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Private Total Lima

This private, active tour in Lima allows you to bike and walk your way through neighborhoods such as Barranco, Chorrillos and Miraflores. Connect with locals and immerse yourself in the culture to experience a day like no other.

Private Total Lima

Set off on an adventure to Lima and make your way to fisherman hangouts to artistic enclaves as you take a bike ride through bohemian neighborhoods like Barranco, Chorrillos and modern areas like Miraflores, all the hip hangouts of Lima.

Your journey begins in Morro Solar, a headland situated in the district of Chorrillos, to the south of Lima. Morro Solar is notable for being a site of the Battle of San Juan and Chorrillos between Peruvian and Chilean forces in 1881.

Along with your English-speaking guide, be outfitted with your bike and helmet where local guide will give you a quick safety briefing and then it's on the bike for a scenic ride downhill, stopping at various points of interest along the way.

In the afternoon you will leave your bike behind and begin exploring on foot. Make a connection with the heart and soul of this fascinating Peruvian city and meet the people who know what it's like to live here, the locals. Discover the changing districts of the city as you see first-hand local hangouts to the stomping grounds of Lima's artists. Explore churches, parks, and plazas as you listen to local tales and stroll through a local market filled with fresh produce from all over Peru.

Throughout the tour your local guide will share secrets and stories revealing the history and culture of this amazing city. Be sure to bring your camera as you will have plenty of opportunities to take envy-worthy photos of street life, local architecture, colorful murals and more.

Once you have worked up an appetite and thirst, stop for a Peruvian Tunki coffee and a churro and then kick back, relax and watch the daily life passing by.

This private tour enables you to experience two top activities in an intimate and personal way making for a day you will never forget.

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Tour Type
Private
 
Group Size
Private
 
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking
 
Tour Duration
10 Hours
 
Activity Level
Moderate
 
Tour Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Snack, Beverage
 
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing for bicycling and walking. A cap, sunscreen, sunglasses and walking shoes are also recommended.
 
Restrictions
Guests must be able to ride a bicycle. Must be at least 12 years old to participate. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to Peruvian tax regulations, you will need to bring your original passport with you for the tour.
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About Shore Excursions Group
ABOUT US
Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memories of a lifetime.

We are experts in providing exceptional shore excursions. We understand that in today's fast paced world, vacations have become an increasingly important way to relax, reconnect with family and friends, and experience new and interesting places. With this in mind, we provide the highest quality tours by performing extensive research, and detailed reviews. While other companies also offer excursions, we strongly believe our expertise and approach set us apart. The large cruise lines sell shore excursions - typically in very large groups visiting high traffic sites. We focus on smaller groups visiting more interesting and authentic locations using more personalized local operators. While the cruise lines are experts in delivering cruises, we are experts in delivering shore excursions.

Our Approach
We believe quality service is not only highly valued by customers, but ultimately leads to better experiences and higher satisfaction. Unlike the cruise lines and other tour companies that rely almost entirely on websites, we encourage customers to call us. We want to invest our time answering your questions, providing input, and selecting the excursions that best meet your needs.

Our Tours
Our goal is to provide customers a wide array of exciting, appealing, and enriching tours. For those customers who prefer to travel in smaller groups with more personalized service, we offer a wide variety of small group tours around the world. These tours generally range in size from 2-12 people compared to larger tours which can number up to 50 people. While exploring the destinations and ports on this website, feel free to search for these "Small Group Tours". For those customers interested in private tours, we offer many outstanding excursions that allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. Search for "Private Tours" if you are interested in this experience. Our "Scenic" tours provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth from majestic glaciers in Alaska to spectacular reefs in the Caribbean. Our "Cultural" tours allow customers to experience local customs, entertainment and culinary delights ranging from tribal dances in Alaska to an outstanding local meal in Santorini, Greece. Our "Active" tours offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous ways to experience our destinations. Our customers can kayak the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, hike to a spectacular waterfall in Hawaii, or bicycle through quaint villages in France. Our "City" tours allow travelers to see the highlights of great cities around the world with unique insights provided by our expert tour guides.

Our People
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the leading tour guides and tour providers around the globe. We hold our people to very high standards which we measure by our comprehensive Quality Control process and, most importantly, by our customer feedback, which we will actively seek from each of our customers.

Our Owners
Shore Excursions Group is owned by seasoned travel executives possessing extensive experience across many sectors within the travel industry.

Bradford J. Miller
Mr. Miller is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Abercrombie & Kent, the World's leading luxury travel company. In that role, Mr. Miller was responsible for contributing to Abercrombie & Kent's international growth through the development and acquisition of tour products and travel experiences around the world with a specific focus on cruising and land based experiences. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Kent, Mr. Miller held a variety of executive positions with Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises for more than a decade. These positions included Vice President of Guest Sales & Service, Vice President of Brand Development, and Vice President of Onboard Revenue (which included shore excursions). Mr. Miller also led Celebrity Expeditions, a collection of outstanding and unique tours around the World.

Michael Bonner
Mr. Bonner has over a decade of experience working in the cruise industry in a variety of roles for both Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Viking River Cruises. Most recently, Mr. Bonner was the Chief Operating Officer for The Scholar Ship, a Royal Caribbean program aimed at providing college students onboard educational programs in conjunction with enriching shore excursions around the world. Mr. Bonner also helped co-manage Viking River Cruises U.S. Operations, and he ran the corporate, strategic, and deployment planning functions at Royal Caribbean. While at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was responsible for forming Royal Celebrity Tours, Royal Caribbean's land-based tour operation in Alaska, which takes cruise passengers on multiple day tours through the interior of Alaska either before or after their cruises. Prior to working at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was a consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton.

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