4-Day Tour of Lima, Peru including Paracas and Pachacamac Ruins

4-Day Tour of Lima, Peru including Paracas and Pachacamac Ruins
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$669
Duration: 4 days
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Come explore the best of Lima in this 4 day 3 night tour! We have designed this unique tour, which will allow you to visit all of the highlights of the city, such as: Lima's Historic Center, Magical Water Circuit, and Pachacamac, the ancient pyramids of the Incas. What will make your trip extra special is the less touristy areas of Lima, where you will discover the colorful and exotic markets that are filled with small shops owned by people from the Andes and the Amazon of Peru. In addition, you will try all of the best local cuisines! For extra fun, we have also  added adventure to your trip with a visit to Ballestas Islands on a boat tour and the National Reserve of Paracas, both located about 3.5 hours from Lima. Because we work closely with our nonprofit sister organization, Reciprocity NGO, your trip will help support the social projects in shanty towns of Lima.

Day 1: Lima Arrival (D)
Welcome to Lima! (Please provide us with your correct flight details at least 1 day before to organize your pickup)
14:30: We are going to pick you up from your hotel and take you on a fascinating walking tour in our historical center. Along with our expert local guide, we will take you on a special route around the center! Some stops include the palaces and castles hiding in our city, the great San Francisco Cathedral, and the amazing underground Catacombs.
17:30 A delicious dinner at a local restaurant
18:30 We will go towards the Magical Water Circuit, which is considered a highlight by the locals and is a must see. It holds the World Guinness Record for the largest fountain complex in the world, displaying 13 distinct fountains and that are interactive.
We will finish around 21:00.

DAY 2: Colors and Flavors Tour (Food Tour) (B)
09:00 We will pick you up from your hotel and start our adventure in a local town called Chorrillos. Here, you will immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and learn about the district's main industry: fishing.
11:30 we will go to the artsy neighborhood of Barranco, famous for its Bohemian feel. This walking tour will guide you past a variety of colorful, stately mansions and impressive local murals. On the tour, you will learn about Barranco's fascinating lifestyle. Finish around 13:00

DAY 3: Ballestas Islands and National Reserve of Paracas (B)
04:00 We will leave Lima early to avoid traffic, which will give you more time to enjoy a full day in Paracas!
08:00: We will arrive at the port of Chaco in Pisco, where we will hop onto a boat to tour the famous and amazing "Ballestas Islands." You will see a lot of lovely families of sea lions, many kinds of amazing birds, and tiny penguins. The whole tour will take around 2.5 hours.
11:00 After your boat tour, we will take you to visit the impressive and isolated Paracas National Reserve. This natural reserve holds the Guiness World Record for the driest desert on Earth: Atacama.
13:00 We will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant specialized in seafood. However, there are many different options. (Lunch is not included).  
14:00 We will leave Paracas to go back to Lima. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Lima at around 18:00.

DAY 4The Sanctuary of Pachacamac (B)
09:00 We will pick you up at your hotel and go towards the citadel of Pachacamac, which was a very important oracle during Incan times. Now, it is a place for local natives.
12:00 We will leave Pachacamac to be back to Miraflores around 12:45. 

Come explore the best of Lima in this 4 day 3 night tour! We have designed this unique tour, which will allow you to visit all of the highlights of the city, such as: Lima's Historic Center, Magical Water Circuit, and Pachacamac, the ancient pyramids of the Incas. What will make your trip extra special is the less touristy areas of Lima, where you will discover the colorful and exotic markets that are filled with small shops owned by people from the Andes and the Amazon of Peru. In addition, you will try all of the best local cuisines! For extra fun, we have also  added adventure to your trip with a visit to Ballestas Islands on a boat tour and the National Reserve of Paracas, both located about 3.5 hours from Lima. Because we work closely with our nonprofit sister organization, Reciprocity NGO, your trip will help support the social projects in shanty towns of Lima.