5 extreme sports you can do in Lima
Lima is known as the unique capital of South America that faces the sea, If you are planning to come to Lima soon and you love extreme sports, you can’t miss these 5 activities you can do in our city.
Paragliding in Miraflores
Paragliding is one of the most representative extreme sports of the district of Miraflores. You can take a flight through the air and admire the entire coastline of Lima City. The ticket price is around $85, and if it is your birthday, you will get a special offer. For more information you can follow the page of the Paragliding airport of Miraflores: http://www.parapuerto.com/.
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Sandboarding in Chilca
Did you know Lima is a desert city? Yes, it is second largest desert capital city after Cairo in Egypt. Therefore, you can enjoy extreme activities without going very far at the dunes of Chilca, located 72 kilometers away from the south of Lima. The touristic Group San Ride Lima offers the whole equipment that you need to live this adventure in an extreme way. In addition, they pick you up from your hotel or home. The first tour starts at 7:00 am until 1:30 pm. The approximate price is $95 per person, but if you go with a group of friends they will have special discounts. You can find more information at www.sandridelima.com
Rafting in Lunahuaná
Lunahuaná is a small town in the southeast of Lima City, in the province of Cañete and a privileged place with dry weather and sun all year round. The Cañete River baths the shores of this small town and it is in this river where you can try the most popular sport in Lunahuaná; rafting. Around the town you will find tourist agencies and they have the rafts, the paddles and all the protection you need to do this exciting sport. The best months to go to Lunahuaná are April and November when the river’s flow is adequate active.
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Bungee jumping in Autisha
If you like the adrenaline to flow into your body, you should try bungee jumping. You can do this activity in the Autisha Bridge, located in the Santa Eulalia river at 2,100 meters above the sea level. The exact location is the east of Lima, in the province of Huarochirí and only two and a half hours from Lima main city. You will be dropping 20 meters and then be suspended 140 meters from the ground. Without a doubt, one of the most extreme experiences in Lima. For more information contact Bungee Jumping Peru: https://www.facebook.com/PuentingPeru/
Surfing in Lima’s beaches
Peruvian beaches are known as one of the best spots for surfing, because of the height of their waves. Lima is the unique capital in Latin América where you can surf daily in the heart of the city. The most common districts for a surfing are Miraflores and Barranco. For beginners, there are many academies in Lima where you can learn surfing and try other aquatic activities like bodyboarding, paddle yoga and standing paddle. For more information you can search in: http://www.tsacademy.pe/