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Temple of Pachacamac Half-Day Tour from Lima

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Overview
Join a half-day tour to the famous Pachacamac Temple, located only a short distance from Lima. Built by different leaders throughout the centuries and between the years 200 and 1450 AD, this religious compound is made entirely out of clay and houses the giant pyramids of the sun and moon. This comprehensive sightseeing tour will give you an insight on the culture, history and architecture of both the Inca and pre-Inca people.
Highlights
  • Tour the Pachacamac archaeological site with a guide—entrance fees included
  • Explore the compound’s key sites like the Sun Temple and the Moon Temple
  • Discover ancient murals depicting life for Moche and Huari civilizations
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Miraflores or San Isidro in Lima
What to Expect
Begin your half-day tour with a morning pickup at your accommodation in the Miraflores or San Isidro neighborhood of Lima. Board your air-conditioned minivan and, with your guide sharing history and information along the way, take the scenic coastal route to Pachacamac, a perfectly preserved religious compound with evidence of human habitation dating back to AD 200. On arrival at Pachacamac, explore the archaeological site and admire the Sun Temple, Moon Temple, and other features. Learn how 50 million sundried bricks were used in the temples’ construction, admire colorful murals uncovered by archaeologists over the years, gain insight into life in this part of the world thousands of years ago, and hear about the ancient Moche and Huari people who once called Pachacamac home. After your in-depth tour of the Pachacamac temple complex, return in comfort to your starting point in Lima, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Av. Mariscal La Mar 163, Miraflores 15074, Peru

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Miraflores and San Isidro hotels only. 

Please Note: This service doesn't include pick up in private residencies, example; Airbnb

Address: If your hotel is located in an area outside this reach, you need to coordinate with anticipation an appropriate meeting point in coordination with Viator. One day prior your service, you will receive an e-mail indicating your pick up time.

Dates: See Availability

Return point: Returns to original departure point

Please verify your pickup point: https://pickuppoint.pe
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entrace fee to Temple of Pachacamac
  • Entry/Admission - Pachacamac
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting exhibits at the museum but the lighting is off so everything has a glare on the picture. The ruins are fascinating and provide a great view of the ocean at the top.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank alex9596
VIPACPERU, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Viajes Pacifico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alex, Thank you very much for sharing your experience here. We are very pleased that your experience in Peru was good. Our goal, the reason why we work hard everyday, is to make sure our customers have a memorable experience and share it with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very enjoyable tour. The guide was organised and knowledgeable. Both Pachacamac Temple and Pedro de Osma Museum were well worth visiting . Recommended.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank robertlourens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guides were excellent, pleasant and well prepared. One more hour was necessary at the site. 2-3 places we didn't;t have time to reach them.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Athensvasileia
Reviewed 12 August 2019

An interesting trip, with our guide Gloria and driver Louis and tho other friendly travellers who made the trip fun as we chatted amongst ourselves. We had been sitting in reception waiting when Gloria arrived , she went to reception I got up and asked...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank APINKLONDON
Reviewed 8 August 2019

This is an equivalent to Vatican in Lima, which is a sad city where it is turning in to desert. It does not rain and when we were there we did not see any sun. There is a tall thin peace a wood in the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Kallen C | Reviewed this property |
Most tour companies will pick up guests from hotels in Miraflores, not sure they will go to an AirBNB, you may have to meet them at a hotel near your place of stay.
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