Lima City Tour

Learning about History and Tradition in the Peruvian Capital

per person $180
  •   Family
  •   Culture
  • 1 days
  • Max. 8 pers.
  • Es / En

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Description

Lima city tour with a local: Focus on the Historic Center and Miraflores district

Eric was born in Lima and is really passionate about every aspect of the History and traditions of his beloved capital city! As a really curious person, he takes up the challenge to make you discover the Peruvian capital from a different point of view, thanks to a very personalized tour. During this visit of Lima, you will discover the Historic Center, its monuments and its precious colonial houses, as well as Miraflores district, more dynamic, where you will enjoy the wonderful panoramas over the Pacific Ocean. Here is your detailed journey step by step.

Lima's Historic Center - heritage from the colonial period

You will take the road at 10 am from Avenida Benavides and will go to the Plaza de Armas, where you will start your tour through the main sites and monuments of a great architectural and historical value.

During the visit, Eric will give you many interesting information and details of every place and facts that many people don’t know!

You will stop in a traditional bar to taste the so famous Pisco Sour, the Peruvian trendy cocktail made of Pisco and lime. You won't be able to resist! The barman will give you the recipe of this drink, so that you can prepare it at home!

The visit will follow with the San Francisco de Asis Church and Convent, one of the most ancient monument of Lima's city center being part of the UNESCO World Heritage. This church of an exceptional beauty protects Lima's catacombs, where many inhabitants of the capital city are resting underground. San Francisco de Asis Church and Convent also counts with a splendid library where about 25 000 books are conserved, including Franciscan chronicles from the XV and XVIII centuries, as well as thousands of books dated until the XX century dealing with philosophy, theology, History, literature, music or geography.

Miraflores, a young and dynamic district on the Pacific coast

You will enjoy a lunch buffet in a typical restaurant where you will attend a musical show. On the menu, you will find a good range of traditional dishes making the Peruvian gastronomy so famous around the world.

After lunch, you will visit Larcomar, a commercial center from which you will enjoy a wonderful view over the Pacific Ocean while drinking a good coffee!

Eric will bring you back to Avenida Benavides where you will be able to return to your place of accommodation or go on with other adventures!

Practical information

Schedule: Saturdays and Sundays / 10 am - 5 pm

Capacity: 8 persons

Duration: full-day

Language: Spanish, English

Starting place and time: 10 am on Avenida Benavides 495, Miraflores - Lima (in front of Vivanda shop, at the junction of Avenida Benavides and Calle Alcanfores)

Access: by bus or car/taxi

The price includes

  • All the transfers in private vehicle
  • Permanent personalized guidance
  • Entries to all the places you will visit
  • Pisco sour in a traditional bar of the city
  • Lunch buffet with musical show

The price doesn't include

  • Transportation from your place of accommodation to the starting place in Miraflores
  • Return to your place of accommodation after the tour

Good to know before booking your Lima city tour:

Eric is a very flexible person who always cares a lot about the well-being of the groups accompanying him. Feel free to ask him questions and make him requests during your trip! Enjoy an unforgettable experience with a local: it's always the best way to discover a city!