Over the decades, Lima, Peru’s capital and largest city, has developed as a popular tourist attraction, with its numerous architectural achievements, historically significant locations, amazing gastronomical delights, and multitude of cultural attractions drawing visitors from around the globe.
Lima’s historic city center is a part of UNESCO’s World Heritage list, and its well-preserved, prominent examples of colonial architecture are not to be missed. Visit the Monastery of San Francisco, Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral of Lima, and others on the various city tours that we can arrange for you. There are also a large number of museums worth visiting in the city.
Leisure activities abound in this remarkable city. There are several beaches not far from the city, and cruises depart from the port of Callao to some of the small islands just off the coast of Peru for sightseeing. Also visit the prominent financial district of San Isidro, where you will find many beautiful city parks, or arrange for a private vehicle to take you to Miraflores, where you can get your fill of luxury shopping, fine dining, and the exciting Peruvian night life.
Lima is an excellent base from which to explore the wonders of Peru, and your Ker & Downey travel expert will be glad to share additional suggestions on how to fit this brilliant city into your customized itinerary.