Popular Tours in Lima


Lima, the vibrant capital of Peru, is a city brimming with history, culture, and culinary delights. To make the most of your visit, consider embarking on these popular tours that showcase the diverse facets and tourist attractions of this captivating city.


Lima City Tour

Join an insightful tour of Lima's city center and travel back in time to the colonial era. Admire amazing collections of 17th and 18th-century oil paintings, wooden verandas, and gilded mirrors. Immerse yourself in local culture and history with the assistance of your guide. Admire the monuments of Plaza Mayor, such as the cathedral, Archbishop's Palace, Municipal Palace, and Palace of the Union. Continue to the Baroque-style San Francisco Monastery and take a look at its catacombs.

Along the way, discover hidden gems, such as the remains of the old city walls, the historic bridges over the River Rimac, and one of the oldest bars in Peru at the Cordano Bar. Immerse yourself in a tour full of history, culture, and more. Finally, your professional driver will drop you off at your hotel.

Duration:  Approximately 3-4 hours.
Price:  aprox $40 per person
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Pachacamac Archaeological Site

Begin the tour in Barranco, Lima’s most bohemian suburb. We will see Barranco’s Central Park, the Municipal Library, the traditional Bridge of Sighs, the colonial homes, and its famous boulevard. Next, we will drive down the South Pacific Coast Highway to Pachacamac, the most important ceremonial center on the Peruvian coast during pre-Inca and Inca times. Throughout the centuries, Pachacamac was occupied by many different Andean civilizations such as the Lima’s, the Wari, the Ichma’s, and finally by the Inca Empire. However, the Pachacamac Oracle always remained a religious center. We will see several pyramidal temples and enclosures from different periods: the Adobitos & Old Temple (I C. A.D.), the painted Temple (VIII C. A.D.), a pyramid with a ramp (XIII C. A.D) & the Temple of the Sun (XV C. A.D.). Besides the ruins, we will also visit an on-site museum displaying pottery, textiles, shell and stone ornaments, as well as the wooden Pachacamac idol found during excavations (1938)

Duration:  4 hours
Price:  $23 per person
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Palomino Islands Wildlife Cruise

Embark on a thrilling boat tour to the Palomino Islands, home to diverse marine life, including sea lions and seabirds. Palomino Islands is one of the most excellent side excursions you can take while in Lima. Featured as an alternative to the Ballestas Islands for those who are unable to go to Paracas (a roundtrip of seven hours from Lima), Islas Palomino is just an hour on board a yacht from the historical port of Callao, which in its turn is just half an hour from the center.

The tour takes 4 hours, and you will also get to know San Lorenzo Island, El Fronton Island, and the Cavinzas Islands. Catch a glimpse of the sea lions of the cold Peruvian sea, the fantastic Humboldt penguins (similar in looks and size to the Magellanic penguins), and many other seabird species. Have a bit of an adventure by swimming and splashing alongside these young and playful sea creatures. The Palomino Islands are an excellent side trip for those looking to escape city life and inhale the salty smells of the bay.

Duration:   4 hours
Price:  aprox $60 per person
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Active Tours

Lima by Bike: Miraflores, Barranco and Beyond

Starting from the meeting point in Miraflores, cruise along bike paths to explore Barranco. After a short safety briefing from your instructor, start your 3-hour guided tour. See picturesque old streets and feel the sea breeze in your hair. Stop at the famous Bridge of Sighs to make a wish.

In Miraflores, you'll learn about La Huaca Pucllana and Itchma, the pre-Inca civilization that existed in the area from around 300 to 700 A.D. Pass the Faro de la Marina lighthouse, then continue to the Park of Love and Larcomar Shopping Center. Afterwards, we go to a nice cafe bar for a refreshment, before handing in our bikes.

Duration:   3,5 hours
Price:  $30 per person


Embark on an exhilarating paragliding adventure high above the scenic landscape of Costa Verde. Accompanied by your personal pilot, enjoy panoramic vistas encompassing Lima's San Miguel, Magdalena del Mar, San Isidro, and Miraflores districts. Upon completion of your tour, take home complimentary HD video capturing every moment of your thrilling airborne escapade in Lima.

Start your paragliding expedition in Lima from the esplanade in San Miguel. As you ascend into the skies, be captivated by the awe-inspiring sights of the vast ocean and the picturesque coastline unfurling beneath you. Glide gracefully above the charming seaside neighborhoods of San Miguel and Magdalena del Mar.

Continue your paragliding journey while gazing down upon the distinguished San Isidro and Miraflores districts. These areas are renowned not only for their roles as cultural, political, and financial hubs but also for their lush green spaces and impressive architectural landmarks. Relish this unique opportunity to behold the city of Lima from a captivating aerial perspective.

Duration:   15 minutes
Price:  $30 per person


Start off your pub crawl in front of the main door of the church in Kennedy Park in Miraflores and enjoy a night full of fun and get to know people from all around the world. Hop in the bars in the famous Miraflores neighborhood and feel at home playing different games during the crawl. Stay in each location for around 1-hour and play some games with the group. In the first bar, the hosts organize a small activity in order to get to know everyone in the group and start mingling with each other. Play a game to start turning on the night in the second bar and in the third one, the dancing time starts. Prepare yourself for the last bar/club where the tour ends. Feel free to stay as long as you want.

Itinerary:  Start: Bar Crawl Lima
Duration:   4 - 5 hours
Price:  Aprox. $ 18.00
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Magic Water Circuit and Historical Park

Explore the world's largest fountain complex, the Magic Water Circuit, which boasts stunning light and water shows. Enjoy a walking tour full of lights, colors, and music at Lima's Magic Water Fountains Park with transportation included. Discover the world's largest public park fountain complex with 13 fountains. Afterward, visit the Historical Park, an open-air museum showcasing Peru's history. Pickup included.

Duration:   4 hours
Price:  $25 - $35 per person

Huaca Pucllana y Huaca Mateo Salado

Discover the pre-Inca history of Lima by visiting the main Huacas (ceremonial centers) of the city on a private tour. Explore Huaca Pucllana in Miraflores, followed by Huaca Mateo Salado in Pueblo Libre, the most important vestiges of ancient Peru in the heart of Lima. Huaca Pucllana is located in Miraflores and belonged to the Lima culture. Its main centre is a pyramidal building of a ceremonial connotation. The Huaca Museo Salado is one of the largest and is in the Pueblo Libre district. Mateo Salado was part of the Qhapaq Ñan or Great Inca Trail.

Duration:   4 hours
Price:  $ 75 per person (semi-private or private tour including pickup)
BOOK HERE:  Tour to Huaca Pucclana

Lima Gastronomic Experience

Lima is a culinary capital, and this tour takes you on a gastronomic journey. Visit a local market with an expert chef to choose the best ingredients and fresh exotic fruits. Then enjoy a cooking class and delight your palate with the best flavors of Peruvian cuisine. This is the perfect class for people who love to taste traditional Peruvian food! You'll love the relaxed atmosphere without boring demonstrations because our chefs believe in the hands-on approach. There are four options: meat, chicken, fish or vegetarian

Duration:   5 hours
Price:  $65 per person
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Paracas and Huacachina

Start 05:00am for a 03:30-hour journey to Paracas town to make our way to the dock where you will board a speedboat to the Ballestas Islands. During your journey to Ballestas, see the enigmatic figure of the Candelabro, a stunning design drawn on the side of a hill in the Peninsula. In the Ballestas Islands, you will see a stunningly rugged world filled with birds and sea lions. Islas Ballestas of Peru charm all wildlife observers and rightfully so. Considered the “Peruvian Galapagos,” they boast a huge collection of protected species. Red boobies, pelicans, red-footed cormorants and turkey vultures reign over this region.

You will navigate around the islands at a distance allowed, and depending on the sea conditions, visit nearby caves. The next destination is Huacachina oasis where you can board a buggy for 1-hour adventure across the sand dunes. Continue towards to traditional vineyard and taste the best of the local wine and Pisco before driving back to Lima (arrival around 22 pm)