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Pachacamac

Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
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Temple of Pachacamac Half-Day Tour from Lima
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Private Tour: Pachacamac Archaeological Site Including Barranco District
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Half-Day Tour to Pachacamac Archaeological Site plus Barranco and Chorrillos
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Located only 31 kilometers from Lima, these ancient ruins are all that remain of an important religious center that was constructed more than 1,000 years before the Inca Empire.
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Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday

I hired an Uber from the Hilton hotel and it took about 2 hours to get there due to traffic. We left on a Saturday at 11am. The Uber cost 65 PEN. Once at Pachacamac it was apparent that it would be difficult to get...More

Thank JustAWorldTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this site as part of our guided tour. Good to hear about the history of this archeological site. It can be a bit dusty especially if the wind gets up. It would be good if Peru could continue to excavate the site as I’m...More

Thank SAB5859
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful site for visitors of all ages. The guides are knowledgeable and friendly. The ticket office is a bit unorganized if traveling with a larger group, but once that is settled, the tour is worth it. Bring good walking shoes and water....More

Thank whereintheworld45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide, John Paul, was very knowledgeable and sweet. It was very interesting to learn about the history Peru while walking among the pyramids.

Thank MaryPat C
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I was looking for a one day tour in Lima and found an excellent option on exploorperu.com that included a visit to the archaeological site of Pachacmac (super interesting and well maintained!!), a downtown tour to the most important buildings and at night a tour...More

Thank enriqueeee2015
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Around 21km from Barranco, though easily reachable by Uber. The museum is amazing, explains everything in English clearly. The site is a bit of a walk, but worth it.

Thank Ram-chicago
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We took a self-guided walking tour of this site and were so happy we did. It is not too far from the city center, but you will need transportation. We asked a taxi driver if he would drive us there, wait for us to walk...More

Thank WPLandry
Reviewed 1 January 2018

I was on a private tour with Martin and luckily he was able to drive around the site and take me to the special places. We did walk some but the site is so huge that you could never see it all just walking on...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This Inca ruin is spectacular in size and in archaeological values. The museum is worth visiting. The archaeological site showed some Inca trails and temples. Going up to the top of the ruin, there is a panoramic view of the ocean and island. However, make...More

Thank michaelwong2014
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Apart from the excellent museum in the archaeological complex, I was not impressed by Pachacamac at all. I'm a fan of archaeology and history but visiting this place disappointed me. For instance, graffiti are everywhere. Some of the important temples are fenced-off and closed to...More

Thank BonkersExplorer
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dsalm0n
6 September 2017|
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Response from jillthursby | Reviewed this property |
I took an uber to and from Pachacamac. It was about s/60 from Miraflores. I also got my guide when I arrived, there were several waiting for groups. I think we paid s/25 for a guided tour for 4, which was very reasonable.
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Ivo T
27 August 2016|
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Response from 40luis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some guides in the entrance museum, prices are aceptable however, ask what is the scope of his work, due that if you don't close it at first, it could made you half way guided... Take a hut and some water with... More
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kara0kekid
4 February 2015|
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Response from TimothyScanlon | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend hiring a tour guide who can provide transportation and a narrative so you know what you're seeing. It's not expensive and definitely worth it.
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