What to do in Lima in one day

09:00 – Hotel B

09:30 – Barranco Neighborhood

10:30 – Cafe Bisetti

11:00 – Miraflores Neighborhood

12:30 – Lunch at Costazul Seafood

14:00 – Huaca Pucllana

16:00 – Suspiro Cafe

17:00 – Plaza Mayor

18:30 – Parque de la Reserva

19:30 – Dinner at Lima27

21:00 – Show at Brisas del Titicaca

22:30 – Ayahuasca

23:59 – Gotica Club

 

We mapped out your day trip in Lima

Each highlight of your day trip is numbered, simply follow the guide

What you should absolutely know about Lima

City highlights, food & drinks, expressions, weather, how to get there and how to get around

The glorious city of Lima is not one you want to miss. During your Lima day trips, make sure you bring your walking shoes and appetite; there is a lot to do and a lot to eat. Visit the stately museums that display sublime pottery, edgy art galleries, and religious structures. Stroll down to the Main Square for a day of people-watching and coffee-drinking. At night, dance and drink at one of the many nightclubs that pulse with electric energy and tropic beats. Named “The City of Kings”, Lima is full of historic buildings, shrines, Inca inspired architecture, and amazing views of the waterfront

Lounge around and people watch at the Plaza Mayor or spend your time sightseeing at the Cathedral of Lima, Historic Centre of Lima, and the Museum of the Nation. Check out the Walls of Lima and the Torre Tagle Palace too

Quinoa is a diet staple in Lima, so be prepared to have it in a lot of meals. If you like seafood, the delicious flounder dish, ceviche, is the way to go. At the end of the day, cool off with a tasty and unique Pisco Sour cocktail

Spanish is the official language of Perú. “¡Hola!” is “Hello” and “¡ Adios!” is “Goodbye”. “Gracias” means “Thank you” and “Por favor” means “Please”. “Asu” is a slang word used to express surprise and “bacán” and “chévere” are slang words for “cool”

Lima has two distinct seasons: summer from December to April and winter from May to November. Summer brings sunshine and low humidity, but increasing temperatures in the 80s. The winter season cools off Lima with temperature in the 60s

Take a taxi into the city for around 50 Sols. The Taxi Green cabs have their prices posted on the outside of the taxi so you know what you’re paying before you get in. Taxis are the only way to get to the city center from the airport

Navigating Lima can be difficult due to the city’s sprawling spaces but fortunately, the city offers a variety of public transportation. There are many different bus routes and a variety of buses, the micros and the combis

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