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Lima Day Tour: Pachacamac and Peruvian Paso Horse Show (full day) Adventure Tour

South America

  • Peru

Explore Pachacamac on this full-day excursion to the famous archaeological site. Tour the site, visit the museum, and enjoy a traditional Peruvian lunch and horse show.


Private van

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Joining Instructions  

Meeting Point: Tours start and ends in any hotel located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco. Our local guide will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 9:00 AM. As this is a shared tour, the transport may arrive shortly after depending on the route it takes to pick up other travellers from their hotels. You will be briefed by the guide upon pickup.

Optional Activities  

No optional activities


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Minimum Age  

Minimum age of 8 years for this trip.

Packing List  

Health & Safety:
• Face masks (required)
• Hand sanitizer (required)
• Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.)
• Rubber gloves

Visas and Entry Requirements  

All countries require a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity). Contact your local embassy, or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements, or see your travel agent.

What's Included  

Transportation. Local guide. Pachacamac Site and museum ticket. Lunch. Peruvian Paso Horse Show.

Itinerary Disclaimer  

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

Meals Included  

1 lunch


Explore the famous archaeological site of Pachacamac with a full-day excursion to the site and museum. Finish the day with a traditional Peruvian meal, and Peruvian Paso horse show.

Dossier Disclaimer  

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However, it is subject to change and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

Day 1 Lima

Duration: 6-7 hours

Meeting Point: Your Hotel in Miraflores

Finish Point: Your Hotel in Miraflores

Enjoy a day tour that blends history, culture, and the passage of time. South of Lima lies a famous temple built in honour of Pachacamac or the "Earth Maker", a powerful figure considered amongst gods and worshipped during the Pre Incan era that was believed to have created land and time. Formerly, this temple was the most important religious site found along the central coast of Peru. Today, this archaeological site contains temples dating from four different time periods; allow your guide to fill you in on the historical significance of the ruins. There's also a museum at the site of Pachacamac that has even more historic information about the sites if you're keen.

After the archaeological tour of Pachacamac, stop for an included local lunch at a nearby restaurant. Then continue on to end the day with a traditional Peruvian Paso Horse show. These horses are not only beautiful but known for their smooth gait that makes for an incredibly relaxing ride on one of these beauties. Sit and relax watching the horses gallop by while your guide will teach you the important role these animals have played in the history and culture of Peru.

Note that this Day Tour is operated by one of G Adventures' preferred suppliers and will be a shared service with other non-G Adventures travellers.

Packing essentials: Water bottle, sunblock, sunglasses, camera, some cash to buy souvenirs.


Duration: 1 Days

Physical Grading: 1 - Easy

Travel Style: Classic

Trip Type: Day Tours

Call Us: 01 2311889


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