• Location: Lima, Peru
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 56.99 View price calendar

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Experience two different sides of Lima’s history during this 3-hour private guided tour to the Pre-Columbian site of Pachacamac and then the charming neighborhood of Barranco. Journey by private vehicle 19 miles (31 kilometers) south from Lima to visit Pachacamac, an archaeological site and one-time sacred center used by local residents for well over 1,000 years prior to the arrival of the Spanish. Then proceed to Barranco, a charming 19th century beach resort for Lima’s aristocracy that today is home to many of the city’s artists.

Highlights

  • Private tour of the Pachacamac ruins and Lima's Barranco district
  • Enjoy two distinct attractions in greater Lima
  • Explore a pre-Columbian archaeological site filled with the remains of frescoes, temples and dwellings
  • Wander the streets of bohemian Barranco and view its romantic Bridge of Sighs
  • Savor spectacular views of the Pacific
  • Includes entry fees and round-trip hotel transport

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Pachacamac Archaeological Site Including Barranco District

Vista desde lo más alto de Pachacamac.

Customer Reviews

fredandpaulalopez

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

This tour was great. We were picked up at our hotel and taken directly to the site. Our English speaking guide told us about the things we were seeing along the way. Stopped first at the museum for the Pachacamac Archaeological site and our guide explained the history of the area and the various groups who had lived at the site throughout history. She was very knowledgeable. After our museum tour we drove out into the ruins. We could stop where we wanted and walk as little or as much as desired. After the tour through the ruins we went to the Barranco district and walked through the tourist area with our guide. It was a very nice day.

Ilka R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Such a great place to visit, very interesting place for those who like pre-inca and inca history. The guide, Cecilia, did a really great job on this tour

Stephen T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

My wife and I were very pleased with our tour. The tour leader and the tour guide were very capable, personable, people --- Carlos and Bianca, if I remember correctly. We enjoyed their company and we appreciated the tour. Because of their quality performance, we will not hesitate in the future to take a Viator tour somewhere in the world. Steve

Michael R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Dear Carlos the tour we took with you was fantastic !
The driver Alexandro and tour guide Gonzalo were both absolutely superb and we rate the day 100!
We thank you and PERU BEST PRICE Tours as very efficient and look forward to use again .
Kind regards
Golda and Michael Rosen

Elaine B

4 star rating: Recommended October 2016

The tour was excellent, but the information on Viatour regarding times was incorrect. Also the local contact number was disconnected. We lost 2 hours of time due to inaccurate info on Viatour. Be certain to confirm directly with the tour operator in advance!

Matthew.aron.rosen

4 star rating: Recommended September 2016

The tour was interesting and guide was very friendly.

Michael S

3 star rating: Worth doing December 2015

Barranco is fabulous. The Pachacamac part is theoretically a very impressive tour: ancient sand-coloured buildings and pyramids. However, the landscape is also sand-coloured and there is no way to go into or onto the structures, and no display of genuine artefacts. We especially thank the tour operator, who was extremely helpful and straightened out a glitch in the booking.

Fabian E

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better October 2017

Estuvo acorde. Corto el tiempo para el precion

Andre F

1 star rating: I do not recommend this March 2018

it was a driver who met us at the hotel. He did not say a word until we arrived at Pachacamac. The driver did not know that the tour included Barranco District.

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