10 day Gastronomy Tour in Peru

The wealth of its lands and cultural diversity give Peru an exquisite and tremendously varied gastronomy.

Each city boasts its own regional dish with unique flavors. Thousands of countryside products and tens of living cultures, which have shared a single territory for centuries, create an offer that is practically infinity.

Let your taste buds to choose for you...

This specially design itinerary will immerse you in good cuisine of Peru without forgetting the cultural and archaeological heritage of the Inca Lands!

per adult from

$3,162

NZD

Duration

10 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Service is provided for a minimum of 2 passengers
    • Entry/Admission - PERUVIAN EXPERIENCE
    • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico de Lima
    • Entry/Admission - Pachacamac
    • Entry/Admission - Museo Larco
    • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

  • Day 1: Arrival in Lima

    Stop At: Callao, Lima Peru
    Arrival in Lima, the "City of Kings" famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally recognized as the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas", and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Lima at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 2: Lima

    Stop At: PERUVIAN EXPERIENCE, Calle San Martin 509, Miraflores 00018, Peru
    A unique experience in Lima. Enjoy 2 hours of a guided interactive visit including:
    · DARK RIDE: A tour full of special effects across the history of Peruvian gastronomy.
    · EXPERIENCES AREA: Prepare your own ceviche and pisco sour.
    ·"THE TASTE OF PERU": A Peruvian market with a spectacular staging 10-stage tasting with the best of Peruvian gastronomy.

    Duration: 20 hours

    Stop At: Centro Historico de Lima, Plaza de Armas, Lima 15001 Peru
    This half-day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.
    Duration: 1 day 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Lima at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 3: Lima

    Stop At: Pachacamac, Autopista Antigua Panamericana Sur km 31 Close to Lurin, Lima 16 Peru
    A drive along the Pan-American Highway with its views across the beautiful Pacific beaches will take you years back. Visit to the pre-Inca ruins of Pachacamac considered by many to be the most important archaeological site near Lima. Four hundred years before the Incas, the Ishmay culture developed a major ceremonial center, featuring streets, dozens of temples fitted with ramps and the Painted Temple.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Museo Larco, Avenida Bolivar 1515 Pueblo Libre, Lima Lima 21 Peru
    The Larco Museum, founded in 1926, displays remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The Larco Museum also features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Lima at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 4: Lima to Cusco

    Stop At: Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco's Cathedral, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha “The Temple of the Sun”. This tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara, Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Cusco at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 5: Cusco to Sacred Valley

    Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru
    Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley to the colonial village of Pisac where a unique Indian Market takes place daily. The variety of products offered is overwhelming, from pottery with reproductions of archaeological pieces, to all kinds of textiles, jewelry and Peruvian handicrafts. During your visit to this bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the artisans and indigenous traders. Grab the items you like, you will hardly see the same one again.

    Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a "Living Inca Town" since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs.
    Lunch is at a beautiful country estate in the Sacred Valley.

    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Sacred Valley at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 6: Sacred Valley

    Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru
    Pass through unspoiled and picturesque Andean communities on your way to the Incan agricultural experimental center of Moray, famous for its sunken amphitheater, made up of four circular terraces, which appear to fade away into the earth like an artificial crater. The site was apparently an Inca agricultural research station filled with fertile earth and watered by complex irrigation systems, designed for experimenting with crops at various altitudes (some of which run down to depths of 100 meters).

    Continue to the impressive Maras salt pools formed by water emerging from a lake inside a mountain in the Urubamba Valley. An amazing view of evaporating ponds for the extraction of salt. Learn about ancestral techniques, which are still used, in agricultural, irrigation and salt-recollection tasks, as well as in Andean festivals and rites.


    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Sacred Valley at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 7: Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the "Lost City of the Incas," Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca "Virgins of the Sun" took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. Lunch is at the Belmond’s Sanctuary Lodge located just a few steps from the Inca citadel.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Aguas Calientes town (Machu Picchu) at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 8: Machu Picchu / Cusco

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    Free morning to enjoy one of the most incredible sights on earth, the sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Take as much time as you need to study these magnificent ruins or hike the steep stone-paved trail of Huayna Picchu, the pyramid-shape mountain above Machu Picchu for a breathtaking “condor view” of the citadel (reservation and extra fee are needed). Or stroll to the Inca Bridge a secret entrance used by the Inca's army or walk toward the Inca Trail to find the historic Intipunku or “Sun Gate” or visit Manuel Chavez Museum or hike in Mandor Valley or just enjoy the thermal springs of the town.
    Afternoon train ride back to Cusco.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Cusco at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 9: Cusco

    Stop At: Mercado Central de San Pedro, Tupac Amaru, Cusco 08003 Peru
    Join us for a colorful and informative stroll from Cusco’s Plaza de Armas to the city’s vibrant San Pedro Market where we’ll help you discover more about local crafts and Andean superfoods!
    We begin our tour making our way to the San Pedro Market. Upon arrival the San Pedro Market, one of the city’s most bustling and colorful food and crafts markets, you´ll get to meet the very best of the market’s endless stands and vendors. Designed to feel like an informal visit with local friend, this walking tour promises to be both fun and informative.
    Smell the scents and taste the flavors of local Peru during this unforgettable and unique tour!

    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Cusco at Tourist Class Superior Hotel

    Day 10: Departure back home

    Stop At: Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight.

    Arrive home full of great memories of the rich tradition of Colonial Lima, the snowcapped roaring Andean mountains and lush valleys, and the zig-zag road to the overwhelming sight of Machu Picchu, the amazing legacy the Incas.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up travelers from hotels located in Miraflores, San Isidro and Lima downtown
    Departure Time :
    12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Fiesta Tours / Latin American Journeys

Activity ID: V-88936P27

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