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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Lima Discovery Tour

Starting at$67

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Lonely Planet Experience

Lonely Planet Experiences Private Lima Tour: Night Bites & Sights

Starting at$75

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Lima Airport Arrival Transfer

Starting at$28

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Lima City Sightseeing Tour

Starting at$41

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Lima Airport Departure Transfer

Starting at$28

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Temple of Pachacamac Half-Day Tour from Lima

Starting at$38

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Tours & Sightseeing

Small Group Lima Discovery Walking Tour

Starting at$37

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Food, Wine & Nightlife

Lima Peruvian Cooking Class with Market Tour

Starting at$85

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Ecuador to Peru Adventure

Starting at$1,220

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Lonely Planet Experience

Peru Essentials

Starting at$2,975

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Lonely Planet Experience

Peru, Bolivia & Argentina Adventure

Starting at$5,190

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Lonely Planet Experience

Best of South America

Starting at$8,395

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Lonely Planet Experience

South America Highlights

Starting at$7,620

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Lonely Planet Experience

Ecuador to Peru Explorer

Starting at$2,355

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Cultural & Theme Tours

7-Day Lima, Cusco and Sunrise at Machu Picchu

Starting at$864

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Tours & Sightseeing

Lima City Sightseeing Panoramic Open-Top Bus Tour

Starting at$10

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Road trips

The 9 best day trips from Lima

9 min readPublished Mar 11, 2021

Peru's capital is stunning, but travelers who leave Lima for a day will find incredible culture, archeological wonders, rest and relaxation and plenty of adventure.

The sand dunes surrounding the small desert oasis of Huacachina at sunset.
Food and drink

The best foodie destinations for a health kick vs. total indulgence

4 min readPublished Oct 29, 2019

For those who travel to eat, finding a balance of healthy/indulgent meals can be tricky. Here are the best foodie destinations for a health kick or a feast.

The best foodie destinations for a health kick vs. total indulgence
Art and culture

Best things to do in Lima in May: getting crafty

2 min readPublished May 6, 2019

This time of year Lima locals begin to prepare themselves for the arrival of la garua, a blanket of gray sea fog that will remain trapped along the…

Find your crafty side in Lima this May © Courtesy of Maca Cerquera
Food and drink

The art of pisco: what makes Peru's signature spirit?

6 min readPublished Apr 15, 2019

In the lush valleys of southern Peru, every year between March and April, grapes designated for pisco are harvested, fermented and distilled in order to…

Vines in a winery of Ica used for the production of high quality wines, pisco and champagne, Peru. Colorful fuchsia or magenta bougainvillea flowers in the foreground. © SL_Photography / Getty Images
Food and drink

Best things to do in Lima in April

3 min readPublished Apr 2, 2019

April in Lima may not have chestnut trees in blossom, but the remaining blue skies accompanied by a pleasant warmth (bye bye humidity) have locals – and a…

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