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Lima by Walking

Av Jose Larco 189 | Main Square of Lima (Next to the fountain), Lima 15081, Peru
+51 940 397 914
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good free walking tour

I have recently discovered my love for and the value of a free walking tour in any new city. After... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary Z
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Austin, Texas, United States
Best walking tour

Great walking Tour. The guides have so kuch knowledge and answer all your quistions from info to... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Tim H
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The most exciting way to know LIMA DOWNTOWN, we visit the most attractive places in our city. The main attractions are shown by our qualified team in more than 2 hours of history, photographs, and fun. INCLUDES * Qualified tour guides * Free Pisco tasting * Tours in Spanish and English MEETING POINTS * OUT OF PARIWANA HOSTEL (Av. Larco 189): 10:30 am * Main Square of Lima (Lima Downtown): 11:30 am * THE TOUR IS IN LIMA DOWNTOWN AND IT STARTS AT 11:40 am * * RECOMMENDATIONS * Bringing s/. 2.50 per person for the transportation in Metropolitano (If you are coming from Miraflores) * Wearing comfortable shoes. * Bringing bottles of water. * Bringing sunblock cream IMPORTANT: DURING THE TOUR YOU WILL RECOGNIZE US BECAUSE WE WILL BE WEARING LIGHT BLUE VESTS AND OUR BRAND NAME: LIMA BY WALKING.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Av Jose Larco 189 | Main Square of Lima (Next to the fountain), Lima 15081, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have recently discovered my love for and the value of a free walking tour in any new city. After having done an excellent one in Buenos Aires, I decided to try Lima. We did the Barranco tour. We hit some cool places. I really...More

1  Thank Mary Z
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Jose R, Propietario at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mary! the frre walking tours are always a good idea if you want to get an introduction of the new city you are visiting :) thank you so much for joining us and for sure Barranco is one of the most recommended places you...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Great walking Tour. The guides have so kuch knowledge and answer all your quistions from info to Colonial times just amazing.

Thank Tim H
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Jose R, Propietario at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Tim! We are glad to know you had a good time in Lima and that our team could fulfill the expectations you had about our city. Kind regards dear Tim and keep travelling!

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

We joined the morning tour. The tour guide spoke great English and knew so much about the history of Peru! As a local from the city he coul explain to us the every day life of the place and the big changes that have been...More

Thank Kendall E
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Jose R, Propietario at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kendall! thank you so much for the feedback and its wonderful to know you had a good time in Lima and all the info and recommendations provided were helpful for you. hopefully the rest of your tripin Peru was great as well and recommend...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I found this walking tour a great introduction to Lima. We met at Pariwana Hostel in Miraflores. The guide then walks the group to the local bus / transit station and gets everyone into the historical district in Lima. I found this to be very...More

1  Thank amberella2
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Jose R, Propietario at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Amberella! thank you so much for taking some of your time and letting us a nice review about our tours. Lima downtown and barranco are some of the best neighbourhoods in Lima and we are happy to know you enjoyed the service we provided....More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This tour would have been helpful if we’d been interested in learning the Wikipedia page of Lima. We were not. The guide shared facts like population size, most popular sports, and how local transportation works. This was not very interesting for a neighborhood Tour of...More

1  Thank Kayla O
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Jose R, Gerente at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Kayla! Thank you for your comment to our service and sorry for the delay in replying. If our tour guide and its group were late we apoligize for this. He has to wait for other people at the meeting point of miraflores (Saga falabella...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Waited at the meeting point in Barranco for 40 min and no guide showed up. Luckily we found another tour with another company that guided us through Barranco and Chorillo which was great!More

2  Thank Martin J
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Jose R, Gerente at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Martin! Hope you had a good time in Peru and thanks for your comment. we are really sorry for what happened and in our defense we can say that those days we were not picking up people from Barranco for the downtown tour. We...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We took this walking tour as it was offered at our hostel and the tour with a different company failed to go the previous day as there was not enough people. So glad that we ended up going on this walking tour as it was...More

3  Thank rebeccatK1336WT
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Jose R, Propietario at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Rebecca! we are happy to know you had a good time in our city and in hopefully in Peru as well. In our 2 hour- tour we try to give the most important information to all our travelers so they could feel comfortable in...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This walking tour picked us up at our hostel and took us on an hour long journey picking people up at other hostels and then a public bus ride to the city centre which cost 2.5 per person. The tour walked around the Lima city...More

2  Thank Lindsay B
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Jose R, Gerente at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lindsay! thank you for your comment to our service and we apologize if you didnt feel comfortable in lima. Its a big city with more than 10 million people and 43 districts. We feel sorry if you think you wasted your time but you...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Though our guide was very nice, we found the tour a bit poor in content, provided Lima city centre must be full of history. At the end they provide free samples of Pisco. In favour, they also pick up people from Barrancos & Miraflores, which...More

1  Thank Silvia S
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Jose R, Gerente at Lima by Walking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Silvia! thank you so much for your comment and sorry for the delay in replying. We do appreciate your feedback to our job and its going to help us to improve as tour guides with a better performance and knowledge in our tours. hope...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best walking tours. The guide was very friendly, took care of a group of around 20 people, showed us all the great places in the old center of Lima. Explained us everything about the architecture, history, some of the social...More

Thank Marjorie M
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Odd R
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Response from Moody_Foodie_Judy | Reviewed this property |
The tour only includes a little taste of pisco. I suggest you eat before or after the tour. Do bring enough for tipping! These young people work their booties off to show you their city!
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