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Tour to Caral – full day

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Sign up for our tours to Caral from Lima, Caral is the oldest city in South America, its construction dates back to the year 3000 A.D. approx. therefore, Caral is known as the mother of all civilizations in South America, even equaling the Egyptians in antiquity.

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The itinerary can always change because of strikes and festivals; if so, your Guide will do alternative routes.

Meeting Point — 6:30 approx.

We meet at your hotel — prior coordination with the reservations area.

Transfer from your hotel to Caral

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

Transfer from your hotel to Caral

Visit of the archaeological site of Caral

At this archaeological site you will visit the following places:

  • The main temple
  • Streets
  • Bedrooms
  • The altar
  • Geoglyphs

The valley of Supe

The archaeological site of Caral is within the valley of Supe, your Guide will also explain about the economy of this valley based on cultivation of potatoes, strawberries, avocados, onions, sweet potatoes, asparagus, sugar cane, cassava, beans , tomatoes, etc

Lunch on your own

On the outskirts of Caral archaeological site there are local restaurants where you can have lunch. If you prefer more options for lunch, the driver can make a stop in the city of Huacho on your way back to Lima. You can coordinate the same day of the tour with your Guide and Driver, whats’s more they will help you out!

Transfer from Caral to the archaeological site of Bandurria — optional

Bandurria is a monumental archaeological site located south of Huacho city, it is almost 5000 years old similar to Caral.

Note: This place is normally open Thursday through Sunday—it does not always apply. We will do our best to visit this site, otherwise we will directly return to Lima.

Transfer from Caral to Lima

Tour Ending Place — 18:00 approx.

This tour ends at your hotel.


The prices shown in the table are:

  • Per person in US dollars ($).
  • Pple. = people.
Pple.Private guided tour
If your group is larger than 5 people, just let us know!


Tour Type: 100% private excursion.

Schedule: Every day 06:30 to 18:00.


  • Spanish, English.
  • Other languages:
    • Available on request.
    • Prices will change.

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


  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Guide.
  • Driver.
  • Tourist vehicle.
  • Personalized service.
  • Drop off at your hotel.

Not included:

  • Tickets for Caral: 11 soles pp.
  • Tickets for Bandurria: 7 soles pp.
  • Meal.
  • Tips (optional).

What to bring?

  • April-Nov:
    • Sweaters.
  • Dec-March:
    • Sunscreen.
    • Sunglasses.
    • Hats.
    • A bottle of water.
  • Local currency for your entrance tickets.



Pick-ups and timings

  • Pick-ups are sharp on time.
  • Pick-ups apply only for hotels located in Miraflores, Barranco, San Isidro, La Victoria and Lima; for other districts an additional cost will apply.
  • We’ll arrange all pick-ups and meeting points one day prior your tour.
  • The tour ending time is still aprox; but, we’ll do our best to finish the tour as scheduled.

Vehicle type

  • Authorized by the Ministry of Transportation of Peru.
  • Clean and modern ones.
  • Sedan looking auto, 4×4, H1, Van, Renault and Mercedez Benz (it will depend on the group size).

Entrance ticket discounts

Kids, minors, students and Peruvians may have discounts but an official ID is required to show:

  • Kids and minors: Bring their official passaports to prove their age.
  • Students: Bring your offficial passport and goverment issued ID.
  • Peruvians: Bring your oficial ID.

Operability and itinerary:

This tour is subject to variation without any prior notice, due to weather conditions, strikes and any other event that doesn’t allow the normal tour operation. See also our terms.


Cancellation of the tour is free as long as you do so at least 48 hours in advance, otherwise we will charge 100% of the tour price. See also our terms.


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