A fun arrival pack in Peru with a difference, you get to hang out with our  English-speaking surfer dude guides and See Peru ´s capital city through the eyes of the local. Normal run-of-the-mill city tours this aint, this is about discovering the exciting underbelly of Lima and definitely not following the usual tourist trail. Choose two out of four day trips, take a surf lessons and enjoy a friendly warm welcome with a homestay on your first night, with airport pickup included.

The Lima Surf ConneXion

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Guided Intro

This is not a long trip, but it doesn’t have to be. You pack in a lot into two days, with an airport pickup, a warm safe welcome, comfortable place to stay a day out in Lima on both days plus a surf trip it’s the perfect start to a Peruvian adventure and great to combine with a South America Travel Pass.

The Lima  Arrival Pack

What makes this trip so good is the team waiting for you to welcome you on arrival. Xtreme Gaps contacted in Lima is Carlos pictured right), a local surf legend who has been teaching people to surf in and around Lima for years. This makes it more than just a Lima arrival pack, with some awesome Xtreme activities thrown in, we will show you around the city like a local with a choice of two different styles of tours, plus a surf lesson in one of the city’s great surf spots.

Carlos will go out of his way to make you feel welcome is also passionate about his home city.  After 2 days of hanging out with Carlos and the team you will be ready to hit the backpacker trail and will have firmly found your travel feet. You may have already picked up a little Spanish and found a new surfing addiction!

Our Peru arrival pack highlights include

  • Or warm welcome to Lima with an airport pick up
  • One nights bed and breakfast with a homestay
  • A tour of the citys classic sites or funky modern neighbourhoods
  • Surf lesson in the Pacific Ocean
  • All the advice and help you could need from an English-speaking Peruvian resident
  • Predeparture pack and connection via Facebook to your in country contact prior to leaving.

 

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Learn to surf, hang out with the Xtreme team and experience the real Lima.

Mysterious, iconic and Xtreme \” that just about sums up Peru and the amazing adventure-filled trip that awaits you! Your excitement levels will be going through the roof as you arrive in Lima and you think about all the things you are going to see and do over the next 19 days and where better to start than the country´s capital city. Underneath the chaotic atmosphere and often foggy skies you´ll find a stunning historical centre worthy of UNESCO World Heritage status, art galleries and museums galore and cool nightlife.
To make you feel at home in Lima we have included homestay and get to know the real Lima with our resident Xtreme Gap surf dude!  Carlos is Peruvian and lives to surf and loves his home city.(He is actually our resident surf instructor and one cool dude, you will be in good hands).

That means on this trip you will be checking out the city and seeing it through the eyes of a local, a world away from your typical tour of tourist traps.  A city tour with local guides who will show you the most interesting sites, including the spectacular Monasterio de San Francisco and Plaza de Armas, and tell you all about the Incan and Colonial past. Even if history isn´t your strong point, we guarantee you´ll be fascinated.  We will  give you a taste of what Lima has to offer,from this great shopping sites, to funky Bohemian districts we make it quite flexible so we’ll take you to places you are genuinely interested in rather than your typical tour.

In the afternoon you are free to roam around the centre, checking out the markets and possibly trying one of the local delicacies, Cuy. If you´re Spanish skills aren´t up to scratch yet we can tell you that this is roasted guinea pig (sorry fluffy!). You´ll be pleased to know that there are oodles of restaurants and different cuisine available though.

The Lima ConneXion arrival pack is two days one night, so on day three is time to travel to Cuzco

No Spanish No problem.

This program is particularly good if you do not speak much Spanish, or are a little uneasy about your arrival into South America (experience shows that after a couple of days you settle into the travel lifestyle pretty easily, but the first two days usually have the biggest culture shock involved on any trip).

Included activities on this trip are quite varied, from surf lessons to 2 day tours, you can choose the style of the tour you wish locally, from bargain shopping, the big sites in Lima, or checking out the funky nightlife in bohemian neighbourhoods.
Naturally being an arrival pack there is also airport pickup included.

You can choose from one of the following combi tours:

  • Lima Historic—Cultural places (city tour) around Lima
  • Shopping: Checking out the local markets, visiting some local markets, surfshops,looknig for bargains
  • Milaflores Xtreme (Some local payments nessassary) – Explore one of the most modern and exclusive districts of Lima and try your hand at some Xtreme Sports like paragliding!
  • Bohemian Barranco—The arts district and one of the most culturally rich districs in Lima

Trip Frequently Asked Questions

You will be met at the airport by Xtreme Gap representative they will have a sign with your name.
You can easily combine Inca trail trek with this package. You would need to get to Cuzco which is a 14 hour bus journey so we advise you leave a couple of days in between doing this package and starting the Inca Trail. Make sure you book the Inca Trail pack through us well in advance so we can purchase your permit as they sell out many months ahead..
Make sure you check out some of our South America travel passes, the Lima loop and the Peru and Bolivia travel pass are excellent options. If you wanted to travel north we have a pass going from Lima to Quito as well.
Do not worry you will be well looked after, we don’t expect you to have surfed before but we are sure you will have a bit of a buzz and maybe even a new addiction after trying out.

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Included

  • Airport Pick Up
  • One Surf Lesson
  • All Surf Equipment
  • Experienced Surf Instructor
  • 2 Combi tours of Lima (Choose your own prefered one locally)
  • One Nights home stay accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • All Transport

Excluded

  • Flights
  • Spending Money
  • Meals

Dates

There are no set start dates for this programme; just contact us with your preferred arrival date.
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