Peru’s capital city enjoys a great location directly on the Pacific coast and boasts of spectacular views, elegant neighborhoods, historical districts and a vibrant assortment of cultures. A city tour is the best way to take in all the sights and sounds. Afterwards, taste flavors that have put Peruvian cuisine on the world map.

Highlights

  • Monastery of San Francisco
  • Plaza Mayor
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 Places to stay

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B Arts Boutique Hotel

Hotel Style: Boutique

B Arts Boutique Hotel caters to both traditionalists looking for an authentic historic atmosphere and to shrewd urban explorers willing to immerse themselves in the city´s contemporary social and cultural scene.  See Hotel

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Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel

Hotel Style: International

The Belmond Miraflores Park offers a superb location in the heart of its chic, namesake suburb.  See Hotel

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Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores

Hotel Style: International

The contemporary furnishings and perfect location in the beautiful district of Miraflores are almost enough on their own, however, the hotel Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores lays on the charm even more with its cultured ambience, wonderful service, acclaimed restaurant and an in-house pool.  See Hotel

 Things to do

Dinner at Astrid & Gaston La Barra

One of the highlights of the Peruvian capital is the award-winning restaurant ” Astrid y Gaston ” headed by top local chef Gaston Acurio. Experience a culinary journey through the various regions of Peru , in the relaxed atmosphere of ” La Barra ” , which is referred to as a “modern tavern ” by the chef , a place where every day anew the flavors of Peru are celebrated . Take this opportunity to visit this world famous restaurant, which is otherwise fully booked months in advance . Non – alcoholic beverages are included in the menu .

Gastronomic and City Tour of Lima

Explore the historical and gastronomical culture of Lima on this full day tour. Begin by visiting a typical Peruvian food market where you will find a wide variety of Peruvian products and enjoy unique fruits like ‘chirimoya’, ‘lúcuma’, and ‘aguaymanto’. Next visit the restaurant La Rosa Nautica, where you will learn to prepare the famous ‘Pisco Sour Drink’, by an expert barman, and the delicious ceviche prepared by the chef of the restaurant. Then enjoy a lunch featuring some of the most representative dishes of Peruvian cuisine. After lunch, continue the tour learning about Lima’s pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern history. View the ruins of Huaca Pucllana, and then visit the historical district of Lima touring the churches and colonial plazas. End with a visit to the residential district of San Isidro and an unforgettable view of the Pacific Ocean from the district of Miraflores. (Full Day Tour. Group Activity, maximum 16 people. Lunch Included.)

Visit to the Ruins of Pachacamac

Just outside Lima lie the ruins of Pachacamac, a lost civilization. A visit to Pachacamac offers first hand insights into the ingenuity, skill, and knowledge of the native inhabitants. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity.)

Visit to the Gold Museum

The legendary El Dorado was always considered to be somewhere in Peru. A visit to the Gold Museum (Museo Oro del Peru) showcases the most important historical finds and transports you back in time with stories of explorers, conquerors, and lost civilizations. (Duration 3 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity.)

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