Villa El Salvador Shanty Town

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USD $50

Highlights of Villa El Salvador Shanty Town


This tour will take you to explore the district of Villa El Salvador, an old shanty town that has developed with the passage of time and shows a different reality of the city of Lima.

 

You will have the chance to meet local people, kind neighbors and working hard families that will open their traditional home to you.

 

Enjoy the amazing views of the Valley of Lurin, learn the history of this place and have an incredible half day tour with us.


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LIMA (PE)

Centrally hotels located in the districts of Miraflores, San Isidro and Barranco
ENDS

Centrally hotels located in the districts of Miraflores, San Isidro and Barranco
DURATION
3 Hours
FREQUENCY
Everyday
SEASON
All year round
INCLUDED

* Round trip transfer to the hotel

* Professional guide in English and Spanish

* Tolls and parking lots
NOT INCLUDED

* Gratuities
* Food and drinks
PHYSICAL REQS.

* You must be able to climb stairs
DIFFICULTY
Low
WHAT TO BRING?

* Colorful clothing (locals believe this is a good omen)
* Sunscreen
* Sunglasses
* Comfortable clothes and shoes
* Cap hat
* Water
DESTINATIONS
Lima (PE)
OTHER

* If your hotel is outside the pick up area, you will have to pay an additional fee
* You can come only with a copy of your passport

Details of Day Tours


The tour starts with the pickup from your hotel located in the city of Lima to start a journey of 40 minutes until reach the district of Villa El Salvador, situated 16 miles south of the city.

 

Villa El Salvador has started as a human settlement in 1971 where many families settled without having basic services such as water, drainage, electricity, etc. However, over the years this place developed with an urbanization plan that helped all its inhabitants.

 

San Juan de Lurigancho and Villa Maria del Triunfo were shanty towns of Lima too with an impressive develop and become districts of the capital.

 

During this fantastic tour we are going to explore the community with the company of a leader to have a great experience along the walking tour.

 

As we get closer to the bottom of the hill, the tour guide will explain about the community system, the history, politics and religion of the place. We will reach the yellow stairs that are part of an urban project with many benefits for the inhabitants to have better access to their homes.

 

You will have time to take amazing panoramic pictures of the city, as well as the Valley of Lurin and the Pacific Ocean. You will visit the houses to meet the neighbors, taking pictures with them in their traditional houses and see smiling children all the way.

 

The shanty town tour will take you to a local market to see basic products and we are going to visit a community kitchen where a lot of people without resources get fed every day.

 

You will be able to visit a kindergarten (Monday to Friday only) and on weekends you will know some children while they are playing in the streets.

 

After this amazing experience, we are going back to the city to drop you off at your hotel.


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Great experience in Lima
09/02/2024
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If you are visiting Lima, consider the tour . We had a really great time!

Reviewed by Hellen
Things to do in Lima
22/02/2024
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If you are looking for what to do in Lima, you should consider booking the tour . It´ll be an experience you won´t forget!

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Valid rates for 2024 per person

Group Service Tour To Villa El Salvador

Group Service. Includes: * Round trip transfer to the hotel * Professional guide in English and Spanish * Tolls and parking lots

Starts: 09:00 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $64

Price for 1 adult: USD $80

Group Service Tour To Villa El Salvador

Group Service. Includes: * Round trip transfer to the hotel * Professional guide in English and Spanish * Tolls and parking lots

Starts: 14:00 Hs
Duration: 3 HS
Operates: Everyday
Offered in: Español English

From: USD $64

Price for 1 adult: USD $80

Rate List of Villa El Salvador Shanty Town for 2024 per person

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