Private Walking Tour of Lima in the historic center

Custom walking tours in Lima

One of the most recommended and detailed ways to get to know the historic center of Lima is precisely with a private walking tour of Lima, perfect for solo travelers, couples, a group of friends or simply for people who want to have a tour experience without strangers.

With us, you can be sure that you will only book private licensed tourist guides with a lot of experience in guided tours of Lima, we include mainly exterior-visit attractions that are located in downtown Lima, such as the Plaza de Armas, Jirón de la Unión, the main nave of the Santo Domingo Convent, etc.

We will also explore non-touristic places such as the colonial city wall of Lima or part of the Rimac district, if you want to modify the itinerary of your private tour in Lima, we can do it, just let us know.

Details

  • Schedules
    • Every day on request, we recommend a 10am or 3pm starting time
    • We do not operate on the 1st of January
  • Language
    • Only one language (Spanish, English), you choose which. If you prefer another language, let us know your preference!
  • Duration
    • About 3 hours
  • Tour Type
    • 100% Private tour, the tour is focused on history, and designed exclusively for adults
    • If you have kids, no worries, since this tour is operated privately, we believe they may still like this tour
  • Transportation
    • By foot
  • Accessibility
    • This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility
  • Tour Ending Place
    • We finish the tour next to the Plaza de Armas of Lima
  • How to make reservations?
    • 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
    • If you are browsing with a cell phone, click on the Book Now button on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please Bring
    • Non-slip walking shoes, caps or hats, sunglasses, water and local currency
  • Exterior Visit
    • In this private tour of Lima, we only include an exterior-visit of attractions, it is a walking tour
  • Included
    • Tour guide pick-up from your hotel or Airbnb as long as you stay in the historic centre, Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro — we pick up tourists from their hotels, only on request
    • 100% authorized guides and an excellent narrative of the history
  • Not Included
    • Cost of any public vehicle transport, taxi or uber
    • Tour guide drop-off back to your hotel
    • Meal
    • Tips (optional)
    • * You won’t need entrance tickets
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Price

  • Private Tour:
    • 25 USD per person based on 2 people
    • 20 USD per person based on 3 people
    • 18 USD per person based on 4 people
    • 15 USD per person based on 5 people

Price for kids:

    • Children under 4 years go on the tour for free
    • We have different prices for children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old
    • Kids older than 11 and teenagers pay the regular rate

Discounts:

If you travel alone, with your family or in a group of 3 or more people, let us know, we have big discounts.

Meeting Point

Join us in front of La Merced church (this is the place where the tour will start).

Our recommendation to get to our meeting point:

🚀 Get Uber. It is cheap to get to our meeting point by Uber

🚀 You can also take any taxi from Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro to our meeting point, it is just 20 Soles about 7 USD, please negotiate the prices | In one taxi can fit five people, including the driver

🚀 Remember that this tour includes Tour Guide Pick-up from your hotel so that he/she can help you to use the local bus transportation system known as Metropolitano you will pay just 2.50 Soles one way. We offer tour guide pick-up from the hotel only on request

Itinerary

The route below may change because of strikes and festivities. If you wish to modify your itinerary, please let us know.

  1. Tour Guide pick up at your hotel – if applicable or requested
  2. We are going to visit the following places in the historic center:
    • Plaza de Armas of Lima
    • Jiron de La Union Street
    • The Presidential palace – exterior visit
    • Santo Domingo Church – we will only go inside the central nave
    • Change of Guard — optional
    • House of Peruvian Literature – interior visit
    • Colonial City Wall of Lima
  3. We finish the tour next to the Plaza de Armas of Lima

Cancellations

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

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