Start Point: Larcomar (Stand in front of UVK cinema ticketing)
Duration: 3 hour excursion
Frequency: From Wednesday to Sunday at 7:00 p.m.
Season: Wednesday to Sunday — All Year Round
Ticket Validity: One ticket per tour
Commentary: Spanish, English
Enjoy 360 degree views of Lima from the top deck of an open top bus
Delight in the beauty of Lima with a City Sightseeing bus tour. Enjoy a breathtaking tour that will take you on a journey through time — over four centuries of history. Visit the stunning Huaca Pucllana, an aboriginal structure of ancient Lima, built over 1500 years ago. The natives used to worship the sea inside its strong temples and palaces. The tour takes you into the old historic centre which is a World Heritage site. Take in spectacular views of the republican San Martin Square and its exquisite surroundings, with the emblematic Bolivar Hotel and the aristocratic “Club Nacional”. See the historic Main Square, the heart of the glorious and distinguished Lima, City of the Kings. You will have the opportunity to admire the Cathedral’s allure and its grand baroque facade which is made of stone, as well as the republican poise of the Government’s Palace. Appreciate the gorgeous portals of the Scribes and the Buttoners that surround the square, and admire the elegant fountain of bronze of the Salvatierra Count. Hop off and visit the magnificent church of Saint Augustine/San Agustin with its carved portal of Solomonic columns and its charming small square. Walk through its cloisters and temple, along with its impressive underground catacombs. Take the bus tour to modern Lima in the famous Love Park in Miraflores, where you will be met with fabulous views of the ocean
Be charmed by the night-time beauty of enlightened Lima!
This bus tour visits the striking Magic Circuit of Water, located in the historic Reserve Park. It is the world´s largest fountain compound and one of Lima’s iconic attractions, where the modern and the traditional complement one another. A public site filled with colourful lights, wonderful gardens and melodious sounds and music, revealing Lima’s national identity. Discover the charms of the three times crowned City of the Kings through a night tour that will allow you to experience the poise of the renowned San Martin Square and its beautiful surroundings, the old streets of the city’s ancient shell, filled with tradition and history; and the monumental Main Square with its stunning portals, bronze fountain and the grand Basilica Cathedral adorned with baroque design. Furthermore, you have the opportunity to appreciate the republican Government Palace, built upon what used to be the Viceroys’ Palace, heir to the old summertime mansion of conqueror Francisco Pizarro. Let yourself be surprised by the night-time splendour of the Desamparados Station, an old train station that is now a cultural centre. Finally, you will see the magnificent San Francisco compound, and its carved baroque portal and magical ambiance. Its highlights are the Sanctuary of “Nuestra Señora de la Soledad” and the Miracle Chapel, as well as the lordly house of the Thirteen Doors and the aristocratic House of Pilatos and its beautiful emblazoned portal and solid balconies.
Callao Tour and Real Felipe Fortress
Discover the incredible secrets and history that the Callao Port guards, in a tour through the Real Felipe Fortress, the most important example of colonial military architecture in “Spanish America”. It was built to defend the capital of sieges by pirates and corsairs during the times of the Viceroy Count of Superunda. Tour its stone flanks, famous in its time for being unassailable. Learn the thrilling stories of naval combats, blockades and corsairs’ attacks that the Real Felipe has experienced in over three centuries of history. Visit the King’s Tower, the Governor’s House and the gloomy Casamatas of vaulted ceilings. Visit the picturesque coastline neighbourhood of Chucuito and its colourful architecture, as well as the beautiful La Punta area. The traditional Callao restaurants have plenty of delicious menu options on offer.
Palomino Islands Tour
Enjoy the charms of the Callao coast and its islands! Be surprised by the history of Lima and the Callao Port with a TURIBUS City Sightseeing bus tour of Lima that takes you through the most significant streets and tourist attractions. Discover the impressive beauty of the islands of the Callao coast and its thrilling history: San Lorenzo, occupied since prehispanic times and later a prison of galleys in colonial times, tomb of pirates and corsairs; and the somber island of the Dead or the Fronton, an old penitentiary island where you can still distinguish the ruins by its cliffs. Admire the impressive marine flora and fauna of the ancient guano islands, Cavinzas, Palomino and its colonies of sea lions and Humboldt penguins. This astonishing tour will be on board of the Spondyllus catamaran.
Includes: Lunch Box
City Sightseeing Tour Maestro Presbyter
An outstanding bus tour, which explores two centuries of art and history at the First Monumental Cemetery in America. This fascinating journey begins in Larcomar and travels through the city to the traditional Lima neighborhoods of Cercado and Barrios Altos, in the vicinities of the Cemetery Museum Maestro Presbyter. The building was built by the spanish architect and priest Matias Maestro over two centuries ago. Discover the mystery and beauty that lies inside the marble of the magnificent mausoleums, ornamented with great XIX century sculptures, works of renowned French and Italian artists. Enjoy the fascinating stories of scholars, writers, artists and former governors while visiting their tombs and crypts. Visit the remarkable Crypt of the Heroes of the Pacific War and discover the beauty of its superb architecture, stained glass and sculptures, and learn the history of the characters whose remains lay peacefully under its vaults.