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From Miraflores: Highlights Bike Tour of Lima & Jesus Statue

1. From Miraflores: Highlights Bike Tour of Lima & Jesus Statue

Meet your guide a few blocks away from Francisco de Miranda Park in Miraflores. After a short briefing from your guide hop on your bike and start riding. Feel the fresh sea air and sunshine as you bike along the cliffs of the Miraflores. Pass by the Larcomar shopping center. Arrive in Barranco and ride down the picturesque old streets of the bohemian neighborhood. Check out the street art and murals that decorate the neighborhood. Learn about Barranco’s vibrant nightlife and bars. Make a wish at the Bridge of Sighs, a romantic walkway that leads under a wooden bridge to a cliff with sweeping views of the ocean. Ride to the working class Chorrilos neighborhood, famous for its pier, fish market, and El Morro Hill. Pedal up El Morro Hill and see the world's tallest Jesus statue which lights up Lima Bay every night.  After your uphill ride, enjoy cruising back downhill. Return to Barranco and stop in a local cafe bar for ice cream, coffee, craft beer, or smoothie.

Lima:Half-Day Pachacamac, Barranco & Chorrillos Private Tour

2. Lima:Half-Day Pachacamac, Barranco & Chorrillos Private Tour

On the drive to the Pachacamac archeological site, your guide will provide an orientation about the culture and people that once lived there. On this half-day private tour, visit the site’s museum and its monuments. Take in the Temple of the Sun, the Old Temple, the Painted Temple, Taulichumbi Palace and more. Pachacamac was the major Pre-Hispanic ceremonial center on America’s Pacific Coast. See the buildings of the 4 known cultures that occupied the site over time. Enjoy views of the sea from the Temple of the Sun, the highest point in Pachacamac. Return to Lima and visit the district of Chorrillos, an area that played an important role in the war with Chile from 1879 to 1883. Later the tour continues to the Wetlands of Villa and the Costa Verde beach circuit. You will see a panoramic tour of La Herradura beach and the shanty towns of this neighborhood. Lastly, you'll visit Barranco, where you’ll take a walk by the Bridge of Sighs, La Ermita Church and other buildings that date from Lima’s colonial era.

Lima: City Sightseeing Panoramic Bus Tour

3. Lima: City Sightseeing Panoramic Bus Tour

The Costa Verde is a circuit of beaches in the Peruvian capital of Lima. This name is attributed to it due to the great vegetation that the road. Miraflores combines this magical proximity to the Pacific with its old mansions, which survive interspersed with modern buildings and archaeological sites, and a privileged boardwalk. Panoramic tour (from the bus) of San Isidro, the parks and boardwalks of Miraflores and the circuit of beaches of Barranco and Chorrillos, then we continue through the Salto del Fraile, the beach and the tunnel of La Herradura. Return to Miraflores.

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4.9
(43 reviews)

Punctual, super friendly and helpful, they helped me with advice during my stay in Lima, the tour is on the cycle path and through amazing viewpoints. It is an excellent tour that I recommend to do something different from a walking tour, you get to know those areas of the city in a different way. The plus of the photo is wonderful to take with me that additional printed memory of my pleasant experience. Service and attention 10/10

Great tour. Get away from the traffic whilst still seeing the city. Much better than sitting in a traffic jam on a cramped minivan. The bikes were of a fantastic standard and safety helmets provided. Nice stop after Jesus hill for cold drinks. Kral the guide gave a nice amount of information and made any road crossings super safe. I’m not a bike rider but made it round the route OK apart from pushing up Jesus hill.

It was a great tour. Kral is very empathetic and humorous. The bikes are very high quality and easy to ride. Kral went to great lengths to ensure that everyone was safe. In between we ate some very delicious ice cream, which was included in the price. I can highly recommend this tour. :)

Very nice activity! Good way to visit! Excellent guide, refreshments appreciated and schedule respected! Be careful when climbing the statue, it's not for everyone... it requires a minimum of physical fitness and endurance but you can wait at the bottom!

It was very fun from the place where we met, the people in charge are very kind and friendly, at all times they explained to us every detail of what we would do, the truth is that I recommend it since it is a great way to get to know part of Lima .