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Caral

Av. Las Lomas de la Molina 327 | Urb. Las Lomas de la Molina Vieja, Lima, Peru
+51 1 2052500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“oldest city” (12 reviews)
“day trip” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Av. Las Lomas de la Molina 327 | Urb. Las Lomas de la Molina Vieja, Lima, Peru
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"oldest city"
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"machu picchu"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four went to the Caral Ruins - remnants of the 5,000 year-old civilization north of Lima. Standing on the ground where our fellow Homo sapiens lived productive lives in a thriving commune 5,000 years ago was very special. The conjectured connections to...More

Thank Yoko F
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

I would never, ever work with Viator again. I have traveled around the world on my own and am not easily confused when working with a travel company. And, I speak fluent Spanish so this wasn't the source of the miscommunication. The website is deceptive...More

1  Thank MerianneL
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

There are many ruins in Peru such as Machu Picchu, Chan Chan, etc. Caral is smaller in comparison and it is just as interesting. Ask around to get an inexpensive way of getting there.

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

went with my nephews that were 2 and 5. not kids friendly place and it was too hot to be walking around with them. tour itself was ok.

1  Thank Izumi O
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Great place to visit for history buffs. It doesnt knock you over with outstanding sites, but you absorb the significance of this find.

2  Thank N3048CUwilliamp
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Our day with Bernadette was very interesting, she's such a friendly and experienced person. We went with Caral Tours and the historical information she shared was impressive. Later on, we went to a Pisco Tasting and dinner with Ricardo from exploorperu, which was amazing too....More

2  Thank lfoxter76
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Not as exciting as other ruins, but a good day trip out of the city, giving new perspective on scenery and the past cultures of Peru. Having an informed guide works well for this trip. I'd do it again. I should have planned in time...More

Thank chh19
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Although it is a long drive from Lima, this is well worth the visit. The history of this place is just amazing. You are required to take a guide and apparently there is only 1 guide at 1 time who does the tour in english...More

Thank Scott H
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

We visited Caral with a private guide and were amazed to learn about its history! It's a huge place to walk around, very interesting and for sure a great way to spend a day out of Lima. It's in the desert so be sure to...More

Thank tropicalkingbird
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

We hired a car and braved the traffic to drive to / from Miraflores to Caral. (About 4 hrs each way). So glad we did! This site is very special. For the oldest known ruins in the Americas - the buildings and town planning are...More

2  Thank Caelia C
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Patrick C
April 7, 2017|
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Response from Danny P | Reviewed this property |
Im sorry but I dont know any tour companies. We went with a private tour. If you have a car you can drive by yourself. The way from the highway is a bit hidden and its like 10km ofroad driving to the site. Also there are no... More
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twix0u
March 30, 2017|
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Response from VG73 | Reviewed this property |
Heat and sun exposure are the main concerns. There is a good 30 min walk from the parking lot plus about 1 hr visit but I assume you guys are in good enough shape to carry the baby in a carrier. Stroller is not a good... More
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Adelheid Z
September 25, 2015|
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Response from Mario M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it is open from 9 to 5 every day, when you get there they normally assemble a group and take them on a tour of the ruins, highly recommended to understand what you are looking at. I recommend taking the Mirabus tour as... More
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