As a huge, thriving metropolis, Lima can be overwhelming when it comes to planning the day. Its numerous museums, churches, colonial buildings and pre-Columbian ruins are enough to exhaust even the most ambitious tourist. Athletic travelers can undertake any of the biking, swimming, surfing or paragliding tours in town. For the traveler that would like to sample a little of everything, careful planning will make the best of their time.
That is where the cityâs many tour operators come in handy. Quite a few companies offer tours in Lima as well as trips around Peru. It's worth it to do a little research to compare operators and their tours. Excursions outside of Lima tend to be cheaper if organized in cities closest to tour destinations. Additionally, travel agencies in Lima that can assist with your plans and offer advice.