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Want something truly off the beaten path? Want to get to know Lima beyond the touristic areas? Then the Local Communities or Authentic Lima tour is perfect for you! But don't take it from us, read what our visitors had to say about this tour: "This...more
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| La Molina, Lima 0012, Peru
+51 971 269 423
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last August I went with my girlfriend on the one day tour of the local communities. Alberto was our guide. He is a very kind guy and taught us several things about living in Lima, historical migrations and sendero luminoso. Our tour was very interesting...More

3  Thank F9011IIalessandrot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superlatives can only describe my experience on this tour. Dubbed "the reality tour", I was transformed as a human being touring the human settlements on the hillsides of Lima. The cemeteries were like nothing I had ever seen before and they gave me a historical...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Michiko Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great way to start our trip in Peru. The morning local market tour gave us a glimpse of the treats Peru has to offer. We were glad we did the market tour in the beginning of our 8 days in Peru so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank journey715
Reviewed 13 December 2018

I went on the half day tour of the local communities, with Alberto as my guide. Alberto was very knowledgeable and we started with very good conversation about the different questions I may have regarding Lima, Peru and also the local communities on the way...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank megbie
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We went on the half day tour of "shanty town" and the largest cemetery of South America. Both sites were amazing. Our visit to two women's home was informative. One woman provided us a local lunch....simple dish with rice and drink. To hear about both...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jadina M
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

As a Westerner visiting Lima, I wanted to discover what daily life looks like for millions of people living in the Human Settlements but didn’t dare to go on my own. I was lucky to find this tour from Alternative Peru, and everything was made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank StefanE477
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This tour is a gem. They take you to a local market with no tourists and give you the freshest food imaginable and tell you history along the way. The cemetery was breathtaking and I'm so glad that was part of this trip. Then meeting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank horsegirl645
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is really hard to put into words what we experienced on our Lima Local Communities Tour. It was very authentic, and we are so appreciative of the people who shared their day with us and allowing us a glimpse into their daily lives. Thank...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank TheresaWendy
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We enjoyed the experience and the guide. The company was organized and responded to our requests. We were hesitant to eat lunch prepared at an artisan's home due to concerns about possible gastric issues. The company was very flexible so we had a wonderful lunch...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jan m
Reviewed 8 October 2018

There is a basic difference between Traveler and Tourist. Tourists are mostly searching for fast entertainment. These ones should stay in the Miraflores enjoy all kind of kitsch entertainment that this place offers and listen the high class paranoid stories about criminals. But if you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Anna V
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Response from NatalieLef | Property representative |
Yes, all tours are in English.