Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Peru Luxury Tours Starting in Lima

By Chuck Todd Subscribe to RSS | January 25th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



Most trips to Peru begin in Lima by default because it is where the country’s main international airport is located. However, very few travelers take the time to explore and understand Peru’s largest city. This is a shame, because behind its bluster and bad reputation, Lima is a wonderful place to spend a few days.

Although the city is welcoming to both backpackers and luxury travelers, the city probably has more to offer to higher end travelers with extra income to spend on the city’s classy restaurants and well organized museums. And because Lima drives Peru’s economy, there are plenty of four and five star hotels to choose from.

One of the classic things to do during a Peru luxury tour in Lima is to dine at one of Gaston’s famous restaurants. Gaston is by far Peru’s most famous chef and is typically credited with spreading the fame of Peruvian cuisine beyond the country’s border by opening up Peruvian restaurants in various countries. The classic Lima dish is ceviche, a simple dish of white fish marinated in lime juice and served with onions and chili. Complement this with a pisco sour, Peru’s national cocktail made from grape brandy and mixed with egg whites. Or perhaps you’d rather wait for an after dinner drink along the coast. The up-scale shopping district of Larcomar in Miraflores overs lovey views in addition to several good restaurants and shopping options.

Another main feature of Lima tours is a visit of the city’s historic center. Lima’s center square features colonial buildings, including the Presidential Palace where you can see the changing of the guard every day at noon. Casa Aliaga is the perfect addition to a luxury tour, because it takes you through a luxurious private home, the oldest home in the Americas that has been owned and inhabited by a single family.

Peru is a country full of rich history, and there are numerous museums that wonderfully display and share the country’s past. The Larco Museum is one of the nicest in this capital city, with clear and clean displays that outline Peru’s numerous ancient cultures and how they related to or influenced modern day Peru.

Although Lima is a bustling capital city, there are plenty of quiet places perfect for a stroll. The seaside walkway called the Maleon takes you through numerous parks and past small cafes. In the San Isidro district there is also an Olive Grove park with a small pond which is one of the most beautiful places in the entire city.

Chuck Todd - About Author:
If you’re interested in Peru luxury tours or Amazon and Machu Picchu tours contact a travel company that specializes in South America luxury tours.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/destinations-articles/peru-luxury-tours-starting-in-lima.htm

Related Destinations Articles Subscribe to RSS

Mesmerizing Kerala tours
Published by Selina Taylor on January 5th 2012 | Destinations
Kerala situated in the southern most part of India is loaded with exciting tourist destination and i...
 
Cairns, Whitsunday and Standby tours
Published by Ashley Robinson on January 5th 2012 | Travel
Cairns is a popular travel destination in Far North Queensland, Australia. Cairns serves as a starti...
 
Winery tours – the best way to taste some of the brews in the world
Published by SonomaSterling on April 6th 2012 | Travel
For an oenophile, visiting a winery is the most exciting thing. Presently, winery tours are getting ...
 
Nanital tours and travels
Published by Selina Taylor on January 10th 2012 | Destinations
If you are planning for a break in your summer holidays than opt for tour to Nanital as the scenic b...
 
Scintillating Himachal tours to give you an experience for life
Published by Aanchal Gupta on May 1st 2012 | Destinations
Himachal tourism packages offer great travel experiences for all tourists who come from far and wide...
 
Resort transfers for anxiety - free trips & holiday tours
Published by Edmund Brunetti on December 23rd 2011 | Travel
While going for a holiday or luxury trip, the last thing one wants is unwanted hassles or harassment...
 
Operate your tours from the Indian commercial city, Indore, through ‘Hans travels Indore’
Published by Travels on June 11th 2012 | Travel
Indore is one of the country’s commercial cities and is also considered as one of the best tourist...
 
Incredible Manali tours at your ease
Published by Selina Taylor on January 14th 2012 | Destinations
Manali in Himachal Pradesh is one of the most spectacular hill stations of India. Your Manali tour w...
 
Experience the beauty of India through Kerala tours
Published by Lincoln Harris on March 21st 2012 | Travel
Kerala is part of the southern region of India and boasts of luxurious scenery and beautiful seas. I...
 
Indian tours and travel deals
Published by Lincoln Harris on March 21st 2012 | Travel
If you are looking for an exotic vacation destination or a luxury holiday, come to India. India is a...
 
Enjoy tours with Rome Tours travel in Italy
Published by Mona Parker on March 7th 2012 | Travel
Rome is Italy's largest city and is the third most visited in the European Union. If you are plannin...
 
Explore the beauty of india with north india tours
Published by Lincoln Harris on December 13th 2011 | Travel
Defining the spellbound beauty of North India is not an easy task. North India has some of the world...
 
Leh tours: 5 Reasons why is Ladakh so popular
Published by Sofia Jennie on December 26th 2011 | Destinations
Ladakh has no rival in the north when it comes to adventure, sports and exotic natural beauty. It is...
 
Kerala tours - the Joy of Natural Beauty of South India Places
Published by Mark Hamilton on January 23rd 2012 | Travel
Kerala tour packages will obtain you faster to natural history and you won’t sense similar to leav...
 
Tailor-made tours to India with Shine Gold Tours
Published by Dev Kumar on January 10th 2012 | Travel
Shine gold tour provide tours packages to India. We have wide range of packages for specific needs o...
 
Winery tours in the California is the best
Published by SonomaSterling on December 7th 2011 | Travel
The Napa valley and Sonoma County in the California are among the famous places that produce world c...
 
Singapore tours- Find Yourself Reveling in the Garden City
Published by Mark Spncer on April 3rd 2012 | Destinations
Singapore tours are thus known as extravagant. The vibrancy and colorfulness is inseparable from the...
 
Polish your memories with most exciting Leh ladakh tours
Published by Sandhya Singh on June 25th 2012 | Travel
So plan a trip with most exciting Leh-Ladakh tour and enjoy the most captivating part where you can ...
 
Make your wine tours more luxurious and comfortable
Published by SonomaSterling on February 1st 2012 | Travel
Wine tours have become quite common among the wine-lovers to enjoy the world class brews and witness...
 
Enigmatic Srinagar tours
Published by Selina Taylor on January 10th 2012 | Destinations
Kashmir is the northern most state of India. It is also reffered as the Switzerland of Asia. Kashmir...