Guided tour

Lima: Half-Day Past & Present City Tour with Larco Museum

Lima: Half-Day Past & Present City Tour with Larco Museum

From US$ 75 per person

Explore the landmarks of Lima as you learn about the city's pre-Columbian and contemporary history. Marvel at the pre-Incan relics at the Larco Museum. Visit the Memorial Museum and learn about the events that shaped the country's recent history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pickup included from hotels located at Barranco, Miraflores and San Isidro; please provide your hotel name and address.
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore about Peruvian history before and after the Incas
  • Stroll around the city center and see the Government Palace
  • Visit the Memorial Museum and learn about Peru's struggles against terrorism
Full description
Start your tour at the Larco Museum, one of the best museums in the country, and explore the relics and artworks of pre-Incan cultures including the Mochica, the Nazca, and the Chimu. Admire artifacts made of ceramic, gold, and silver, some dating back more than a thousand years.  Continue to the main square to and take in the Government Palace and other examples of colonial architecture. Visit the Catacombs Museum and learn about Lima's original cemeteries, which were built under the city's churches.  Finish your tour at the Memorial Museum in Lima, a good place to understand the turbulent events that shaped Peru between 1980 and 2000. Learn how Peru overcame its terrorist past and became the country you see today. 
Includes
  • Transportation during the tour
  • Museum entrance fees
  • Experienced guide
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes, as well as sunscreen
  • Bring a sweater or jacket
  • Bring snacks and water
  • Be sure to have local currency on hand – many business don't accept credit cards
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October 13, 2019

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