Private tour

Lima: Private Classic City Tour

Activity provider: Travel Buddies Peru
Private tour

Lima: Private Classic City Tour

Activity provider: Travel Buddies Peru

From US$ 55 per person

Discover the old side of the Peruvian capital on a private tour. Admire the beautiful colonial architecture. Visit many historic sights including the Government Palace, the San Francisco Convent and catacombs, and Huaca Pucllana ancient temple.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Your hotel or accommodation in Lima
Private group


  • Walk around the Historical center of Lima
  • Visit the impressive San Francisco Convent and the famous catacombs
  • Enjoy the glamorous guard change at the Government Palace
  • Appreciating the beautiful colonial architecture
Full description
After being picked up from your accommodation, start your morning tour with a first stop at the Huaca Pucllana, an ancient temple located in the center of Miraflores. Continue the itinerary with another stop in the historical center of Lima and appreciate the republican and colonial architecture that will make you feel like you are in Europe. Walk around the city center and see the Plaza San Martin and Plaza Mayor, considered by Unesco as Human Cultural Patrimony since 2000. Every day at noon, admire the guard change at the Government Palace. Visit the San Francisco convent,  famous for its beautiful architecture and art collection. Don't miss the opportunity to go down into the catacombs, one of the first cemeteries in South America. After this, you will be driven back to your hotel in a private vehicle.
  • Guide
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance to the Monastery of San Francisco and the Catacombs
  • Airport pick up
  • Food and drink
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, sunblock and a sweater
  • Please bring money in local currency with you because some small local businesses may not accept credit cards
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

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  • Service
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November 20, 2021

Friendly informative tour with Choji. We really enjoyed this tour of Central Lima and highly recommend him. The 4 hours flew by!

March 13, 2020

Amazing tour. Knowledgeable guide. Very well spoken and friendly.

February 27, 2020

Product ID: 191991