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Itinerary

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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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.
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
  • Enjoy round-trip hotel transportation as well as snacks during your tour
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Culture with a difference

Jonathan was an excellent tour guide in this highlight of our time in Lima. Wandering around the shanty town, visiting the markets and appreciating a side of Lima that most will never see was a real eye opener. The openness of the people was wonderful...More

Thank Gordon M
DanielaLobrano, Public Relations Manager at Haku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Gordon! It's really nice of you to share your experience with us, your kind words make us feel happy. We love our job and we love it more when clients are happy too!. Thank you for choosing Haku Tours. All the best for you!...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile
The other Lima

I booked two tours with Haku as the offer tours that are different from all others. The first tour I did was the "Bizarre Gamarra Tour". Lucas, my guide, picked me up at the hotel and the driver took us to Gamarra. It is a...More

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DanielaLobrano, Public Relations Manager at Haku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear traveler: Thank you for your comment and for choosing our company. I am happy that you have enjoyed your tour with us and we hope to have you again as a guest in our city! Warm regards.

Reviewed May 30, 2018
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
DanielaLobrano, Public Relations Manager at Haku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Dear customer: We are so happy to read comment like this, and we are gald you enjoyed to be in touch with local peruvian people where they can have the chance to share experiences with you. Thanks your for taking this tour with us. Kind...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018
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 June 14, 2018

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 May 17, 2018 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
DanielaLobrano, Public Relations Manager at Haku Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Dear customer: I appreciate your comments about our tour company. It makes us proud to meet the needs of our customers in the best way we can. If you are going to return to our town, do not hesitate to call us. Best regards

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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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