begin the tour with the departure from centrally located hotels to start the
visit at the bohemian district of
Barranco, a place full of cultural galleries, coffee shops, and street
arts. Also, you will have the opportunity to admire beautiful republican
visit the Main Square, and the Bridge of
Sighs, when we are going to appreciate the pathway known as Bajada de Baños (Lowered of the baths),
a stone road that leads to the beaches of the city.
we will visit the Archaeological Sanctuary
of Pachacamac, located just 19 miles
southeast of Lima. This temple
was built in adobe with views to the sea and the valley of Lurin river. It was
a pilgrimage site for many cultures that developed in ancient Peru. The first
civilizations dated back to 5000 B.C. Upon arrival of the Incas, the complex was adapted to become an administrative center, respecting
and adapting the local constructions.
has three important sectors as the administrative part, where you can find
there the Acllahuasi, the Palace of Tauri Chumpi, and the Pilgrimage Plaza, among others. The
religious centers have many temples as the Sun and the Moon, and by last, the
domestic zone. We will also visit the Site
Museum of Pachacamac to get a better insight and appreciate the salvaged
remnants of the area.
district of Barranco was a fishermen
neighborhood, and its beaches were very popular for the upper-middle class of
Lima, where they built European-style ranches and mansions. During the Pacific
War in 1881, the Chilean army occupied the zone looting and destroying almost
all the place around, including the Bridge
of Sighs, which has been restored on several times.
The Temple of the Sun was built by the
Incas, when they arrive to the coast of Lima in 1470, and it is the highest
part of the complex, with sea orientation. It was built with adobes with red
colors, being the biggest temple of the Peruvian coast.
tour ends with the return of each passenger to the selected hotels.