Half-Day Tour to Pachacamac Archaeological Site plus Barranco and Chorrillos

Half-Day Tour to Pachacamac Archaeological Site plus Barranco and Chorrillos
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$45
Duration: 4 hours
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Get a different experience on your stay in Lima, visiting the archaeological site of Pachacamac and the surrounding districts of Barranco and Chorrillos during this 4-hour tour. Discover the fantastic views and history of this site, visiting its museum and main temples. Get refreshed with a delicious box lunch while your tour guide explains you the important facts that occurred in this place.

Your tour will start with a pickup from your hotel. On board, there will be an orientation from your tour guide who will give an explanation of the important cultures and people that lived on this site. This archaeological site includes a visit to the museum and temples such as the Temple of the Sun, Acllawasi, the Old Temple, the Painted Temple, Philligrins Square and Taulichumbi palace.

Pachacamac, that was built mainly on adobe (mud bricks), hosts an oracle that represents the Lord of Pachacamac, who was considered a god that ruled the world. it is the major Pre-Hispanic ceremonial center on the Pacific Coast of America. Discover the buildings of the four known cultures that existed here: Lima, Ychma, Wari and Inca. Calculate the difference of each culture in time because of its rocky formations. Enjoy a fantastic panoramic view of the sea from the viewpoint of the Temple of the Sun, the highest building in Pachacamac Sanctuary.

After the visit to the complex and museum of Pachacamac, you will return to Lima and visit the typical districts of Chorrillos, the area that played an important role in the war with Chile from 1879 to 1883. Later, enjoy beautiful views of the Villa wetlands and the Costa Verde beach circuit. The last part of your tour includes a detailed visit to Barranco, where you can enjoy a romantic walk by the Bridge of Sights, Walk to the Baths, Barranco's Boulevard, La Ermita Church and other typical and rustic buildings that belonged to the colonial era of Lima.

At the end of your tour, you will be taken back to your hotel. Optional drop-off in Barranco or centrally located restaurants in Lima can be arranged.

Get a different experience on your stay in Lima, visiting the archaeological site of Pachacamac and the surrounding districts of Barranco and Chorrillos during this 4-hour tour. Discover the fantastic views and history of this site, visiting its museum and main temples. Get refreshed with a delicious box lunch while your tour guide explains you the important facts that occurred in this place.