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Lima Half-Day Tour of Must-See Sites

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Take a half-day tour of Lima to expose yourself to the must-see sites of the city. On this trip, you will visit the historic city center, the Larco Museum, the Covent of Santo Domingo, and a hauca, and enjoy a traditional Peruvian dessert.

Highlights

  • Walk the historic downtown of Lima, observing its architecture, monuments, and more
  • Visit the Larco Museum, housing the best private pre-Colombian art collection in Peru
  • Climb the tower at the Convent of Santo Domingo for a view over the city
  • Try a lucuma mousse, lucuma is an endemic fruit in the Andes

Description

Go back in time, beginning in modern and cosmopolitan Lima and traveling back through the colonial and pre-Hispanic stages of Peruvian History, on a half-day tour of Peru's capital city. This tour will provide you with a comprehensive historical oversight of the city, while hitting up all the 'must-see sites.' Drive along Lima's first freeway, built during 1960s and 1970s to arrive to downtown Lima, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will be able to appreciate the impressive monuments and imposing architecture from the colonial times. You will visit 16th century Convent of Santo Domingo, one of the best preserved monasteries in whole of Lima, where you will be able to see the old Lima from its tower. Your visit then continues to the Larco Museum, featuring the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous 'erotic' archaeological collection. Finally, you will be able to walk around one of Lima's oldest neighborhoods, Pueblo Libre, and try a lucuma mousse. Lucuma is an endemic fruit in the Andes. On the way back to your hotel you will observe a hauca, a pre-Inca site in the middle of the city. Observe the changing of the Guards.

Includes

Guide Entrance fees Transportation in minivan Snacks Bottled water

Important Information

  • Tour starts and ends in any hotel located in Miraflores or San Isidro

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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