All our programmes can be tailor made according to your requirements,
whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific
activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.
DAY 01: Arrival in Lima
Assistance on your arrival in Lima and transfer to your selected hotel. Free
time to rest and prepare for starting your trip around this unusual City and
DAY 02: Lima - Larco Herrera Museum
In the morning, guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important
sites in Lima, the "City of Kings". The tour includes Lima's Historical Centre,
passing by Plaza
, the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and its Religious
Art Museum, the Church of Santo Domingo, with the tombs of Santa Rosa and San
Martin de Porras, and Lima's Colonial Balconies. We will visit the Convent and
Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in
America and Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The tour includes a visit to the
Basilica of 21 altars, Convent of Cloisters, Capitulary and Clementine Rooms,
Chorus and Library of the monks, a Museum showing 11 paintings of the Rubens
School, the Sacristy with paintings of Surbaran and Ribera, its great patio
decorated with Seville tiles of the XVIth Century, Moorish arches and underground
Then we visit Larco Herrera Museum, for an excellent overview of Peru's ancient past as it holds the best private collection of pre-Columbian art in the country. The museum has many fine examples of textile works, one example of which has a record breaking 398 threads per inch; materials and tools used by ancient Peruvians to produce their work in ceramics and metal; and Pre-Inca and Inca period pottery, gold and silver pieces with semiprecious stones.
And finally we will go to the residential Districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, passing by the Huaca Pucllana, a Ceremonial and Administrative Centre of the Lima Culture built in the II Century A.C. that the Incas considered as "Ñaupallaqta" or Sacred Town. We will also visit El Olivar Park with olive trees brought from Spain in the XVth Century, the Central Park of Miraflores and Larcomar, a symbol of modern Lima and a tourist and entertainment centre as well as a privileged site to enjoy an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean.
DAY 03: Pachacamac
After breakfast, we take a 45-minute drive to the ancient pre-Columbian Pachacamac
Pilgrimage Centre overlooking the fertile Valley of Lurin and the Pacific Ocean.
Built around 700 AD, as a temple for worshipping the Sun God, the complex is
mostly constructed from mud bricks or adobe. The Temple housed an oracle and
is considered as one of the Main Ceremonial Centres of pre-Hispanic Peru. Pilgrims
flocked here from far and wide to worship Pachacamac, believed to be the Creator
of the World and all of its creatures. The best preserved area is the Inca-built
section (1440-1533). The Archaeological site includes palaces, plazas and temples,
that have been recently restored, and an on-site Museum housing interesting
pre-Hispanic relics. Free time for lunch near Pachacamac ruins. Afternoon, return
to your selected hotel for overnight.
DAY 04: Lima
In the morning, after breakfast, transfer and assistance on your departure
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