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The Ultimate Lima Historical Tour: Uncover Peru Legacy

The Ultimate Lima Historical Tour: Uncover Peru Legacy

$150 per person

Begin Your Adventure: Lima Historical Tour

Set off on a fascinating journey into Peru’s past with our Lima Historical Tour. This full-day adventure will guide you through the city’s vibrant history, from the centuries-old Incan heritage to the Spanish influences and Lima’s contemporary evolution. Whether you’re an avid historian or a curious traveler, this tour offers a compelling glimpse into Lima’s multifaceted history.

Step into the Past: Huaca Pucllana

The journey begins at Huaca Pucllana, an archaeological marvel situated right in the heart of modern Lima. These ancient ruins, with their intricate adobe pyramids, offer a captivating insight into the Lima culture that flourished from AD 200 to 700. Our knowledgeable guides will share fascinating tales of this civilization, bringing the past to life before your eyes.

Journey through Pre-Columbian Art: Larco Museum

Your exploration continues at the Larco Museum, an iconic cultural institution boasting an impressive collection of pre-Columbian art. The Larco Museum showcases finely crafted pottery, intricately woven textiles, and valuable gold and silver artifacts. Each of these exhibits weaves a tale of the ancient cultures that thrived in Peru, long before the advent of modern civilization.

Historic Heart of Lima: Lima’s Historic Center

Next, we take you to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lima Historic Center. Traverse narrow lanes lined with well-preserved colonial architecture and witness the impressive Casa Aliaga, a blend of Spanish and Moorish architectural styles. Nearby, Casa Fernandini offers a glimpse into the lavish lifestyle of Lima’s 18th and 19th-century elite.

Cultural Landmark: Lima Cathedral

Our tour concludes at the magnificent Lima Cathedral, a striking symbol of the city’s religious heritage and architectural grandeur. Admire its vast array of religious artwork, ornate chapels, and the grand organ, all while learning about its historical and cultural significance.

Our Lima Historical Tour promises an enriching and engaging experience, offering an in-depth understanding of Lima’s vibrant cultural tapestry. As you delve into the details of ancient civilizations at Huaca Pucllana, every moment is filled with discovery. Similarly, when you marvel at the architectural splendors of the city’s colonial period, we ensure your experience is equally enlightening. Join us to explore, learn, and be captivated by Lima’s rich historical narrative.

  • Solo Journey: 320 USD
  • Traveling Pair: 170 USD per person
  • Group Adventures: 150 USD per person (for groups of 3 or more)
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  • Departure/Return Location
    Miraflores
  • Departure Time
    8h00
  • Return Time
    16h00
  • What to wear
    Comfortable seasonal clothing and shoes
  • Included
    Entrance Fees
    Guide
    Transport
  • Not Included
    Accommodation
    Extras
    Insurance
    Local Flights
    Lunch
    Meals
    Photo Assistance

Tour Plan

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Day Schedule Description:
Start your Lima Historical Tour in Miraflores, Lima's vibrant district, at 8:00 AM. Embark on a journey to Huaca Pucllana ruins, delving deep into the history of the Lima culture.
By 10:00 AM, proceed to the Larco Museum to marvel at an extensive collection of pre-Columbian art. Enjoy lunch at the museum's restaurant before heading towards Lima's Historic Center at 12:30 PM.
Spend the afternoon exploring Casa Aliaga and Casa Fernandini, two exquisite examples of Lima's colonial architecture. End the day at the grand Lima Cathedral, stepping into its history and cultural significance.
By 4:00 PM, return to your hotel in Miraflores, reminiscing about the rich tapestry of Lima's history you've experienced.

Tour Location

Uncover the hidden gems of Lima, Peru's vibrant capital, on our comprehensive historical tour. Traverse through the captivating Huaca Pucllana ruins, the lavish Casa Aliaga and Casa Fernandini, and immerse yourself in the intriguing narratives of Lima's past that echo within these iconic landmarks. Join us as we journey through Peru's vivid cultural heritage.

Huaca Pucllana Ruins: Nestled in the heart of Miraflores district, the Huaca Pucllana ruins echo the stories of the Lima culture that thrived from AD 200 to 700. The centerpiece, an ancient adobe pyramid, stands testament to this civilization's architectural acumen.
Larco Museum: The Larco Museum houses one of the most remarkable collections of pre-Columbian art. The museum offers an exclusive glimpse into the various facets of ancient Peru's history, featuring pottery, textiles, and precious metal artifacts.
Historical Center: Lima's Historic Center, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a treasure trove of architectural wonders that hark back to the city's colonial era. Narrow lanes and colonial buildings sketch the tales of a bygone era.
Casa Aliaga: A relic of Lima's past, Casa Aliaga has been home to the same family since the 16th century. The house showcases a stunning blend of Spanish and Moorish architecture, and its well-preserved furniture and artifacts offer a peek into the Lima of yesteryears.
Casa Fernandini: Casa Fernandini, a beautifully preserved colonial mansion, offers insights into the lifestyle of wealthy Lime├▒os during the 18th and 19th centuries. Its elegant rooms, adorned with period furniture and decorative arts, exude an air of opulence. Lima Cathedral: Located in the Main Square, Lima's Cathedral stands as an epitome of religious artwork and architectural grandeur. Inside, the chapels, altars, and grand organ paint a vivid picture of the cathedral's rich history and cultural significance.