Overview & Highlights
This gastronomic holiday allows you to savour and get acquainted with Peruvian cuisine, as well as sample some of the local beverages such as pisco, the celebrated brandy liquor, and local wines. Who knows, you may try some of these recipes at home.
- Guided tour of Miraflores and markets
- Cookery lesson, Lima
- Visit to catacombs, San José
- Tour of vineyard, Ica
- Visit to wine vaults, Ica
- Circo Cabaret, Sacred Valley (selected days only)
- Guided visit to Pisac market and ruins, Sacred Valley
- Guided tour of Machu Picchu
- Guided tour of the city of Cusco and nearby ruins
- Tour of chocolate museum and cookery lesson
Peruvian cuisine isn’t all about potatoes. You might also have heard that guinea pig is a local delicacy. But there is so much more; and delicious recipes are starting to receive world-wide recognition. Some of the world's best restaurants are in Lima. On this holiday you will visit Peru's highlights including Cusco and Machu Picchu, with visits to markets, vineyards and a couple of cookery lessons built in.
Fusion cookery is à la mode and Peruvian dishes exemplify this so well: a country of immigrants,Peru has evolved a menu of scrumptious meals in which Chinese, Japanese, African, Italian, German, Spanish flavours and textures blend with age-old delicacies conceived by the indigenous populations of the Andes, the desert coast and the Amazon: the choice of ingredients is as wide as the variety of landscapes from which they come.
Arrive in Lima and transfer to hotel in Miraflores.
Introduction to Lima’s markets, cookery lesson.
Drive to Ica, tour of vineyard, wine tasting; overnight.
Visit small private distillery, pisco tasting at Bodega La Caravedo.
Bus to Lima, fly to Cusco, transfer to Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
At leisure. Optional lunch at Wayra Ranch, with pace horse presentation, taster menu dinner with wine.
Full day guided excursion to Pisac market and ruins with lunch.
Transfer to Ollantaytambo, train to Machu Picchu, guided tour of the ruins, overnight.
Return to Cusco for 3 nights.
Walking tour of the city and market.
Visit to Choco (chocolate) Museum and chocolate-making lesson.
Fly to Lima to connect with international flight.
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