Get a different experience during your stay in Lima by visiting the archaeological site of Pachacamac and the surrounding districts of Barranco and Chorrillos. Discover the fantastic views and history of this site through its museum and main temples.
What to Expect
Your tour will start as soon as the pick-up from your hotel. On board, you will receive an orientation from your tour guide who will explain about the culture and people that lived on this site. This archaeological site includes a visit to the museum and temples such as the Temple of the Sun, Acllawasi, the Old Temple, the Painted Temple, Philligrins Square and Taulichumbi Palace.
Pachacamac was built mainly on adobe (mud bricks) and hosts an oracle that represents the Lord of Pachacamac, who was considered a god that ruled the world. it is the major Pre-Hispanic ceremonial center on the Pacific Coast of America. Discover the buildings of the four known cultures that existed here: Lima, Ychma, Wari and Inca. Calculate the difference of each culture in time because of its rocky formations. Enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the sea from the viewpoint of the Temple of the Sun, the highest building in Pachacamac Sanctuary.
After the visit to the complex and museum of Pachacamac, you will return to Lima and visit the typical districts of Chorrillos (a district that played an important role in the war with Chile from 1879 to 1883). Later this day, you will also enjoy beautiful views of the Wetlands of Villa and the Costa Verde beach circuit. The last part of your tour includes a visit to Barranco, where you can enjoy a romantic walk by the Bridge of Sights, Barranco's boulevard, La Ermita Church and other typical and rustic buildings that belonged to the colonial era of Lima.
At the end of your tour, you will be taken back to your hotel. Optional drop-off in Barranco or centrally located restaurants in Lima can also be arranged.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Private tour
- Box lunch on board
- Admission tickets to Pachacamac Sanctuary and Museum
- Local tour guide