Caral, full day tour from Lima
Caral is one of the most mysterious and ancient archaeological sites in the American continent, it was developed in the Supe Valley, in the town that today bears the same name. This civilization emerged approximately 5,000 years ago and is considered the oldest in the American continent and the second oldest in the world. Until today it has not been possible to find another place in America that is older than this and that in turn has a great diversity of religious and administrative buildings. The greatness of this site has been recognized by UNESCO, which gave it the title of Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Price / 149 USD per person
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Included and not included
Pick-up and transfer to your hotel.
Private transportation (only passengers doing the tour)
Bottled water and snack for the road.
Experienced tour guides
All fees and taxes
Gratuities for the guide (optional)
Pick up from your accommodation (6:30 am)
We pick up all participants from their hotels. Our pick-up area covers the districts of Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro, however, we can also pick you up from another district if you notify us in advance.
Departure to Caral (7:00 am)
We depart to Caral using the main road or alternate routes to avoid traffic. During the tour you will be able to see the suburbs of Lima and without a doubt you will be able to experience the terrible traffic that is caused in some parts of the city
Breakfast time (9:00 am)
After 2 hours of leaving Lima, we make a stop at a restaurant for breakfast. On the menu you can find delicious options such as tamales and sandwiches.
Tour in Caral (11:00 am)
Upon arrival in Caral, our guide will buy the tickets and start the tour. In Caral you can learn about the beginnings of civilization, the traditions of the population, what their diet was based on and much more. This tour lasts approximately 2 hours and a person who works for the archaeological site will accompany us all the time and will participate in the explanation of the tour. Once the tour ends, you can spend some time looking at the souvenirs that are sold there.
Lunch time (13:00 pm)
We will have lunch in a restaurant located in front of Barranca beach, very close to Caral. Most of the options on the menu are exquisite seafood such as ceviche, however, there are also vegetarian options.
Return to Lima (16:00)
Just before returning to Lima, we will go to a viewpoint from where you can see the entire bay and after looking at the beautiful beach of Barranca we will return directly to Lima.
What to bring
- Comfy shoes
- Hut or cap
Are you ready to experience Caral?