Classic City Tour of Lima in Half Day

The Historical center of Lima, Catacombs of San Francisco and Santo Domingo Church

If you are looking forward to a historical excursion during your time in Lima, then our Classic city tour of Lima in half-day would be the perfect choice for you. City tour Lima is basically a tour on foot that will give you an opportunity to explore some of the most prominent historical sites in Lima, including; Catacombs of San Francisco, Santo Domingo church and Cathedral of Lima.

The pickup point for this historical Lima city tour can be Miraflores as well as Barranco, but the actual city tour will be exclusively on foot. The best part about this city tour Lima is the fact that it is a customized and personalized tour which gives you a chance to escape the crowds and have a private historical excursion in Lima.

Schedule & Details

  • Tour Schedules
    • Every day on Request, we recommend:
      • Mon thru Sun at 9am
      • Mon thru Sun at 2pm
    • We do not operate the 1st of January
  • Language
    • We normally offer this tour in English or Spanish however we may also have other languages available, please let us know
  • Duration
    • 3.5 to 4 hours approx
  • How do you recognize our official tour guides?
    • All details will be given to you once you book with us
  • Tour Type
    • This is a 100% Private tour, Focused on History, Exclusively designed for Adults
    • If you have Kids, no worries, since this is operated privately, we believe they may still like this tour
  • Transportation
    • This city tour is 100% by Foot
    • If you are staying far way from Lima center, you can request pick-up and drop off from your Hotel to the Tour Starting Point and Tour Ending Point to your Hotel(All attractions will be visited on foot)
    • Vehicle pick-up and drop off are not included in the tour price
  • Accessibility
    • No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility) unless you have a person with you to help
  • Tour Ending Place
    • We normally finish the tour in the main square of Lima
    • If you requested for vehicle pick-up and drop-off, you will be dropped off at your hotel
  • How to reserve?
    • Please contact us via this page, we will give you a quote, once we come to an agreement we will send a custom offer with the price to be paid
    • How to contact us on mobile phone? Click on the Book Now bottom on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please Bring
    • Do always bring Jumper, Hat, Sunglasses and Water
  • Interior Visit
    • We include interior visit of most attractions
  • Included
    • Licensed Tour Guide with Carnet and Decent Explanation
    • You can also request for tour guide pick-up from your hotel
  • Excluded
    • Entrance Tickets for the Catacombs of San Francisco(US$ 5 or 15 soles), pls bring local currency
    • Entrance Tickets for the Santo Domingo church (US$ 5 or 15 soles), pls bring local currency
    • Kids may require to pay for entering the churches mentioned above
    • Vehicle Pick-up: Bus, Taxi or Local Transportation cost are Not Included in the price of this tour as most tourists want to come on their own to Lima center where the tour will start on foot
    • Meal
    • Tips
  • Frequently Asked Questions?
    • Will my kids love this tour?
    • Where to leave my luggage?
    • Find out all answers of Faqs here
  • WhatsApp Numbers

Price

  • Group Tour:
    • Not available
  • Private Tour:
    • US$ 30 per person, based on 2 people(if you wish this price you must come to our meeting point on your own, No vehicle pick-up, No vehicle drop-off)

Important for Kids:

    • Kids under 9 years old don´t pay for the tour
    • Kids and teenagers over 10 years old until 18 years old pay 18 US$ pp for the tour

Discounts:

    • If you are a Solo traveller or a Group of 3 or more people let us know, we have big discounts!

How much is the Vehicle pick-up and drop-off?

It will depend whether you just want a simple taxi or a big bus, it will also depend on where you stay, most providers charge US$ 80 for a Van(small bus for 6 people) for a total of 4 hours time, therefore we recommend you to:

    • Get Uber, it is so cheap to get our meeting point by Uber
    • You can also take any taxi from Miraflores or Barranco to our meeting point, it is just 20 soles (US$ 7), please negotiate the prices | In one taxi can fit 5 people, including the driver
    • We can send our happy guide to your hotel to pick you up, so that he can help you to use Local Transportation(you will pay 2.50 soles one way), how about that?(We do not charge extra money fo the tour guide pick-up from your hotel
    • Only, if your group is so big like more than 15, we recommend you to hire a vehicle pick-up and drop-off

Meeting Point

Join us in Lima center, we are in front of Pizza Hut at Plaza San San Martin, this is the place where the tour will start | If you would love vehicle pick-up and drop-off let us know

If you wish, we can meet in front of Pizza Hut in Plaza San Martin

Itinerary

The route below may change because of strikes, weather issues and festivities however we will do our best to follow up the itinerary

  1. We start at Plaza San Martin(in front of Pizza hut), here you will learn a lot from the republican history of Peru
  2. Let´s explore the most famous colonial and republican street known as Jiron de la Union, you can take pics of La Merced Church and the oldest Photo Studio in Peru at this street
  3. We will also explore the Plaza de Armas of Lima, where you will see the following attractions: Archbishop’s Palace, the City Hall of Lima and the Cathedral – Important, we will not go inside those attractions
  4. At this city tour, we will not miss the Catacombs of San Francisco in Lima center, we will explore it from inside
  5. We will top it off this excursion by visiting the Santo Domingo Church, we will go inside the church and museum
  6. The tour will end at the main square, your guide will show you how to get back to Miraflores or Barranco via local transportation
  7. If you requested a vehicle drop-off back to your hotel, your tour will end up in your hotel

If you wish to change this route, contact us | You may want to join our Alternative tour of Lima that includes both Larco Museum and Huaca Pucllana Ruins in Miraflores

Cancellations

You can cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance, otherwise 50% of the fee will apply

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