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8 Days in Lima: A Journey of Culinary Delights and Cultural Wonders

Rafael Pimenta

Rafael Pimenta

27 Nov 2023

Embark on an unforgettable adventure through Lima, Peru. Discover mouthwatering chicharronerías, explore enchanting parks, and indulge in delectable cuisine. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and experience the hidden gems of this captivating city.

Trip to Lima

Day 1Chicharronerías, Parks, and Authentic Cuisine
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$22

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$ 2

El Chalaquito, chicharronería
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$4
6 - 9 min

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Parque de las Leyendas
This zoo features animals from around the world, plus a botanical garden, museum & ancient ruins.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$8
18 - 22 min

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Parque del Amor
Landscaped park overlooking the ocean with a huge kissing sculpture, mosaic walls & a snack stand.
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
10 - 15 min

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Rafael Restaurant
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$4
6 - 9 min

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Homemade
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$6
Day 2Pastries, Plazas, and Breathtaking Views
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$28

Pasteleria Panad Y Bodega Huerfanos SRL
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$10
6 - 9 min

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Plaza San Martín
Large urban gathering space offering a central José de San Martín monument, green space & benches.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
11 - 16 min

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Iglesia Las Nazarenas
This church with a mural of the Crucifixion is the starting point of a yearly religious procession.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
Bridge of Sighs
Arched bridge named for sighs of prisoners crossing it en route from the Palazzo Ducale to prison.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Free
4 - 5 min

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Gran Caffe Chioggia
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$14
4 - 6 min

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Magna Bevi Tasi
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$4
Day 3Brazilian Flavors and Magical Water Circuits
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$30

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$ 2

Brasuca - Restaurante
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$8
9 - 14 min

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Magic Water Circuit of the Reserve Park
Picturesque neighborhood park known for its fountains & evening laser light shows off the water.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
$4
5 - 6 min

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La Panera
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$4
12 - 17 min

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Chili's
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$14
Day 4International Dining and Iconic Landmarks
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$30

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$ 4

Tony Roma's
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$8
6 - 8 min

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Estadio Nacional
Home to Peru's national football team, this open-air stadium also hosts major concerts.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
11 - 16 min

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Park of the Exposition
Large park featuring gardens, lakes & an amphitheater, plus buildings such as an art museum.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
11 - 14 min

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Cafe Express
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$12
17 - 21 min

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Chifa Kong
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$10
Day 5Local Eateries and Scenic Parks
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$14

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$ 2

La Lucha
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$6
4 - 5 min

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Miraflores Central Park
Triangular urban park offering trees, landscaped lawns & paths, plus an amphitheater & a playground.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
16 - 20 min

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Friendship Park
Public park with a towering arch covered in a bright tile mosaic, plus walking paths & a pond.
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Free
1 - 2 min

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El Chinito
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$4
4 - 6 min

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Don Dino
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$4
Day 6Coffee Delights, Water Spectacles, and Historic Plazas
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$20

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$ 2

Starbucks
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$6
10 - 15 min

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Magic Water Circuit
Vast water fountain complex known for choreographed light displays with sound & music at night.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free
12 - 15 min

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Plaza Dos de Mayo
Large circular plaza with a monument memorializing an 1802 South American victory against Spain.
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
4 - 6 min

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Trattoria Italia
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$10
8 - 12 min

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El Chinito
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$4
Day 7Culinary Adventures and Cultural Exploration
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$30

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$ 2

El Chinito
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$4
1 - 2 min

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Lima Main Square
Known as the birthplace of Lima, this plaza featuring a fountain is bordered by iconic palaces.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Free
12 - 15 min

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El Campo de Marte
Sizable urban park with a stadium, skate park & monuments, plus lawns, a pool & sports facilities.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free
9 - 14 min

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Chili's
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$14
10 - 15 min

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Chanchipan
A media cuadra de la Plaza San José en Jesús María. La primera chicharronería fusión del Perú.
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$12
Day 8Heavenly Baguettes, Ancient Marvels, and Crispy Chicharrones
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$41

Baguetería Jimmy's
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
$8
9 - 14 min

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Basílica and Convent of San Francisco, Lima
Baroque-style Roman Catholic church & monastery with a prominent library & underground catacombs.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
$13
3 - 4 min

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Churros San Francisco
En Churros San Francisco Sac tenemos los deliciosos churros tradicionales con el sabor y calidad de siempre.con más de 50 años de tradición peruana sigue brindando a nuestros clientes el sabor de siempre. Churros españoles tradicionales, los mejores de Lima ¡Contáctenos!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
$12
9 - 14 min

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Chicharroneria TOBI
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
$8

Budget breakdown: $223 In total

Activities & Food:$215
Transport:$9