Barranco and Pachacamac guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Barranco and Pachacamac guided tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Barranco, Lima's most bohemian suburb
  • Be amazed by the Pachacamac archaeological complex
  • Admire several pyramidal temples and enclosures from different time periods
  • Get great views from the Temple of the Sun
What to expect

Explore Peru's past and present with a half-day guided tour. The trip begins in Barranco, Lima's most bohemian suburb and the preferred location to enjoy the nightlife of the city. You will see Barranco's Central Park, the Municipal Library, the traditional Bridge of Sighs, the colonial homes, and the famous boulevard. Next, you will drive down the South Pacific Coast Highway to Pachacamac, the most important ceremonial center on the Peruvian coast during pre-Inca and Inca times.

Pilgrims went to this large complex to pay homage to the creator god Pachacamac. Throughout the centuries Pachacamac was occupied by many different Andean civilizations such as the Lima's, the Wari’', the Ichma’s, and finally by the Inca Empire. You will see several pyramidal temples and enclosures from different time periods. Besides the ruins, you will also visit an on-site museum displaying pottery, textiles, shell and stone ornaments, as well as the wooden Pachacamac idol found during excavations in 1938.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Professional bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Admission to Pachacamac archaeological complex and the site museum
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Children (age 3-11)
Where
Meeting point:

You will coordinate your pick-up time and location directly with the local operator. Pick-up is available only from hotels located in Miraflores and San Isidro. If your hotel is located at the historic center of Lima, meeting points are the following: Sheraton Lima hotel and San Agustín Riviera hotel. You must be ready and waiting in the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time. PLEASE NOTE: The tour does not include the pick-up from private residences; if you stay in them, please contact the local operator days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point (You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking)

What to remember
  • Please contact the local operator before your tour date to arrange your pick-up. You will find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Pick-up is available from hotels located in Miraflores and San Isidro. If your hotel is located at the Historic Centre of Lima, meeting points are the following: Sheraton Lima hotel and San Agustín Riviera hotel. The tour does not include the pick-up from private residences (Airbnb). If you stay in them, please contact the local operator days prior to the start of the tour, in order to coordinate a meeting point for the pick-up
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • The Pachacamac archaeological complex closes on Sunday afternoons and Monday
  • You should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. It is important to carry sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Lima Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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