15 days in Lima Region Itinerary

15 days in Lima Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lima Region holiday maker

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Lima
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lunahuana
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jeronimo de Surco
— 1 night
Drive
4
Canta
— 1 night
Drive
5
Huaral
— 1 night
Drive
6
Huacho
— 2 nights
Drive
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Barranca
— 1 night
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Lima

— 4 nights

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve and MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima. Visiting Balneario La Punta and Palomino will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima, take in the dramatic natural features at Marcahuasi, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas.

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Valparaiso, USA to Lima is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Peru Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Valparaiso, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lima, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Lunahuana.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lunahuana

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then delve into the distant past at Complejo Arqueologico de Incahuasi, and then head outdoors with Canopy Lunahuana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): go for a walk through Plaza de Armas de Lunahuana, snap pictures at Puente Colgante de Catapalla, and then do a tasting at La Reyna de Lunahuana.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lunahuana online journey planner.

You can drive from Lima to Lunahuana in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lunahuana can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Jeronimo de Surco.

Things to do in Lunahuana

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wineries

San Jeronimo de Surco

— 1 night
On the 10th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Catarata de Huanano and then stroll through Toboganes de Songos.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Jeronimo de Surco road trip website.

Traveling by car from Lunahuana to San Jeronimo de Surco takes 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Canta.

Things to do in San Jeronimo de Surco

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Canta

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the activities along Laguna de 7 Colores and then explore the activities along Laguna La Viuda.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Canta itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Jeronimo de Surco to Canta takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Huaral.

Things to do in Canta

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Huaral

— 1 night
Huaral is a town in central Peru, capital of the province Huaral in the region Lima.GeographyHuaral is a geographical territory which lies north of the capital of Peru, located 80km North of Lima, but starting its territory by the coast side at kilometer 58 of the North Panamerican Highway, in the middle of the "Serpentín de Pasamayo".The territory of the city includes the coastal strip comprising all the Chancay valley to the high peaks of Vichaycocha, the source of the Chackal or Pasacmayo "Moon River".HistoryHuaral, founded in the fourth quarter on March 21, 1551, by the Spanish, under the Real ordenaza, being Viceroy of Peru, Don Antonio de Mendoza Marques de Mondejar, as low natural seat the religious patronage of San Juan Bautista de Guaral, it is a city on the central coast of Peru. On the 12th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Huaral trip planner.

You can drive from Canta to Huaral in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Huacho.

Things to do in Huaral

Parks · Nature

Huacho

— 2 nights
Huacho is a city in Peru, capital of the Huaura Province and capital of the Lima Region. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll through Playa El Colorado. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Balcon de Huaura and then make a trip to Bandurria.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Huacho trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Huaral to Huacho in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barranca.

Things to do in Huacho

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Barranca

— 1 night
Barranca is a city in central Peru, capital of the province Barranca in the region Lima. On the 15th (Mon), make a trip to Ciudadela de Caral, then don't miss a visit to Cristo Redentor de Barranca, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Chorrillos.

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Traveling by car from Huacho to Barranca takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barranca

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Lima Region travel guide

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Parks · History Museums · Ruins
Encompassing the central section of Peru's coastline, the geographically diverse Lima Region remains a major destination for nature lovers and adventurers. Most Lima Region itineraries include visits to Lomas de Lachay, a national reserve containing a mist-fed ecosystem of varied plant and animal life unique to this part of the world. The region's lush landscapes also provide plenty of room for adrenaline-inducing sports, like whitewater rafting and paragliding. Visitors seeking a quieter holiday in the Lima Region concentrate on exploring the cities of Barranca, Lima, and Huaral--tourist-friendly places offering plenty of urban attractions and enough modern amenities to satisfy the most demanding of tourists.