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Lima Shanty Town Tour

Highlights
  • Explore one of Lima’s shantytowns during this 3.5-hour educational tour
  • Learn about daily life from residents and the challenges they face
  • Visit a kindergarten and local artisans to hear their stories about their home
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Lima Shanty Town Tour
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Morning Tour
Shanty Town tour. Departs at 9am.
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Afternoon Tour
Shanty town tour. Departs at 2pm.
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Overview
Discover a different side of Lima during this tour of one of the city’s shantytowns. Meet some of the residents of this community during this 3.5-hour walking tour as you learn about the challenges they face. Visit a kindergarten and some local artisans to hear stories about daily life in the shantytown. Part of the proceeds go back to helping the community and its residents.
What to Expect

Meet your guide at your central Lima hotel and head towards the shantytown. Receive a short briefing about basic guidelines for the tour before heading in. Wander the alleyways and listen to informative commentary from your guide about the history of the community and its residents.

Meet local residents throughout the tour to get a deeper look at their daily lives. Stop at a kindergarten and a silverware factory and listen to stories about the developments within the community. Walk up the ‘yellow stairs’ to take in the astounding dimensions of the shantytown as well as the views of the city below before heading back your hotel to conclude the tour.

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1 - 5 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Unforgettable experience

Certainly one of the best moments of our trip to Peru. After coming across this tour by chance, I knew we had to do it. We met lovely people in the markets and stopped to chat about each other’s cultures, and our ten-year-old enjoyed the...More

Thank elli_ralli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful experience and a great way to give back

This tour was spectacular, I was hesitant at first but my husband was eager to do it so I agreed. I am so glad we did. The tour company gives so much to this community and on your tour you do too. We picked up...More

Thank LondonYank104
DanielaLobrano, Public Relations Manager at Haku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Customer. On behalf of the community you´ve visited, thank you for taking this tour with us because we´ll be able to build more day care centers, kitchen for the communities and bring more donations to our children. We appreciate you enjoyed this tour that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A wonderful experience!

Jean Paul took us to the local market and we purchased fruits and vegetables to feed two families. But it ended up being four because I also bought bananas and vegetables to feed two more. You will never forget this experience and the amazing people...More

Thank viennafoodie
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile
Great experience.

I had a great time om this trip. Jimmy took good care of us. We met a lot of friendly people and learned about their life in the shanty town.

Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 1 May 2018
Interesting experience

Without this tour my wife and I would never have seen this part of the city. Very safe. The guides had a definite agenda about helping the locals and donations (which I gave) but overall we considered it very worthwhile.

1  Thank Dale1350
DanielaLobrano, Public Relations Manager at Haku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Hola , dear costumer! We're happy to receive messages like this, people who enjoyed Lima in their diifferent faces. Thank Your for taking this tours with Us. The neighbors of the young communities want also to say Gracias for your help! Kind Regards.

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lipsky
24 May 2018|
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Response from WC3721 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We took a lot of pictures. The tour guide was very helpful. It is a different kind of tour, hope you enjoy it.
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