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Small Group Best of Lima Shore Excursion incl. Pick-up from Pier

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Stop At: Plaza San Martin, Lima Peru

Our first stop on the historic city-center portion of our tour. Here we recognize one of Peru's most well-known liberators, Jose de San Martin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, Plaza San Francisco Jirón Lampa y Ancash, Lima 15001 Peru

Also known as the St. Francis Monastery in English, the church and convent were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991. The site contains a world-renown library with about 25,000 antique texts and in the catacombs beneath it is estimated that this same number of people were laid to rest. Today you can explore the once hidden passages and observe the uniquely displayed remains of first Limeños.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Jr. Junin and Jr. Carabaya, Lima Peru

Here we will spend a few minutes in the heart of Lima. The Plaza de Armas is home to the Presidential Palace, Arch Bishop's Palace, Cathedral and Municipal buildings and can oftentimes be a lively place filled with people and various forms of entertainment.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Museo Larco, Avenida Bolivar 1515 Pueblo Libre, Lima Lima 21 Peru

Built atop a seventh century pyramid, this vice-royal mansion is a site to see with its beautifully cared for gardens; you will find yourself snapping photos of the grounds as much so as the relics inside. The portion of the tour consists of captivating history, a 45,000-piece store of antiquities and an intriguing erotic collection (this room can be left out if touring with younger children.)

Afterwards we will have time to enjoy a delicious lunch surrounded by colorful gardens on the outdoor patio of the museum cafe.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Huaca Pucllana, Calle General Borgono Cuadra, 8 Miraflores, Lima 15074 Peru

A brief stop to observe Lima's most famous solid pyramid used as a ceremonial site for the Lima culture during the years of 200 to 700 AD. A full tour of the site is not taken, only observed from the outside.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: El Parque del Amor, Malecon de la Reserva Miraflores, Lima 18 Peru

An artistic park located on the sea-side cliffs of Miraflores. Observe the para gliders sailing over head and local young couples strolling along the paths dedicated to lovers everywhere. A great place to snap a quick photo of you and a loved one!

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Miraflores District, Lima Peru

See the more contemporary side of Lima with it's ocean side views and beautiful parks. Included in this portion of the tour are stops at the Huaca Pucllana and Parque de Amor (Love Park.)

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Morro Solar, Chorillos, Lima Peru

Sitting at roughly 251 meters above sea level, you will get a wonderful view of the Pacific Coastline, Chorrillos Bay an the Shanty towns below. Often overlooked on other tours, this can be the highlight of ours!

Duration: 20 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
This is a specially designed version of our top selling Best of Lima Tour specifically for our cruise ship passengers. Pick-up will be directly from the pier as well as drop-off. The tour will normally take place from 9-5:00 pm when the ship's itinerary allows for it, otherwise it will be adjusted to fit the ship's arrival time and all clients will be notified via Trip Advisor's extranet messaging system.
**This option is only valid for client's in port for 1-2 days but those disembarking with luggage will have to choose our "Private Best of Lima" tour to be picked up at the front gate with their luggage.**

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9/1/2019 - 10/8/2021Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned Minivan
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Museum Entrance Fees
  • Private transportation
  • Small Group Guarantee (Maximum 8 passengers)
  • Entry/Admission - Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Larco
  • Lunch consumption at the Larco Museum Cafe
  • Gratituities
  • Entry/Admission - Huaca Pucllana
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • The Catacombs portion of the tour is neither wheelchair nor stroller accessible.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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  • Languages Offered: English
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