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Classic Peruvian Cuisine - 8 Days

Classic Peruvian Cuisine

Peru · Private Tour · 8 Days
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Private Tour
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culinary
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culture

Visit southern Peru's must-see destinations, search for tasty ingredients in markets, and learn how to cook worldwide famous ceviche as well as unique regional Andean dishes.

Highlights

  • Shop in a local market for a cooking class in an exclusive restaurant to prepare your own Peruvian dishes: Ceviche and Pisco Sour
  • Discover the colonial heritage of Cusco and visit the nearby ruins of Qenqo, Puca Pucará, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman Fortress
  • Explore the Sacred Valley in-depth: the ancient ruins of Pisac and Chincheros, Moray agricultural terraces, and Maras salt pools
  • Participate in the cooking of traditional Andean dishes in the Huchuy Qosqo community of the Sacred Valley
  • Go on a train journey to the breathtaking Machu Picchu

Itinerary

Day 1 - Lima
Day 2 - Lima Market and Cooking Class
Day 3 - Lima → Cusco
Day 4 - Huchuy Qosqo Community and Pisac Visit
Day 5 - Machu Picchu Tour
Day 6 - Sacred Valley → Cusco
Day 7 - Cusco → Lima
Day 8 - Lima

What is included

  • Transfers to hotels, airports and activities
  • 7 nights accommodation at comfort superior hotels with breakfast
  • Gastronomic Tour in Lima
  • Half-day visit to Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman fortress
  • Full-day visit to Sabor de los Andes kitchen in Huchuy Qosqo community and Pisac Ruins
  • Full-day Machu Picchu excursion with Vistadome train
  • Half-day visit to Chincheros, Maras Salt Terraces, and Terraces of Moray
  • Meals mentioned in this itinerary
  • Personal assistance

What is NOT included

  • International
  • Domestic flight Lima - Cusco - Lima
  • Meals not specified in this itinerary
  • Drinks, bottled water and alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
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day
1
Lima

Arrival to Lima's airport, reception and transfer to the hotel in Miraflores district, check in at hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
2
Lima Market and Cooking Class

After breakfast, get ready for visiting typical market of Lima at San Isidro or Miraflores districts, where we will discover iconic products of Peruvian gastronomy like varieties of chilies, vegetables, maize, and fruits such as cherimoya, lucuma, aguaymanto, pacae, and others.

We will have the opportunity to taste the exotic fruits and enjoy different flavors. Then, we will visit an exclusive restaurant in Miraflores district, here we will prepare our own Pisco Sour and the famous ceviche. At the end we will have a delicious lunch with typical dishes letting us know more about the Peruvian gastronomy. Return to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
3
Lima → Cusco

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board the flight to Cusco.

Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the morning free to acclimatize to the altitude.

In the afternoon, visit to Cusco city, the Cathedral, Qoricancha (Sun Temple) and the 4 nearby ruins, Qenqo, Puca Puacara, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman Fortress. Return to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Lima → Cusco 1h 20min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
4
Huchuy Qosqo Community and Pisac Visit

After breakfast, early in the morning transfer to Lamay, arrival and transfer to Huchuy Qosqo Community. Reception and briefing about the activities and distribution of duties to every person. There we will assist cooking in a rustic kitchen for one of the members of the host family, we will witness a variety of ways of cooking Andean flavors with natural products such as potatoes, quinoa, maize, Olluco and others.

The most notable dishes are Chaufa de quinoa, stuffed trout, enrollado de cuy, cuy al palo, vegetables sauté and others. Typical lunch.

Then, visit to Pisac Archeological complex. Return to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Cusco → Sacred Valley47 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
5
Machu Picchu Tour

After breakfast, visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu.

Early start from the Ollanta train station heading to the majestic city of Aguas Calientes, it takes about 1 hour 30 minutes. In route, we will appreciate a diversity of natural landscapes proper to the altitude.

From Aguas Calientes station we will board the buses to ascend to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the 7 Wonders of the World. We will start the visit observing the magnificent landscape that surrounds it. At the scheduled time transfer to the station to board the train back to Ollantaytambo. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Ollantaytambo → Aguas Calientes 1h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
6
Sacred Valley → Cusco

After breakfast, return to Cusco.

We will visit to the terraces of Moray, the Maras Salt and Chincheros town. Arrival to the hotel and free afternoon to take a rest or walk through the center of Cusco.

Overnight at the hotel.

Q
Sacred Valley → Cusco48 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
7
Cusco → Lima

After breakfast, at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport to connect with your flight to Lima.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Cusco → Lima 1h 20min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
8
Lima

After breakfast, at the appropriate time transfer to the airport to take your international flight.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
1 Jan 2018 - 20 Dec 2018$1560

Photos

Ceviche
Machu Picchu
Plaza de Armas, Lima
Salinas de Maras, Sacred Valley
Sacsayhuaman Inca Fortress, Cusco
Cuy al Palo
Moray Agricultural Complex, Sacred Valley
Cathedral, Cusco

Map

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