Bohemian & Colorful Lima: Barranco and Callao City tour

b from/per person $45
  • 1 Days
  • Age 13+
  • All Months
  • Availability 18
  • 4 Hrs.

Description

Highlights:

  • Capture the art expressions of the “Fugaz” art gallery and on the street graffiti’s of the colorful Callao
  • Walk around the bohemian district of Barranco to appreciate the beautiful urban art.
  • Visit the impressive Mario Testino’s Museum, here are some of his celebrities’ pictures including Lady Diana’s last photograph session.

Description Summary:

Explore Lima in a different way; this is not a regular city tour. Discover the Barranco and Callao districts appreciating the art expressions of the city.

Travel Buddies Peru

Full Description:

This is going to be the best experiences you could have in Peru, because the amount of colors and art will make you travel to another world.

Your Travel Buddy is going to pick you up from your accommodation around 2:00 pm. The journey starts through the beach highway, where we will talk about Peru in the last decades. About corruption, how the city and the country changed, thanks to illegal money or the last events of terrorism during the 80’s.

Callao is the oldest and main port of Peru, for many years was conquered by “drug lords” the crime rates increase a lot, making them one of the most dangerous areas of Peru. Nowadays is a totally different place, lively and full of colors.

At the heart of the neighborhood is the old Telegraph building, that was abandoned for many years but now works as an art gallery where you can appreciate paintings, craftwork and visit some stores. The best part of this building is the top terrace which has one of the best views of the area. This is also a great spot to learn a bit more about the Real Felipe fortress, built up during the viceroyalty times.

Callao: Art in Lima Peru

After visiting this very impressive area, it is time to take the same road back to Barranco.

Barranco is considered the bohemian district; the amount of good bars and restaurants makes this place one of the “must-see” attractions in Lima, but of course with your Travel Buddy you will experience more than that.

First stop is at MATE Museum. Mario Testino is considered one of the most famous photographers around the world, and here he makes the exhibition of his best photos. His most famous photo shoot was to Princes Diana; there is an exclusive room about her.

The best way to wrap up this colorful afternoon will be trying to find one of the best views of the sunset, we promise to take you to unique place where you can capture the best picture.

Mario Testino Museum in Lima Peru

Cancelation Policy:

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Know Before you go:

  • It is recommended to bring comfortable closes and shoes, sunblock and sweater.
  • It’s also recommended that you bring snacks and water.
  • Bring also some local currency with you because some small business might not accept credit cards.

Voucher Information:

Confirmation will be received at the booking time.

Emergency Phone Number for Travelers:

WhatsApp: +51 980538470

Mobile Access:

We accept mobile vouchers.

Guidance Service and Information:

Spanish and English


Included

  • Transportation.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • Travel Buddies Specialist (Guide).

Not included

  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
  • Airport pick up

Blockouts

Lunes


Departure

At your hotel


Departure time

2:00 pm


Return location

Your hotel


Private option

This product option is non private


What buddies says

We are not guides, we are buddies.

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Yenni

"Communicating with Cesar was effortless as he was very prompt in his replies and accommodating with my last minute requests. We had Pablo as our tour guide and Pablo didn’t disappoint. He was passionate and knowledgable of the places we went and thankfully.I’ll definitely recommend this tour to everyone else in Lima who wants a fully guided experience to interesting places like Callao"

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Jessica

"This tour was awesome! Cesar was very welcoming and enhanced our stay in Lima. My girlfriend and I joined another tourist on the night time tour that included the Magic Water Circuit, street food, adult beverages, historic sites, and trendy bars. It was a unique and fun way to get to know the city. Cesar was very friendly and professional. Recommend!"

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Alex

"Really great way to get your bearings in lima. Got to see a really great part of town, enjoy Pisco sour’s, and have lots of great conversation. Pablo and Caesar care a lot about making sure their guests have the best time possible in Peru and it shows. Would really recommend this tour."

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Christopher

"Exceeded all expectations. We got to see some really cool architecture and artwork. Explained some of the history of Lima, and of the neighborhoods we visited. Overall was a great experience, would highly recommend."

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