Private Lima Overview - A Focus on Culture

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If you are looking for an itinerary that covers all of Lima's main attractions in just one day, but you can do without the museums, then look no further! This full-day tour offers you the very best Lima has to offer with a focus primarily on the culture, gastronomy and people of Lima.  With a mix of the must sees, along with off the beaten path stops, this private tour leaves you with a complete...
If you are looking for an itinerary that covers all of Lima's main attractions in just one day, but you can do without the museums, then look no further! This full-day tour offers you the very best Lima has to offer with a focus primarily on the culture, gastronomy and people of Lima.  With a mix of the must sees, along with off the beaten path stops, this private tour leaves you with a complete overview of five distinctly different districts throughout Lima. Tour with us, and get to know the colorful, flavorful and fun side of this amazing city!
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Mercado nro 1 de Surquillo, Av. Paseo de la Republica, Lima Peru

Local market

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Huaca Pucllana, Calle General Borgono s/n, cuadra 8, Lima 15074 Peru

A brief stop to observe Lima's most famous solid pyramid used as a ceremonial site for the Lima culture during the years of 200 to 700 AD. A full tour of the site is not taken, only observed from the outside

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plaza San Martin, Lima Peru

Our first stop on the historic city-center portion of our tour. Here we recognize one of Peru's most well-known liberators, Jose de San Martin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco Jirón Lampa y Ancash, Lima 15001 Peru

Also known as the St. Francis Monastery in English, the church and convent...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mercado nro 1 de Surquillo, Av. Paseo de la Republica, Lima Peru

Local market

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Huaca Pucllana, Calle General Borgono s/n, cuadra 8, Lima 15074 Peru

A brief stop to observe Lima's most famous solid pyramid used as a ceremonial site for the Lima culture during the years of 200 to 700 AD. A full tour of the site is not taken, only observed from the outside

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plaza San Martin, Lima Peru

Our first stop on the historic city-center portion of our tour. Here we recognize one of Peru's most well-known liberators, Jose de San Martin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco Jirón Lampa y Ancash, Lima 15001 Peru

Also known as the St. Francis Monastery in English, the church and convent were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991. We will briefly observe the convent from outside as well as have the opportunity to step into the church and observe the surroundings. A full tour of the Convent and Catacombs is not offered on this overview itinerary.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Jr. Junin and Jr. Carabaya, Lima Peru

Here we will spend a few minutes in the heart of Lima. The Plaza de Armas is home to the Presidential Palace, Arch Bishop's Palace, Cathedral and Municipal buildings and can oftentimes be a lively place filled with people and various forms of entertainment.

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By: Parque El Olivar, Av. Los Incas, Lima 15073 Peru

Returning from Lima we will pass through the Parque de Olivar where you will gaze upon a 400+ year old olive grove set in the middle of the contemporary neighborhood of San Isidro.

Stop At: El Parque del Amor, Malecon de la Reserva Miraflores, Lima 18 Peru

An artistic park located on the sea-side cliffs of Miraflores. Observe the para gliders sailing over head and local young couples strolling along the paths dedicated to lovers everywhere. A great place to snap a quick photo of you and a loved one!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Barranco District, Lima Peru

We will finish up our day with a walk through Barranco, known for its bohemian culture and festivities. Filled with street vendors, musicians and performers you will once again note a different atmosphere from that of other districts we have visited throughout the day. Of special note will be the bright and colorful works of graffiti art you will see as you stroll along.

If you are up for it, we will even take you to try the best artisan ice creams around. The selection set before you will be difficult, traditional gelato as well as local fruits that have been incorporated into delicious sorbet flavors will be among the many options to choose from… but don’t worry, sample requests are welcome!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Morro Solar, Chorillos, Lima Peru

Sitting at roughly 251 meters above sea level, you will get a wonderful view of the Pacific Coastline, Chorrillos Bay an the Shanty towns below. Often overlooked on other tours, this can be the highlight of ours!

Duration: 15 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Private tour
  • Professional Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (from districts of San Isidro, Miraflores & Barranco - all others please see: Exclusions)
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Food tasting (fruits and snacks during local market portion of tour)
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Huaca Pucllana
  • Ice creams if opted for during Barranco portion of tour (s/. 7 - s/. 10)
  • Lunch (s/. s/. 40 - s/. 60 per person including principal plate and refreshment)
  • Transportation from Airport of Port of Callao (Additional $50.00 USD paid in cash the day of tour.)
  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any location in Metropolitan Lima, however, if outside of the center of Lima, Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco, there will be an additional charge to be paid to your guide directly on the day of the tour, in US Dollars, cash payment.

Rates from the Airport (including the Wyndham Costa del Sol & Holiday Inn Hotels):
Groups of 2-6 persons - $80.00 US Dollars
Groups of 7+ persons - $100.00 US Dollars

Rates from the Port of Callao – Front Gate
(includes pick up from the Port and drop off to the Port of the Lima Airport)
*If you are disembarking with luggage, you must contact the local provider to inform them of the number of pieces of luggage you will have and they will determine the vehicle/price for you.

Groups of 2-6 persons - $80.00 US Dollars
Groups of 7+ persons - $100.00 US Dollars

Pier side pick-up from Port of Callao - Please contact local provider for rate.



Airports

  • J Chavez Intl Airport, Lima Peru


Ports

  • Port of Callao


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.