Arrival in Lima, assistance and transfer to the hotel Free time to relax and acclimatize
We start the tour guidedby the most important places and attractions of Lima, "City of Kings. "The tour includes tour of the Historic Center of Lima, Main Plaza, Government Palace, Cathedral, Archbishop’s Palace, Municipal palace, Central Reserve Bank museum*, where you can appreciate the treasures of Peru. A fine selection of gold objects, ceramicsand textiles of various pre-Columbian cultures, from their origins to the Incas, which captivate and impress visitors. We continue to the Santo Domingo Church, where we discover the tombs of Santa Rosa and San Martin de Porres, and then to Lima's Colonial BalconiesLater we will visit the Convent and Church of San Francisco, the greatest monumental complex of Colonial Art in America and Cultural Heritage Site. The tour includes a visit to the Basilica of 21 altars, Convent of the cloisters, Clementine Chapter house, choir, library of the monks, museum that displays 11 canvas paintings of the Rubens School, the Sacristy with canvas paintings by Zurbaran and Rivera, great patio decorated with Seville tiles of XVI Century, Moorish arches and underground catacombs, which were formerly a large public cemetery, and finally we visit the San Martin Plaza. Time to sample Peruvian food at a good restaurant. (by passengers) We stroll through the residential districts of San Isidro, where we will visit El Olivar Park with olive trees brought from Spain in the fifteenth century, and the district of Miraflores, where we will go through its Central Park and Larcomar, tourist and entertainment center, symbol of modern Lima and a privileged spot to enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean. We will go to the HuallamarcaArchaeological site, previously named "Pan de Azúcar” (Sugar Loaf).
It was christened as Huallamarca by Julius C. Tello, the father of Peruvian archeology. It occupies an area of 13, 000 square meters. Of which 5, 500 belong to the site itself, and the rest to its Museum and free zones. It was a pyramid-shaped ceremonial center. Its use was probably restricted to a priestly elite, as bare floors have little wear. During the years 1958 and 1960 was excavated the top of the mount and one of the side platforms. 52 graves were discovered containing groups of two to five bound individuals. Some of them had a "false head"and a rich furnishings fabrics and ceramics. It has been determined that these graves are from the Middle Horizon (700-1100) and the Late Intermediate period (1100-1450), which according to archaeological evidence, had a close relationship with remote areas such as Lambayeque, Huara and Chincha. then wewill goto Los Pantanos de Villa, an ecological sanctuary Return to hotel. Overnight stay
Breakfast Transfer to the bus station.
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