Lima is much more than simply an arrival city. It is home to museums, good restaurants and shops and some beautiful colonial architecture.
Reasons to visit Lima include:
The climate in Lima is mild all year round, and it rarely rains. During the summer (December to April) there can be some glorious sunsets, and in the winter (June to October) it can be foggy at times. For more information about when to travel in Peru, see our When to visit Peru page.
Arts Boutique Hotel B is an immaculately restored historic mansion in the popular neighbourhood of Barranco in Lima.
A good value hotel in the popular district of Miraflores.
Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport is a modern hotel located within walking distance of Lima's international airport, offering good accommodation and facilities.
Both KLM and Iberia have flights to Lima via Europe, leaving the UK early in the morning to arrive in Lima in the evening. The flight time is about 14 hours. It is also possible to fly to Lima via America.
Language: Spanish and Quechua are the official languages.
Not required for British travellers (up to 90 days). EC nationals can ask us for further advice.
There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if visiting the rainforest. Malaria prophylactics are also recommended in the rainforest.
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