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Fantastic area, hidden gem within the Callao neighbourhood. Check out the “Monumental Callao” art house and its direct surrounding. You can easily spend half a day wandering here!
Great food and drinks options too
I Stayed in Callao for 2 nights. A very nice stay. But it was hard to get a cab from Lima centrum late friday night (around 11.30pm) - but UBER is to trust, they drowe me without any problem, and nice drivers.
Callao is wonderful...More
It was an absolutely incredible experience to swim with sea lions. I have to be honest, I was afraid in the beginning that Callao was going to be a dangerous district but in the end everything turned out ok and this tour started in a...More
I read online that Callao is supposedly quite a dangerous district so we didn't spend a lot of time there. In fact, we only took an Uber from Miraflores to Callao to do a boat tour to the Palomino islands in order to swim with...More
We had a boat trip with Palomino Islands Cruises. The excursion took 4 hours. But the most of them was the trip to islands and back. The price was 49 USD + 11 Soles (entrance fee to The National Park) per person. Our guide provided...More
El Callao has a street where there are some nice restaurants and some galleries that are interesting to visit. However, this seems to be a very dangerous area so best to avoid on your own or late at night.
This is the port area of Lima. Our tour to the Palomino Islands left from here. Our driver told us several times to not get into a car with anyone except him. When we got back to the drop off point, our tour guide refused...More
This area is the port that serves Lima. We were advised both by staff on our cruise ship and our tour guides that we should not walk through the area due to high crime rates, drugs, undesirables, etc. So we played safe and observed from...More
Second time on a cruise stop in Lima, and cruise staff have been VERY negative about Callao, the port area for Lima) both times. Apparently it can be dangerous in some areas, but if you taxi in to the Fort of King Phillip or a...More