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Colonial and modern Lima with Larco Museum visit

Immerse yourself in pre-Hispanic history, in both colonial and modern Lima with a half-day guided tour including some of the main attractions of this beautiful city.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Visit two natural gems: the Parque del Amor and the Parque El Olivar

* Stroll through the beautiful historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO

* Contemplate the largest collection of pre-Hispanic pieces of gold and silver along with erotic art in the Larco Museum

The tour begins with a visit to the Parque del Amor, a park located within the miraflores cliffs offering spectacular views of the bay of Lima and a key spot where paragliders from around the world gather to fly over the area.

Then the tour makes its way to Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Hispanic pyramid 25 meters high belonging to the Lima culture and built between 200 and 800 A.D. Here you can observe squares, ramps and stairways, plus rooms with objects that in the past were offered to the deities. Then you will enter in the Parque El Olivar, also known as the city’s lungs filled with ancient olive trees, before continuing the tour through the historic center of Lima, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Admire the Plaza de San Martin and Plaza Mayor, the most iconic parts of Lima’s city, and then continue the journey to the Convent of San Francisco, where you can observe the impressive main portal and the catacombs.

Finally travel to the Pueblo Libre to visit the Larco Museum, which is housed in an 18th-century colonial building built over a 7th-century pyramid. It showcases chronological galleries that provide a thorough overview of 4,000 years of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. The Gold and Silver Gallery feature the largest collection of jewellery used by native chiefs. Ancient Peruvian cultures represented their daily lives in ceramics, and this gallery holds the world's largest collection of erotic ceramics. Immerse yourself in pre-Hispanic history, in both colonial and modern Lima with a half-day guided tour including some of the main attractions of this beautiful city. The tour begins with a visit to the Parque del Amor, a park located within the miraflores cliffs offering spectacular views of the bay of Lima and a key spot where paragliders from around the world gather to fly over the area. Meeting/pick-up point: Passengers will be collected at their respective hotels (located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima downtown).>br> Duration: Aprox. 4 hours. Start or opening time: There are 2 departures at 9am and 2pm from Monday to Sunday. Others: Maximum number: 17 Passengers.