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.

Interests

  • Heritage
  • Wine & Food

Highlights

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

Places to Stay

Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel

Style: International

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

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Casa Andina Premium Miraflores

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 Premium Miraflores lays on the charm even more with its cultured ambience, wonderful service, acclaimed restaurant and an in-house pool.

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Casa Andina Select Miraflores

Style: International

The Casa Andina Select is located in the beautiful district of Miraflores.

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Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima Airport

Style: International

The Ramada Costa del Sol is located within Lima's International Airport premises, and is connected to the arrival hall by a 20m long bridge.

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Country Club Lima

Style: Heritage

The most stylishly furnished 5-star hotel in the city, Country Club Lima also offers guests added privileges include access to the prestigious Lima Golf Club, dining in the beautiful café, or savoring high tea while relaxing and admiring the original artworks and colonial furniture.

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Four Points By Sheraton Miraflores

Style: International

Four Points by Sheraton Miraflores, located within the commercial district of Lima, allows you to enjoy international style and comfort whilst providing easy access to the city's famed attractions.

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Hotel B

Style: Boutique

Hotel B caters to both traditionalists looking for an authentic historic atmosphere and to shrewd urban explorers willing to immerse…

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Radisson Hotel Decapolis Miraflores

Style: International

The Radisson Miraflores is located in the chic district of the same name. Boasting modern design, a contemporary ambience and…

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Sonesta El Olivar

Style: International

Located in San Isidro, the upscale residential and business district of Lima, Sonesta El Olivar has easy access to some…

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Tierra Viva Miraflores Larco

Style: Boutique

Opened in 2013, Tierra Viva Miraflores Larco hotel is located in the center of Lima’s Miraflores neighborhood near the main…

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Activities in Lima

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.)

City Tour of Lima

Explore the highlights of Lima on this privately guided city tour as you gain insights into Peru and her capital. Stroll through the beautiful city center visiting the main square of Plaza Mayor, the Lima Cathedral, and the Government Palace and other historical attractions. (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.)

Lima Culinary and City Tour

Enjoy a wonderful culinary-inspired tour of Lima where you will learn of the burgeoning Peruvian culinary scene and popular art. Test your senses by tasting the products in a local market, visit Chinatown (the largest in South America!) to sample some Peruvian-Chinese fusion food and tour the Historic Centre of Lima observing its important monuments. As a special treat, you will try the exquisite Peruvian Creole dishes of a recognized and awarded local chef. You will also visit a local restaurant where you will be able to go in the kitchen to partake in the making of ceviche with an awarded chef, a great gastronomic experience! Finally walk around the streets of charming Barranco neighborhood, which is described in the book ‘La Ciudad y Los Perros’ by famed Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa, and visit a private collection of the best Peruvian handicrafts. (Full-day tour, Private Activity, Lunch Included)

City Tour of Lima and visit to the Gold Museum

Explore the highlights of Lima on a full-day private excursion. Stroll through the beautiful city center visiting the main square of Plaza Mayor, the Lima Cathedral, and the Government Palace. Explore other highlights of the city gaining insights into Peru and her capital city. The country of Peru was once populated with many different civilizations and indigenous empires. The Incas are just one of the many people to have called Peru home creating a country rich with history and heritage. Visit one of Lima’s museums to learn about this history and view the many artifacts that document Peru’s illustrious past. (09:00 to 17:00. Private Activity. Lunch Included)

SG-LIM HD Fauna watching at Palomino Island

Explore the diverse fauna of Palomino Island on a half-day navegation of the coast of Lima. Situated in the Pacific Ocean close to the coast, Palomino is home to a large colony of sea lions, a host of pelicans, and other numerous species of birds. (09:30 to 14:30 or 14:00 to 19:00, 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 Transfers to and from port. Group Activity on Boat. Maximum 90 people on boat, 1 guide for every 15 people.)

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