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Half day Historic & Modern Tour of Lima

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    What to Expect
    Take in the many attractions found in the historic seaside city of Lima during this half-day sightseeing excursion. During your trip through this Peruvian capital, known to some as the “City of Kings,” you have a chance to view a range of historic architecture, unique cultural sights, and admire its gorgeous coastal landscape.

    Start your day with either a morning or afternoon departure, receiving a pickup from your Lima hotel in Miraflores, San Isidro, or downtown. The first stop of the day is Lima’s historic city center, an area once known as the capital of the country’s colonial viceroyalty. Head next to the “Love Park,” a beautiful green space along the ocean-influenced by Barcelona architect Gaudí and featuring a sculpture by Peruvian artist Victor Delfín.

    Continue to San Isidro, a laid-back residential area of Lima. Drive past Huaca Pucllana for a glimpse of the ceremonial site, which pre-dates the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. Then head to Lima’s main square, where you’ll see the Municipal and Presidential Palaces, two sprawling structures whose size emphasizes their preeminence in the country’s political life.

    Proceed next to the Plaza de Armas to view the Lima Cathedral and stop by the tomb of Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. You also swing by the Santo Domingo Convent, home to a sprawling monastery complex.

    Before finishing your Lima city visit, make additional stops at the Museum of Religious Art and the Church of Santo Domingo, the final resting place for the saints San Martin de Porres and Santa Rosa de Lima. At the end of your sightseeing adventure, receive a drop-off back at your Lima hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Av. Mariscal La Mar 163, Miraflores 15074, Peru

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb
    Address: If your hotel is not listed, you need to coordinate with anticipation an appropriate meeting point. One day prior your service, you will receive an e-mail indicating your pick up time
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of Lima
    • Entry/Admission - Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Note:The days when the Cathedral of Lima is closed will be offered a visit to the Museum of Art of Lima (MALI)
    • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Excellent guide in an interesting city. Highly recommended as an orientation to Lima, and very informative.
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    Response from VIPACPERU, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Half day Historic & Modern Tour of Lima
    Responded 3 days ago
    Dear Joley S, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here. We are very pleased that your experience in Peru was interesting. Our goal, the reason why we work hard everyday, is to make sure our customers have a memorable experience and share it with their family and friends, so they can also visit us. We hope you come back to Peru soon, there are many exciting destinations waiting for you. Viajes Pacifico will kindly welcome you again. Thank you! Sincerely, Viajes Pacifico
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    Miguel was an excellent guide with a positive attitude and depth of knowledge about his city. My family and I learned a lot about Lima and were happy with the experience. I’d recommend to anyone visiting Lima.
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    Response from VIPACPERU, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Half day Historic & Modern Tour of Lima
    Responded 3 days ago
    Dear Paula, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here. We are very pleased that your experience in Peru was excellent. Our goal, the reason why we work hard everyday, is to make sure our customers have a memorable experience and share it with their family and friends, so they can also visit us. We hope you come back to Peru soon, there are many exciting destinations waiting for you. Viajes Pacifico will kindly welcome you again. Thank you! Sincerely, Viajes Pacifico
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    Our guide was very knowledgeable and seemed to truly enjoy his job. If you have a limited stay in Lima then this is the perfect tour. We saw the art museum, kissing park, and the historic district. My friend and I decided to stay in the square and see the catacombs (another must
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    Response from VIPACPERU, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Half day Historic & Modern Tour of Lima
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear Mallory, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here. We are very pleased that your experience in Peru was great. Our goal, the reason why we work hard everyday, is to make sure our customers have a memorable experience and share it with their family and friends, so they can also visit us. We hope you come back to Peru soon, there are many exciting destinations waiting for you. Viajes Pacifico will kindly welcome you again. Thank you! Sincerely, Viajes Pacifico
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    We booked this half day tour of Lima because we literally only had one day there. Our guide was Cristina and she was amazing! She is super knowledgeable about anything and everything in Lima. She picked us up right at our hotel in Miraflores and we were the only people in the
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    Response from VIPACPERU, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Half day Historic & Modern Tour of Lima
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear SS-RR2016, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here. We are very pleased that your experience in Peru was great. Our goal, the reason why we work hard everyday, is to make sure our customers have a memorable experience and share it with their family and friends, so they can also visit us. We hope you come back to Peru soon, there are many exciting destinations waiting for you. Viajes Pacifico will kindly welcome you again. Thank you! Sincerely, Viajes Pacifico
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    The staff was great and so knowledgeable. It was a great half day experience. Thanks you for the memorable day last Sunday.
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    Response from VIPACPERU, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Half day Historic & Modern Tour of Lima
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear Claudia, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here. We are very pleased that your experience in Peru was great. Our goal, the reason why we work hard everyday, is to make sure our customers have a memorable experience and share it with their family and friends, so they can also visit us. We hope you come back to Peru soon, there are many exciting destinations waiting for you. Viajes Pacifico will kindly welcome you again. Thank you! Sincerely, Viajes Pacifico
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    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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