The Pachacamac valley tour covers the lower lands of Lurin River, south from the city of Lima.
Trip takes us to some easy hiking trails to explore some landscapes of the valley. It is targeted to those who like some adventure and are physically prepared.
The dryness of the hills usually become into green during months of august and september, but rest of the year remains the same.
WHAT KIND OF PHOTOS WE DO?
Landscapes and some birds, insects and flowers.
WHEN TO GO?
The trip can be done the whole year.
Leave hotel at 9am. We will drive south. First stop at Chorrillos point.
Continue south. Now you choose from going to see birds at the Humedal de Villa or visit the Pachacamac Archeological site and museum.
Lunch time in Pachacamac town.
Then we drive into the valley, stopping in some points before start to hike, first on a flat trail to finally begin to climb a bit.
We will finish around 5 or 6 pm to get back to Lima.
WHAT TO TAKE?
Trekking shoes are better, plus trekking poles if they help you to keep in balance.
Basically in summer (feb-mar) must use sunscreen and fresh clothes with higher temperatures of 30C, during winter (aug-sep) long sleeves and a windvest for temperatures of 13C.
It doesn´t rain too much (except on aug-sep) but in winter it can be helpful an extra layer for rain or cold.
Food: just some snacks and water.
You may be a beginner or an expert. In case you want to learn we are able to teach you, showing tips about composition, light, and camera settings.
HOW MUCH TIME DOES IT TAKE?
The hike or hikes may take a total of 4 hours, moving slow, stopping for photos. But we have some other points so we use the day to cover the places.
OPTION: This trip may start earlier to go first to Barranco center streets, or could replace the visit to Humedal de Villa or Pachacamac Site. It can be tailored.
RESERVE your photo trip
SEE BOOKING CONDITIONS HERE
Photo Day + Hiking
Rates in US Dollars (USD) or Soles (PEN) at exchange rate.
Season: All the year.
EASY HIKING LEVEL
Lenses: Wide angle / 300mm+ / Macro
INCLUDES: Meeting up at Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco districts (other districts ask). Private transportation. Photo pro leading.
NOT INCLUDED: Meals, entrance fees, local/official guides on sites, tips, assistant.
SAVE YOUR PHOTO DAY WITH 90 USD.
– During months of November to May is possible to have sunny days, so take some filters as Polarizer or ND should help.
– Macro and tele are good weapons for this tour but if you don´t have is not an issue.
– Tripod is not necessary but it may help if you can carry it.
After pre booking by the web form, or contact us by whatsapp, chat or email, please send a list with names, passport numbers, tour date, meeting point and any request you think could be important, as kind of things you want to photograph, personal style, personal website, mobility issues, etc.
Remember we work only with small groups and private services.
Save the Pachacamac date with 90 USD. This advanced payment is not refundable if no show or by any cancellation reason and the remaining balance will be due before or at the time of the scheduled tour.
At crowdy places, for personal safety reasons is recommended to have a good backpack and never leave your stuff apart from you.
We allow any kind of cameras.
Use of sport or trekking shoes fully recommended.
Not included meals, drinks, personal expenses, travel/accident insurance, lodging, unless we agreed to include.
Trips outside Lima city include the transportation. For trips in the city fully private transportation support is available under request and extra cost.
Other timing or arrangements for mobility handicap or extra assistant under request and extra cost.
Photography lessons and special requests available (ask).
1. For better chances to find an open date, requests and bookings must be done at least 72 hours before tour date.
2. If cancellation occurs is considered as No Show and booking advanced payment is not subject of refund.