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Exploring Lima’s Natural Parks

17 Aug
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Exploring Lima’s Natural Parks!
Thursday August 17, 2017 - Posted by

Exploring Lima’s Natural Parks

The Peruvian capital is mostly known for its beautiful historical center, the Plaza Mayor, and the Cathedral. Also, because of cool neighborhoods such as Miraflores and Barranco, with great cafes and restaurants with the famous Peruvian food. Furthermore, Lima features many attractive spots with museums and artificial parks on the beautiful coastline.

But did you know Lima also offers endless possibilities for exploring the diverse nature of Peru in the nearby surroundings of the Peruvian capital?

Have you heard of these exciting National Parks not far from the City of Kings? There are excellent opportunities for Exploring Lima’s Natural Parks!

Options include watching sea life, swimming with sea lions, boarding dunes, soaking up the sun on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, hiking through the Andes Mountains on trails that date back to Incan times and exploring one of the world´s bio-diverse hotspots in the Amazon. Peru is simply a paradise for nature lovers! Yes, Including Lima. Let’s see!

 

1. The Marshes of Villa: perfect Spot for Bird-Watching

The natural vegetation in this reserve consists of water grasses and large marshes. This is a 1-day getaway from the city and the perfect opportunity to observe Peruvian wildlife and experience a small ecosystem right on the border of the capital city.
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Top 8 Things to do in Lima

24 Mar
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Top 8 Things to do in Lima
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Top 8 Things to do in Lima
 
Among travelers in Peru, popular sites to visit in Lima are the neighborhoods Miraflores and Barranco, the architecture in the city center, around the Plaza de Armas, as well as the “Costa Verde”, a famous beach strip on the Pacific Ocean. But there is much more!

For tourists, in Peru, a visit to the majestic Peruvian capital often is both an impressive experience as well as an orientation challenge. Since its establishment by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18 in 1535, the “City of Kings” has grown to an urban giant being home to a population as big as 8.4 million.

In comparison to other Peruvian cities, Lima´s tourist attractions are more disperse in the city and are not that easy to explore on foot. To get a surrounding impression of Lima and enjoy a relaxing stay in the city, you should have minimum 2-3, but hopefully 4-5 days.
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