History Tour: Sacred Oracle Pachacamac + City Tour in Lima Downtown

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History Tour: Sacred Oracle Pachacamac + City Tour in Lima Downtown

Departure Date

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Duration

Full day excursion

Views

101

Maximum Seats

6

Epic journeys

Departure 8:30 AM
Small groups
All tickeds museum
Professional Tour Guide
Walking activity
  • Price: $ 90.00 1 traveler  / $ 80.00 2-6 travelers
  • Duration: 12 hours.
  • Participants: 1-6 people.
  • Includes: hotel pick up, private transportation, English or French speaking guide, all entrance tickets, tolls, parking, taxes and return transportation.

Description:

Sacred Oracle Pachacamac

Pachacamac is located in Lurin valley, 31 km from Lima. The Sanctuary was the seat of the most important deity on the coast of Peru, the creatror-god Pachacámac to which thousands of pilgrims went to worship and offer tribute. In this place, there was a vast complex of palaces and temple-pyramids, like the impresive Temple of the Sun built in 1350, the Temple of virgins, the Tauri Chumpi Palace, among others. When Spanierds arrived, 1533 Pachacamc was the largest city and ceremonial center on the coast.

City Tour in Lima Downtown

The famous City Center declared World Heritage back in 1991. In there we have the ancient streets, balconies and beautiful palaces that our city delivers. Also we are going to take you to the great San Francisco Monastery and the impressive Catacombs.

We recommend: to wear comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat, take a bottle of water with you and spare battery for your camera.

If you are a big group of more than 6 people, we give a discount! Just send us an email.

Tour Overview

Pick up to hotel: 08:30 AM

Temple of the Sun

We will pick up our travelers from their hotel at the indicated time to go on our tourist bus to the Lurin Valley south of Lima, about 31 km and 45 minutes approximately. On the way, your guide will give brief information about the Ancient and Contemporary Lima, we will have a glimpse at some districts of Lima. At Pachacamac Complex, let's admire the Temple of the Sun, located at the top of a low hill and has a nice view of the ocean.

Pachacamac God

The word Pachacámac means "soul of the earth, the one who animates the world." The ancient Peruvians believed that a single movement of their head would cause earthquakes. His prestige was mainly due to his oracle, which was consulted by curacas and chief lords who came here from all over ancient Peru.

Inca Road

The Inca arrived at Pachacamac through a master road communication network that extended to six countries in South America and was declared World Heritage by Unesco

Pyramid with access ramp

The so-called Pyramids with Ramp have been considered the public buildings of the Ychma, a series of well-made deposits and enclosures were part of the building.

Historical Center

We are going to pick continue your tour and take you to the famous City Center declared World Heritage back in 1991. We are to explore their ancient streets, balconies and beautiful palaces that our city hides. Also, we are going to take you to the great San Francisco Monastery and the impressive Catacombs.

San Francisco Convent

It is one of the oldest churches in Lima, practically since its foundation by the Spaniards, now you can meet it from the inside and live an unforgettable experience that throughout its history has left the Franciscan missionaries who have lived there, there are paintings of the Colonial era, murals, there is a library with very old books. There are also the famous catacombs.

La Plaza Mayor

The Plaza Mayor protects the historic heart of Lima, with emblematic buildings such as the Cathedral, the Presidential headquarters or the Municipality of Lima. All valued and kept impeccably.

First Street in Lima (Jirón de la Unión)

El Jirón de la Unión is the firts commercial street of old Lima par excellence. Hides several houses from the late XIX or early XX centuries that must be appreciated along the five blocks, discovering the colonial houses and Art Nouveau style that still remain.