Available Excursions for Lima

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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Hacienda Mamacona

The traditional Hacienda Mamacona, half an hour outside of Lima, is a place full of mysticism, culture and tradition. Students will immerse themselves in the richness of traditional Peruvian customs. Witness the folkloric dance show of the Marinera, Huayno, and Diablada, where Peruvians express... Read More

Lima City Tour

A city tour allows students to thoroughly explore Peru's capital and largest city. The tour exposes Lima's most famous modern and historical landmarks (including the Plaza San Martin, Plaza de Armas, Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipal Palace, and many old... Read More

Ica, Paracas and Chincha

Optional for some or all sessions
In the nearby city of Ica, students can sandboard or boat across the famous lagoon, "Huacachina", located in the middle of the desert, or take a dune buggy tour of the area. Students will also visit the Ballestas Islands, which are inhabited by distinctive wildlife such as exotic birds and sea... Read More

Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley / Cusco

Recently named one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu is one of the most familiar and spectacular symbols of the Incan Empire. ISA students will start in the historical city of Cusco, the ancient Inca capital, thought to have been founded around 1100 AD. The city is full of... Read More

Iquitos (Amazon Jungle)

Optional for some or all sessions
Iquitos is the largest city in the world that cannot be accessed by road. ISA students will lodge many miles down the Amazon River, arriving by boat. Activities include practicing the blowgun with local natives, fishing for piranhas on a small canoe, visiting a local shaman about medicinal... Read More

Playas del Sur

Each summer season, local LimeƱos pack their bags each weekend and head south to spend the holiday season in the sun. Students will have the opportuntity to spend the day at a beach town or private club, with access to pools, beaches, and fun in the sun! Read More