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Colonial and Modern Lima + Archaeological Museum

CITY TOUR #3
Colonial and Modern Lima + Archaeological Museum

Departures: 9:00 am / 2:00 pm (Tuesday through Sunday) Tour Duration: 4 ½ hours
Price Adults: US$ 45.00 (group service – 2 passenger minimum)
Children: (3-11) US$ 23.00

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MODERN LIMA
We will begin our tour visiting the modern suburbs of San Isidro and Miraflores where we will see the Financial Center, the San Isidro Golf Course and the Olive Grove Park. We will also go by the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-inca pyramid shape temple that has survived the expansion of modern civilization. We will stop at Parque del Amor (Love Park) and enjoy a nice view of the Pacific Ocean, as we drive down the Miraflores Malecon, a road along the cliffs overlooking the ocean.

COLONIAL LIMA
We will visit downtown Lima`s historical center, designated by Unesco as Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1991. In this journey we will enjoy what once was the center of the 16th century Spanish colony. We will see the Plaza Mayor, the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop`s Palace, the City Hall and the Desamparados Train Station. We will also see Plaza San Martin, a large park surrounded by old colonial buildings still displaying beautiful carved wood balconies and other landmarks.

SAN FRANCISCO MONASTERY AND CATACOMBS
We shall visit the San Francisco Monastery and its famous underground crypts known as the Catacombs.

PERUVIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY ANTHROPOLOGY AND HISTORY
This is the oldest and most important museum in Peru. It displays the
largest exhibit of pre-hispanic artifacts (ceramic, metal and textiles) produced by Peru’s ancient civilizations from 12.000 BC up to Inca times.

At the end of the tour you will have a choice to either shop at the Indian Market, Larcomar Mall or return to your hotel.

END OF OUR SERVICES
Our Services Include:
§ Transportation provided by a professional driver
§ English or Spanish speaking Tour Guide (*)
§ Audio Commentary that recreate the history of Lima
§ Guided tour at the Peruvian Museum of Archaeology
§ Guided tour at the San Francisco Monastery and Catacombs
§ Admission tickets
§ Complimentary Water

* Other languages available upon request – additional fees may apply