From unraveling the mysteries of Peru's ancient civilizations at the National Museum to watching the pre-Columbian art at the Larco Museum, renting a car is the best way to witness the beauty of Lima. Travelling by a car not only gives you more room to explore, but it also saves you from public transport.Free/ Cheap Activities in Lima
Major highways in Lima
- Go for hiking at the Palakala Falls. Known as hiker's paradise, it's offers the perfect way to unwind yourself. Located just three hours away from Lima, the total hike would take around 3-4 hours.
- Enjoy strolling down the Santa Maria Del Mar Beach with your buddies. It is a nice and clean beach. Beach enthusiasts are in for a real treat here.
- Connecting central Lima with the Pan-American Highway, Peru Highway 1 is one of the most important highways of the region. With total length of 2,576 miles, it is also known as Carretera Panamericana.
- Known for connecting southern Lima districts to the cities on southern coast, the Southern Pan-American Highway is the best in the business. It has total length of 900 miles.