archbishop's Palace. These are all examples of beautiful colonial buildings that are an important part of the city's identity. A few streets away, you will visit the Church of Santo Domingo, one of the oldest viceregal constructions that stands out for its collection of old books, among other things. Your tour will then conclude at either your hotel, at Larcomar or the Indian Market.
Includes
  • Pickup from hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro, or Historic Centre of Lima
  • Professional tour guide who speaks Spanish and English
  • All fees and taxes
  • Snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Photos

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time
• Sales tax must be collected for Peruvians or foreign visitors who stay in Peru for more than 60 days; if applicable, sales tax will be collected by the local operator
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.0 / 5
based on 6 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
3.7/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Lima Tours

Product ID: 203191