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Lima Reality Tour: Shanty Town and City Tour Including Lunch

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  • 8 hr

Get a truly real life experience visiting "Both sides" of Lima City; the impressive Shanty Town where you will meet and interact with the locals and children, then you will have a jummy lunch in a typical local restaurant, after lunch, your local tour guide will take you to the great Historical Center! to enjoy a walking tour visiting: palaces, castles, beautiful wooden balconies and misterious underground Catacombs. HIGHLIGHT.

Itinerary Details

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On this walking tour you will get the opportunity to see how a large majority of Lima's population truly lives in happiness ambience and community sharing system. We at Haku Tours want you to see 'the real Lima". Take a walk up the famous yellow stairs and along narrow cute roads all the way to the hill tops and discover impressive city views of Villa El Salvador, San Juan, Pamplona, Villa maria, etc, few of the countries largest slums with more than 2 million people living in there. During the tour, we will also visit a local daycare center, and the friendly families from this nice community. The town's huge dimensions and breathtaking views are impressive for any visitor. Remember this tour is about to know people, who will share with you their culture, traditions, believes and thoughts. You should expect to get warm welcomings and happy smiles (locals love visitors). Be ready because it can be a learning experience. Highly recommended.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Plaza San Martin

your local tour guide will take you to visit this very nice square loved by locals because the gardens and nice atmosphere. Your guide will also give you a good introduction to the history of the country its people and local life. You probably will go inside to one of the buildings palaces around.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jiron de La Union

unmissable street, you will be sourrounded with very nice architecture, great wooden balconies, impressive rock carvings and monumental churches and religious altars. The local atmosphere, shops, chicken restaurants plus local music will make your day very excited, happy and for sure interesting!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima

We will take you for a nice walking tour among the highlight places of our historical center, great places like: Plaza de Armas, governement palace, cathedral of Lima, Happy Inka Market, San Francisco monastery, underground catacombs and more, much more!

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas

after finish our exploration through the Union street then we will take you through the Ucayali and Lampa streets to enjoy all the Lima city history and learn about their people and life. at the end of these streets we will go to visit one of the HIGHLIGHTS! of Lima city which is the San Francisco Monastery! but not only that we also will take you to visit its inside CATACOMBS which says a lot about the culture and traditions of localsliving in Lima city during the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries colonial time. we think this is one of the attractions who will make your tour and visit Memorable!

Duration: 45 minutes

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it is considered the oldest (or fist) official bar in Peru, located next to the presidencial palace, famouse because many former presidents and writers came here including Ernest Hemingway. This friendly bar is not posh with all forniture but with great personality and character. Locals love its traditional cusine like: Aji de gallina (creamy chicken), fresh ceviches, Tongue stew, tasty anticuchos and top Pisco sours! Fun and good place to go.

Pass By: Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

this is another HIGHLIGHT! on your tour, is not other than amazing! of course it has an influence of Spain in the architecture (because we been a colony before) is more than atractive and lovely, sourronded with the first palaces,mansions palaces and castles builded in southamerica, the main garden of the square is very well done treated too, remember before we take you to reach this place we will take you for a walking tour through the Ancash street to visit the "Happy Inka market" where you will see beautiful art of locals, indigenous carvings and textile, you will have an opportunity to get a souvenir in here if you like, recommended

Pass By: Catedral de Lima

The most important religios power during colonial time was in Lima city and was lead by this imponent cathedral. For catholic rules any other church should be builded taller than its towers. The front is impressive, the art and architecture that sourrounded it is so impressive too. The main and oldest religious ceremonies are celebrated there. Locals love to get married in there.

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lovely street where locals go to enjoy their day, normally you find temporary exhibitions in there, comfortable atmosphere with a always fresh breze in the air. This place hide the MOST IMORTANT sacred rock for the still living natives, this sacred place is still used to do offerings and payments to the gods like mother earth and natives from Peru came here to do different type of rituals including dances to keep their culture and energy alive. Sacred place good to go and learn.

Duration: 5 minutes

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This convent is considered the oldest in Southamerica which during the 17th century had the tallest tower in the whole continent, still these days works as convent and has and impressive facade and shiny inside front altar, you will be visiting this place from outside especially because we will take the car to comeback to your accomodation in here, if the church of this convent is open you can take a quick look inside.

Duration: 5 minutes