The Best of Lima 3D / 2N
- Departures: Daily
Arrival at Lima airport “Jorge Chavez”, pick-up and transfer to hotel.
City tour of Colonial Lima visiting the Cathedral, located in the Main Square which was rebuilt on the same site from 1555, under the direction of Jesuit priest Juan Rehr after the 1746 earthquake. Both its façade and interior are austere with its remarkable wooden choir stalls, altars and the tomb of the conqueror Francisco Pizarro. Visit the Church of San Francisco, with its convent, museum of colonial art, cloisters and catacombs. Afterwards, panoramic view of the Main Square with the Government Palace, the Municipal Hall, the train station “Desamparados”, and finally drive through the old streets with their traditional mansions and Moorish style balconies. Continue through the most traditional residential and commercial areas of contemporary Lima, passing by sites of pre-Columbian civilizations dating back to the beginning of the Christian era. Finally, you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean.
Note: In Regular Service, the city tour is panoramic, except the Convent of San Francisco (Art Museum, Cloisters and Catacombs). Buffet lunch and in the afternoon, visit the Gold Museum, where you will appreciate a unique and amazing collection of gold objects from many Pre-Hispanic Andean civilizations. Consisting of many pieces and jewels of worked gold of incalculable value, this private collection has been seen in extraordinary expositions in many of the worlds’ major cities. You will also have the opportunity to see a valuable collection of pre-Inca textiles and an exhibition of one of the largest and most interesting of its kind anywhere in the world “weapons of the world”. (B-L)
Transfer out (hotel – airport or bus terminal) or extend your program. (B)
- Excursions as described
- Entrance fees
- Specialized tour guide
- Accommodations with breakfast
- Meals where stated (B=Breakfast / L=Lunch / D=Dinner)
- Transfer airport / hotel / airport
- Services not specified in the program
- Extras and tips