Peru's capital and its largest city, Lima dates back to 1535 when it was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Owing to its prominent colonial history, it is home to a good selection of old churches, cloisters and monasteries for visitors' enjoyment.
From the Lima Travel Guide
Average cheapest prices by month for budget accommodation in Lima
Great little place if you are on the budget. It's a quiet hostel, so if you are looking to social and party, this is probably not the best place. The owner Marko and his staff is super friendly and would go out of their way to make you comfortable. They arranged a ride for us from the airport. ... more
This place is just good enough to not give a bad review. First the single private room (without private bathroom) are horrible. So tiny and in very bad quality. Stains on the wall all over, not a single plug that works and the wifi is only available on the common ares which are close the the router. ... more
I'm flying in from the Uk to Lima then I start an orgainsed tour which will take me to Pisco, Nazca, Cuzco, Ollantaytambo then the Inca trail. My question is would I be ok to fly into Lima the day before my trip starts or should I take a few more days to get accilmatised or will I only know if I ...
Lima to Cuzco
Hello everyone! Aside from taking an airplane, what's the best way to get from Lima to Cuzco. Thank you malmn ...
Santiago - Lima
Hi there, I am arriving in Santiago in early September and have a month in South America. I was planning on flying straight up to Lima and spending some time in Peru doing the Inca trail. What would be the best way to get to Lima, can it be done overland? If flying can anybody recommend and cheap airline ...