Discover the City of the Kings
We are going first to drive around residential areas like Miraflores with its world-famous Love Park " ( Parque del Amor ) and kissing statue, then we'll visit one of Lima's most important archaeological sites in Lima, the Huaca Pucllana ( Pre-Inca adobe Pyramid dating back to 1300 years ago ) after that we drive thru the Olive Grove in the neighborhoord of San Isidro where we can find more than 1600 olive trees from the colonial era as well as more than 26 different types of birds and then we go to the Historic downtown area known as El Damero de Pizarro where we'll visit the Monastery of San Francisco ( moorish cloister and catacombs ), the Peruvian gastronomical museum and the Cathedral of Lima where the remains of Francisco Pizarro, Spanish founder of Lima are kept in a beautiful memorial.
In 1991, the UNESCO designated this part of the city as a World Heritage Site for its impressive wealth, more than 680 historical monuments
Pick-up time at 09. 00 a. m from your hotel
We'll start the tour stopping at the Kissing Park in Miraflores to admire the bay of Lima and its cliffs
Then we'll drive around the Olive Grove in San isidro to find these incredible colonial olive trees dating from the 17th and the18th centuries and next we'll be going to the historic center of Lima where we'll visit first the franciscan convent and catacombs, the Lima Main cathedral where the founder of Lima, Francisco Pizarro is buried and the Gastronomy museum to understand how diverse and rich the peruvian food is. We'll have also the opportunity to walk around the famous Square of Arms beautifully surrounded by the Archbishop's House, the Government or Presidential Palace and the Lima's City Hall. After this at around 12. 30 p. m we'll catch the van to go to El Parquetito located in Miraflores to have lunch at this famous local-style eatery ( tourist set menu ) and then we'll continue visiting the Huaca Pucllana pyramid and the Barranco area
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotels centrally located in areas like Miraflores, San isidro or Barranco.
End location: Back to the hotel or Central Park of Miraflores or Craft Market of Miraflores
Duration: 7 hours
Time might be flexible due to traffic
We are getting around a fully equiped Hyndai H-1 Van, a lot of comfort for your legs.
Private Hyndai H-1 Year 2016 Van
Guided tour in the language of your choice ( English, Francais, Español, Italiano or Portugues )
Door to door transportation ( hotels located in the following areas Miraflores, San isidro or Barranco )
Admission tickets to the Peruvian gastronomical Museum, Convent of Saint Francis, Huaca Pucllana Adobe Pyramid site and The Main Cathedral of Lima .
Lunch at typical peruvian-food El Parquetito restaurant ( Set tourist menu consists of a starter, a main course, a dessert and a bottle of water )
NOTE.- The Peruvian food museum is closed on Mondays
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 US dollars - Drinks at restaurant
If you are coming on a cruise ship, I can go to pick you up at the port entrance ( APM Terminals gate ) . From the dockside you can take the free shuttle bus offered by the Callao port authorities for cruise passengers that brings you guys to the gate
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