Parque del Amor, Peru: Our most recommended tours and activities

Miraflores: Bohemian Barranco Guided Bike Tour

1. Miraflores: Bohemian Barranco Guided Bike Tour

Starting from the local partner's shop in Miraflores, cruise along bike paths to explore Barranco. After a short safety briefing from your instructor, start your 3-hour guided tour. See picturesque old streets and feel the sea breeze in your hair. Stop at the famous Bridge of Sighs to make a wish. In Miraflores, you'll learn about La Huaca Pucllana and Itchma, the pre-Inca civilization that existed in the area from around 300 to 700 A.D. Pass the Faro de la Marina lighthouse, then continue to the Park of Love and Larcomar Shopping Center. Afterwards, stop in a nice cafe bar for a refreshment, before returning to the local partner's shop.

Lima: Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro Small Group Tour

2. Lima: Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro Small Group Tour

Wait for your local guide at your hotel lobby and get ready to start the tour. First, discover the beauty of Miraflores. Learn the history of this emblematic and most visited district of Lima. Also, admire from the outside the archeological site of Huaca Pucllana. Understand the importance of this ceremonial and administrative center made of adobe and clay. Then, visit The Olive Trees Park in San Isidro district. Relax in this peaceful green area full of ancient preserved olive trees. Also, visit the beautiful Love Park and celebrate love in all its forms. Take photos of The Kiss, an iconic sculpture made by the acclaimed Peruvian artist Victor Delfin. Admire the surroundings from the tiled benches inspired in Antoni Gaudí's Parc Güell in Barcelona. After that, enjoy from the cliffs of Miraflores awesome views of Lima and the Pacific Ocean. Then visit Barranco, the artsy neighborhood of Lima. Be amazed by its beautiful murals and make a wish at the Bridge of Sighs.

Lima: Bike Tour in Miraflores & Barranco

3. Lima: Bike Tour in Miraflores & Barranco

On this adventure, you'll be able to ride a bike for at least 10 miles (16km) which guarantees a very interesting and healthy experience. Nothing more relaxing than riding a bike around the colorful district of Miraflores and Barranco. Your professional tour guide will not only assist you during the tour, but will also tell you the story of each attraction you pass by. 1. We start the adventure in Miraflores from a very nice street to “Parque Kennedy”, a very popular area visited by both, locals and foreigners. 2. After that, we will take you to one of the main avenues (safe to ride) to go towards Miraflores coast and get to the nice and romantic “Parque del amor” 3. Then, we ride throughout the bay until getting to Barranco, the bohemian and arts district. Where we'll visit the mythical “Puente de los Suspiros” and see the beautiful art murals in the streets of this district. We'll have the chance to do many stops to take a break and buying water, so that you can spend a very enjoyable day along your local tour guide, while learning a lot about the popular and historical culture of our country. 4. Finally, you will get to see a beautiful small park full of huge trees and unique monuments. Surrounded by the Cathedral, City Hall, and the old fashion Library. At the end of the tour we return to the initial meeting point.

Lima: 4-Hour Bike Rental in Miraflores

4. Lima: 4-Hour Bike Rental in Miraflores

Get all the equipment you need to make your day memorable on two wheels. Get your helmets, maps with attractions and bike paths, and a lock for your bike and head out to explore Lima. You can start riding north or south and staff can assist you with finding best route for you. If you're hungry during your ride, staff can also give you some recommendations about where to go for lunch. If you're planning to go to Larco Museum, it is recommended you to have data on your phone be able to follow instructions on how to get there. Your bikes are good quality with seven gears, aluminum frames, comfortable seats, and big tires for optimal control. Biking around Miraflores, San Isidro, Barranco, or Chorrillos is easy and safe. If you are planning to discover Lima's downtown, it is recommended to do so on Saturdays or Sundays, when a direct bike lane is available.

Lima: Highlights of Miraflores, Barranco & Chorrillos

5. Lima: Highlights of Miraflores, Barranco & Chorrillos

Begin your day tour of Lima by visiting one of the highest points of the city, "Morro Solar". You will admire the incredible view of the city from a viewpoint over 300 meters above sea level. On top of this historical dune, your tour guide will introduce you to the rich history of this spot and Peru in general. From there, head to the smallest district of Lima, the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco. Visit its atmospheric plaza as well as the romantic Puente de Los Suspiros or Bridge of Sighs. Spot impressive street art and murals as you wander Barranco's narrow streets. Move on to the colorful district of Miraflores and wander around the romantic Parque Del Amor, which features a sculpture by well-known local artist Victor Delfín and offers a panoramic view of the Pacific coastline. Then head to Parque Kennedy, a favorite local hangout. Learn about the history of the park and get acquainted with the many cats living among the trees. After working up an appetite, visit a traditional local market in the Surquillo district. Learn about the many products grown and harvested in Perú and immerse yourself in Peruvian gastronomy. Best of all, you will sample local tasty snacks. Finally, our professional driver will drop you off at your hotel or address.

From Lima: Modern and Bohemian Miraflores & Barranco Tour

6. From Lima: Modern and Bohemian Miraflores & Barranco Tour

See two of Lima's most exciting and beautiful neighborhoods, Miraflores and Barranco, and learn about their history, culture, and tradition on this tour with an official guide. Visit destinations like Kennedy Park, The Navy Lighthouse, Love Park, Larcomar, and Miraflores boardwalk. Begin the tour with pickup from a hotel or Airbnb before moving on to Kennedy Park, an emblematic place in Miraflores, known for its main church and being the center of important events such as fairs, cultural activities and others. Continue to the famous Marina Lighthouse located on the Malecón Cisneros, which was designed by the well-known and famous French artist Gustavo Eiffel who built the tower that bears the same name. Move on to the most romantic park in Lima, located on the cliff and which has a spectacular view for photographic shots not only of the coastline but also of the monument symbol of love, called "El Beso" by the Peruvian artist Víctor Delfín. Visit the Larcomar shopping center Strategically located below Salazar Park, near Larco Avenue, which is the artery that connects Kennedy Park with Larcomar and is considered one of the most visited shopping centers by national and foreign tourists. Continue with the tour, and go to the most bohemian neighborhood of Lima, located just 10 minutes from Miraflores, and visit the Municipal Park of Barranco. Begin the pedestrian tour in the most artistic neighborhood of Lima, in this square is its Santísima Cruz church, its library built of wood, that was once a meeting place, and important activities in Barranco. Explore the famous Bridge of Sighs built in 1876, a romantic and traditional place, where tradition says those who are visiting it for the first time can make a wish before crossing it. Travel to Plaza Chabuca Granda, built in homage to one of the best-known national singer-songwriters of Creole and Afro-Peruvian music in Peru, whose monument is located in said plaza, as well as La Ermita, the oldest church in this neighborhood, whose humble fishermen and travelers came during their stay for this place. Marvel at Bajada de Baños and its street art, an area to appreciate the urban art that gains more and more admirers and is being embellished by its graffiti in the traditional streets of Barranco. Appreciate the Pacific Ocean from a beautiful viewpoint, walk through a natural ravine that is used by bathers, and admire the little houses that were built over the years and beautify this place.

From Miraflores: Round-Trip E-Scooter Tour to Barranco

7. From Miraflores: Round-Trip E-Scooter Tour to Barranco

Miraflores  Iniciamos el recorrido en nuestro punto de encuentro: 10:30 Calle alcanfores 465, Selina – Miraflores. Abrir en Google Maps ⟶ Después de una breve introducción, subiremos a los patinetes eléctricos y seguiremos al guía por las principales calles de Miraflores hasta llegar al malecón y disfrutar de sus parques y de su hermosa vista al Océano Pacífico. Parque Kenedy Empezaremos el recorrido dirigiéndonos al PARQUE KENNEDY, lugar emblemático de Miraflores, por encontrarse su iglesia principal, la municipalidad así como ser el centro de acontecimientos importantes como ferias, actividades culturales y otros. Parque Chino Es un hermoso lugar ubicado en el Malecón Cisneros de Miraflores. Tiene una importante pérgola de madera desde donde se pueden sacar unas fotos espectaculares con vistas al Océano Pacífico. Escalinatas de piedra, puentes y fuentes de agua, elemento característico de este tipo de espacios, ya que el agua significa tranquilidad. Este símbolo de la cultura y el arte tradicional, fue inaugurado para conmemorar el Bicentenario de la Independencia de Perú, los 50 años de relaciones diplomáticas entre ambos países y los 172 del inicio de la migración china. Dos Leones de Fu son los guardianes del jardín, protegiendo a este sitio de demonios y malas energías. Faro de la Marina  Se continuará el recorrido hacia el famoso Faro de la Marina que se encuentra ubicado en el Malecón Cisneros, que fue diseñado por el conocido y celebre artista Francés Gustavo Eiffel quien construyó la torre que lleva el mismo nombre. Parque del Amor  Continuaremos el recorrido hacia el parque más romántico de Lima ubicado al acantilado y que cuenta con una vista espectacular para las tomas fotográficas no solo del litoral sino también del monumento símbolo del amor, llamada «El Beso» del artista Peruano Víctor Delfín. Centro Comercial Larcomar  Posteriormente visitaremos el centro comercial Larcomar Ubicado estratégicamente debajo del parque Salazar , cerca a la avenida Larco, que es la arteria que une el parque Kennedy con Larcomar. Considerado uno de los centros comerciales mas visitados por turistas nacionales como por extranjeros. Fin de nuestra experiencia por Miraflores

Lima: City Small-Group Tour with Pisco Sour & Catacombs

8. Lima: City Small-Group Tour with Pisco Sour & Catacombs

Get acquainted with the Peruvian capital of Lima on a guided walking tour. Explore the historical center, gaze at the fabulous facade of the Presidential Palace, and descend to the eerie catacombs of San Francisco Monastery. After a pickup from your hotel, head to the Parque del Amor. Admire a sculpture by the Peruvian sculptor Víctor Delfín called "El Beso" in the center of the park and get a magnificent view of the sea. Continue to the Huaca Pucllana Archaeological Site before visiting the historic center of Lima. Stroll through the main squares, streets, churches, and shreds of the ancient city of the Kings as your guide narrates the historical background of the old viceroyalty of Peru. Appreciate the architectural monuments such as the Cathedral of Lima, Archiepiscopal Palace, and the Presidential Palace. Visit the Choco Museum, to discover the history of chocolate and cocoa in Peru. Taste its typical liquors and jams made from chocolate and cocoa (not included). Observe the old abandoned station now converted into the house of Peruvian Literature. Admire artisan shops with free time to purchase Peruvian crafts (at your own expense). Visit an old colonial house that has been converted into a small traditional bar. Learn how to prepare the flagship drink of Peru “El Pisco Sour”. Enter the Convent Museum of San Francisco and see some of the oldest cemeteries in the city located below the San Francisco convent. Conclude the tour with a transfer to your hotel or choose to stay in the center longer and return at your own accord.

Magic Barranco and Chorrillos Bizarre

9. Magic Barranco and Chorrillos Bizarre

Your tour guide and your driver will start around Miraflores and introduce the tour with a visit to the Park of Love and a deeper exploration of the city. Barranco is sure to surprise you with its many murals, graffiti and many artistic spaces. The fishing town Chorrillos is a wonderful area for beautiful pictures and to make this experience truly unique, you will pass the area where the war between Perú and Chile took place.

Lima: Bike Tour in Miraflores and Barranco

10. Lima: Bike Tour in Miraflores and Barranco

This ecological adventure begins in our meeting point located in the district of Miraflores, and after a short security briefing, we will start taking the bike path to explore the districts of Lima. Along the route, we will make a panoramic tour to the pre Inca ruins of Huaca Pucllana situated in the middle of the city. This place belonged to the ancient culture of Lima dated from the fifth century and you will admire the big pyramid in the center made with adobe. Then, we are going to reach the waterfront promenade to appreciate the beautiful coast, known as Costa Verde. We will arrive to the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco having the best ocean views. This place stands out for its cultural and bohemian nightlife, as well as a high-value Republican architecture and streets full of charm and street art. The Barranco bike tour will take you to the famous Bridge of Sighs, a beautiful bridge of wood dated from the 19th century and it was built with the purpose to link the district’s gorge, but it had to be rebuilt after the Pacific War. Located under this bridge is the “lowered of the baths”, a stone road that was used by fishermen to get the beach. Barranco has a special charming and many coffee shops with a spectacular food. We are going to have a well-deserved rest enjoying a refreshment, before starting the return to the meeting point located in Miraflores.

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4.8 / 5

based on 11 reviews

We had an excellent time and learned a lot in the short tour. It gave us a great overview of Lima and now know some places to spend more time. Our guide Saul was great and answered all our questions. Would recommend to anyone wanting a quick tour to overview Lima and learn some history

I thoroughly recommend this bike tour! Our guide was fun, friendly and knowledgable and this is a wonderful way to see parts of Lima. Don't miss it!

Jose was a fantastic guide! He showed us all the best parts of Barranco, and at our speed. Thank you for introducing us to the donuts also!!

Good way to see the coastline on my first day in Lima. Jose was an excellent guide and the trip was done safely on dedicated bike lanes

The team is friendly from all over the world, and the guide is friendly and open and good English speaking.