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Start Point

from: Centro de Lima


Shared Service



4 hour

“Street food” and old taverns in the historic center of Lima

“Street food” and old taverns in the historic center of Lima.

The main historical sites and flavors of Lima are waiting for you with this magnificent walking tour through the center of the capital.

This tour also combines delicious local food with impressive architectural landmarks of the Peruvian capital such as the Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, San Francisco de Asis, the Cathedral of Lima, Plaza San Martin and many others.

On this “Street food” tour of Lima, you will connect with the history of Peru and its local culture in addition to tasting 14 national foods and drinks.

Is your mouth watering already? Don’t wait and book this tour with us!



Itinerary of "Street food" and old taverns in the historic center of Lima:

Our tour begins at 1:00 pm or 4:30 pm at the Gran Hotel Bolivar, an impressive building that will leave you amazed. Then, we will visit Plaza San Martin and Jr. de la Union. Our first gastronomic stop will be El Chinito, where we will be served the traditional bread with pork rinds. Then we will go to the Central Market for a tasting of the best local fruit and a visit to the stalls of the establishment.

Once we have left the market, we will go to "Chinatown", where we will be served delicious snacks and will also have a guided tour of its always picturesque stores.

Our next stop will be Chica Koc Sen, where we will taste chijaukay and chaufa rice. Then we will go to Churros San Francisco to taste the best specimens with manjarblanco.

We will take the opportunity to visit the San Francisco Basilica and then visit the Cordano bar, where we will be served stuffed causa rellena and the most popular Peruvian drink: Chicha Morada.

The next stop will be the Plaza Mayor, and then we will finish our tour in Alameda Chabuca Granda, with delicious antichuchos, picarones, mazamorra morada and emoliente. We will return around 5:00 pm.

Additional Information


“Street food” and old taverns in the historic center of Lima include:

  • All meals and beverages mentioned (14)
  • A trained official tour guide
  • Tour of the main attractions of the historic center of Lima.
  • Donation to Impact Eat Foundation for our social impact program.
  • Round trip transportation only for private tours from/to Miraflores, San Isidro, Barranco and Downtown Lima (other districts or airport for an additional fee)
Not include

“Street food” and old taverns in the historic center of Lima does not include:

  • Round trip transportation not included in shared tours.
  • Tips (voluntary contribution)
What to Bring

What to bring to "Street food" and old taverns in the historic center of Lima?

  • Passport or ID card.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Audiovisual recording devices (cell phone, camera, video cameras).
  • Cash (local currency).

Considerations for "Street food" and old taverns in the historic center of Lima:

  • This tour is not recommended for children under 10 years old.
  • It is important that you enjoy a few days in Cusco before doing the tour of Palcoyo, an alternative to the Traditional Rainbow Mountain. This is the only way your body will be adapted to the altitude of the region.
  • Due to environmental, climatic or other factors beyond our control, the itinerary of the trip may vary. If so, we will notify you in a timely manner.
  • Guru Explorers value your time and strive to respect the tour schedule; however, it may vary for reasons beyond our control (weather, natural disasters, field conditions, among other demonstrable reasons). We will do our best to offer efficient options and solutions for your enjoyment.

Not Allowed:

  • Pets.
  • Smoke.
  • Large suitcases or bags.
Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy:

  • With 3 days or less notice, there will be no reimbursement.
  • Between 4 and 7 days’ notice, 70% reimbursement.
  • More than 7 days, 90% will be reimbursed.

Date changes:

  • Fees applied for change of date in private tours: 
    • There will be no extra charge if notified more than 5 days in advance.
    • If notified between 3 and 5 days in advance, an additional charge of 20% will apply.
    • If notified 2 days or less in advance, it will not be possible to make the change and will not be subject to reimbursement.
  • There will be no refund in case of delayed flights, train delays, bad weather or other external factors.
Why choose us

We want to be part of the experience that you will live in theb"Street food" and old taverns in the historic center of Lima.

If you are still wondering why choose us, we would like you to read 7 outstanding features of our service:

  1. QUALITY: When you go to a teacher, it is because you want to answer all the questions. When it comes to travel, money, time and enjoyment there is a lot to solve and that's what Guru Explorers is all about, giving you the perfect balance for the adventure you DESERVE.
  2. EXPERIENCE: To become Guru Explorers, we are still world travelers, but experts in Cusco, Lima, and the most important destinations in Peru. We experienced bad and good experiences, finding that in the details is the difference, that's why we know what elements are essential for your trip, we are travelers and we strive to enhance your experience!
  3. TRANSPARENCY: We are here to provide you with the best information and description of our tours. We are not in favor of hidden costs. We provide the necessary information so you can choose the inclusions or upgrades you are looking for.
  4. SAFETY: You trust us with your time, your money and your expectations and that is why we fine-tune every detail to guarantee the trip you dream of.
  5. FLEXIBILITY: Although we have pre-established packages; we adapt to your needs and make tailor-made plans for you to visit any place in Peru, with the expertise of a Guru Explorers. We adapt trips for special occasions such as your corporate travel, honeymoon, birthday, social, cultural or sporting event in your visit to Peru, offering you complete advice to achieve and exceed your expectations.
  6. PASSION: Before being tour guides, we are travelers, explorers, adventurers; that makes us passionate about creating the best experiences in the time you invest for you and those you love.
  7. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: We promote Responsible and Sustainable Tourism without affecting the traveler, nor exploiting the communities that receive us or their environment. We create experiences that are more humane and respectful of heritage.

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