Parque Kennedy, Lima: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lima: Highlights of Miraflores, Barranco & Chorrillos

1. 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.

Magic Water Circuit Tour

2. Magic Water Circuit Tour

Our magic water tour in Lima begins in the afternoon, after sunset, with the pick-up from your hotel located in the city of Lima to take you to the Magic Water Circuit or Circuito Magico del Agua, situated at Parque de la Reserva (Park of the Reserve). There we can witness a wonderful set of 13 ornamentals, cybernetic and interactive fountains where water, music, laser lights and images are mixed to present unique and incredible light shows. Located in downtown Lima, this place was opened in 2007, and holds the Guinness Record to the world`s largest water fountain complex in a public park. The Parque de la Reserva was opened in 1929, and it was named “of the Reserve” in honor of the last soldiers who fought in the defense of Lima during the War of the Pacific. The park is built on a total area of 8 hectares, with a comprehensive proposal of classical architecture of national and indigenous inspiration. You will spend an incredible time exploring this place and admiring the colorful circuit, and you can walk through a fun and illuminated water tunnel known as Tunnel of Surprises. This fountain has 35 meters long. If your tour doesn`t include show dinner, we will drop you off at Parque Kennedy located in Miraflores at the end of the visit to the Magic Water Circuit. If your tour includes dinner show, you will be taken to a restaurant to enjoy a delicious "Criollo" buffet style dinner, with several traditional Peruvian dishes to choose from. The Peruvian cuisine is considered one of the best gastronomies in the world. To give a perfect end to this tour, we will witness a show of typical Peruvian dances: an homage to its people, its culture and artistic heritage. After this amazing experience, we are going to drop you off at the hotel.

Lima: Magic Water Circuit Entry and Guided Tour with Pickup

3. Lima: Magic Water Circuit Entry and Guided Tour with Pickup

Experience a sound and light extravaganza on a guided tour of the Magic Water Circuit in Lima with entry tickets included. Following pickup at your hotel in downtown Miraflores or San Isidro, transfer to Parque de la Reserva — where giant jets of water explode into the skies to music and lights. Visit the park, named the largest of its kind by the Guinness Book of World Records, with 13 interactive fountains that dance to music and lights providing an astonishing spectacle, including a jet spray reaching 262 feet high. See the fountains illuminated at night, many with continuously changing color schemes. Marvel at a laser light program synchronized with classical and Peruvian music that makes the fountains sparkle and shine as the water flows in unique patterns and shapes. After the show, be dropped off at Parque Kennedy, Miraflores.

Gourmet Food Tour in Lima by night

4. Gourmet Food Tour in Lima by night

We will pick you up from the hotel located in the city of Lima to start this night food tour in a restaurant located in front of the sea, in the district of Barranco. Here, we are going to taste the famous Pisco Sour, a Peruvian iconic cocktail made with the liquor of Pisco and lemon juice. We will enjoy this delicious appetizer with amazing views to the Pacific Ocean. Exploring Lima during the tour! We are going to enjoy a panoramic city tour to the Parque Kennedy in Miraflores and Parque El Olivar in the district of San Isidro. The tour continues in a traditional restaurant with Amazon local food, located in the heart of Miraflores. This place offers delicious jungle gastronomy, and we will learn to cook an Amazonian Ceviche, one of the most representative Peruvian dishes. The Peruvian ceviche consists of raw fish marinated in lemon juice, with onions, Peruvian corn and sweet potato. In this food scene we are going to taste a ceviche with Amazonian fusion. A tasty dish that you cannot miss! The next stop will be in an amazing restaurant with exquisite food, located in front of pre-Inca ruins of Huaca Pucllana located in the middle of the city. This magical place belongs to the ancient culture of Lima, and you’ll have the opportunity to admire the pre-Columbian pyramids made of adobe. Here, we are going to enjoy a lovely dinner. This archaeological site is an important tourist attraction, and its civilization has developed this village between 400 and 700 AD. Ceramics and human remains has been founded here. Later, we will finish this experience taking a walking tour of Barranco visiting the Bridge of Sighs, and then we will taste a delicious dessert, in a coffee shop located in the plaza de armas, and admire this beautiful place and the colorful street arts. At the end, we will drop you off at the hotel.

Lima: Culinary Tour by Bike

5. Lima: Culinary Tour by Bike

Start with pickup from the Miraflores or San Isidro district. Begin the tour at Parque Kennedy in the heart of Miraflores. Ride towards the beautiful Malecón of Miraflores and arrive at your first stop, the Buena Vista Café. Enjoy the scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and a refreshing natural juice. Continue by riding to the buzzing Market of San Isidro. Explore the market and taste a variety of Peruvian fruits such as custard apple, aguaymanto, lucuma, pitahaya, and many other native fruits. Next, taste some delicious ceviche, an iconic Peruvian dish, at Barra Chalaca Restaurant. Finally, try a typical dessert which originated in the city, the “Suspiro a la Limeña”.

Lima: Tour in Miraflores, San Isidro, Barranco & Chorrillos

6. Lima: Tour in Miraflores, San Isidro, Barranco & Chorrillos

We will start by picking you up from your accommodation and then we will head to the Olive Park . We will start by visiting the beautiful Parque del Olivar (San Isidro) that was declared a National Monument in 1959 and Monumental Zone in 1998. Nice place to see birds, reptiles, mammals and fish that carry out their life cycle within El Olivar Park. Afterwards, we will head towards Miraflores for a panoramic view of the impressive Pucllana Ruins, which was an important ceremonial center developed in 200 AD. Also we'll visit the Kennedy Park is one of the most important public spaces in Miraflores, also known as "the park of the cats" because it is home to approximately 80 cats. Then, we'll see the beatifull Love Park is surrounded by walls decorated with beautiful mosaics and romantic phrases in Spanish and Quechua. Park inspired by the Park Güell in Barcelona. We will visit the spectacular bohemian streets of Barranco that are surrounded by beautiful murals that transmit our Peruvian culture. We will visit the most famous romantic bridge in Barranco known as the "Puente de los suspiros" (Bridge of Sighs). It is the perfect place to meet, relax and have fun as it is full of history, love and inspiration. Last but not least, we will visit the district of Corrillos, which is surrounded by a group of hills, as well as the Monument to the Unknown Soldier, the Morro Solar planetarium, the Pope's Cross and the Christ of the Pacific or Redeemer. After the tour, we will return you to your hotel or, if you wish, we can drop you off at a restaurant or any other location of your preference (only if you are staying in Miraflores, Barranco or San Isidro).

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