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Half-Day Lima Local Communities Tour

By Alternative Peru
Price was undefined, price is now $120
Free cancellation available
4h 30m
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages

Highlights

  • See a different side of Lima away from the crowds

  • A truly local and authentic intercultural experience in Lima

  • Enjoy a typical Peruvian lunch at a local family's home

  • Leave a positive footprint and support a local project

  • Responsible and meaningful encounters with locals

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Meal inclusions

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Lima local communities

  • What's included

    Lunch with (non-alcoholic) drink

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro hotels

  • What's included

    Live commentary provided in English or Spanish

  • What's excluded

    Food and beverages not listed as inclusions

  • What's excluded

    Gratuities

Know Before You Book

  • You must be able to walk in unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • If you have back, neck, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.

  • A portion of your fee goes to local projects.

  • Please inform on any food or physical restrictions when you email to confirm your reservation.

  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you email to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby at your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

On this half-day tour, you will explore the off-the-beaten-path areas of Lima not often visited by tourists, where the actual Limeños live and work. The tour includes a visit to one of Lima’s local communities on the sandy hills of Lima’s outskirts. While these are the poorest neighborhoods of Lima, they are filled with hardworking people, who are trying to provide a better life for their children.

The first stop of the tour is at the second largest cemetery in the world. Its impressive location in the hills and the many different colors of the tombs make it both an interesting and beautiful place. Next, your tour will visit a group of women, who have organized themselves into a cooperative that manufactures handicrafts that are then sold as fair-trade products. They’ll show you their work and tell you more about their hopes and struggles.

The next stop is at a local family's house a lot higher up in the hills, where the hostess has prepared a delicious homemade Peruvian lunch. Lunchtime is a great opportunity to socialize with the host, a strong woman and leader in her community and to exchange stories. She is also very curious about her visitors and loves to hear more about where her visitors come from. After lunch, the local guide will talk more about daily life in a human settlement and the community's initiatives to improve their situation, while walking through the community and interacting with locals.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations Visited
  • Lima Callao Region

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Miraflores Metropolitan Municipality of Lima
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Barranco District Lima Region
  • Hotel Pickup
  • San Isidro Lima Region
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