Lima is a five hour flight from Miami and is the capital of Peru, situated on its central coast. It was founded in 1535 by Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro, who named it ‘City of the Kings’.
It is a bustling cosmopolitan city of around 10 million inhabitants and is the third largest city in Latin America, behind Sao Paolo and Mexico City. The relative safety of Peru along with its pleasant climate, favorable exchange rate and geographical diversity make it a great destination for tourism.
The weather is normally very warm between December and May. Coastal fog cools the air between June and November due to a turn in ocean tides. However, as a desert city, rainfall is very rare in Lima, so no need to bring waterproofs! Temperatures rarely fall below 14 °C (57 °F) or rise above 29 °C (84 °F) throughout the entire year, though it is always very humid.
The local currency is the Peruvian Nuevo Sol, but US Dollars are widely accepted almost everywhere. If you are planning to bring US Dollars, make sure your bills have no marks and are not torn otherwise they may not be accepted. Our advice is to bring new bills.
For those travelling from overseas for their medical treatments, we are very happy to help you organize your trip to Lima including any of the following:
• Meet and greet at Lima airport
• Private transportation to your chosen accommodation
• Appointment coordination with your clinic
• Transportation to and from your appointments
• Accommodation reservations
• Help and support 24/7 from our Lima coordinator
• Day trip and guided tour in Lima and any other parts of Peru
We’ll make your trip to Lima as stress-free as possible and will arrange every aspect of your stay for you. It is important to us that you are taken care of and that you don’t need to worry about the little details – that is what we are here for.
There are many options for hotels or apartments in Lima which cater for all budgets and all expectations. We’ll need to know more about you and your budget in order to send you appropriate details from our portfolio.
We recommend staying in the popular Miraflores district of Lima. Miraflores has beautiful, landscaped clifftop parks, excellent views, beaches, cinemas, museums, fantastic restaurants and plenty of things to do and see during your free time.