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Lima: Magic Fountain Park and Bohemian Barranco Tour

1. Lima: Magic Fountain Park and Bohemian Barranco Tour

Enjoy a tour of Lima's bohemian district of Barranco. Visit a massive fountain complex surrounded by great monuments and greenery at the Magic Water Fountain Park. Start with a hotel pickup and transfer to Magic Water Fountain Park. Take a tour of the park and its dancing fountains with lights, music, and interactive elements. Listen as your guide explains the significance of the area. Watch the famous Light Show that displays the different cultures of the coast, mountains, and jungle of Peru. Enjoy a tour of Lima's cultural district of Barranco. Barranco has become known as a bohemian neighborhood with a budding art scene. Its old mansions are being turned into restaurants, cafés, nightclubs, design shops, art galleries, and museums. Stroll through the neighborhood’s artsy streets and see wonderful murals and graffiti. Learn more about this fascinating district from your guide. Finally, enjoy a magical walk through the romantic Bridge of Sighs, which inspired the great Peruvian singer Chabuca Granda to compose one of her most iconic and well-known songs.

Lima: Street Food Tasting Tour with Pisco Sour Class

2. Lima: Street Food Tasting Tour with Pisco Sour Class

Experience the flavors of Peruvian food like a local on this street food tour. You will discover why Lima is called the gastronomic city of America, through tasting its signature stews, fruits, and desserts. Learn how to make Peru’s signature drink during a pisco sour lesson. After pickup directly from your accommodation, head first to the Chorrillos Artisanal Fishing Pier, one of the popular trade points for marine products. Get to know the history of the pier before continuing to the Surquillo Market. The Surquillo Market become something of a mecca for international foodies after the praise of the famous Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio. The market is open every day and sees a large amount of food and spices sold. You can find exotic fruits from the Amazon Rainforest, potatoes and chili peppers from the tops of the distant Andes Mountains, fresh fish and seafood from the coast, and meats of different types, including alpaca and guinea pig. Taste some exotic fruits (cherimoya, granadilla, and tumbo) and the chicha morada (drink made from purple corn), then continue your gastronomic experience at two fast-food restaurants to taste their different specialties. At La Huerta Chinen, where they specialize in Creole mixes, you’ll get to try the famous Causa Limeña (mashed yellow potatoes seasoned with limes, chili peppers, and stuffed with chicken). At Alto K Fish, they specialize in seafood. You’ll get to taste their marine trio (fish ceviche, rice with seafood, and squid pork rinds). After delighting your palate, visit the historic center of Lima and walk through its old streets appreciating its impressive balconies, churches, and colonial houses. See the main square of Lima, the cathedral, the government palace, and the convent of San Francisco and its catacombs. Later, sweeten your palate by tasting Spanish churros (filled with manjar blanco or pastry cream accompanied with white sugar). Then, visit a local bar to learn about the flagship drink of Peru, the pisco sour (made from grape pisco, limos, syrup, egg whites, and angostura bitters). As a final stop, visit the Chabuca Granda avenue to try the Peruvian donuts known by the locals as picarones (made of sweet potato dough accompanied by honey).

Lima: Cooking Workshop and Water Circuit Tour

3. Lima: Cooking Workshop and Water Circuit Tour

After picking you up from your accommodation in the afternoon, we collect all the guests for the tour and drive to the district of Barranco. Then, we arrive at the kitchen of a local Barranquina family, with an impressive ocean view over Pacifico. The family will teach us how to prepare one of Peru’s most famous dishes, Fish Ceviche, accompanied by the blessed liquor el pisco sour. You are assigned your own ingredients and with the help of Chef Arturo, you can prepare the ceviche and pisco sour, while learning about the history and origins of these local delicacies. After finishing our cooking workshop, we will visit the Magic Water Circuit. This impressive park is located a few minutes from the historic center of Lima. The Magic Water Circuit is an icon of the city, and a symbol of the reinvigoration of public spaces in the area. After enjoying an incredible show of music, water, sound and laser lights, we will take you back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Barranco District

Loved the water show, the cooking workshop! But, most of all I learned so much about Peru from my guide. As we walked along the streets she knew everything about the areas, buildings, who lived there..! She was amazing! I wish I'd met her on my first day, it would have given me even more to discover!! Highly recommend! My brain cannot remember her name?

Amazing tour to experience Lima at night! Susan, my tour guide, is super friendly and helpful and made the experience very memorable. Thank you very much for my making my Lima trip memorable and I would love to be back and be with you on future tours:)

Alexandra was an exceptional guide!! In addition, the water show is very beautiful. I recommend the activity.

A very beautiful ride. Beautiful attractions of the city of Lima.