Explore the Larco Archaeological Museum and then head to the Indian Market for some shopping.
Founded in 1926 in an old mansion built in 1707, the Archaeological Museum of Rafael Larco Herrera harbors the largest private collection of pre-Columbian art in the world. Spend about an hour making your way through this wonderful museum, with exhibits featuring ceramic, gold, stone, wood, and textiles of pre-Hispanic cultures, especially the Peruvian northern cultures. The Cultures Gallery, Textile Room, and Gold and Jewelry Gallery are outstanding.
Next, it's on to the Indian Market to shop for fabulous handicrafts and unique souvenirs. The market is located on Petit Thouards Avenue in Miraflores, an upscale district of Lima known for its shopping areas, gardens, flower-filled parks, and beaches. Here, you will find that an excellent selection of carpets, sweaters, hats, copper, bronze, silver, gold, and precious stones. There are also leather, wool, wood, and stone goods available at each stop.
You will have free time to enjoy on your own, and the chance to buy some fascinating handicrafts to take back home with you.
- This tour includes all transportation, entrance fees, and a great English-speaking guide.
- As a result of port regulations and Callao being primarily a cargo port, you must take a shuttle outside of the main pier area to meet your guide. This waiting and transfer process can take 15-30 minutes. Please book a start time that is 1 hour after you have docked.
Days offered: 7 days a week