Peru gastronomic tour
7 days – 6 nights
Peru is well known for having a high level gastronomy, thousand of people come to visit Peru just to taste its delicious flavors. This tour was designed to show our visitors the best places to enjoy typical dishes and the best Peruvian gastronomy. This is a program with individual departures all year round.
Day1: Arrival to Lima
Arrival at Lima’s international airport in the afternoon or night. Meeting with our personnel, transfer, and lodging in the hotel (private service, English-speaking assistant).
Day 2: Lima - Cusco
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, meeting with our personnel and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, excursion to visit the historical center (fee entrance to the Cathedral and Santo Domingo/Coricancha are included) and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay (collective service, Spanish/English-speaking guide). In the evening, dinner at Chicha Restaurant owned by the famous Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio
Day 3: Cusco - Sacred Valley
Breakfast in hotel. Day dedicated to the pachamanca (7h). Transfer to a local market located in Urubamba. From the marketplace, passengers will be transferred to our lunch spot near Ollantaytambo, where they will meet their cooks that will teach them how to elaborate a traditional Pachamanca.
After helping to prepare the ingredients and placing them underground and have to wait for a while, passengers will enjoy a Mother Earth or Pachamama ceremony, which is a worshiping Mother Earth and thanking her for the food they will eat. Then the Pachamanca will be opened and dishes will be served. After lunch, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Sacred Valley
Day 4: Machu Picchu
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to Poroy’s station to take the Vistadome train (almost 3.30-hour journey – 1 st class, subject to availability) to Machu Picchu town. Upon arrival, transfer by public bus to the archaeological complex to visit Machu Picchu. In the afternoon, transfer to the station to take the Vistadome train to Poroy (almost 3.30-hour journey – 1 st class, subject to availability). At Poroy, transfer to Cusco (30m) and lodging in the hotel (collective service, Spanish/English-speaking guide). In the evening, dinner at MAP Café.
Day 5: Cusco Lima
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima. Upon arrival, meeting with our personnel and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the historical center (fee entrance to the Cathedral and San Francisco Convent are included) and the residential zone (private service, English-speaking guide).
Day 6: Lima
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer from the hotel (9:45am) to the colonial and bohemian quarter of Barranco to visit a small shop of artisan roasting coffee where every day, best-quality beans are selected to produce the best Peruvian organic coffee in town. Following this, we will visit a secret garden to try a lucuma milkshake right underneath the tree that bears this fruit. We will then go to a traditional marketplace in the San Isidro district to try some local fruits and know about their influence in the international cuisine development. The following stop is at the Embarcadero 41 Restaurant, one of the best ceviche spots located in the Miraflores district. Here, you will have the opportunity to prepare Pisco sour with a professional bartender, and will discover the secrets for a perfect ceviche by preparing it along with the main chef. Our last stop will be at the Huaca Pucllana for a gourmet Peruvian lunch. Finally, after our five-hour tour, we will transfer back to the hotel
Day 7: Transfer out
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the airport at the proper time for departure (passengers are requested to be at the airport 3 hours before international flight).
- Privates transfers and transportation
- Meals detailed in the itinerary
- Hotel accommodation
- English speaker guide
- Additional meals and drinks (soft & alcoholics)
- International flights and airport taxes
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel and medical insurance
Contact a Peru & Ecuador Specialist