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Travel by Bus to/from Lima, the Capital of Peru!
Not only is Lima likely to be the starting point for your visit to Peru, this enormous city is full of places and activities worth a day or two to explore. Take your time to feel the energy of street life in the central area and admire the beautiful parks and colonial buildings in the lovely San Isidro or Miraflores neighborhoods. Lima is a great place to start backpacking in South America!
The city of Lima was founded in 1535 by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro. It quickly became a very important commercial city and the administrative centre for most of South America. Unfortunately it suffered two giant earthquakes in its history (1687 and 1746) destroying most of the original buildings. Lima bounced back well after the disasters with the rapid reconstruction of delightful areas which attract a world of travellers. The Plaza de Armas, which features the beautiful Cathedral and the Government Palace, and close by the Church of La Merced, the Inquisition Museum and Saint Francis Monastery are just some of the interesting places to visit.
Traveling in Peru offers a unique experience, and Lima offers some of the things that you won┤t see in the rest of Peru. Lima has the best museums in Peru, so allow time to see at least a few of the most interesting ones. The Gold Museum of Peru has an excellent collection of Inca gold crafts and a unique old weapons collection. The National Museum and the National Anthropology Museum are also good places to check out.
Lima is also a great place to have fun and relax! Adrenalin lovers should try paragliding in Miraflores or maybe surfing at the Waikiki or Los Chorrillos beaches. Be certain not to skip going out in Lima: the nightlife is one of the best in Peru, especially in the Barranco and Miraflores neighborhoods. The city hosts excellent bars and discos were you can find rock, jazz and Latin music. It also has nice "pe˝as" such as those close to the "Puente de los Suspiros", or Bridge of Sighs in Barranco.
Bus Passes Including Lima
Travel Pass from Cuzco to Lima via Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Nazca, Huacachina, Paracas. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No. of People: 1 ...
Travel Pass from Lima to Arequipa via Paracas, Huacachina & Nazca - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No. of People: 1 - Recommended Minimu...
Travel Pass from Lima to Cusco via Paracas, Huacachina & Nazca - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No. of People: 1 - Recommended Minimum D...
Travel Pass from Lima looping back to Lima via Paracas & Huacachina - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No. of People: 1 - Recommended Mini...
Travel Pass from Cusco to Lima via Nazca, Huacachina & Paracas. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No. of People: 1 - Recommended Minimum ...
Travel Pass from Lima to Paracas and back to Lima - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No. of People: 1 - Recommended Minimum Duration: 1 da...