City: Lima, Coast // Activities: Walking tour, photography tour //
This photography tour is ideal for everyone (photographers and normal tourists) that want to get to know the best of Lima. It will take you not only to the popular tourist places but also to the unknown places that normal tourists don't get to see. During this walking tour in Lima, you'll get first hand insights of Peru's capital discovering it just like a "limeño". You will use the Metropolitano, the most used transport in Lima, to get to the center and you'll try Chifa, a fusion of Peruvian and Chinese food. Next, you will get to know a local fish market where you can find the fresh fish used for Ceviche. What better place is there to see how many Peruvians do business and handle their fish? You will also visit the neighbouring bohemian district of Barranco, walking through its artistic streets until reaching the Malecón that leaves you with a beautiful view of Lima's coast. Enjoy this tour and get to know some of the best parts of Lima in a unique non-touristy way with a professional photographer that loves the Peruvian culture.
Note: Minimum 2 people.
At 9:30 am, you will meet your guide in Miraflores at the Parque Kennedy. In case you're staying in the center of Lima you will be picked up at Plaza San Martin around 10:15 am. You will take the Metropolitano for around 25 minutes to get to the historical center of Lima, where you be able to witness the center's beauty that is full of history. From the Plaza San Martin, you will go down to Plaza de Armas and to the Monastery of San Francisco, where you will visit the catacombs
Once in the center of Lima, you will get away from the beaten path, to see how Peruvians really live their daily lives. Now, it's time to visit the central market of Lima, an amazing opportunity for photography. Then, you'll have lunch in a Chifa restaurant in Lima's Chinatown. After lunch, the photography tour will continue to the neighboring district of Barranco in a local Combi bus so you can get the entire Peruvian experience. This district is considered to be Lima's most romantic and bohemian district. Many of Peru's leading artists, musicians and photographers call this place their home.
Next, you'll head to the fishing harbour of Chorrillos. Here, you can discover the typical fish used for Ceviche and what the life of a Peruvian fisherman looks like when they return from the sea at 3:00 pm. After that, it’s time to check out that small mountain located in the Southern part of Lima’s coast: the “morro solar of Chorrillos” (el Mirador de la Cruz, el Salto del Fraile). You will drive up the hill to get one of the best possible views of Lima.
From here, you will start to return to Miraflores with an afternoon walk following the Malecón path (a six-mile stretch of various parks along the cliffs) until reaching Larcomar. In case you would like to keep walking on the Malecón path your guide will give you some tips. If not, you will return to the Kennedy Park.
- Bilingual and professional photographer guide
- Transport (public transport in Metropolitano, combi, taxi)
- Visit to attractions mentioned in the itinerary
- Entrance fees to the catacombs
- Day tour
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
- Bring a backpack with your belongings
- Sunscreen and sunglasses
Terms of Reservation:
- Minimum 1 day before
- Minimum 2 people
Terms of Cancelation:
- If you cancel up to 6 days before the date of the photography tour, you will get a refund of 100%.
- If you cancel up to 4 days before the date of the photography tour, you will get a refund of 40%.
- If you cancel less than 3 days before the date of the photography tour, there won't be a refund.
- Parque Kennedy (Miraflores)
Information about the Local Guides:
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"In 2011, I visited Peru for the first time. I fell deeply in love with the country, so I came back 6 years later to settle here and share my knowledges and passion about Peru."