• 8 Days , 4 Cities
  • From $2,950
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Peru has become one of the epicenters of gastronomic travel. The variety of flavors, many unique among South American countries (and indeed, the world), offer a taste experience that draws foodies from all over the world. Add Peru’s vibrant culture, incredible landscapes, and friendly people, and you’ve got a recipe for world-class gastro-tourism. In fact, Peru is seen by many insiders, foodies, and tourists as the best culinary destination in the world.
Countries Visited Peru
Places Visited , Arequipa, Cusco
Suggested Duration 8 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Food Tours
  • DAY 1

    Lima

    Arrival at Lima’s international airport in the afternoon or night. Meeting with the representative, transfer and lodging in hotel.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Lima - Arequipa

    Transfer from the hotel 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. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Arequipa. At the arrival, transfer and lodging in the hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 3

    Arequipa

    Gastronomic tour (5h): Culinary experience in Arequipa with interactive classes of local cuisine with the conduction of Mr. Roger Falcón, son of the owner of one of the most typical chili peppers in Arequipa, which is located in the district of Characato. Roger, with the utmost intelligence, has achieved the mixture of the ancestral knowledge of his lady mother with his new culinary concepts, opening in the center of Arequipa the Benita de los Claustros (Cloisters), and Victoria in the second block of San Francisco Street. Between the story of stories and anecdotes purely arequipeñas, Roger combines his knowledge and studies on traditional Arequipeña cuisine and customs in a genuine atmosphere of hot pepper showing 500 years of gastronomic history, architecture, Ideology, etc. In the afternoon, walking tour to visit historical center and Santa Catalina Convent.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 4

    Arequipa - Cusco

    Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cusco. At the arrival, transfer and lodging in the hotel. Morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, excursion to visit the historical center and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. In the evening, dinner at MAP Café.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Flight Flight
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  • DAY 5

    Cusco

    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 preparing the ingredients and placing them under ground 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.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 6

    Cusco - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes

    Excursion to visit the Pisaq market and the Ollantaytambo fortress (private service, English-speaking guide). Then, transfer to Ollantaytambo’s station to take the Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Dinner in the hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Train Train
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  • DAY 7

    Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

    Breakfast in hotel. In the morning, meeting your guide and transfer by public bus to the archaeological complex to visit Machu Picchu, lunch included at Sanctuary Lodge (private English-speaking guide only during the visit, almost 2 hours). In the afternoon, take the Vistadome train to Poroy (almost 3.30-hour journey, subject to availability). Upon arrival, transfer to Cusco.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Train Train
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  • DAY 8

    Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes

    Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima. Upon arrival, meeting with our guide to visit the historical center and the Gastronomy Museum. After having lunch at Mango’s Restaurant, transfer to the airport at the proper time for departure.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Tour Tour
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Starting from $2,950 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
The rate is based on 4-star accommodation
Price excluding international flights
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What’s Included?

  • All transfers on arrival and departure of each locality, assisted by expert personnel
    NOTE: In Lima, in/out transfers will be assisted by our Spanish-speaking driver, except for the international arrival transfer, which is always attended by our English-speaking personnel
  • All the excursions indicated in the program with English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fees to the sites mentioned
  • Vistadome train to/from Machu Picchu
  • Transportation in comfortable tourist vehicles
  • Meals as indicated
  • Overnights in suggested hotels or similar(subject to confirmation), breakfast included

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • In Lima, taste Peruvian organic coffee, and eat ceviches one of the best ceviche spots
  • Arequipa city tour including the Santa Catalina Convent
  • In Arequipa prepare two dishes of the Arequipa cuisine
  • Visit Sacred Valley
  • Meet the cooks that will teach you how to elaborate on a traditional Pachamanca
  • Machu Picchu World Heritage Site
  • Visit Cusco
    • Explore the local market located in Urubamba
    • Have lunch in Ollantaytambo
  • In Lima visit the Historical Center the city of Lima Cathedral and San Lorenzo Convent, and Gastronomy Museum

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