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  • Location:Lima, Peru
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Small Group Lima Discovery Walking Tour

There's no better way to explore Lima than on a small group walking tour! Try out some Spanish greetings, stroll around the central market, try pisco sour and explore the Monasterio San Francisco. You'll interact with locals at a pub and delve into Lima's history. With a maximum of 12 people, this small group tour offers a personal experience while exploring the streets of Lima!


  • Explore famous landmarks on a guided walking tour of Lima
  • Stop at a local market and learn about Peruvian cuisine
  • Visit a pub and try a real pisco sour
  • Small group tour allows for a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Small Group Lima Discovery Walking Tour

Small Group Lima Discovery Walking Tour

You'll start your Lima city tour by learning a few words in Spanish from your local guide. Journey from the Bolivar hotel out to the City of Kings by walking along the famous Jiron de la Union, the pedestrian avenue linking Plaza San Martin to Plaza de Armas.

Before heading to the market, you'll make a brief stop at the San Pedro de Lima Church. The market is a great way to learn about the local cuisine of Peru. On display is fresh produce from the jungle to the coast and the Altiplano. With local dishes and fresh juices, the central market will have something of interest for everyone!

A trip to Lima isn't complete without stopping at the San Pedro de Lima church. Built in the 17th century and modeled on the Iglesia de Gesu, the church still preserves its original bell and is still an important spiritual center for many Limenos.

After, you'll visit the Monasterio San Francisco, home to the large underground catacombs said to connect the monastery with nearby churches. Finally stop to rest and try a traditional Pisco Sour in the place where it was invented (or at least so they claim!).

The tour concludes in the Plaza de Armas. You're free to continue exploring on your own or your guide can assist you in getting you back to your Lima hotel.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The tour leader was excellent. She concentrated on the most interesting sites and made sure that
we did not bump into large tour groups. She was caring and personable and ended with a relaxing
stop in a small cafe where we could all talk and discuss the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Our Guide Paula was amazing and made the tour enriching, fun and a great experience for the entire group. Definitely look up Paula for an amazing time during your vacation.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

What a great tour this is. Very informative and you get to see so much. Lima is such a beautiful city and is well worth a closer look and this is the way to do it. Our first taste of the legendary Pisco Sour at the Hotel Maury was a highlight. You feel that you are walking into a bank and then there's this beautiful bar. We had a great time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We loved this tour. It was just the right amount of time and our guide was wonderful. Taking the tour was much more efficient than trying to find the things we saw on our own. If we were on our own we would have passed by buildings not knowing what they were. Having the guide was an absolute benefit. We highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Loved the tour and the guide and really loved the pisco sours at end!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very good. A great mix of history, architecture, and a bit of contemporary life.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Only my wife and I made up the tour group. Guide was superb. Got to see so much of everyday downtown Lima life. Market was very interesting. Catacombs, shopping areas, etc. Wow!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The tour was very nice, a lot of things to know and to see. Thanks

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

This tour was amazing!

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