Lima city tour highlights with a tour guide

8 reviews

Estimated duration 4 hours
Meeting point Plaza San Martin - in front of San Martin statue/monument
Up to 8 People
Tour type Local Culture / Folklore

See the best of Lima with this walking tour around the Peruvian capital. Don't miss any of the best places and monuments with the help of our tour guide.

This historical tour of Lima will let you uncover the true story of Lima! Begin your tour by meeting with your guide in Plaza San Martin, in front of San Martin monument.

Continue discovering the Gran Hotel Bolivar, where you can try some of the famous local cocktails (at your own expense), and continue then through Jirón de la Unión street until reaching Lima’s Plaza Mayor.

Follow up exploring the convent of San Francisco, the Plaza Bolivar and San Pedro Church. You will finish your tour in the Pantheon of Próceres.

Sites included on this tour include:

Plaza San Martin: A main Plaza in Lima paying tribute to Peru's liberator, José de San Martín.

Gran Hotel Bolivar: Built in 1924, it was the first major hotel in Lima

Jirón de la Unión Street: The main pedestrian street in the heart of the Historic City Center.

Plaza Mayor Lima: Considered the place where the city was born, it is probably the most important place to visit in the Peruvian capital

Convent of san Francisco: one of the most impressive structures in the Peruvian capital and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Plaza Bolivar: Another important plaza in the historic city center that is also the home to the Peruvian Legislative Palace

San Pedro Church: Peru’s prized church from the 1600’s that was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.

Panteon de los Próceres: is a crypt inside the old Church of the Real Colegio de San Carlos (Royal College of San Carlos) that holds the remains of the heroes of the Peruvian War of Independence.

Visit these sites, learn the history and enjoy the true Peruvian spirit of Lima!

Additional information
What is not included
  • Transportation
  • Museum tickets or attractions requiring extra payment or accreditation from the professional
Our commitment
  • Only local certified experts
  • Low prices guaranteed
  • Refund guaranteed until 48 hours before the service
  • Easy and quick booking and payment system. Pay only a booking fee. The rest will be paid after the service.

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4.9 / 5

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5/ 5

I was very late and the guide waited for me. He was quite patient, pleasant and informative.

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5/ 5

Excellent service - would recommend to all. There is a lead guide who will explain to you a number of things on your way to your hotel

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4/ 5

This tour was amazing! The guide pointed out major sights as we passed which was very informative

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5/ 5

Very hassle-free. The guide stayed with me the entire time until airport security to make sure I reached my flight

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5/ 5

The service was perfect. I had the opportunity to get a sample of the ''real'' Lima in the short time I was there. I highly recommend this tour if you have a layover in Lima

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5/ 5

The guide gave me usefull information on Lima and offered to help. He spoke excellent English. I would recommend this service

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