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Private Best of Lima Tour

2 Days From $1,833

Founded by Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535 as the City of Kings, Lima is the most populous metropolitan city in Peru. If you want to see how Peruvians really live, a visit to Lima is a must.

Highlights

Explore historic Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wander through a pre-Incan temple.

Learn to surf – a favorite pastime of Limeños.

Shop for unique souvenirs.

Itinerary

Day 1: Tour Historic Lima

Sample succulent fruit at the local market.

Walk from San Martin Square to the Plaza Mayor through Jiron de la Unión Street. This was the place to see and be seen from colonial times until the early nineteen hundreds.

Lunch at Tanta, a little café off the Plaza Mayor, owned by renowned celebrity chef Gastón Acurio.

Visit Casa Aliaga, one of the oldest colonial mansions in Lima, and the only one continuously inhabited by the same family – seventeen generations of the descendents of its original owner.

Finish the day with a visit to the Monastery of San Francisco and its catacombs. Built in the 17th century, these catacombs were once the biggest cemetery in Lima.

Meals: Breakfast at your hotel, lunch at Tanta, and dinner at Rosa Nautica

Hotel: Antigua Miraflores (or similar)

Day 2: Visit Pachacamac & Learn to Surf

Travel outside the city to explore the famed archaeological site of Pachacamac. Pachacamac was not only an important Inca site, but served as a ceremonial center for about 1000 years before the Inca Empire.

Meet Lucy Borja and learn about her work to save the street children of Lima. Take surfing lessons from the kids of Generación.

Stop at a community of artisans who fled from Ayacucho during the terrorist reign of the Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path). Shop for unique items offered at excellent prices.

Meals: Breakfast at your hotel and lunch

Hotel: Antigua Miraflores (or similar)

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Trip Rating

Easy to Moderate

Prices

Prices for 2019

2 to 4 people – $2,252/person

5 to 8 people – $1,833/person

Solo travelers – contact us.

Included In Price

Accommodations – double occupancy

Carbon offsets

English speaking guides

Entrance fees for scheduled tours

Ground transportation according to the itinerary

Meal specified in the itinerary

Excluded From Price

Airfare

Airport taxes

Alcoholic drinks

Baggage fees

Meals not specified by the itinerary

Personal Expenses

Tips

Travel insurance (required)

Voluntary philanthropic gifts

Departure Dates

Best time to go is all year round.

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