Tour Package - Visit Palomino Islands, Pachacamac and Center Of Lima

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In this package of the must-see attractions in Lima, you can enjoy the cultural and nature. A complete experience about the city.
ItineraryDay 1: Lima City tour By carStop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Lima, Lima RegionYour tour begins when your guide picks you up from your hotel and then heads to the Lima historic downtown, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With your private guide, visit the historical center of Lima and see its main landmarks. Head to Parque de la Exposicion, the Palace of Justice (Palacio de Justicia) and Plaza San Martin. You will also see the famous Plaza de Armas, which is also called Plaza Mayor. Here, you will walk around and learn about its importance and history. Then, you will visit the Monastery of San Francisco and its church. You will explore the catacombs which were discovered in 1943 and where a burial site in the 1800s. End the tour heading back to your hotel and visiting some of following locations depending on where are staying: The Bridge of Sighs (if you are staying in Miraflores), Olivar Park (if you are staying in San Isidro) or El Parque del Amor (if you are staying in Miraflores).Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Palomino Islands Swimming with sea lionsStop At: Callao, Lima, Lima RegionYou'll be picked up from your hotel at 10am and head to the district of Callao. At 11:30am, you'll set sail to the islands of Callao. Admire the anchorage of yachts, warships and merchant ships in the bay of Callao as you go. During the trip, you'll go through the Camotal open where sea islands can be seen. You'll pass by the San Lorenzo and Fronton islands, see fishing boats at work, various colonies of seabirds and the second largest colony of Humboldt penguins, as well as the Cavinzas Island. At 12pm, you'll arrive at the farthest point, Palomino Island, home to a large colony of seals (sea lions). Here, you can swim freely between them which, thanks to the absence of predators, is unforgettable. At 12:30pm, you'll start your return passing by impressive cliffs and islets forms. A snack before arriving at the pier is served. You'll arrive at Pier Marina Yacht Club del Callao at 1pm and be taken back to your hotel.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: When you board our yacht, you have available water, soft drinks and snacks included, free of chargeNo accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Pachacamac Archeological CenterStop At: Museo de Sitio y Santuario Arqueologico de Pachacamac, Lurin, Lima RegionStart with 10am pickup at your Lima hotel, then make the 19-mile (30-km.) trip to the Pachacamac archeological site in an air-conditioned minivan. Upon arrival at the site, continue on foot with your guide, who will explain the history and significance of the ruins as you walk from site to site. Climb a series of switchbacks to the Temple of the Sun, which looks out towards the coast—some archeologists believe that the Temple of the Sun was once used for human sacrifices. Continue to the House of the Chosen Women, also known as the Acllahuasi, to see a series of distinctive, Inca-style trapezoidal doorways. Throughout your time at the Pachacamac archeology site, your guide will share stories from the cultures that once lived and thrived there, as well as new information unearthed during recent site excavations. This 3-hour tour concludes with return transfer to Lima, and drop-off at your hotel.Duration: 4 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 1x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Lima
  • Entry/Admission - Callao
  • Entry/Admission - Museo de Sitio y Santuario Arqueologico de Pachacamac

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima City tour By car Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Lima, Lima Region Your tour begins when your guide picks you up from your hotel and then heads to the Lima historic downtown, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With your private guide, visit the historical center of Lima and see its main landmarks. Head to Parque de la Exposicion, the Palace of Justice (Palacio de Justicia) and Plaza San Martin. You will also see the famous Plaza de Armas, which is also called Plaza Mayor. Here, you will walk around and learn about its importance and history. Then, you will visit the Monastery of San Francisco and its church. You will explore the catacombs which were discovered in 1943 and where a burial site in the 1800s. End the tour heading back to your hotel and visiting some of following locations depending on where are staying: The Bridge of Sighs (if you are staying in Miraflores), Olivar Park (if you are staying in San Isidro) or El Parque del Amor (if you are staying in Miraflores). Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Palomino Islands Swimming with sea lions Stop At: Callao, Lima, Lima Region You'll be picked up from your hotel at 10am and head to the district of Callao. At 11:30am, you'll set sail to the islands of Callao. Admire the anchorage of yachts, warships and merchant ships in the bay of Callao as you go. During the trip, you'll go through the Camotal open where sea islands can be seen. You'll pass by the San Lorenzo and Fronton islands, see fishing boats at work, various colonies of seabirds and the second largest colony of Humboldt penguins, as well as the Cavinzas Island. At 12pm, you'll arrive at the farthest point, Palomino Island, home to a large colony of seals (sea lions). Here, you can swim freely between them which, thanks to the absence of predators, is unforgettable. At 12:30pm, you'll start your return passing by impressive cliffs and islets forms. A snack before arriving at the pier is served. You'll arrive at Pier Marina Yacht Club del Callao at 1pm and be taken back to your hotel. Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: When you board our yacht, you have available water, soft drinks and snacks included, free of charge No accommodation included on this day.
Day 3: Pachacamac Archeological Center Stop At: Museo de Sitio y Santuario Arqueologico de Pachacamac, Lurin, Lima Region Start with 10am pickup at your Lima hotel, then make the 19-mile (30-km.) trip to the Pachacamac archeological site in an air-conditioned minivan. Upon arrival at the site, continue on foot with your guide, who will explain the history and significance of the ruins as you walk from site to site. Climb a series of switchbacks to the Temple of the Sun, which looks out towards the coast—some archeologists believe that the Temple of the Sun was once used for human sacrifices. Continue to the House of the Chosen Women, also known as the Acllahuasi, to see a series of distinctive, Inca-style trapezoidal doorways. Throughout your time at the Pachacamac archeology site, your guide will share stories from the cultures that once lived and thrived there, as well as new information unearthed during recent site excavations. This 3-hour tour concludes with return transfer to Lima, and drop-off at your hotel. Duration: 4 hours No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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