• Location: Lima, Peru
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Discover the wealth of historic and modern attractions found in the Peruvian city of Lima during this 4-hour sightseeing tour. Feel like a real ‘Limeño’ (a Lima local) as you explore the town’s colonial and Incan architecture, visit its charming residential neighborhoods, visit the scenic cliff-strewn coast and admire its many religious shrines and churches. This Lima city tour also includes entrance fees, a guide and round-trip hotel transport.

Highlights

  • Guided city sightseeing tour of Lima
  • Visit the famous landmarks such as the Santo Domingo Convent, Cathedral of Lima and the Lima Historical Center
  • All entrance fees and roundtrip transportation included

What You Can Expect

Lima City Sightseeing Tour

Lima City Sightseeing Tour

Take in the many attractions found in the historic seaside city of Lima during this 4-hour sightseeing excursion. During your trip through this Peruvian capital, known to some as the “City of Kings,” you'll have a chance to view a range of historic architecture, unique cultural sights and admire its gorgeous coastal landscape.

Start your day with either a morning or afternoon departure, receiving a pickup from your Lima hotel in Miraflores, San Isidro or downtown. The first stop of the day is Lima’s historic city center, an area once known as the capital of the country’s colonial viceroyalty. Head next to the “Love Park,” a beautiful green space along the ocean influenced by Barcelona architect Gaudí and featuring a sculpture by Peruvian artist Victor Delfín.

Continue to San Isidro, a laid-back residential area of Lima where you’ll have the chance to visit “Huaca Pucllana,” a ceremonial site that pre-dates the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th century. Then head to Lima’s main square, where you’ll see the Municipal and Presidential Palaces, two sprawling structures whose size emphasizes their preeminence in the country’s political life.

Proceed next to the Plaza de Armas to view the Lima Cathedral and stop by the tomb of Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. You’ll also swing by the Santo Domingo Convent, home to a sprawling monastery complex.

Before finishing your Lima city visit, make additional stops at the Museum of Religious Art and the Church of Santo Domingo, final resting place for the saints San Martin de Porres and Santa Rosa de Lima. At the end of your sightseeing adventure, receive a drop-off back at your Lima hotel.

Customer Reviews

Terri Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Very interesting and informative tour.

NORMA ANGELICA M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Small group, only 3 of us! very informative tour.

Katey B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

We had a great time exploring Lima. We saw the area of Miraflores close to our hotel then went to see the cathedrals in the city. My group was the only one on this tour. Only downside is the stated time is 4 hours and we only spent about 2-2.5 hours sightseeing. Professional staff and transportation. Would recommend.

Qing W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great tour and would recommend to take as you start your visit in Lima.

Jan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great place to visit.

Rosina J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

I was the only one on this tour but it was amazing. Really great introduction to the city.

Mario M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Great tour. We had only the afternoon available for visiting Lima since we were leaving the next morning for Cuzco. We were picked up on time at our hotel in San Isidro disctict. Great guide ...very informative and detailed and very knowledgable . Visits to all the main attractions and places..giving the limited time frame we saw everything we wanted to see and more.We left at 2:00 pm and were brougt back at 6:30 pm to our hotel. Would recomend this tour to everyone with a morning or afternoon to spare.

Mario, Montreal,Canada

Mmahi6244

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

I really enjoy how Viator set up this whole City Tour from start til end. A well informed tour with May our tour guide.

Carolina Joan G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

What it makes a good tour is how well informed is the guide. Lima has beautiful places and a wonderful cathedral.

lproxas

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Our tour guide, Jose, was great!! As a teacher, he gave us very good information in very clear and understandable details that we will remember for a long time.

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