Colonial & Modern Lima + Larco Herrera Museum
Colonial Lima & Modern + Larco Herrera Stroll around Miraflores where ancient inhabitants of the valley built the adobe pyramid of Huaca Pucllana. Make a stop at Parque del Amor (The Love Park) and take in the view of the Pacific. The dry cliff overhanging rocky beaches below sum up an impressive setting. The Larco Museum has custody of rich pre-hispanic gold and silver collections. The Erotic Gallery showcases one of a kind ceramics devoted to fertility rites of the Moche (a peoples of the northern coast pre-dating Inca times). Continue on to Limas Historic Center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its long, wooden balconies where once used by flirty tapadas to see while not being seen. Colonial buildings surround the Main Plaza and the Cathedral stands out impressively. The Presidential Palace, City Hall and the Archbishops Palace complete a nice vista. Be spooked by an astounding image down at the Catacombs below the San Francisco Convent. Bargain for authentic handicrafts at the Indian Market, shop at Larcomar Mall or relax at your hotel.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point Passengers will be picked up at their respective hotels (located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima downtown)
Hours & minutes 4 hours 30 minutes approximately.
Start or opening time There are 2 departures: 1st. Schedule: Since 09:00 am, 2nd. Schedule: Since 14:00 hours, Monday to Sunday.
End or closing time 4 hours and 30 minutes after the start of the tour (approximately)
Maximum number 17 Passengers.
Minimum number 2 Passengers.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? No.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Yes, with a tourism guide and driver.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? Spanish / English.
Are audio guides or brochures available? if so, in which languages? Yes, Spanish / English audio-guides (except inside the museum)
Which is the guide/guest ratio? 1 guide / 17 passengers.
Are they trained in first aid? Yes.
Do you provide additional companions or personnel? No.
Is there a shop? How much time is spent on shopping? Passenger will not be able to shop during the tour.
Are any commercial stops made during the tour? No.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? No.
List all additional items clients need to bring (towels,...) Photo camera.
List the specific clothing required Comfortable shoes. From december to march: light clothing. From april to november: warm clothes.
Is lunch/dinner included on this tour? No.
Is there a restaurant at the venue? Yes, there are many restaurants located in Larcomar Shopping Center (Miraflores)
May the client bring his/her own food? Is there a picnic area? No.
Is there a snack included? No.
Are drinks included? Yes.
How many drinks per person are allowed? A water bottle.
List all venues where restrooms are available San Francisco Church and Larco Museum.
Is there a charge to use any of them? No.
Are there any restroom-only stops during the tour? No.
What is the fitness level required? Any.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) For disabled people, we recommend to take the private tour. This tour on regular service, is not recommended.
Is it feasible for wheelchair-confined persons? Yes, except in the catacombs of the San Francisco Church.
What type of paving does it have? (flat, uneven...) Catacombs - uneven floor.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? San Francisco Chruch and Larco Museum: photo camera without flash and home video camera.
Are there any additional costs? List them No.
Which currencies are accepted? Dollars and News Soles.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) Minimun 3 years old / No maximun.
Which is the minimum/maximum height to participate? No restrictions.
Which is the minimum/maximum weight to participate? No restrictions.
Is a waiver required for participation? No.
Others In order to book this service the following is required: complete names, date of birth, passport number, nationality, language, hotel where passenger is staying for pickup. This service includes: transport, guide, ticket to the Catacombs of the San Francisco Church and Larco Museum. Kid's fee applies to children 3 to 11 years old. 12 and older are subject to regular adult fee.