Lima - Central Market and Chinatown of Lima

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Central Market and Chinatown of Lima

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(65 reviews)
Chinatown, Lima, Peru
45 mins

About the tour

This virtual experience will immerse you not only into one of the busiest markets of Lima, but also into the oldest of the city. During this visit we will learn about the reality of the markets during the Covid-19 era in Peru, we will discover local products and talk about the “informal vending” , we will also learn about one of the most important immigration stories to Peru, the Chinese immigration. Did you know the 10% of Peru’s population descents from of Chinese immigrants ? We will learn about the deep impact of their culture into our society, in our traditions, culture and specially our local cuisine. Chifa is a classic you have to try while you are in Peru, especially if you are visiting Lima as it is a fusion of Peruvian and Chinese cuisines. Join this tour to discover the other side of the historic center of Lima .

Meet Vanessa


Vanessa is a professional tour guide and ambassador of her city since 2006, and a virtual tour guide since 2020. With over 15 years of experience guiding is still her passion and delivering a great service in every tour is her compromise with you. Take a virtual experience of Lima with her and be surprised by a city with more than 2000 years of history, impressive architecture, one of the best cuisines in the world, warm people, and have a unique and unforgettable experience with a cultural ambassador born and raced in the capital of Perú.

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Lima with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Lima. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Mark (UK) R.

25 October 2021

Very interesting tour

Jan (West Berkshire UK) B.

23 October 2021

Very busy!

Teresa M.

23 October 2021

Very interesting and colorful tour , I always learn something new!! Thank you!

Linda P.

23 October 2021

Very interesting tour and very knowledgeable guide!

Francesca B.

11 September 2021

Very interesting tour about the China town area and about the marketplace.

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