– Downtown Lima – Main Square – San Francisco Church – Miraflores – Huallamarca
Days: Daily Time: 9:00am & 2:00pm
Your Lima City Tour begins with pick up from your hotel. You’ll see many beautiful cultural places along the way to the Lima Historical Center in the older part of town and the capital of the Peruvian viceroyalty. During the course of the tour you’ll enjoy views of the Monuments to the Heroes (El Paseo de los Héroes), the Palace of Justice (El Palacio de Justicia) and Historic San Martín Square. Then continue on to the Main Square, surrounded by Presidential and Municipal Palaces, the cathedral and the Archbishop Palace. At the cathedral, you’ll see the tomb of Spanish Conqueror Francisco Pizarro. Then we’ll walk along the historical center to visit the Central Post Office, Church of Santo Domingo (where we’ll see the tombs of the two major saints of the colony, Santa Rosa de Lima and San Martín de Porres), the old Desamparados Train Station, and the Church of San Francisco. We’ll also stop at the Park of the Wall to see the old wall surrounding the city that once protected colonial Lima. Next, we’ll take a sightseeing tour around the city to see the Torre Tagle Palace, the Pak Universitario, and the Old House of San Marcos University – the oldest university in America. Our next stop will be the residential district of San Isidro, where the pre-Inca shrine of “Huaca Huallamarca” and to Miraflores to view its beautiful shrine as well. At “Huaca Pucllana” there’s an exclusive first-class restaurant just inside the archaeological complex. Our final stop will be a drive to “Kiss Park” (Parque del Beso), built in a peculiar Gaudí where we’ll enjoy beautiful views of Lima Bay. In Barranco, a bohemian Lima neighborhood, we’ll see the so-called Bridge of Breadths (Puente de los Suspiros) before returning you to your hotel.
Inclusions: Roundtrip Transfers From Lima Hotels All Admissions Exclusions: Food & Beverages Optional Guide Gratuities Please Note: The Cathedral is closed Saturday evening and Sunday; on these days, admission to Huaca Huallamarca is offered in its place.