Noticias, Perú

What to do in Lima, Peru in 3 days

Day 1: Discover Lima’s Historic Charm

Welcome to Lima, a beautiful city filled with history and delicious food! Let’s start our journey in the heart of the city’s historic center.


  • Begin your day at the Plaza Mayor, surrounded by stunning colonial buildings. Here, you can visit the Cathedral of Lima and the Presidential Palace, where you can witness the changing of the guard at 11:45 a.m.
  • Then, walk down Jirón de la Unión, a pedestrian street full of shops and restaurants, perfect for enjoying a traditional Peruvian lunch at one of its charming restaurants.


Head to the Convent of San Francisco, an impressive religious building with underground catacombs that will transport you back in time. Don’t forget to explore its impressive library!

Then, take a walk through Parque de la Muralla and enjoy the views of the Rímac River.


For dinner, visit the bohemian district of Barranco. This place is full of bars and restaurants with live music and a vibrant nightlife. Try the delicious Peruvian food at one of the local restaurants.

Day 2: Flavor and Culture


Start your day early at the Surquillo Market, where you can explore the rich variety of fresh and exotic produce of Peruvian cuisine. Don’t forget to try a delicious Peruvian breakfast at one of the local stalls.

Then, visit the Larco Museum, which houses an impressive collection of pre-Columbian art. The gardens are also beautiful!


Now it’s time to enjoy the world-famous Peruvian food. Head to the Miraflores district and choose from a wide variety of restaurants that offer ceviche and other Peruvian dishes.

Then, take a walk along the Miraflores promenade and enjoy the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.


For a unique experience, book dinner at one of the restaurants with ocean views at Larcomar. The view of the ocean and the delicious food will leave you speechless.

Day 3: Nature and Adventure


To start the day, head to the Lachay National Reserve, a few hours’ drive from Lima. This oasis of vegetation in the middle of the desert is perfect for nature lovers. You can go hiking and observe the local wildlife.


Back in Lima, visit the San Isidro district and walk through El Olivar Park, a beautiful park full of centuries-old olive trees. It’s a peaceful and relaxing place.


For your last dinner in Lima, head to the Chorrillos district and enjoy seafood cuisine at one of the restaurants on the beach.

We hope you enjoy your trip to Lima! The city has a lot to offer, from its rich history to its exquisite cuisine and beautiful nature. Don’t hesitate to share your experiences with us!

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