Lima Open-Top Sightseeing Tour with Optional Callao Tour
Lima Open-Top Sightseeing Tour with Optional Callao Tour information and booking
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Discover Lima's rich history and beauty on this exciting sightseeing tour by open-top bus! Choose from four sightseeing options, each giving you the chance to see some of the city's most famous landmarks. Visit the old historic center and the Monestary of San Francisco (Convento de San Francisco), see the neighborhood of Miraflores, and take in gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean from Love Park (Parque del Amor). Opt for a night tour and see spectacular fountains. Visit the port town of Callao and its Real Felipe Fortress or choose to take a mysterious tour of Presbitero Maestro Cemetery. This open-top tour is perfect for the whole family and is a great way to see Peru's capital city.
See the beautiful city of Lima on this open-top sightseeing tour. Choose from four options, each of which show you Lima's famous and beautiful attractions. Meet your guide at the bus in Miraflores to begin your comprehensive tour around Peru's largest city.
Morning or Afternoon City Tour
Head first to Kennedy Park (Parque Kennedy), a peaceful park located between Lima’s tall skyscrapers. Then venture downtown to Parque de la Reserva, where you’ll see the large fountain that lights up with a water show at night. Visit Plaza San Martin (San Martin Square), which is bordered by the Colon Theater and is home to many gardens and monuments celebrating Jose de San Martin, a leader in South America’s independence from Spain. Make your way to Plaza de Armas (Parade Ground), the city center’s main square. See the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima and the Archbishop’s Palace, and then walk through the Monastery of San Francisco (Convento de San Francisco) and admire its beautiful Spanish Baroque architecture. The last stop is Love Park (Parque del Amor), where you can look out on the Pacific Ocean and walk around the park’s many sculptures.
See Lima at night! This 3-hour evening sightseeing tour takes you to the sites listed above, plus includes a spectacular water show at Parque de la Reserva.
Evening Cemetery Tour
Experience the serene beauty of the Presbítero Maestro Cemetery by moonlight on this 4-hour tour. Delve into more than two centuries of history and art carved into the magnificent masoleums such as the Crypt of Heroes, the final resting place of the heroes from the War of the Pacific in the late nineteenth century. It is a fascinating glimpse into Lima's past not to be missed.
City Tour with Callao and Real Felipe Fortress
This 7-hour option takes you to the sites listed in the city tour above, as well as the port town of Callao, where you’ll visit Real Felipe Fortress, built to defend the Peruvian port during colonial times. You'll also visit the Naval Museum and the Abtao Submarine (subject to tidal conditions). This all-day tour includes a delicious lunch.
- Open top tour
- Recorded commentary
- Admissions and additional inclusions per option selected
What isn't included
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off