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Discover the City of Lima

  • Plaza de Armas in Lima
Discover the City of Lima map
3 days / 2 nights from £230 per person Based on two people sharing double or twin rooms in standard accommodation. Flights are available separately.
Pick & Mix tour in Peru
Highlights: Lima

Stay a while in Lima to visit the colonial and cosmopolitan centre of the City and get to sample some of the great seafood.  Your accommodation, group tours and return airport transfers are included, so all you have to worry about is what to have for lunch.

Day

City

Activity

Overnight

Meals*

Day 1

Lima

Arrive Lima

Miraflores, Lima

-

Day 2

Lima

Half day Colonial and Modern Lima city tour

Miraflores, Lima

B

Day 3

Lima

Depart Lima

-

B

* B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner


Upgrades and Extensions
  • Add one extra night and a half day Group Tour  to the archaeological complex of Pachacamac.  Located 30 kms from Lima, Pachacamac is a pre-Columbian citadel made up of adobe and stone palaces and temple pyramids.  The tour includes return transport and a bilingual English/Spanish speaking guide. 
  • Upgrade to a Suite at a Superior hotel, ask us for prices.
Combinations
  • This tour is the perfect starting point for any trip to Peru – follow it with the Amazon Rainforest Lodge Experience,  Lake Titicaca, Arequipa and Colca Canyon, or any of our Cusco based tours
  • Consider our 14 day Peru Holiday which starts with the 3 day version of this tour

Day 1: Arrive Lima

You will be met at Lima International Airport and enjoy a private transfer to the hotel of your choice in the pleasant district of Miraflores.  You have free time to relax after your flight and stroll through the cliff top parks, or depending on your arrival time, enjoy a seafood lunch at one of Barranco’s famous ceviche restaurants.    Spend the night at our standard hotel in Miraflores, Lima.

Day 2: Half day City Tour

After breakfast you have a free morning to relax at your hotel or do some independent exploring. In the afternoon you will be picked-up from your hotel to join a Group Tour of “The City of Kings”. First you will visit the Colonial centre and the Plaza de Armas (Main Square), where you will see the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace. Next, you will visit the 16th century San Francisco Convent, famous for its catacombs. The last stop is Miraflores and after visiting one of the parks you have a transfer back to your hotel.  Spend the night at our standard hotel in Miraflores, Lima.

Day 3: Depart Lima

At the appropriate time you will have a private transfer from your hotel to Lima airport, to check-in for your flight.  Check-out is at 12 noon at most hotels in Lima.  If your flight is later in the day, you can leave your luggage at hotel reception while you head out to explore the city.


Included:
  • 2 nights in double or twin rooms at our standard hotel in Lima
  • Group tours with English and Spanish speaking Guide
  • Transfers as described with English and Spanish speaking driver
Not Included:
  • Unspecified meals and services
  • Optional tips for guides and / or drivers
  • International and domestic flights
  • Airport taxes

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Plaza de Armas in LimaLima CathedralParque del Amor, MirafloresSunset in MirafloresMiralores Park Hotel rooftop pool and spa
  • DSA Standard Lima Hotel

Standard hotels and lodges are clean, comfortable and well located.  They usually have en-suite bathrooms with hot water and towels, and some in-room facilities like a TV and phone.  Depending on the location, many will have wi-fi at least in the lobby areas if not in the rooms.  They are often small, family-run establishments, and are tastefully decorated and full of charm.  In most cases rooms will not be very big and although staff are friendly and helpful, their English may not be perfect.  Our standard accommodation would usually be classified locally as 3* hostels or 2.5* – 3* hotels.

Packing List
  • Lightweight long cotton trousers
  • Cotton or linen shirts / t-shirts
  • A body-warmer or down jacket
  • Trainers or walking shoes
  • Small backpack
  • Sun block
  • Sun hat
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Camera, memory cards & battery charger
All our tours are fully customisable - please ask us about any changes you would like to make to this itinerary.