Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Lima Private Tour

Beautiful churches, lively plazas, and incredible history; Lima is a magical place! On this private tour, get ready to discover the best highlights the city has to offer, as well as its unique hidden gems with your favorite local.

Get ready to experience Lima the local way. Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and culture of Lima. Discover Peru’s liberator at Plaza San Martin and learn about the country’s fight for independence. See and touch Lima’s history at Plaza de Armas, where you can find Lima City Hall and The Archbishops Palace.

Follow your local host through Lima’s historic city center and its landmarks that illustrate its colonial history. Stroll through the lively Jirón de la Unión and admire its architecture from numerous eras. And step into the charming Parque La Muralla to capture a wonderful view of San Cristobal Hill.

Feeling hungry? Stop by a century-old bar where Peruvian presidents and famous artists have set foot!

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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide
    • Private Tour
    • Alcoholic Beverages - 1 local drink
    • Snacks - Local Snack
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Food and beverages not listed as inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Plaza San Martin, Lima Peru

    Learn the story behind Peru’s fight for independence and admire the statue of José de San Martín, the man who fought for the country’s freedom

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Jiron de La Union, Union Street, Lima Peru

    Take a stroll down Jirón de la Unión, a pedestrian walkway with a multitude of architectural styles on display

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Iglesia y Convento La Merced, Jr. de la Union, 621, Lima 15001 Peru

    Go inside one of the oldest churches in Lima and gaze at its remarkable Baroque architecture

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Casa O'higgins, Jr. de la Union 554, Lima lima Peru

    See the marvelous colonial-style house that housed one of the Liberators of Latin America for about 20 years

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), Jr. Junin and Jr. Carabaya, Lima Peru

    Explore Lima’s most historic square containing the Government Palace, Archbishops Palace, Lima City Hall and the Cathedral

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Casa de la Literatura Peruana, Jr. Ancash 207 Centro Histórico de Lima, Lima Peru

    Enjoy a ham or cheese sandwich with a local beer at a bar that is popular amongst famous local celebrities. Then get a glimpse into the past by visiting this former train station and discover fascinating works of Peruvian literature

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, Plaza San Francisco Jirón Lampa y Ancash, Lima 15001 Peru

    Check out the restored buildings that resemble Lima’s appearances in the 17th and 18th centuries and marvel at a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains a monastery, library and catacombs

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: La Muralla Park, Av. Abancay, Cercado de Lima 15001, Peru

    See the old city wall that protected Lima from pirates and spot the colorful houses nestled along San Cristobal Hill

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Casa de Aliaga, Jiron de la Union 224, Lima Peru

    Visit the De Aliaga home that has remained in the family since the Spanish conquests of the 16th century

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Av. Nicolás de Piérola 1800, Cercado de Lima 15001, Peru
    Return Detail :
    Jirón Amazonas, Cercado de Lima, Peru
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-24380P1094

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