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Lima: Historical Center, Catacombs, and Pachacamac Site Tour

Activity provider: Lima Highlights Tours.

Lima: Historical Center, Catacombs, and Pachacamac Site Tour

Activity provider: Lima Highlights Tours.
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Discover the history of Peru on this full-day trip to the historical center of Lima. Explore old colonial buildings, the Pachacamac Inca remains, and the Saint Francis Monastery and its catacombs.

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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup and drop-off is provided from Lima, Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro or other places nearby. Please wait in the lobby of your hotel or apartment 10 minutes before the activity starts. Your local guide will pick you up from there.


  • Explore the city of Lima in a small-group tour
  • Have a great time listening your friendly local guide interesting explanation
  • Visit Pachacamac and the Temples of the Sun and Moon
Full description

Travel from your hotel in Lima, Miraflores, Barranco, or San Isidro, to the charming Historical Center of Lima to see all the highlights with this group tour. Visit a local restaurant for an optional lunch. Marvel at Plaza San Martin, a plaza that was made to commemorate 100 years of Peruvian independence. View the statue that represents Peru’s liberator and soak up the history of the stunning neoclassical buildings.

Head to the Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) to see the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Cathedral, and the Archbishop’s Palace of Lima. Listen as your expert guide will explain the rich history of Peru’s capital. Travel to downtown Lima to explore the catacombs. Head to the Pachacamac archeological site and museum to experience one of the largest religious centers in pre-Inca times on the Peruvian coast with buildings from different kingdoms predating the Inca (200 AD). Admire pyramids dedicated to the sun and the moon.

  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Pachacamac Archaeological Site and Museum entry ticket
  • San Francisco Monastery and catacombs entry ticket
  • Lunch costs
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
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The Guide Alexandra was excellent and enthousiastic. She really added value to the tour. Odysseas from Greece

May 7, 2022

Product ID: 406869