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City Tour Lima and Gold Museum – Full day

City Tour Lima and Gold Museum, Lima, PERU
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Duration

10 Hours

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

12 people

Languages

English, Espanol, Português

Overview

Lima City Tour

Lima, “The City of Kings”, a city full of history & cultural heritage. Travel with us around Lima and visit the great convent of San Francisco, a colonial gem that keeps all the treasures from the Spanish era still today. Visit some of the best museums in Lima, such as the Gold Museum, Larco Herrera Museum, Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru. Explore the ruins of Pachacamac, home of the most important god on the Peruvian coast. Enjoy also our modern Lima, visiting the most important areas, such as Miraflores, San Isidro and the traditional district of Barranco. Do not forget that Lima is also full of nightlife with fancy restaurants, local peñas, great casinos, salsa discos, pubs and great nightclubs.

Duration 8 Hours
Departures Daily Departures from Lima Peru at 9.00am
Activities You will visit Lima downtown and God Museum

Explore the Peruvian capital Lima, beautifully situated right by the Pacific Ocean. We take you on a guided tour through the city, including visits to Parque del Amor, an ancient pre-Inca shrine, and the historic Gold Museum.

Useful Information:

  • Begin from:Your hotel (Lima Centro, San Isidro & Miraflores).
  • End in: In your hotel (Lima Centro, San Isidro & Miraflores).
  • Duration: Full-day Lima Tour (Gold Museum + City Tour).
  • Duration: 8 hours.
  • Departures: Daily.
  • Schedule: Up to the client.
  • Hours: 09:00 a.m. to 18:00 pm (Pick-up from your hotel (Lima Centro, San Isidro & Miraflores).
  • This is a MUST DO tour in Lima – NOT to be missed !

Places that are visited:

In Lima

  • Cathedral Lima
  • The Government Palace
  • Santo Domingo Monastery
  • Inquisition Catacombs
  • Gold Museum

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the historical center of Lima, including the "Paseo de la Republica", "Plaza San Martín", the Main Square and the surrounding monuments: The Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace; the City Hall, Desamparados Train Station, and the Moorish-style houses & balconies along Lima's old streets.
  • San Francisco Convent, with the best exhibition of Colonial Art in Latin America
  • Visit to the Gold Museum, visitors will appreciate a dazzling collection of gold artifacts from various pre-colombian civilizations, some more than 3,000 years old.

What you will do

09:00 - City Tour Lima and Gold Museum
You will be picked up from your hotel at 9:00 a.m. (located in Lima Centro, Miraflores district or San Isidro district)
10:00 - City Tour Lima and Gold Museum
We visit the historical center of Lima, including the "Paseo de la Republica", "Plaza San Martín", the Main Square and the surrounding monuments: The Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace; the City Hall, Desamparados Train Station, and the Moorish-style houses & balconies along Lima's old streets.
In the Cathedral, the tour guide will show you the Sacristy, the Side Chapels, the impressive Choir Seating, and the tomb of Lima's founder, Francisco Pizarro.
The next stop is San Francisco Convent, with the best exhibition of Colonial Art in Latin America. The tour includes the Choir Hall, the Monk's Library and the Sacristy, featuring collections of Zurbaran & Rivera oil paintings. After visiting the main yard of the Cloister to see its fine XVI century Seville style & Moorish Arches, the tour will proceed to the underground cripts known as the "Inquisition Catacombs".
After that, we will visit the traditional neighborhood near the San Isidro Golf Club, El Olivar (San Isidro Olive Grove Park) and the modern LarcoMar Shopping Center and the entertaiment complex including the "Love Park", where we will finish with a spectacular sight of the Pacific Ocean sunset.
13:00 - City Tour Lima and Gold Museum
- Time for lunch.
13:00 - City Tour Lima and Gold Museum
Visit to the Gold Museum

In this museum we appreciate a spectacular collection of PeruvianGold Musseum Ancient Gold and the "Arms of the World" collection. Ancient Peruvians were master metalworkers; the "cire perdue" or lots of wax process, known across the Orient and lost in the west until the Renaissance, was the most frecuent technique used by master ancient Peruvian goldsmiths & silversmiths.
On our tour of Peru's Gold Museum, visitors will appreciate a dazzling collection of gold artifacts from various pre-colombian civilizations, some more than 3,000 years old.
Metal pieces & jewerly of incalculable value in Gold, Silver & precious stones used by the Incas - the children of the Sun god and monarch of the vast Inca Empire - are shown in this collection.
Five hundred years ago, the gold of Perú atracted many European adventurers who conquered the incas and founded the vice-royalty of Perú under the Spanish Crown. Perú's Gold Museum also host a valuable collection of old & modern weapons that ranks among the best in the world. The halls in this section show the "Arms of the World" collection of armours, uniforms and various ancient war tools and weapons from various ages in the world. Some of them are dated as long ago as 1,300 b.C.
18:00 - City Tour Lima and Gold Museum
- Transfer to your hotel (Lima Centro, San Isidro & Miraflores).
What you need to take:
Tourist ticket (Included in price)
Sun hat
Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
Water
Camera and films.

* Please Note: Please send your hotel and personal information in advance.

Included/Excluded

  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Round-trip transportation (tourist bus)
  • Entrance fees
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drink
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses

Languages

English
Espanol
Português

Activity's Location

City Tour Lima and Gold Museum, Lima, PERU

FAQs

When and where does the tour end?
Your tour will conclude in Transfer to your hotel (Lima Centro, San Isidro & Miraflores).
When and where does the tour start?
You will be picked up from your hotel at 9:00 a.m. (located in Lima Centro, Miraflores district or San Isidro district)
Do you arrange airport transfers?
Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can book for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case a tour operator representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.
What places that are visited?
Cathedral Lima
The Government Palace
Santo Domingo Monastery
Inquisition Catacombs
Gold Museum
What not included in the fee
International and domestic airfares, accommodations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature.
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