Take a step back in time through Peru's pre-Columbian history during this visit to the Enrico Poli and Larco Herrera Museums.
Depart the pier with your guide for the 1-hour drive to Miraflores. Along the way, your guide will inform you about the local sites and customs of this unique area of Peru. Upon arrival in Miraflores, you will proceed to the museum of Enrico Poli for a viewing of his private collection of ceramic pieces and unique jewelry dating back from the dawn of history in Peru to colonial times. A passionate collector, Mr. Poli will personally guide the tour, and offer insights about the history of each object.
Next, you will continue on for a visit to the Larco Herrera Museum. Founded in 1926, it remains one of the most popular tourist attractions in Peru to this day. The museum is located in a unique 18th-century, vice-royal mansion built atop a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid, and surrounded by beautiful gardens. The museum showcases a remarkable series of galleries that chronicle 3,000 years of Peru's pre-Columbian history; its most important works have been exhibited in the world's leading museums. During your visit, you will have an opportunity to explore ancient Peru's finest collection of gold, silver and exotic artifacts, and a storage area where you can view some of its 45,000 classified archaeological objects.
Please note: This tour includes a lot of walking and standing, and is only recommended for guests in good physical condition. Pregnant women and guests with neck or back injuries will not be permitted to participate in this tour.