Operates: From Monday to Sunday. Meeting place: Pick up from the hotel. Attractions to visit: Historical Center. San Isidro y Miraflores.
Going on with our tour, we will be headed to the Lima Colonial Center, declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1991, where the main área of the Spanish colony was established in 16th century and the first buildings were built. We will appreciate San Martin square, beautifull colonial and repunican balconies, antique houses, the Main Square and its most important buildings on the main sqare like Government Palace, Cathedral, Archbishop Palace and the Municipality, Desamparados train station, among others.
Itinerary: 08:30 A.M. Pick you up from your hotel or agreed place, transfer to Lima Colonial Center. AM During our tour to Lima´s Downtown, the tour guide explain throught the route different attractions and squares like: Plaza Grau, Palace of Justice, Plaza San Martin, main square where we will stop and start our pedestrian tour in the city. Around it with the tour guide, we will have a sight explanation of colonial buildings around it, and we will appreciate beautifull buildings like the Cathedral , the Archbishop Palace, Goverment Palace and the Municipality. AM After that explanation and time to take photographs and videos we continue with our visit through “Pescaderia street” or Fishermen Street where the oldest house of the city is located, and everybody knows as “Listener House”. Also, we will know Cordano Bar, Desamparados train station, Bodega y Cuadra’s House , and after that along San Francisco trade, we will reach at San Francisco Plaza where the convent its located. AM San Francisco Convent Museum visit; one of the most important of the 17th century. Inside that building we will appreciate places of Franciscan friars live, like: the library, main choir, cloister with an amazing Wall tiles decoration and the most visited área : catacombs, where everybody where buried from 17th century till 1908. (very important advice: inside it photographs are not allowed)
PM After that visits we will board the bus again and we will have a sightseeing visit through Lima residential neighborhood; along Jesús María, Santa Beatriz, Lince, just already arrived to San Isidro área. In there we will appreciate the Olive Groove, with 16th century trees, that Spaniards planted during the conquist. The financial center and the Golf area are located around it; but nearby and closer is Miraflores where Huaca Pucllana is located, which is a pre-Inca ceremonial temple that it has survived the urban Lima growing. Next to this view, we will appreciate the local arquitectural evolution in Lima city, and an excelent view in front of “The Park of Love” over the Miraflores district cliffs. Afterwards we will stop at Larcomar where a shopping and entertainment center is located ,where we will see the Pacific Ocean bay. At the end of the tour you will have the option, to stay at Larcomar ( by yourself) or go to the Indian market ( by yourself) or return to your hotel.
Our visit includes:
• Pick up from your hotels where you are • Private transport. • Entrance Ticket to San Francisco Convent. • Official local expert Tour Guide – Accredited by MINCETUR. • Permanent advice. • First Aid Kit.
It doesn’t includ:
• Tips to Official local tour Guide. • Others are not included in this itinerary.
* Other languages on request.
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