Day Trip to Caral 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.

General information

Price / 169 USD per person

You can pay online

Refund policy

24-hour refund policy



Pick up time

6:00 am


12 hours

Included / excluded

Hotel pick up & drop off

Private transportation (only passengers doing the tour)

We use a Sedan car (for 2 customers), a SUV with 7 seats (for 3 customers) or a Van (for 4 customers or more)

Bottled water and snack for the road

Experienced tour guides

Food & drinks

Gratuities (optional)

Full description

Our adventure begins bright and early at 6:00 AM with a pick-up from your Lima hotel, where a professional guide and comfortable transportation await. The scenic drive to Caral takes you through beautiful landscapes, setting the stage for an exciting day.

Around 7:30 AM, we’ll pause for a delightful Peruvian breakfast at a local spot, providing a taste of authentic flavors to energize you for the day ahead.


Upon reaching Caral, a guided tour awaits. Explore the pyramids, plazas, and temples, gaining insights into the rich history and culture of Caral, one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas.

Following the guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore Caral souvenir shops. At 1:00 PM, we’ll drive to the picturesque Barranca beach, offering a perfect blend of gastronomy and relaxation with a delicious lunch at a seaside restaurant.

Post-lunch, embark on a short drive to a scenic viewpoint overlooking the beach. Capture breathtaking views and enjoy the serenity of the coastline.

Around 3:30 PM, we begin the journey back to Lima, reflecting on the day’s experiences and enjoying the comfort of the return trip.

The tour concludes between 6:00 – 7:00 PM with a drop-off at your hotel in Lima, leaving you with memories of a fascinating day exploring the ancient wonders of Caral and the beauty of Barranca beach.

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Lima.

What to bring

Comfortable clothes

Comfortable shoes



When booking your tour, the primary payment method available is PayPal. If you do not have a PayPal account, please select “Pay with PayPal,” and then, you will be presented with the option to “Pay with a debit or credit card.”