Lurin, Lima Province Activities

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Lima: Pachacamac Ruins & Barranco Half-Day Guided Tour

1. Lima: Pachacamac Ruins & Barranco Half-Day Guided Tour

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your hotel in either Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima Downtown. Make your way to Barranco, Lima’s bohemian suburb which is known for its nightlife. See Barranco’s Central Park, its Municipal Library, and the Bridge of Sighs, a wooden bridge which stretches over the neighborhood. Next, head over to Chorrillos. Once one of the most exclusive summer resorts in Lima, Chorrillos now boasts an ecological reserve called “Pantanos de Villa.” After visiting Chorrillos you’ll drive down the South Pacific Coast Highway to Pachacamac, the most important ceremonial site on the Peruvian coast during pre-Inca and Inca times. Pilgrims came to this large complex to pay homage to the creator god Pachacamac. Throughout the centuries the site was occupied by different Andean civilizations including the Lima, the Wari, the Ichma, and finally the Inca Empire. Marvel at the pyramid-shaped temples such as the Aboditos Temple, the Old Temple, the Painted Temple, and the Temple of the Sun. Visit the on-site museum which displays artifacts including pottery, textiles, shell and stone ornaments, and a wooden Pachacamac idol.

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What people are saying about Lurin, Lima Province

I was very happy with the tour and the guide was excellent. He displayed much knowledge and passion for his job. Visiting Pachacamac is a must in order to have a clear understanding of the evolution of the Incan civilization. The onsite museum is filled with important artifacts and tells a detailed story of the Peruvian people before and after Spanish conquest. Great experience!!

I learned a lot during my tour of Pachacamac. It was a great introduction to my travels in Peru, and I’m glad I went there and learned some history before going on my Inca Trail trek this week. The guide, Jordan is a positive and knowledgeable person. You won’t be disappointed if you book this Pachacamac tour!

Greta, my guide, has been phenomenal. He has a very large command of the history of the sanctuary. The visit has been very pleasant. Thanks also to the driver of the vehicle, extremely attentive and friendly at all times. I recommend making this visit to those of you who are in Lima and surroundings

My wife and I loved the tour! Jordan was our guide and he is super friendly, with a deep knowledge about the Peruvian culture! Highly recommended!!

Totally worth a visit! Really amazing if you like historical sites