Day trip

Full-Day Lima: a Culinary, Historic & Traditional City

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Activity provider: Lima Mentor

Full-Day Lima: a Culinary, Historic & Traditional City

Activity provider: Lima Mentor

From US$ 170 per person

Discover the largest Chinatown in South America on this full-day tour of Lima. Savor a delectable fusion combining the flavors of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine. Stroll the streets of Barranco, visit local shops, and sift through local, handmade goods.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Tour starts and ends at any hotel located in Miraflores or San Isidro
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Visit a local market to try fresh, locally-grown products
  • Explore the unique mixture of Peruvian and Chinese cultures in South America's largest Chinatown
  • Walk in the Historic Downtown of Lima (Unesco site) to observe its main monuments and architecture.
  • Meet an award-winning chef and try some of the best ceviche in Lima and learn how to make it.
  • Discover Barranco, the bohemian district of Lima, and its handicraft shops.
  • Visit a local restaurant to taste the traditional Peruvian dessert picarones, made of squash and sweet potato
Full description
Treat your tastebuds by tasting products from the region in a local market while visiting Lima's historic center and the bohemian Barranco district. Enjoy a culinary tour of Lima's Chinatown and taste the savory local food on this full-day tour. Lima's Chinatown is the largest in South America and has an exciting mixture of Peruvian and Chinese styles. Experience a tropical cuisine like nowhere else on earth. Walk in the Historic Centre of Lima, taking in its monuments and its architecture.  Visit a local restaurant and observe the the skill and concentration it takes to make ceviche, a tangy traditional seafood dish of fresh fish cured in citrus juices. Walk around the streets of the charming Barranco district, visit local shops, and browse through a private collection of the best Peruvian handcrafted goods. After your walk, visit a local restaurant to taste picarones, the well-known Peruvian dessert made of squash and sweet potato, shaped like a doughnut, and drizzled in syrup.
  • English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Transportation by minivan
  • Bottled water
  • All meals mentioned in itinerary
    Covid-19 precautions

    You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • This activity is inclusive of all entrance fees
    • In addition to the meals mentioned in the itinerary, bottled water is also inclusive
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 6 reviews

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    Very positive experience, if you only have one day to see Lima very good experience, very good lunch.

    October 19, 2019


    Guide was great. Food was exceptional and the owner of the restaurant showed great personal attention.

    April 17, 2018

    The people are great, the schedule is nice, excellent restaurant,

    High cost benefit. Would not repeat or recommend due to the price. But the day was very pleasant! Thanks to Guia Juan and his partner.

    July 11, 2017

    Product ID: 22643