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Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
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Private Tour: Pachacamac Archaeological Site Including Barranco District
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Located only 31 kilometers from Lima, these ancient ruins are all that remain of an important religious center that was constructed more than 1,000 years before the Inca Empire.
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Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 | Close to Lurin, Lima 16, Peru
+51 1 4300168
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Machu Pichu is only the frosting on the cake when visiting Peru. Pachacamac was an older city with a fantastic view of the ocean. Our guide presented the facts interspersed with colorful folklore stories. Walking up the mountain will help prepare you for Machu Pichu....More

1  Thank deedeesabo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is about Pachacamac and ancient Andean culture. The site also has many great archaeological ruins. It was a sacred place of pilgrimage in the Andean world. Worth a visit. It also has a nice small gift shop. This tour is arranged by a...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will do better here with a guide, but this spot is very much worth the effort to get here even if you just have a guidebook. You will need a car to get around. It's a huge site, with lots of different types of...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit to this outdoor museum. Lots to learn such as there were several cultures before the better known Incan culture. There is a fair amount of walking and not always on level ground, just as a warning.

1  Thank jbscram
Reviewed June 14, 2017

If you are staying in Lima for a day or two then I strongly recommend that you take the 45min to 1 hour trip south to see the Pachacamac ruins and museum - actually in Lurin. You can get a taxi from Lima or use...More

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Pachacamac is a vaste pre-Inca/Inca site 30 km or so south of central Lima. It is well worth visiting in order to get an idea of what the old costal temple sites in Peru were like. If you don't have transport on the site, give...More

1  Thank Richard57UK
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We had lunch at the Resturant overlooking this site and it was fantastic. I think it would be stunning at night when lit up.

Thank rapjkp
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Not much to see. Dusty dirty. Most of the ruins are that,ruins due to construction with mud brick vs stone of other fantastic places like Machu Picchu. We did the day trip which included the Paso horses which I would totally not recommend either. Tour...More

Thank Dadio1216
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Our visit was part of the arranged private day tour, so we had a driver with us that would drop us off at one location, and pick us up at the end point. We started the tour in the museum. Our private tour guide explained...More

1  Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This was a huge archeological site with a wonderful museum at the beginning of the tour. The museum held amazing pieces found in the ruins. The site itself is so vast that you can drive through part of it! It is truly a wonder to...More

Thank Korrene R
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Response from 40luis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are some guides in the entrance museum, prices are aceptable however, ask what is the scope of his work, due that if you don't close it at first, it could made you half way guided... Take a hut and some water with... More
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Response from TimothyScanlon | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend hiring a tour guide who can provide transportation and a narrative so you know what you're seeing. It's not expensive and definitely worth it.