Lima is capital of Peru, the main gateway to Peru, most visitors are obliged to spend at least one night in this city, this gives us the opportunity to visit the different attractions of Lima, better known as the city of the Kings. Around the main town we can find several buildings from 17th century as well as several museums. where we can find lots of samples of art, history and pottery; this town was inhabited by Pre-Colombian civilizations; another options are visit natural reserve, like Palomino Island, Lomas de Lachay, Pucusana many more, all them easily to combine with any of our tours.
Day 1: Arrive in Lima International Flight.
Most of the our costumers arrive in evening at Jorge Chavez international airport our staff will be waiting for you and will transfer to our hotel in the Miraflores district of Lima.
Day 2: City Tour Lima.
You will star with a relax breakfast you will have a free morning to enjoy the district and after lunch you will the opportunity to visit the beautiful cultural Lima town also knows as the City of Kings. You’ll see classic historical sights, colonial and Inca influenced architecture, residential neighborhoods, beautiful shrines and churches and incredible panoramic seascapes.
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Day 3: Pucusana Puerto Viejo Paracas.
We start the day by heading south to Puerto Viejo and Pucusana; between these two sites we should see nearly all of our targets: Peruvian Thick-knee, Coastal Miner, Surf Cinclodes, Blackish Oysteratcher, Inca Tern, Humbolt Penguin, Red-legged Cormorant, a boat trip give the best chance photography for all species mentioned uplines, with a good luck we could find Peruvian Martin difficult bird but impossible and a variety of more common species, late in day we drive back to Lima.
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Day 4: Palomino Islands – Fuerte San Felipe.
After breakfast we drive to Callao where we take Boat trip to the Palomino Islands which will produce immense nesting colonies of Peruvian Boobys, Guanay cormorant, Red-legged Cormorants, Peruvian Pelicans, Sea-lions. also Inca Tern, Surf Cinclodes in this excursion gives us very small opportunity offshore, we have chance to swim next to sea lions, after couple hours we ride back to the coast to enjoy a tipical Peruvian sea food, late in the day we’ll visit Fuerte Real Felipe.
if you are passionate border we can arrange a pelagic trip. please contact us and we can provide you some options. usually we go by fast boat and this tour take around 5 – 7 hours.
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Day 5: Lomas de Lachay.
We start the tour by heading up to north to Lomas de Lachay; special humid hill, close the pacific ocean, forming an special habitat for endemic species. Coastal Miner, Cactus Canastero, Raimondi’s Yellow-finch, Thick-billed Miner and several common widespread species, Least Seedsnipe, Grassland Yellow-finch, Peruvian Meadowlark, Andean Tinamou, and others, late in the day we drive back to visit some mashy area along the coast, Peruvian Tern, Gray-hooded Gull, Many-colored Rush-tyrand Wren-like Rushbird.
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Day 6: Larco and Gold Museum.
Larco is among only a few museums around the world opening their vaults to the public, with over 45,000 archaeological pieces that have been classified by renowned specialists and scholars, they exhibits the largest private collection of pre-Colombian Peruvian art in the world, located in a unique colonial residence dating back to the XVII century, built on top of a VIII century pyramid, this fabulous museum includes the exquisite Collection of Peruvian Gold and Silver from the olden days, and the Pre-Hispanic Erotic Art Salon. Its pieces have toured major world museums.
in Camparison with Larco, Gold Museum is based in metal pieces and jewellery of incalculable value in gold, silver and precious stones used by the Incas-the children of the Sun God and monarchs of the vast Inca Empire-are shown in this collection. Five hundred years ago, the gold of Peru attracted many European adventurers who conquered the Inca and founded the Vice-Royalty of Peru under the Spanish Crown.
Peru ‘s Gold Museum also houses a valuable collection of old and modern weapons that ranks among the best in the world. The halls in this section show the Arms of the World Collection of armour, uniforms and various ancient war artifacts and weapons from various time periods around the world, some dating back to as long ago as 1300 B.C.
we conclude the tour transfer you to your hotel if you are interested in some other tour that probably you can not find in any of our tour please Contact Us and we can prepare or give you some options thinking in your time and targets
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