Culinary Capital of Latin America
Peru’s vibrant, bustling capital is perched on the edge of a clifftop, dramatically overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and sprawling inland for miles. Many travelers pass through the well-connected Jorge Chavez International airport, which provides a vital link for international and domestic flights. But if you’ve got the time, it’s worth lingering to take a bite of this colorful, cosmopolitan city, with many exciting Lima activities to offer.
Good Life Expeditions will introduce you to the real Lima. From the city’s historic sites and world-renowned gastronomic scene to the chance to meet and interact with locals, including communities that benefit from MEDLIFE projects. Contact us for more information.
Things to Do in Lima
If you’re wondering what to do in Lima, we’ve got you covered. Head into the historic center, where you’ll step back in time, walking across beautifully manicured squares flanked by traditional architecture. Browse the ornate Cathedral and beautifully preserved historic buildings.
For a comprehensive introduction to Peru’s history and culture, check out the many museums and galleries in Lima, home to the city’s finest treasures and artifacts. One of our top recommendations, the Larco Museum, chronicles the city’s pre-Inca, Inca, and Colonial history. On the other end of the spectrum, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) in Barranco showcases the city’s vibrant contemporary art scene.
There are also many Lima activities for active travelers. The city offers excellent surfing, paragliding off the coastal cliffs, scenic walking, bike tours, and more. However, Lima’s biggest draw is the food.
The city boasts three restaurants on San Pelligrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and 9 on Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurant List. Besides securing sought-after reservations, Good Life Expeditions can arrange immersive foodie experiences, like visiting a local market followed by a private cooking lesson with a top Peruvian chef.
Trips to Lima with Good Life Expeditions
Our travel team is well-connected Lima experts. Let us introduce you to the heart and soul of Peru’s capital through its history, culture, food, and people. Our travel team is ready to help you plan a trip of a lifetime with memorable, immersive Lima activities, so contact us today.
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