A four-day vacation package with a guided tour of Lima’s Spanish colonial center, including the eerily fascinating catacombs of the San Francisco Convent. Also, Miraflores and Lima’s famous Gold Museum. Then head south of the city to the sprawling ruins of Pachacamac, the temple deity adored for a thousand years by a succession of ancient cultures until the Spanish Conquest of the Inca Empire.
- Transport from and to airport
- Three nights in the hotel of your choice
- Lima city tour
- Gold Museum
- Pachacamac ruins
- Entrance fees
- English-speaking guides
Prices available upon request
Day 1: Reception and Transfer
Reception. You are met at the airport by our driver and taken to your selected hotel.
Day 2: Lima City Tour: Ancient, Colonial and Modern
Breakfast. You are picked up at your hotel by your private guide and driver to begin your tour in Lima’s historic city center.
Visit the Main Square and the Cathedral, where Conquistador Francisco Pizarro is entombed. Tour the Convent and Church of San Francisco, which hold the oldest collection of colonial art in the Americas, with an exquisitely carved chorus, a library of ancient manuscripts, and the Sacristy with paintings by Zurbarán and Rivera. The grand courtyard of the main cloister is decorated floor-to-ceiling in blue and white Sevillian tiles, depicting scenes from the bible that dates back to the 16th Century. Moroccan-style arches lead us to the Catacombs, a subterranean crypt from the colonial period, where the bones of 25 thousand colonial-era Lima residents are entombed. Then tours of the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Inca adobe pyramid in the heart of the seaside district of Miraflores; Parque del Amor (Park of Love), and other attrations in the Miraflores district. Lunch. Excursion to the Gold Museum, with its magnificent collection of gold artifacts from Peru’s pre-Columbian civilizations, textiles, and a vast collection of Conquest-era and post-Colonial weaponry. (B/L)
Day 3: Sacred Citadel of Pachacamac
Breakfast. Pickup at your hotel by your private guide and driver for a morning Excursion to Pachacamac Ruins: the temple of the deity, Pachacamac, the creator of the universe and a divinity adored by old Andean civilizations, where thousands of pilgrims converged to pay tribute and consult the Pachacamac oracle, whom they believed could see the past, the future and the fate of all people. The site comprises pyramidal temples and enclosures built by successive pre-Columbian civilizations and finally the Inca. (B)
Day 4: Transfer Out
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. (B)
(B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
- Airport transfer in and out of Lima with private service
- City tour Lima & Gold Museum tour in private service + lunch
- Pachacamac tour + lunch
- 03 nights hotel accomodations in Lima + breakfasts
- Certified English-speaking guide
- International flight
- Airprot tax
- Non-itinerary meals or drinks
- Tips or services not described in the itinerary
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