Immerse yourself in Lima's lively atmosphere and discover its most iconic monuments exploring the beautiful historic centre on this free walking tour with an expert local guide.
Lima Free Walking Tour Itinerary
Begin your guided visit of Lima's most important places of interest in the Barranco district, where you'll delve deep into one of the most picturesque corners of the Peruvian capital's Bohemian neighbourhood and artistic hub. You'll stroll along the waterfront promenade known as the Malecón de Chorrillos, where you'll enjoy the views and refreshing breeze of the Pacific Ocean.
You'll then hop on a metro in the direction of Lima's historic centre, where many of the city's emblematic monuments are located. Marvel at the enormous Plaza Mayor, constructed in the 16th century and home to a number of must-see buildings, from the Neobaroque Government Palace, also known as the House of Pizarro, to the magnificent Lima Cathedral. You'll also see the nearby Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Merced, intricately carved in Churrigueresque style.
Embrace the lively atmosphere of local daily life as you explore Lima's oldest neighbourhood, Rimac, where you'll bear witness to the city's colonial heritage as you admire its beautiful architecture.
At the end of your fascinating three-hour tour of Lima, your guide will give you top tips and recommendations for the best places to go to continue making the most of your trip to the "City of Kings".
You decide the price!
Our guides work exclusively for tips received from visitors. At the end of the tour, you'll be invited to pay the price you think their service deserves.
- It is not possible to reserve this free walking tour of Lima for groups of more than 6 people.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult. There is a maximum of three children allowed per adult.
Meeting times and places
- This free tour of Lima begins pick up in the Miraflores neighbourhood, at 10 am on Avenida Jose Larco, next to the Kennedy Park KFC.
- If you're staying in the Barranco district, the meeting point is different: Amaru Cultural Centre (317 Calle Jr. Sucre) at 11 am. The free walking tour of Lima will begin from here.
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Free walking tour in English
This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) guided tour.
Local professional English and Spanish speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
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 - Will we see the changing of the guard?
A - No, on this tour we will not get the chance to see the changing of the guard.
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.
Kennedy Park KFC in Miraflores
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.