Conoce Lima Vieja con Metro-bus: Rápido y Barato

Visit The Old Town of Lima by Metro-bus: Fast and Cheap

Get on the trendiest transportation system: Metropolitano Buses

ABOUT

Discover Lima like a local man by using the Metropolitano buses and thus save money on the cost of taxis or private vehicles. We will pick you up at your hotel, take you on foot to the closest the Metropolitano bus stations to embark, and get to the historic center of Lima where the tour takes place.

After the guided tour we can drop you off in the historic center or take the Metropolitano buses again and drop you off at your hotel.

Why to reserve with us?
  • 100% Peruvian company
  • 100% Indigenous team
  • Licensed tour guides

DETAILS

Duration:

  • With Pick-up from your hotel: About 4 hours
  • With Pick-up from your hotel and Drop-off at your hotel: About 5 hours

Language: Spanish, English — Separate Groups based on the language.

Tour Type: 100% private Tour Guide.

Accessibility: This tour is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Please Bring:

  • In summer — December to March:
    • Caps or hats
    • Sunscreen
    • Sunglasses
    • A bottle of water
    • Local currency for the attraction tickets
    • 2.50 Soles per person for the Metropolitano buses
  • The rest of the year:
    • Sweaters or jackets
    • Local currency for the attraction tickets
    • 2.50 Soles per person for the Metropolitano buses

Included:

  • 100% professional and authorized guides in English or Spanish
  • Pick-up by Tour Guide from your hotel
  • Others: (applies only on request – the prices will change)
    • Drop-off by Tour Guide at your hotel

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • 2.50 Soles per person for the Metropolitano buses
  • Fees for the attractions:
    • Catacombs of San Francisco church: 15 Soles per person or 5 about USD
    • La Casa Aliaga: 35 Soles per person or about 10 USD
  • * You can buy the tickets for the attractions on the same day as your tour

How to book? Please book on this webpage or contact us through WhatsApp.

WhatsApp:+51 958745640 & +51 984479073

ITINERARY

The itinerary can always change because of weather, strikes, and festivals; if so, our guides will do alternative routes.

Meeting Place

We will meet you at the lobby of your Hotel — beforehand reservation is required.

Boarding the Metropolitano buses

Once we pick you up at your hotel, we will walk to the closest Metropolitano bus station depending on where you are staying. This bus ride takes about 30 minutes.

Disembark in the historic center

We get off at either Colmena or Jirón de la Unión Metropolitano bus station depending on the Guide’s choice.

Jirón de la Unión street

It was also known as the street of the Merchants during the time of the Viceroyalty of Peru.

House of photography by Eugenio Courret — exterior visit

The Plaza de Armas and surrounding attractions — exterior visit

The Water Fountain, Casa del Oidor, Presidential Palace, Cathedral, and the City Hall Palace.

The Changing of the Guard — optional

The changing of the guard happens at about 12:00 pm; however, there might be cancellations, which is why we cannot guarantee this event; however, we will do our best.

La Casa Aliaga: House of the last Spanish conqueror — interior visit

It is a Spanish colonial building (1535 AD, the same year when Lima was refounded by the Europeans). This house belonged to one of the conquerors known as Captain Jerónimo de Aliaga y Ramírez. The descendants of Captain Jerónimo still live in this house nowadays.

Catacombs of San Francisco Church — interior visit

Discover the most famous catacombs in Peru, full history from the Spanish occupation period.

Tour Ending Place

We finish this tour near the Plaza de Armas. We can also end up at your hotel upon exclusive request, for which we can use the same Metropolitano buses.

PHOTOS

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PRICE

With Pick-up: (Our Guide will pick you up from your hotel; however, you return to your hotel on your own) — Applies only for hotels located near the Plaza de Armas of Barranco or near Kennedy park in the Miraflores neighborhood

  • 40 USD per person based on 2 people
  • 30 USD per person based on 3 people
  • 25 USD per person based on 4 people
  • 20 USD per person based on 5 people
  • If your group is bigger, contact us pls!

With Pick-up and Drop-off: (Our Guide will pick you up from your hotel and also drop you off at your hotel) — Applies only for hotels located near the Plaza de Armas of Barranco or near Kennedy park in the Miraflores neighborhood

  • 45 USD per person based on 2 people
  • 35 USD per person based on 3 people
  • 30 USD per person based on 4 people
  • 25 USD per person based on 5 people
  • If your group is bigger, contact us pls!

TOUR SCHEDULES

Upon request, we suggest starting the tour at 9 am or 2 pm.

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    MEETING PLACE

    We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel at the requested schedule. Beforehand coordination with the reservation department is required.

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