peru / lima
Founded in 1535, Lima quickly became the most important city of America. Today, it counts more than 8 million inhabitants including immigrants from all around the world, making it a mixed city par excellence. Its historical center has been declared part of UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage. There, you can encounter some splendid colonial buildings such as the Cathedral, the Santo Domingo convent, the San Francisco convent, as well as the beautiful wood-carved balconies.
Feel the warm breeze of this port city who gave its name to the national drink of Peru, the Pisco Sour. Pisco is an obligatory stop for those who are heading to Paracas, the only protected marine area un Peru. This bay is the home of various species such as sea lions, penguins, whales, dolphins and hundreds of migratory bird species. It is also the seat of one of the most important pre-inca cultures, the Paracas.
The Sacred City of caral is the cradle of the American civilization. It is a great place to learn about the history of this society that is as ancient as the egyptians, chinese, Mesopotamia or India.
On this one day tour, you will have the opportunity to visit the Palomino Islands and have the possibility to swim in company of the sea lions. This is a good replacement for thos who would like to go to the Islas Ballestas but lack the time of the money to do it.
Lima, the capital of Peru is a city that possesses a rich variety of colonial constructions and you will be able to encounter some of them in our City tour. You will also discover the Inca side of Lima while visiting the Golden Museum and the archeological site of Pachacamac.
An unfogetable trip on which you will visit the most interesting attractions of the Peruvian capital, as well as the enigmatic lines of Nazca, the Ballestas islands and the National Reserve of Paracas.