Loving Lima! The Top Tours in Lima, Peru

The top tours in Lima, Peru will take you on a whirlwind adventure through this cosmopolitan city, and show you just how easy it is to enjoy some of the nation's best outdoor activities. Go on gastronomic tours where you'll enjoy award-winning cuisine. Admire the glittering gold of the ancients in museums. Enjoy a variety of cultural excursions – including entertainment. Love snowboarding? Wait until you go sandboarding! Explore ruins, the sea, and so much more. This vacation, live your best life – and do it to the fullest!

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31 Things to Do in Lima

Central Restaurant, Peru
Central RestaurantLima

Central is an unmissable part of the itinerary, with its tasting menu travelling from 25 metres below to 4,200 metres above sea level. Central made its debut on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2013 at No.50 and has since rocketed to No.4. Chef Virgílio Martínez’s star has been rising rapidly for the last few years, coinciding with Lima’s ascent to become one of the world’s leading foodie destinations.

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Culinary
Chez Wong Restaurant - The King of Ceviche, Peru
Chez Wong Restaurant - The King of CevicheLima

Javier Wong is a master in preparing sole ceviche and considered by many people as the best chef in cebiches. He is self-taught, temperamental and whose cuisine is considered cult. It is recommendable only to foodies. His restaurant has been visited by politicians, mayors, presidents and personalities mainly from Peru. Javier Wong is considered a chef, master of the sole and the octopus and with his creativity in chopping and mixing ingredients achieves the most delicious dishes.

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Culinary
The Lima Gourmet - Day Tour, Peru
The Lima Gourmet - Day TourLima

These Lima food tours visit exclusive restaurants, try mouth-watering gourmet dishes and you learn to make your own cebiche and pisco sour with a chef. Discover the culinary scene, Peruvian culture and the capital in five hours.

Culinary
Culinary Lessons
Palomino Islands Tour, Peru
Palomino Islands TourLima

On this tour you’ll take a yacht out to Islas Palomino to swim with sea lions. This is a unique experience, and one that you’re not likely to forget. Notice schedule: From Monday to Friday : Meeting Time 10:30 AM and embarkimng time at 11:00AM. Pick up time would around10:00 AM. On Saturdays and Sundays: Meeting time 09:30 AM and embarking time at 10:00 AM. Pick up time would be around 09:00 AM. From December it would be open a new departure in the afternoon, please check the departure time.

Boat Tours
Marine Wildlife
Snorkeling
Fountains of Lima, Peru
Fountains of LimaLima

Enjoy a guided tour of Lima’s Magic Water Circuit. The circuit’s many fountains are lit up by colorful lights and choreographed to music.

City Tour
Night Tour
Tasting Peru with Pedro Miguel Schaffino Tour, Peru
Tasting Peru with Pedro Miguel Schaffino TourLima

This tour of Peruvian culinary excellence will introduce you to a new dimension of sustainable cuisine. On this culinary tasting tour Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino will show you how he makes award-winning dishes with ingredients from the Peruvian Amazon.

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Culinary
Cultural
Astrid y Gaston: N° 7 Best Restaurant Latin America, Peru
Astrid y Gaston: N° 7 Best Restaurant Latin AmericaLima

N° 7 as Best Latin Americas's 50 Best Restaurants in 2017. The story began in 1994. Upon finishing their culinary studies in Paris, Gastón Acurio and Astrid Gutsche founded their eponymous restaurant in a small house in the district of Miraflores. At first, the restaurant was quite French, as it was dictated by the global trend. Over time, it became decidedly Peruvian. As Gaston has described "we embraced our culture and flavors, experimenting with local ingredients and recipes with one goal in mind, to promote our cuisine around the world."

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Nikkei Experience Maido Restaurant, Peru
Nikkei Experience Maido RestaurantLima

Visit Maido for the multi-course Nikkei Experience. Maido has made lots of lists of top restaurants in the world and chef Mitsuharu Tsumura is often credited with putting Nikkei, Peruvian-Japanese fusion, on the map.

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Culinary
Dives for Certified Divers in Pucusana, Peru
Dives for Certified Divers in PucusanaLima

Travel to Pucusana Bay, a small fishing village that’s 31 miles south of Lima, for an exciting dive near the Pucusana Yacht Club. On dives here, you’ll have the chance to see sea lions, sea slugs, starfish, sea urchins, groupers, blennies, and morwongs — to name just a few.

Marine Wildlife
Scuba Diving
Discover Scuba Diving in Lima, Peru
Discover Scuba Diving in LimaLima

You’ll leave from the diving school in Miraflores on a 1-hour drive to Pucusana, a fishing village right outside of Lima. Once you arrive at the beach, you can visit the changing room to suit up for your diving lesson. Then, you’ll hop on a 12-person boat and take a 20-minute ride to the dive site.

Marine Wildlife
Scuba Diving
Sandboarding in Lima - Half Day Tour, Peru
Sandboarding in Lima - Half Day TourLima

Want to enjoy a new adventure with a minimal learning curve? If you’re an avid snowboarder or ski racer, then prepare for a unique adventure. Outside of Lima, Peru is where you’ll find the dunes of Chilca. Glide across their golden sands on a board and conquer a new terrain overlooked by many adrenaline junkies. New to the sport? Don’t worry, children as young as 5 years old can take part in the tour, so beginners are definitely welcome!

Adrenaline Activities
Adventure
The Lima Gourmet - Evening Tour, Peru
The Lima Gourmet - Evening TourLima

This Lima food tour reveals the other side of the city. Taste delicious Peruvian dishes under the stars while gazing out at the best views in Lima. Learn about Peruvian culture in a dynamic way. Sit back, relax and let us take care of you.

Culinary
Culinary Lessons
Peruvian Paso Horse Exhibition, Peru
Peruvian Paso Horse ExhibitionLima

Explore the Peruvian tradition of paso horse riding during this tour. You’ll visit a beautiful estate in the Lurín Valley to learn about this tradition.

Cultural
City Night and Dinner and Show, Peru
City Night and Dinner and ShowLima

Venture out at night to explore what the Spanish referred to as the “City of Kings.” On this nighttime tour, see the pale colonial buildings of historic Lima lit up in stark relief against the night sky. Once you’ve had your fill of colonial splendor, switch gears and experience the culture of provincial Peru with dinner and a show. The evening’s entertainment includes lively folk dances, and a buffet that showcases the best of local dishes.

City Tour
Culinary
Cultural
Night Tour
Cultural Culinary Experience at The Home of a Peruvian Chef, Peru
Cultural Culinary Experience at The Home of a Peruvian ChefLima

Spend some time with one of Lima’s local chefs and learn how to make Peruvian cuisine and cocktails. Shop for your meal’s ingredients at the local market — choosing the freshest, most colorful ingredients. Let her graciously welcome you into her home as she teaches you how to prepare authentic Peruvian cuisine and cocktails. The best part? You will learn this dishes in a hands-on manner; that way, you’ll be able to recreate them at home and conjure up memories of Peru in your own kitchen, whenever the mood strikes you.

Culinary
Culinary Lessons
Cultural
Gastronomy
Gastronomic Tour, Peru
Gastronomic TourLima

Discover the secrets of Peruvian cuisine during this gastronomic tour of Lima. You’ll enjoy delicious food and learn how to prepare classic cocktails and ceviche.

Culinary
Cultural
City Night and Fountains of Lima, Peru
City Night and Fountains of LimaLima

At the Historical Center of Lima, you’ll see what’s left of the epicenter of Spanish control of the New World. Spanish power has long since ebbed away, but the streets of Lima still bear the majestic, imperial stamp of Spanish rule. On this nighttime tour, witness Lima lit up in the beautiful historic district, and the colorful fountains of the Parque Reserva.

City Tour
Cultural
Night Tour
Services at disposal , Peru
Services at disposal Lima

If you want to explore the city at your rythm and according to your main interest maybe this option fit better with your preferences. Having a transport and guide or only a transport for 4, 6 or 8 hrs can let you take a ride around the city which match with your flights times if you are on transit via Lima City.

City Tour
Cultural
Guided Tours
Fountains of Lima and Dinner Show, Peru
Fountains of Lima and Dinner ShowLima

Lima is a colorful city. This tour gives visitors a sense of where that dizzying array of colors comes from, with a look at Peru’s artistic and gastronomic culture.

City Tour
Culinary
Cultural
Night Tour
Bohemian Bike Tour, Peru
Bohemian Bike TourLima

This is a bike tour that takes you to two of the most culturally rich neighborhoods in Lima: Barranco and Miraflores. These areas have notable art and architecture, and it’s all easy to take in from a breezy bike ride.

Biking
Guided Tours




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