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Lima: Half-Day Private Lima City Tour and Larco Museum

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17 reviews

Activity provider: LimaTours

Lima: Half-Day Private Lima City Tour and Larco Museum

Activity provider: LimaTours

From US$ 95 per person

A tour taking you through the historical side of the city of Lima. You will encounter buildings from the pre-colonial era all the way through to today.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Audio guide included
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Private pick-up from hotels located at Miraflores, San Isidro, Historic Centre of Lima. This activity does not include pickup from private residences (Airbnbs). If passengers stay in them, please contact the local partner in the days prior the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a pickup point.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Stroll through the beautiful historic center of Lima
  • Enjoy Casa Aliaga and learn about its history.
  • Visit the Main Square, surrounded by historic buildings.
  • Explore the Larco Museum, chosen as one of the best museums in the world
  • Have an enjoyable time in an 18th-century vice-royal building at Museo Larco.
Full description
Explore Lima’s old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, packed with fascinating historic buildings. The route begins at the traditional Pueblo Libre district, where you visit the Larco Museum, located in a beautifully restored viceregal mansion built on a pre-Columbian pyramid from the seventh century. The museum boasts a complete pre-Hispanic collection of gold and silver objects, as well as pieces of erotic art. Then visit the Casa Aliaga, a colonial mansion granted by chief conquistador Francisco Pizarro to one of his captains, Jeronimo de Aliaga. This is the only house from that time, still belonging to the same family. Continue with a scenic tour through the colonial downtown. See the Main Square, where you can appreciate the grandiose architecture of the Spanish Empire. Admire Lima’s Cathedral, built during the 16th century. Finish the trip returning to your hotel.
Includes
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish and English)
  • Touristic transportation.
  • Admission to Larco Museum, Casa Aliaga and Lima Cathedral.
  • Pickup and drop-off.
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Snacks and beverages
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc)

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Pickup is available from hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro, Historic Centre of Lima.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • 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
  • This activity does not include pickup from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact us days before the start of the tour, to coordinate a meeting point for your pickup
  • People over 18 years of age may enter enclosed spaces only if they are fully vaccinated, providing a virtual or printed certificate. This works for bus travel, any indoor activity, restaurants, hotels, trains, and airplanes. Minors should only be asymptomatic
  • Every person must permanently wear a KN95 mask or two masks one on top of the other (surgical mask, cloth mask, or two surgical masks on top).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Good ride for those who have little time in Lima.

December 29, 2019

Victor excellent guide, great attitude and willingness, very good experience, thank you, happy new year.

December 26, 2019

December 15, 2019

Product ID: 203191