Below are the top 10 tourist attractions and things to do in Lima, Peru.

  1. Downtown Lima Walking Tour — A customized walking tour of Lima’s historic city center with embedded maps, pictures and a detailed description of the route.
  2. Miraflores Walking Tour — A customized walking tour of the upscale Miraflores district passing by Parque Kennedy, Calle de las Pizzas, Larcomar, Parque del Amor and more.
  3. Barranco Walking Tour — A customized walking tour of the bohemian Barranco district including the Puente de los Suspiros, Parque Municipal, Paseo Saenz Peña and more.
  4. La Punta del Callao — The upscale La Punta district of Callao next to the largest Pacific seaport in South America offers history, architecture, naval culture, boat tours and rocky beaches.
  5. Magic Water Circuit — The Magic Water Circuit is a family-friendly water-fountain show in downtown Lima’s Parque de la Reserva. If you don’t have children, it’s an easy, cheap date.
  6. Huaca Pucllana — Visit the 1,600-year-old adobe pyramid built to get a glimpse of what life was like in Lima before the arrival of the Spaniards. Conveniently located in Miraflores.
  7. Paragliding — Get the best view of the city by flying high over Miraflores with a professional paragliding instructor. The take-off point is just next to Parque del Amor in the Malecon.
  8. Lima Bike Tour — A custom bicycle tour passing through Miraflores, San Isidro, Lince, downtown Lima, Jesus Maria and more. Embedded Google map and detailed description of the route.
  9. Lima Shantytown Tour — Get off the beaten path and feel a little culture shock with a “reality tour” of the hillside shantytowns in the impoverished Villa El Salvador district.
  10. Gastronomy — Peruvian food is the world’s best for five years running according to the World Travel Awards. Learn more about the best traditional dishes to eat while in Lima.