Our “Taste of” signature city stays invite you to linger longer and delve deeper. And Lima is the perfect introduction to the many ancient wonders you’re going to see in Peru. Before you explore Machu Picchu, Chan Chan or Kuelep you simply must visit Lima’s excellent museums. Both the Larco Herrera and Gold Museum offer a fascinating insight into the ancient civilisations of Peru.
Lima is also one of the world’s premier culinary destinations. So why not start your gastronomic adventures with a cooking class? Or maybe you’d like to cycle as you sample? We’ve got great cycling foodie tours that will allow you to explore Peru’s diverse cuisine on two wheels.
Lovers of art and culture will be overwhelmed with choice in Peru’s capital. From excellent national galleries to intimate private collections, Lima has a fabulous array of paintings, sculptures and photography exhibitions to indulge your inner critic.
Welcome to Lima. Transfer to your hotel in Miraflores or Barranco. Celebrate your first night in Lima with a fantastic tasting tour. Start with a Pisco Sour, enjoying views over the Pacific Ocean. Next, you’ll help prepare a classic ceviche dish. Continue to Huaca Pucllana, where you’ll enjoy a delicious dinner in front of one of the most important archaeological pre-Hispanic sites in Lima. Finish in Barranco for a traditional dessert.
Half-day tour of Lima’s colonial centre and modern districts of Miraflores and Barranco. Continue to Larco Herrera Museum for a guided tour.
Visit one of Lima’s produce markets this morning to learn about the typical ingredients of Peruvian cuisine. Afterwards you’ll have a cooking demonstration with a local chef before tucking into a delicious traditional lunch.
Visit the gorgeous Casa Aliaga this morning, which has been in the family since Francisco Pizarro granted the land to Jeronimo de Aliaga in 1535. See the lovely Republican Era balcony, a patio covered in 19th century Italian marble, and an 1814 family chapel, whose walls were panelled with silver sheets.
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.