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Barranco Free Tour
Activities in Lima

Barranco Free Tour

9.70 / 10
22 reviews
The guide is very attentive, the tour is more cultural, provides knowledge about the Bohemian culture of Peru
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  • Free
  • English English
  • 2 hours

Discover Lima's most bohemian neighborhood with this free tour of Barranco. You will fall in love with the colorful buildings and picturesque narrow streets of this idyllic bohemia corner. Best of all, it's completely free!

Barranco Tour

We will meet at the Municipal Park of Barranco at 4:10 pm to start our fantastic free tour to discover this beautiful neighborhood in Lima.

Barranco is one of the most picturesque places in the Peruvian capital. As we walk through its narrow streets, you will admire the houses painted in bright colors, which give the neighborhood a unique atmosphere. It is not surprising that this corner has been an inspiration for many writers and musicians.

The route will take us past some of the most important places in Barranco such as the Municipal Library, the Bridge of Sighs, and the pretty chapel. We will also discover some of the best examples of urban art in the area which is also known as the artists' quarter!

We will end the tour at 6 pm, near the Plaza de Armas square in Barranco.

Departure from Miraflores

If you prefer, we can also meet up in Miraflores to take the bus together to the Barranco district. In this case, the meeting point is 315 Avenida Ernesto Diez Canseco (at the entrance of the bike rental shop) at 3:30 pm.

The price of the public bus between Miraflores and Barranco is S/ 1 (US$ 0.30).

Groups

Our free tour does not allow reservations for more than 6 people. If you are part of a larger group, you will need to book a private tour of Lima.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

Guide in English

Not included

Transport by public bus.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (4:10 PM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Free!

Meeting point

The municipal park of Barranco

Cancellations

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.