Starting point : Lima
Ending point : Lima
Activities : Cultural, Sightseeing
Airfares : Not included, available upon request
Feel free to ask for extra services, this tour is customizable.
ITINERARY - DAY BY DAY
Day 1: Arrival to Lima
PM. Assistance on your arrival in Lima and transfer to the selected hotel.
Day 2: Lima
9.00 in the morning, city tour of the "City of Kings". The tour includes visits to the Huaca Pucllana, and considered by the inkas as ñaupallaqta, a "sacred village". We will show you the Historical Center: Paseo de la República, San Martín Square, Main Square, Government Palace, Basilica Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, City Hall Palace, the old streets with colonial mansions and Moorish-style balconies.
We will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental assembly of colonial art in America. The monks' Choir and Library; the Vestry, with paintings by Zurbaran and Rivera; Main Cloister decorated with Sevillian tiles from the 16th century; Moorish arches, and The Catacombs, underground crypts from the colonial times.
The tour continues through the more traditional Residential Areas: El Olivar in San Isidro, Miraflores' Central Park, and Larco Mar which has become a distinctive symbol of modern Lima.
Free time for lunch.
Early in the afternoon, enjoy an overview of Peru's pre-Columbian history while visiting the Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, the largest collection of pre-Hispanic artifacts, such as Chavin stone sculptures, textiles from Paracas, Nazca and Mochica ceramics and Chimu metalwork; as well as paintings, documents and objects relating to prominent people of Peru's Conquest, Viceroyalty and Republic times.
Return to your selected hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Pachacamac
After breakfast, we will take you to the ancient pre-Columbian Pachacamac Pilgrimage Center overlooking the fertile valley of Lurin and the Pacific Ocean. The temple, built around 700 AD, as a temple for worshipping the Sun God, is largely of adobe mud bricks, housed an oracle and is considered one of the main ceremonial centers in pre-Hispanic Peru. Pilgrims flocked here from far away to worship Pachacamac, believed to be world and its creatures creator. The best preserved area is the inka-built section (1440-1533). The archaeological site includes palaces, plazas and temples, that have been recently restored, and an on-site museum housing interesting pre-Hispanic relics.
Free time for lunch near Pachacamac ruins.Afternoon, return to your selected hotel for overnight.
Day 4: Lima
In the morning, after breakfast, transfer and assistance on your departure from Lima. End of services.
- 03 nights accommodation in Lima
- All land transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
- All entrance tickets and transport for the excursions on Day 2 and 3.
- English/spanish speaking guide.
- All applicable taxes - except Airport taxes
** Custom made programs may be prepared for groups with special interests. Extra nights, optional starting and ending points, additional tours and extra flight reservations may be arranged upon request. All tours may be provided in private upon request as well.
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