free walking tour lima

Best Free Walking Tour Lima, Peru

Free Tour Downtown in Lima Historical Center

Experience The Best Free Walking Tour Lima Center of Peru, we have the best option to explore the historical centre on foot, our walking tours are 100% cultural & historical focused | We won´t take you to bars, instead of that we´ll visit hidden and must-do attractions such us Palaces, Local Saints, Churches, Colonial streets and more at no upfront cost | At our Lima Free Walking Tour we put the power in your hands so that you value your Tour Guide´s job and leave a donation at the end of the tour in direct proportion of the free tour quality, this is why our gratuity-based model tours are getting so popular and acclaimed by Modern-day Travellers | To consider:  Our Lima Free Tours as also in other cities are Group Tours!

Why to choose us?

  • We are 100% Peruvian Company
  • We are an Indigenous Owned Company
  • We are not an International Brand

To consider

Because of our Free Walking Tour Lima Company`s Succeed, there are many competitors wearing Yellow Uniforms, therefore double-check your Meeting Points below | Don’t ask our Competitors for us!

Schedule & Details

  • Free Tour Lima Schedules | Mornings and Afternoon
    • We Have 3 Departures from Mon thru Sat, please read below:
      • Mon thru Sat at 10am(pick-up in Miraflores)
      • Mon thru Sat at 11am (starts in Lima center)
      • Mon thru Sat at 3pm (starts in Lima center)
    • We don´t operate on Sundays, 28th of July, Christmas(25th dec) and every 1st of January
  • Language
    • All free tours in Lima are in English and Spanish, separate groups based on language
  • Duration
    • If you start in Miraflores, it takes 3.5h
    • If you start your free tour in Lima center, it takes 2.5h
  • How do you recognize our official tour guides?
    • In Miraflores, look for the Inkan Milky Way Logo-Sign at the correct meeting point
    • In Lima center, look the Inkan Milky Way Logo on the yellow vests at the correct meeting point
  • Tour Type
    • This is a Group tour(Not Private), Focused on History, Exclusively designed for Adults.
    • If you have Kids, please read here before reserving.
  • Transportation
    • By Foot, however if you start in Miraflores, we will take local bus towards downtown, this will take 30 min, the rest of the tour will be on foot
  • Accessibility
    • No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility)
  • Tour Ending Place
    • We finish the tour near the main square of Lima centre
  • How to reserve?
    • Get Instant Confirmation!
    • If you are on Mobile, click on the Book Now buttom on the Menu or Scroll down
    • You can only book via web, book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, big groups of 7 plus should contact us before reserving | Please Use Whatsapp For Emergency Only (Not for Booking)
  • Please Bring
    • If you join us at 10am in Miraflores, bring 2.50 soles pp or 5 soles per couple for the bus ticket
    • Do always bring Jumper, Hat, Sunglasses and Water
  • Exterior Visit
    • In this walking tour we will visit the named attractions, without entering the interior areas, please check the detailed itinerary below
  • Included
    • Licensed Tour Guide with Carnet and Decent Explanation
  • Excluded
    • Consider that for this tour you will not need Entrance Tickets and Transportation
    • Tips
  • Frequently Asked Questions?
    • I just booked a free tour, is it confirmed?
    • Where to leave my luggage?
    • Find out all answers of Faqs here
  • WhatsApp Numbers

Price

  • Group Tour:
    • It is a Free Tour, it is completely Free to book, once the tour is done leave your Generous and Personal Donation
  • Private Tour:

Meeting Points

  1. 10am Meeting Place(Pick-up in Miraflores): Meet us in Pasaje Porta 132 outside Oechsle Mall. You can only join us here if you are very close to Pasaje Porta 132 or Kennedy park (max 10min away by foot). Please bring 2.50 soles pp for a local bus ticket. Seriously a Bus? Yes, we do not tour in Miraflores, this is only a pick-up place | If you are not close to this spot or you don´t like to travel via a crowded local bus, go on your own to the 11 am or 3 pm Meeting Place (starting points)
  2. 11am Meeting Place: Join us in front of La Merced Church on the Jirón de La Union Street (Lima center) | This is where the tour starts
  3. 3pm Meeting Place: For our Lima Free Walking Tour in the afternoon, you must also come to La Merced Church from all over Lima! We do not pick up anyone from Miraflores
  4. If you stay in Barranco, Callao port, Lima Airport or you don´t know where you stay, please come to La Merced Church at 11 am or 3 pm
  5. How to get to Lima center from Miraflores and Barranco by Local Bus?
10am | Pick Up – Meeting Place in Miraflores district is at Pasaje Porta 132

Look for our Logo

 

Look for Oechsle Mall, we are outside this Mall

11am | In Lima center, our Meeting Place is in front of La Merced Church on the Jiron de La Union Street

Look for our Logo

 

This how La Merced Church looks like!

Itinerary

The Route below can always change because of strikes, weather issues, festivities or tour guide choice however we do our best to follow up the route | Consider that all routes below are for the same outing, so you can only book one!

  1. Free Tour Lima at 10am leaving from Miraflores
    • First of all, we do not tour in Miraflores
    • We only pick up tourists in Miraflores so that we use a Local Bus System and save up to 50 soles with us
    • In order to join for this itinerary, you Must be very close to Kennedy park in Miraflores
    • Join us at 10am sharp Pasaje Porta 132, outside Oechsle mall
    • Look for Inkan Milky Way logo only
    • We wait until 10:05am
    • We make our way to the Bus Station Benavides of Metropolitano | You must bring 2.50 soles pp or 5 soles per couple for the bus ticket, bring the exact amount of money, please
    • We will take Lince C, heading north to Lima center
    • We will get off at Jiron de la Union Bus Station
    • We will walk from the station to our Tour Starting point for the free tour: La Merced Church in Lima center
    • We will split up the group at la Merced Church based on the language
    • We will visit Jiron de la Union street, Old Photo Studio(from the exterior)
    • We will see all the attractions in the Plaza de Armas(from the exterior) such as Presidential palace, Cathedral, City hall palace, Water Fountain
    • We will most likely live up the Change of Guard as well
    • We will explore the Santo Domingo Church(Interior visit –  main nave)
    • We will explore a little bit the Rimac District and the smallest church in the world
    • On the Rimac river, your guide will introduce Lima´s socio-economical condition from nowadays
    • We will visit the Old train station or the House of Peruvian Literature
    • We will visit the Atrium of San Francisco Church
    • At the tour ending place, we will recommend you a nice peruvian restaurant (we will not take you inside bars for drinks, we love history)
    • The tour ends near the Main Square of Lima center, however anyone trying to get back to Miraflores or Barranco will be helped by your tour guide, you have our word for it
  2. Free Tour Lima at 11am starting in Lima center
    • If you don´t want to take a ride on Local Bus or you are not near Kennedy park in Miraflores, please join us at 11am sharp at La Merced church
    • Look for the InkanMilkyWay Logo embroidered on the yellow vests, don´t get confused
    • We will wait at this church for our joiners until 11:10am the latest so do your best to come on time, please don´t underestimate the terrible car traffic we have in Lima
    • We will visit Jiron de la Union street, Old Photo Studio(from the exterior)
    • We will see all the attractions in the Plaza de Armas(from the exterior) such as Presidential palace, Cathedral, City hall palace, Water Fountain
    • We will most likely live up the Change of Guard as well
    • We will explore the Santo Domingo Church(Interior visit –  man nave)
    • We will explore a little bit the Rimac District and the smallest church in the world
    • On the Rimac river, your guide will introduce Lima city socio-economical condition from nowadays
    • We will visit the Old train station or the House of Peruvian Literature
    • We will visit the Atrium of San Francisco Church
    • At the tour ending place, we will recommend you a nice peruvian restaurant (we will not take you inside bars for drinks, we love history)
    • The tour ends near the Main Square of Lima center, however anyone trying to get back to Miraflores or Barranco will be helped by your tour guide, you have our word for it
  3. Free Tour Lima in the Afternoon
    1. You must be by 3pm at La Merced Church from throughout Lima. We do not collect or pick up anyone for this afternoon tour. Lima is a big city with massive traffic problems, so take a taxi beforehand!
    2. Look for the InkanMilkyWay Logo embroidered on the yellow vests, don´t get confused
    3. We will wait at this church for our joiners until 3:15pm the latest so do your best to come on time
    4. We will visit Jiron de la Union street, Old Photo Studio(from the exterior)
    5. We will see all the attractions in the Plaza de Armas(from the exterior) such as Presidential palace, Cathedral, City hall palace, Water Fountain
    6. We will explore the Santo Domingo Church(Interior visit –  man nave)
    7. We will explore a little bit the Rimac District and the smallest church in the world
    8. On the Rimac river, your guide will introduce Lima city socio-economical condition from nowadays
    9. We will visit the Old train station or the House of Peruvian Literature
    10. Colonial City Wall of Lima
    11. We will visit the Atrium of San Francisco Church, where we will end this tour (we will not take you inside bars for drinks, we love history)

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation by replying your confirmation details or re-schedule it via e-mail, no need to re-book.

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