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Lima (Basix) Overview
Enjoy a short adventure in Lima, Peru’s enchanting capital city
Here’s an opportunity to experience the true essence of Lima. With something to satisfy everyone, this short break serves up lashings of history, architectural delights and coastal scenery, mixed with fun outdoor adventure. From the strange, yet fascinating catacombs of the San Francisco Monastery, to a dreamy bike ride through bohemian Barranco, as well as tips on the art of making the perfect Pisco sour, this mini adventure offers a slice of urban wanderlust in a memorable city of contrasts.
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Welcome to Lima, a fusion of old-world charm and contemporary culture. Revisit the past on a trip to the San Francisco Monastery. Eerie underground catacombs hold thousands of neatly arranged skeletons – an ancient graveyard like no other. Catch local transport to the modernity of Miraflores and learn how to mix a Pisco sour, the preferred tipple of Peruvians.
Enjoy an early breakfast before a visit to the archaeological site of Huaca Pucllana. Continue on to the coastal beauty of Chorillos and complete the second half of your journey on two wheels. Breathe in the fresh, sea air and appreciate the ocean views on this guided bike ride. Cycle through the bohemian district of Barranco, a favourite with the artists of Peru. Finish up by riding right into the romance of El Parque del Amor (Love Park) - filled with flowers and sculptures.
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