Lima Walking tours

Our most recommended Lima Walking tours

Lima: Half-Day Small Group City Tour

1. Lima: Half-Day Small Group City Tour

Join the only tour of Lima city center that will take to you back in time to the colonial era by admiring amazing collections of 17th- and 18th-century oil paintings, wooden verandas, and gilded mirrors. Discover hidden treasures such as the remains of the old city walls, the historic bridge over the River Rimac, and one of the oldest bar in Peru. Admire the monuments of Plaza Mayor, such as the cathedral, Archbishop's Palace, Municipal Palace and Palace of the Union. Continue to the Baroque-style San Francisco Monastery and take a look at its catacombs. Along the way, discover hidden gems, such as the remains of the old city walls, the historic bridges over the River Rimac and one of the oldest bars in Peru at the Cordano Bar.

Lima: Ultimate Peruvian Food Tour

2. Lima: Ultimate Peruvian Food Tour

Along with your friendly local guide, embark on a walking food tour in which you’ll have breakfast and lunch! During this culinary experience, you will taste the most traditional local delicacies from a variety of small restaurants and local shops. But on this tour, you won't only eat well, but you’ll also visit one of the most beautiful neighborhoods of Lima: Barranco. Taste 15 different local flavors from fruits, to drinks and dishes. Meet with inspiring local artisans and small entrepreneurs, and learn about their stories while enjoying some of the best Peruvian dishes such as lomo saltado, ceviche, pisco sour, and many more.

Lima: Miraflores Trending Flavors Half-Day Walking Tour

3. Lima: Miraflores Trending Flavors Half-Day Walking Tour

The meeting point is at “Terrua” coffee shop; the baristas are going to share with us their great passion for Peruvian coffee, this small taste is recommended for everybody. After coffee, there is a 15 minutes walk. The first stop is going to be in a small local restaurant to try “Chicharrones”, delicious traditional pork sandwich. Then is time for something sweet. Our friends from “Lucas”, a small local bakery, are in charge of making us try some deserts. Next stop is the local market to see some local products and try some different fruits The most popular Peruvian dish is included on this adventure! at "Maraparte" ceviche bar will prepare us a delicious ceviche, made of marinated fish in lemon juice accompanied by onion, corn, chili, etc. Here you can also try Chilcano, a long drink made with Pisco. On the way back to Terrua there is one last stop for churros in Manolo´s.

Lima: Historic Center Street Food & Old Taverns Experience

4. Lima: Historic Center Street Food & Old Taverns Experience

Enjoy a 4 hour-long street food tour with this in the historic center of Lima. During the tour, stop by some of the most classic, but also the more contemporary resto-bars of Lima city center to have a taste of the popular “comida al paso”. While discovering tasteful local delicacies such as chilcano, churros, or anticuchos, you’ll be learning more about the important historical facts which took place in this specific area of the city, as well as interesting facts regarding the economy and daily life in Peru. In the main square, known as "Plaza de Armas", appreciate some of the most impressive architectural monuments — heritage left by the Spanish conquerors. This tour will only be guided in English. For the comfort of the group, guides will not be providing their service in multiple languages simultaneously, even to those who only speak Spanish. For other languages, please book a private tour with us.

Lima: Miraflores Bar Crawl

5. Lima: Miraflores Bar Crawl

Start off your bar crawl in front of the main door of the church in Kennedy Park in Miraflores and enjoy a night full of fun and get to know people from all around the world.  Hop in the bars in the famous Miraflores neighborhood and feel at home playing different games during the crawl.  Stay in each location for around 1-hour and play some games with the group. In the first bar, the hosts organize a small activity in order to get to know everyone in the group and start mingling with each other. Play a game to start turning on the night in the second bar and in the third one, the dancing time starts. Prepare yourself for the last bar/club where the tour ends. Feel free to stay as long as you want. 

Lima: Downtown, Miraflores & Catacombs Small Group Tour

6. Lima: Downtown, Miraflores & Catacombs Small Group Tour

Explore the Cercado de Lima, San Isidro and Miraflores districts of Lima and admire sights such as the Renaissance-style cathedral, Government Palace, Municipal Palace, Archbishop's Palace, and Union Club in the main square. Visit the Convent of San Francisco and Catacombs, admire the colonial balconies, and see Plaza San Martín. Take a tour of San Isidro to see the biggest olive park in Peru and one of the biggest parks in the city. Visit the financial district before going to Miraflores for a look at the sacred Pre-Inca Huaca Pucllana temple that belonged to the Lima culture Get a view of the sea at Malecón Cisneros and Love Park, and end with a stop at the exclusive Larcomar shopping mall, where you can purchase some lunch overlooking the sea.

Lima: City Highlights Small Group Tour

7. Lima: City Highlights Small Group Tour

After being picked up from your hotel, the tour begins by visiting one of the most important squares of Peru. San Martin Square is surrounded by balconies, Acestrals' homes, colonial residences, and beautiful palaces. Following this, visit one of the most significant avenues of Lima, Jiron de La Unión. The tour then continues to the square of Lima or 'Plaza Mayor'. Here you can view cathedrals, the government palace, city hall, and wonderful balconies decorated uniquely with an Arabic influence. The tour concludes with a trip to one of the oldest catacombs of America, the 'San Francisco Monastery'.

Lima: Foodie Walking Tour of the Barranco District

8. Lima: Foodie Walking Tour of the Barranco District

Make the most of your time in Lima with a walking tour of the food scene in the Barranco district of Lima. Sample five flavorful dishes and one local dessert. Meet your local guide and begin your stroll through the colorful Barranco district. Take in the bohemian vibe as you discover Barranco’s restaurants. Savor dishes made with with recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation. Visit restaurants, bars and cafes with your local guide. Eat food prepared with fresh ingredients by local farmers and artisan producers. It is recommended that you do the tour at the beginning of your stay in Lima.

Lima: Walking Food Tour in Barranco District

9. Lima: Walking Food Tour in Barranco District

Get an introduction to Peruvian food and culture and discover the most iconic sites of the trendy artistic district of Barranco on a guided walking food tour. Taste a delicious Lucuma fresh fruit smoothie and have a fruit tasting of products brought from the Andes and Amazon of Peru. Learn about the different microclimates and ecosystems where we grow our fresh and organic produce. Eat a delicious typical Sandwich with hot tasty Peruvian Chili and taste a Pisco Sour, a national drink of Peru and learn how to make it. Head to a local Javiar restaurant for a great view of the Pacific Ocean and enjoy a tasty fresh Ceviche national dish of Peru with a delicious Cusqueña local beer. Go to La Posada del Mirador Restaurant for a delicious Lomo Saltado dish with a typical Chicha Morada juice drink. Conclude the food tour at the Bridge of Sighs before returning to your hotel or staying in Barranco to spend more time exploring.

Free Tour with your Cusco Host

10. Free Tour with your Cusco Host

Support Peruvian Guides! Cusco is a city rich in culture, so we give you a free tour of the least seen places, and the 1st with more references... Do think twice: It's an Antitour as a family with a local escorted guide under a new model depending your satisfaction (the range is from $50 to $100) AIRPORT PICK UP INCLUDED (Extra). Your free walking tour includes the routes that the locals know and love. You will encounter the hidde spots, the historical center, and local areas thet you will never see in other tours, all whilst learning about Cusco. Bring an exploratory attitude as your guides will show you the most authentic places that no other tours visit. Prepare to connect with your guide as they connect you with the city of Cusco. The itinerary travels through the many icons of Cusco, but above all through the unknown sites of the city.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 359 reviews

The tour explains the history and culture of Lima in just about the right amount of details. It’s nicely paced so it’s not rushed, with time for photos etc.

We liked the private tour it was excellent, good organized, good car and fluent english speaking guide. I can recommend this tour.

Great few hours to see historic center of Lima. Our tour guide Aura was very knowledgeable as well and answered all questions.

Very knowledgeable guide. Very interesting and able to see and understand history in a short period of time. Well worth it.

Mabel was extremely knowledgeable and personable and gave a brilliant tour of Lima Centro Historico!