- Discover Lima through its colonial architecture
- Explore churches, parks, and plazas as you listen to local tales
- Kick back in Peru with a drink of Pisco Sour!
This fun and dynamic tour of Lima is more than a history lesson, it connects you with the heart and soul of this fascinating Peruvian city, from the people that really know what its like to live there the locals. Ditch the history books, this Lima walking tour will give you everything you need to know!
Youll meet your local guide at the main door of the Bolivar Hotel, and start the tour by learning a few words of Spanish, something that will come in handy for the rest of your Lima travel experience! Here youll also get some insider info on the Bolivar Hotel, before heading out on your adventure through the City of Kings.
Youll walk along Jiron de la Union, a pedestrian avenue linking Plaza San Martin to Plaza de Armas. Along the way, your local guide will be pointing out the sights along this street, from the hidden gems to the Limas classic tales.
Next on this Lima city tour, youll dive off the beaten path and make a short stop at San Pedro de Lima Church, an infamous Lima landmark, before heading onwards towards the Central Market. With your local guide, youll navigate your way through all the various stalls, checking out the fresh produce and learning about the eating habits of the locals. From jungle, to coast, to altiplano, or high plains, Peru has a rich and diverse food culture, and youll find examples of dishes from all over the country here at this market, and learn about them from a local. Thought Peru didnt have much of a food scene? You can think again!
As you move ahead on this historical Lima tour youll walk through Plaza Bolivar, the perfect place to hear anecdotes about the history of Peru and all of South America. Visit the breath-taking Monasterio San Francisco, home to huge underground catacombs and a building so rich in history that it was named a UNESCO World Heritage site back in 1991. As you take in the views of the building and this square, your local guide will be filling you with knowledge about all that you can see.
After all that learning, its time to rest your body and give yourself a break, and the only way to do that in Lima is with a Pisco Sour in hand! Your local guide will take you to the place where this iconic drink was invented, or so they claim¦This Lima tour will come to an end here, where you can continue you on your own exploration of the city, or your local guide will be able to point you in the direction of your accommodation.
As a city so important to Perus history and culture, it can be hard to know what to do in Lima to really tap into what it is to be a LimeÜ±o. With a local by your side on our Lima Discovery tour, youll get to know the classic stories and local tales of this fascinating Peruvian city.
- Local english-speaking guide
- San francisco monastery entrance fee
- And a pisco sour.
- Items of a personal nature
- Snacks and drinks
- Gratuities and tips for your guide.
Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.