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Lima: Private Tour to Huaca Pucllana and Huaca Mateo Salado

Tours Culture & history

Immerse yourself in the pre-inca history of Lima, visiting the main Huacas of the city.


  • Visit two of the most important vestiges of ancient Peru in the heart of Lima.
  • The Huaca Pucllana is located in Miraflores and belonged to the Lima culture.
  • Its main centre is a pyramidal building of a ceremonial connotation.
  • The Huaca Museo Salado is one of the largest and is in the Pueblo Libre district
  • Mateo Salado was part of the Qhapaq Ñan or Great Inca Trail.


Start a tour of two of the most famous 'Huacas', (ceremonial centres or temples) of Lima. First, you will visit Huaca Pucllana in the district of Miraflores, formed by a 25-meter high truncated pyramid of adobe and a set of patios and plazas. Also, the complex has an exhibition room and a restaurant. Then, you will be transferred to Huaca Mateo Salado in the district of Pueblo Libre. This is one of the most important ¨huacas¨ in Lima due to its connection with the Qhapaq Ñan, the Great Inca Trail that united the entire empire. Initially Mateo Salado was a Yschma civilization administrative-ceremonial centre, but then it was occupied by the Incas, being they who enabled the section that united this ¨huaca¨ with Pachacamac, south of Lima. Finally, you will be transferred back to your hotel.


Pickup and drop-off. Professional bilingual tour guide (English and Spanish). Admission to Huaca Pucllana and Huaca Mateo Salado.

Important Information

  • - Pick up from hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro and Historic Centre of Lima. - If you stay in private residences (Airbnb), please contact us to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up. - Children must be accompanied by an adult. - Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator. - This activity is not wheelchair accesible.

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