5 places a few hours from Lima that you can visit in a single day
Sometimes the time we need to devote to studies or work can cause travel to be something impossible to do, since we usually think that to know new destinations we need to be in a car for a long time and that is something that many do not like.
Book Top Experiences and Tours in Peru:If youʻre booking your trip to Peru last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Salkantay Trek 5-Day Hike to Machu Picchu
- From Lima: Full-Day Paracas and Huacachina Bus Tour
- Iquitos: Belen Market and Venice Loretana Guided Tour
- From Nazca: 35-Minute Flight Over Nazca Lines
- Cusco: Humantay Lake All-inclusive Full-day Tour
1. LUMAS OF LUCUMUM
Do you like adventure? In that case this site will fascinate you because it is 1 hour and 30 minutes from the capital. Here you can make rappel, bird watching and above all enjoy nature at its best. To enter you must pay S /. 4.50 (children from 5 to 11 years old and adults over 60 years old) and S /. 8.00 (12 years or more).
In this place you will have the opportunity to take a dip in its famous lagoons La Milagrosa, La Encantada and La Mellicera, which are well known for their medicinal powers against hypertension, fertility problems, etc. It is located almost 2 hours from Lima and to get there you must travel through the Panamericana Sur. Also, if you are interested in UFOs, you can visit the Víctor Tumay Caycho Cultural Museum and Artistic Workshop to learn more.
Panamericana Sur, Peru
It is one of the 7 districts of the province of Canta and is 3 hours away from the city. Here you will find the ruins of Chachas and Cullpe, which are ancient stone buildings. You will also enjoy delicious dishes.
Do you crave a plate of pork on the stick? Well, the best place to eat it is this site that is located 2 hours from Lima (depending on your location). You can also take a walk through its square and get to know the famous Chancay Castle, which is less than half an hour from the center of Huaral.
Located 2 hours and 35 minutes from the capital, the pintado painted town ’is the ideal place for all those who want to forget about the pending work and get away from the noise of the city. And, it does not have a good signal, so your cell phone will not ring every 5 minutes.