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Lima Day Trips: Visit Lima on a Private Tour

Experience Peru’s beautiful capital with a private local guide! You will visit some of the city’s museums, markets, and parks. there is no better way to get a taste of Peruvian culture than with a local!

USD $124.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
2USD $124.00
3USD $105.00
4 or moreUSD $91.00

Discover the Peruvian Capital with a Private Local Guide

Go on one of the Lima Day Trips! Visit the best places in town while learning the history and culture of the locals with a knowledgeable local guide. 


  • Visit the ancient San Francisco Church and its mysterious Catacombs
  • Walk around the artsy and bohemian district of Barranco
  • Experience a local market and learn about peruvian fruits, vegetables and products.
  • Visit the best Museum of South America: Larco Museum
  • Admire Lima’s Downtown colonial architecture

Tour Information

Duration: 8 hours
Start time: between 9 am – 12 pm
Start/End Location: Pick up from your hotel/hostel (but it has to be located in Miraflores, Barranco, Lima Centre or San Isidro districts)
Availability: All year round


Your local guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning. You’ll start the tour right away by going straight to the center of Lima. Your first stop will be at Plaza San Martin, the second most important in the city. Then, you will walk through the crowded Jiron de la Union, admiring the art deco and nouveau styles, and end up in the Main Plaza of Lima.

You will afterwards start walking around the main square, where you will find: The Government Palace, The City Hall, La Casa del Oidor, The Cathedral, The Archbishopric, the old bronze Fountain, Taulichusco’s stone, Pasaje Olaya and Club de la Unión. 

While walking through the city, your local guide will show you the Desamparados Train station and the oldest bar in the city: Cordano Bar. 

You can visit the San Francisco Church, where you can appreciate both the religious art and the mysterious catacombs (The entry ticket is S/. 15.00 soles per person). Another possibility is, if you wish, your local guide can help you bargain and do some shopping in the neighbouring souvenir stores. 

After that you’ll visit the Larco Museum (The entry ticket is S/. 30.00 soles per person). There you’ll see a lot of ceramics, textiles and gold artifacts from the many different pre-Hispanic cultures of Peru. You’ll then go an a sightseeing tour of San Isidro, the financial district of Lima. Enjoy the view of the Olive Park and its beautiful European houses. 

You’ll also do a visit to a local market where your local guide will show you Peruvian fruits and vegetables. You will then be taken to get some lunch or snacks at the market or in a local restaurant. 

After that, you will head towards Miraflores where you will visit the Love Park and have a sightseeing tour of the pre-inca ruins of Huaca Pucllana and Kennedy Park. Then, visit Barranco, the bohemian district of Lima. There you’ll visit the bridge of sighs, the mirador, the old Ermita and the main park. Also, you’ll have a stunning view of the Pacific Ocean. 

Finally, you’ll be taken back to your hotel and that will be the end of this Lima Day Trips.

What’s Included

  • Local private guide
  • Private vehicle
  • Private driver

What’s Not Included

  • Entry tickets
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses

What To Bring

  • Cash (small bills) for entry tickets and personal expenses
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Bottle of water
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Passport photocopy


Lima, Peru

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Lima, Peru -12.062100, -77.036500

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