Machete Tours - Peruvian Travel Ecotourism - Peru and Latin American Tour Operator

Specialized Peru Tour Operator

Why we are called Machete Tours?

WTM 2014

Contact Offices

  • Sweden+46 76046 1860
  • Denmark+45 2460 2662
  • Peru - Lima+51 1 4440351
  • Peru - Cusco+51 84 224829

Lima

Lima

Lima is the capital of Peru and often called ”The City of Kings”. (Ciudad de los Reyes ) In 2002 the city was divided into the region of Lima and Metropolitan Lima.

The city is a fine example of Spanish colonial style and has lots of fascinating museums showing pre- Hispanic culture.

ALTITUDE

Lowest point: 3 masl / 10 fasl (Ancon).

Highest point: 861 masl / 2825 fasl (Chosica).

CLIMATE

The city of Lima has an arid and semi-warm climate. The average annual maximum temperature is 22ºC (71,4ºF) and the minimum is 17ºC (62ºF). The temperature increases in the years when the El Niño phenomenon occurs.

OLD TOWN ATTRACTIONS

“Damero de Pizarro” Historic Downtown with Main Square. Cathedral of Lima. Government Palace. San Francisco Church and Convent. Church and Convent of La Merced. Aliaga House. Torre Tagle Palace. China Town. Plaza de Toros de Acho (Acho Bull Ring), ETC.

MUSEUMS

Lima Art Museum

Italian Art Museum

Museum of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru

Museum of Arts and Popular Traditions of the Riva Agüero Institute

Museum of the Inquisition and the Congress

Museo de Oro (Gold Museum)

National Museum

Museo Nacional de Antropología, Arqueología e Historia (National Anthropological, Archaeological and Historic Museum)

Rafael Larco Herrera Archeological Museum

Pedro de Osma Museum of Colonial Art

CITY ATTRACTIONS

Kennedy Park

Pucllana o Juliana Huaca

Barranco Parque Municipal (City Park)

Puente de los Suspiros (Bridge of Sighs)

Pantanos de Villa Reserved Zone (Villa Wetlands)

Pachacamac Archaeological Complex

Puruchuco Archaeological Site

Cajamarquilla Archaeological Site

Huachipa Zoological Gardens

LIMA BEACH DISTRICTS

Santa Rosa District

Ancon District

Cañete District with beaches El Silencio, Señoritas , Peñascal, Pico Alto, and Punta Rocas.

The beach circuits along the South PanAmerican Highway