Tours that include Lima
Lima is the current capital of Peru, for many international travelers it is one of the obligatory points to arrive in Peru. Since, there is the international airport. Peru is one of the most visited destinations for those who want to learn about the mysteries of the Inca culture, the history of Peru and other natural destinations or go hiking. In Lima you can find a large part of these activities, from the beaches, traditional neighborhoods, pre-Columbian constructions, colonial and modern buildings; such as: La Huaca Pukllana, the district of Miraflores, Barranco, Chorrillos, the Cathedral of Lima, the Government Palace and many other destinations. At the same time, Lima has important world-class restaurants. In Machupicchu Terra,
Tours in Peru that include Lima and other destinations
Peru has different regions that can be visited. Here we organize tours that include the Peruvian capital along with visits to other destinations such as Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Arequipa, the Colca Canyon and more combinations. These are some of the tours that you should take into account.
Our main tours to Lima
One of the safest ways to do any tour in Peru is through a travel agency. At Machupicchu Terra, we organize several tours with variations of services such as pick up from your hotel, transportation, and reservation of tickets to the places mentioned in the tours.
Tours in Lima
|1/2 Day||Magic Water Circuit Tour||35 USD||35 USD|
|1/2 Day||Gastronomic tour||145 USD||145 USD|
|1 Day||City tour Lima or the City of Kings||35 USD||35 USD|
|1 Day||Tour Pachacamac Full Day||50 USD||50 USD|
|1 Day||Palomino Islands Tour Full Day||130 USD||85 USD|
|1 Day||Caral and Huacho Full Day Tour||175 USD||175 USD|
|6 Days||Special Peru Tour: Lima and Cusco||800 USD||800 USD|
|8 Days||Unforgettable Peru Tour: Lima, Arequipa, Cusco||1,150 USD||1,150 USD|
|10 Days||Amazing Peru Tour: Lima, Cusco and Puno||1,088 USD||1,088 USD|
Lima’s provinces and tourist destinations
Lima hides many destinations, although the city absorbed them, it is possible to find different destinations far from the city and near the Andes that connect with Lima. Other attractions of this entire region is that you can find tourist attractions between natural and colonial and republican constructions of great importance. Something that also stands out in Lima is the presence of museums.
Tourism in Lima
|Barranca||In the province of Barranca there are: Caral, Paramonga Fortress, Barranca beach and circuit of beaches, Christ the Redeemer|
|Cajatambo||Agricultural land, Shucsha Hot Springs, Viconga and Sarapacocha lagoons, Chiraumarca Ruins, Pacgaacg Castle and views of the snow-capped Cordillera Blanca.|
|Oyón||You can find thermal baths in Huancahuasi, Chiuchin, it is also possible to find one of the largest quipus in the world, the archaeological complex of Rapazmarca, the Yanacocha and Tinticocha lagoons and many more destinations.|
|Huaura||It is possible to find the Albufera de Medio Mundo, the Enchanted Lagoon, the Lachay National Reserve|
|Canta||It is a historical province of Lima, near this place it is possible to find and see the Nevado de la Cordillera de la Viuda, on the way there, you can visit the Chillón river and the Waterfalls of Aconchinchán, the citadel of Cantamarca and the Chuchún Lagoon.|
|Lima||In Lima you can find pre-Inca buildings such as the Huaca Pukllana, the Plaza de Armas, colonial buildings, more modern buildings and several museums with different attractions.|
|Huarochirí||Huarochirí also has a special place in Peruvian history. Some mythological narratives take place in this place, so you can visit the landscapes of Yuracmayo, the Zárate Forest, the Callahuanca Valley, the Japani Ruins and the city of Matucana.|
|Cañete||The cañete destinations are: The town of Lunahuaná, the thermal and medicinal baths of Chilca, colonial buildings such as the Unanue Castle and the Santiago Apostol de Lunahuaná Temple. Among the archaeological sites you can visit Incahuasi or “The house of the Inca”.|
|Yauyos||In this province you can visit different natural spaces such as the Nor Yauyos Landscape Reserve, the Nevado de Pariacaca, the Paucarcocha lagoon, the Nevado de Ticlla and the Huamanmarca Ruins.|
What services do our Lima tours include?
We are sure that traveling through Peru can be complicated by the little information there is about places and attractions. Therefore, we use various services that can guarantee a safe experience and can meet all the itineraries you want to do. Our basic services are:
- Start of the tour from the door of your hotel.
- Reserved tickets for all destinations.
- Return transportation to your hotel.
- Professional guide.
- Transportation to reach all destinations.
- Hotels of different categories.
In Lima you can do all the activities you want!
In Lima the activities seem endless, you can do everything from simple walks to extreme sports activities. In addition, it is possible to visit world-renowned restaurants, without forgetting the provinces that border the Andes and allow you to take a short break from the big city of Lima and connect with nature and incredible landscapes.
- Colonial Constructions – Lima was the cradle of the colonial era leaving aside the value of Cusco. For this reason, in Lima, you can find different colonial buildings, especially in the historic center and the Paseo de la República.
- People and Culture – As we saw above, Lima is made up of territories on the coast and in the Peruvian Andes. In all these places you can find great ancestral tradition, some peoples speak Quechua and others maintain places considered secret.
- Archaeological Sites – The entire Lima region in the past was home to a large number of civilizations and the Incas were no exception. In different provinces you can find buildings and vestiges of ancient civilizations.
- Museum and Restaurants – In Lima there are a large number of museums that date back to the history of all of Peru and different themes. It is also possible to visit world-class restaurants such as the Central restaurant, winner of The Words for the best restaurant in the world.
Learn more about the main destinations in Lima!
Lima is one of the most populated regions of Peru. Both in the past and at present it is an important humanistic center, where you can visit different destinations. Among these stand out.
The magical Water Circuit
This is one of the modern destinations that is located very close to the Historic Center of Lima, specifically in the Parque de la Reserva de Lima. The entire route has different waterfalls, ideal for a family outing.
The Huaca Pucllana
It is located in one of the most exclusive districts of Lima. The Huaca Pucllana represents an important religious and ceremonial center for the Wari culture and beyond the Tawantinsuyo.
Larco Museum of Lima
It is one of the most complete museums in Lima. The galleries are spacious and store a wide variety of textiles, ceramics, and gold and silver items dating back more than 5,000 years.
The Main Square of Lima
This is one of the first social centers to be established since colonial times. In this square, you can find colonial buildings that surround it and also the Government Palace.
Questions and answers about traveling to Lima
For some Lima is one of the most dangerous destinations in Peru, but this is not true, there are different safe districts. In this sense, we will focus on answering the different doubts or questions that most people ask on their trip to the City of Kings.
What other places can you visit in Lima?
In Lima you can visit many places. Among these, the historical ones such as Huaca Pucllana, the archaeological center of Caral and Pachacamac stand out. However, it is also possible to visit colonial buildings and buildings from the Republican era that followed the architectural styles of 19th century Europe.
Can I do a City tour in Lima?
Yes, there are tours that allow you to learn more about the buildings of the Historical Center of Lima. Normally these types of tours have two schedules, the first in the morning and the other in the afternoon starting at 2:00 in the afternoon or half an hour before. In either case, this tour lasts 5 hours.
How is the weather in Lima?
The climate in Lima is usually humid throughout the year. This is because it is a coastal city. In addition, during the months of May, June, July and in some cases August, scattered rains can be found. The rest of the months it is usually hotter than the humidity, while the rains are not frequent.
When was Lima founded?
Lima was founded by Francisco Pizarro in the year 1535 exactly on January 18. It was one of the main cities during the colonial period. In addition, for almost three centuries it was considered the capital and the Viceroyalty center of South America. Currently, the anniversary of Lima continues to be celebrated on these dates.
Is Caral very far from Lima?
The citadel of Caral is located relatively far from Lima. Travel time is approximately 4 hours. But this time is considering some stops for the guide to give some explanations of the places that are on the way or to take some breaks. Taking the tour to Caral is comfortable to do and the trip is short due to the different activities that are carried out on board.
Can I surf in Lima?
Lima is a Peruvian region located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, so it is easy to find destinations or beaches where you can do this extreme sport. In addition, the beaches are not far away and it is possible to visit them in less than an hour’s drive. You can find up to 10 exclusive beaches for surfing, including Punta de Rocas, San Bartolo and Pico Alto.
Can I do adventure sports in Lima?
Yes, many of these activities will take place on the coasts or deserts that form near them. Like the case of sandboarding that is practiced a lot on the route to Ica. It is also possible to surf and in the rivers of the Lima Andes, canoeing. However, one of the activities that steals the attention above all is paragliding off the coast of the Miraflores district.
How do I book a tour?
Reservations in Machupicchu Terra are easy to make. You can do it from our web pages or with the help of one of our travel advisors. All the reservations of the services you want are made virtually, as are the payments. Confirmation is immediate and direct information will be sent to you immediately on the route you will take.
Is Peruvian gastronomy really good?
Peruvian gastronomy has long been on the lips of the main magazines and awards worldwide. Although much is said about the fusion of Peruvian cuisine, it is undeniable that the positioning of this gastronomy is not only due to that, but also to the ingredients that can be found throughout the Peruvian territory.
Can I do tours around Cusco, Lima and Arequipa?
Yes, we have some tours so that the interested party can tour these three main cities. It is also possible to do it without agencies, for this it is advisable to travel by plane, especially if you have little time to get to know Peru. If you are interested in these tours, do not hesitate to write to us, we will be happy to help you solve your doubts.
Why travel with Machupicchu Terra?
Machupicchu Terra is one of the best agencies in Cusco, currently developing services in Lima, Arequipa, Ica and Puno . Machupicchu Terra is a formal agency that provides security and will also help you better choose the itineraries and activities that best suit you. Remember that it allows you to make cancellations and changes before the tour start dates. Our main services are:
- Pick up from your hotel.
- Transportation to all destinations.
- Expert guides for each tour in Lima, Cusco and all of Peru.
- Variety of hotels.
- Ticket reservations to all destinations to visit.