From Lima: Full Day Trip to Caral

From Lima: Full Day Trip to Caral

From $295 per person

Discover the Sacred City of Caral, a representation of Andean culture which reflects the rise of civilization in the Americas more than 5,000 years ago. Explore the site's complex and monumental architecture, including 6 large pyramidal structures.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12 hours
Starting time 6:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Your hotel in Miraflores, San Isidro, or Lima's historic center


  • Visit the oldest civilization in the Americas
  • Learn about the pyramids, altars, and main squares of Caral
  • Explore this 5,000-year-old archaeological site
Full description
After being picked up from your hotel in Lima, travel to the north coast of Peru, which is known for its amazing archaeological complexes; evidence of the fascinating history of the country and South America. The remains of Caral will show you the history and culture of the oldest civilization in America. Arrive at the exceptionally well-preserved site, which is impressive in terms of its design and the complexity of it's architecture. As you explore, find great pyramids, squares, atriums, and altars where different sacred ceremonies and offerings to gods were performed. Marvel at the quipu (the knot system used in Andean civilizations to record information) found on the site which testifies to the development and complexity of Caral society. After your visit to the archaeological complex, go to the city of Huacho to see the Pittaluga House, the University Archaeological Museum, and the Malecón Playa Chorrillos. Enjoy lunch which is included before returning to Lima.
  • Round-trip transportation from Lima (hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Historic Center of Lima).
  • Professional tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Admission ticket to Caral
  • Lunch
  • Huacho city tour
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Children younger than 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  •  Pickup from private residences, such as apartments or Airbnbs, are unfortunately unavailable. Please get in contact to arrange a convenient meeting point with the supplier.
  •  Sales tax must be collected for Peruvians or foreign visitors who stay in Peru for more than 60 days; if applicable, sales tax will be collected by the local operator
  • Proof of negative COVID-19 test results: Travelers are required to have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR, antigen test, or a medical certificate of epidemiological discharge. The test or certificate must be issued within 72 hours before boarding.
  • Mandatory 14-day quarantine: All travelers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival. On the sixth day of the quarantine, travelers can take a PCR test and if negative, can continue their planned trip throughout Peru
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Excelente Servicio

Gran Guía y conductor. Muy amables ambos y bien amigables.

September 24, 2019

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