Lima is the capital city of Peru and was founded in 1535 by the Spanish. Because of its rich and far reaching history, the city contains both architectural wonders of the distant past and buzzing hubs of modernity in the core of the city. Lima is also famous for its tasty Peruvian cuisine which is inexpensive and sumptuous.
Lima is a city alive with excitement and new experiences and there is a lot of things to do in Lima while on vacation in the city. The old architecture of the 1500s has left beautiful monasteries, cathedrals, and palaces.
The city is easy to navigate, either by foot or on the many forms of public transportation. Bike Tours of Lima is an excellent company that provides biking, walking, and running tours of the city and provides services with bilingual guides who have expertise knowledge of the local city.
The city is located on the coast of Peru and many visitors come to spend their holiday relaxing on the warm beaches of Lima.
Lima also boasts seven world class golf courses, with the lush grounds of the Lima Golf Club as the most popular among visitors.
While in Lima, you can also stroll through the Lima zoo to see the local wildlife and animals from all over the world.
Finally, if you are looking for the ultimate relaxation, why not take a few yoga classes in Lima, indoor or outdoor, under the beautiful Peruvian sun.
Lima’s climate is mild, with two distinct seasons throughout the year. The waters along the coasts of Lima keep it much cooler than some of its neighboring countries. Summer is generally from December through April and has temperatures from about 18-24 degrees Celsius (65-75 degrees Fahrenheit). Winter runs from June to October and usually stays close to an average of 15 degrees Celsius (60 degrees Fahrenheit). Year round, the city is popular with tourists, because of its wonderfully stable climate and warm beaches.