Top 8 Lima Tours
Surfers and paragliders flock to where the Costa Verde brushes up against the Pacific Ocean in Lima, Peru. Diners enjoy Peruvian cuisine and strong cocktails while relaxing in Larcomar, the posh shopping center in the Miraflores District. Lovers hold hands at the Parque del Amor to watch the sunset. From shopping and 5-star hotels to historical tours of the many churches, museums, and colonial buildings in the city, Lima city tours have it all. You don’t have to spend more than 24 hours here to realize it’s the perfect place to jump-start your trip to Peru.
Historic Center of Lima, the City of Kings
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Tours in Lima, Peru not only offer a rich history, but also an up-and-coming gastronomy scene. For gourmet foodies and those who want to tingle their tastebuds, Lima is an excellent choice. Try fresh ceviche, Pisco Sour cocktails, delicate cookies, and other typical Peruvian foods while on a Lima Peru Tour. It’s easy to access most destinations in Peru from Lima by either plane or bus. From Lima, its only a 2-hour flight to Cusco, and from there many people visit the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Or you can use Lima as a jumping-off point for a trip to the Nazca Lines and the Ballestas Islands in the south of Peru. Or you could even travel north from Lima to Trujillo and Chiclayo, to see the fascinating pre-Inca ruins and museums of Chan Chan and the Royal Tombs of Sipan and Sican. For more info on what to do while staying in Lima, check out our Insider’s Guide to Lima Peru.
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Lima, Peru points of interest are incredibly varied. Why not start the day with a tour of the colonial center of Lima where you can see the cathedral, churches and other impressive buildings. Continue to the Larco Museum and admire the vast display of pre-Columbian ceramics and have lunch in the excellent cafe there. In the afternoon head for Barranco, the artsy southern district of Lima. Next, enjoy a culinary tour of Lima that will take you from one restaurant to another trying some of the best of Peruvian cuisine and includes dinner.
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