Thought of as a transit point, Lima is often missed by many. However, we recommend our travellers to take the time to discover the city as it is a city full of charm, offering a variety of activities for all interests.
Home to Mario Testino, Lima boasts an impressive number of art and cultural museums including; Larco Museum, Pedro de Osma, Amano Pre-Columbian, and Testino’s own MATE museum which exhibits personal art collection.
Lima is also home to 3 of the World’s 50 Best Restaurant, 2 of which are in the top 10, competing with France and Spain and surpassing metropolitan cities such as London and Tokyo. With world renowned Chefs such as Virgilio Martinez, Gaston Acurio and Pia Leon, Lima is a top destination for any food lover.
Not only is Lima recognised as a top culinary destination on the world stage, having being voted South America's Leading Culinary destination for the 5th year consecutively, locally Lima’s food scene is like no other. Enjoy a tour in the popular local market of Surquillo, filled with bright colours of produce you may have never seen before, and alive locals completing their weekly shops. Alternatively, explore early morning fishing with local fishermen and guides in the district of Chorillos. After these tours delight with local dishes using the fresh ingredients purchased at the market.
If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush Lima’s Costa Verde offers many fantastic surfing spots where you can rent suits & boards and even join a surf school for a few hours. If that isn’t enough of a rush, you can enjoy paragliding over the sea front.