Length : 3 days / 2 nigths
Height : 600 m.s.n.m
Fate : Lima
Season : All year
Recommendations: A small backpack, hats for the sun, camera and batteries, water bottle.
| DESCRIPTION |
Lima, the Kings' City, in the past tense it was a center of the Spanish Empire in the New World and now the capital of Peru, it is one of the more important cities of South America being declared world Cultural Patrimony and starting point for the turistic programs in Peru. With a lot of pride, Lima shows the inheritance of art and architecture of Colonial and Republican epoches, while it shows its museums and its preserve gold appliances, ceramics vessels and Pre-Inca and Inca linen goods of cultures to its visitors. Lima, considered as a metropolis for its luxurious hotels located at San Isidro's and Miraflores's residential districts, beautiful big houses and parks, coffees and restaurants, theaters and an enough moved nightlife. His modern shopping centers, boutiques and stores of fraught craftsmanships of jewelry store in gold and silver, furs, ceramicses, textiles, alpaca, cotton garments pima and vicuna woolen you can buy at Lima at some surprisingly cheap prices.
| ITINERARY |
All our programs can be modified according to their requests, like your tour's duration, interests or specific activities, stock of flights or other additional destinations.
Day 01: arrive to lima
Assistance to your arrival to Lima and transfer to the selected hotel. Free time to rest and to get ready to begin your journey through this wonderful country. Nutrition: No one.
Day 02: Lima
at the morning,a guided tour the more important and attractive places of Lima, the Kings' City. The tour includes a journey for the Historic Center of Lima, the Plaza San Martín's panoramic sight, Bigger Plaza, Executive Mansion, Cathedral Church, Archiepiscopal Palace, Municipal Palace, St. Domingo's Church, where St. Rosa's tombs and San Martín of Porres are, and balconies of Colonial Lima. Next you will visit the Convent and San Francisco's Church, Colonial Arte's bigger monumental set in America and humanity's Cultural Patrimony. The journey includes visit to the capitular Large Church of 21 altars, convent of cloisters and living rooms that exhibits 11 pieces of paint of Rubens's school, the Sacristy with pieces of paint of Surbarán and Rivera, the great patio decorated with the XVIth century's Sevillian paints, horseshoe arches and subterranean catacombs and the monks' library, the place museum.
Next we will visit San Isidro and Miraflores residential districts, going by the Huaca Pucllana, a Ceremonial and Administrative Center of Lima Culture , constructed in the IIth century a.c. considered by the Incas as Ñaupallaqta , Sacred town; Park The Olive Grove of San Isidro, with olive trees brought by Spanish in the XVth century; The Central Park of Miraflores and Larcomar, a tourist and entertainment center, The Modern lima symbol and point privileged to appreciate a spectacular panoramic sight of the Pacific Ocean.
Free time to have lunch.
At the afternoon, for an excellent introduction to the past of the Peru, you visit the Larco Herrera Museum , it is the museum with the biggest private collection of pre-Columbian Peruvian art .This exhibition evidences examples of linen goods, having a worldwide record: 398 threads for linear inch; And tools used by the Peruvian ancients to work ceramics and metal. Besides, it counts whit a collection of pieces of ceramics, of gold and silver with gems that belongs to different Pre-Inca and Inca cultures of the Peru. after we return to the selected hotel in Lima.
Día 3: Lima
Assistance and transfer in your exit.