We like good cuisine, that's for sure... would you like to discover a country through its food? If the answer is YES, then Peru and this gastronomic tour will leave you fully satisfied. In Peru you can eat delicious food, this country is a true gastronomic paradise: vibrant flavors, Asian and European influence that mix with local, top quality ingredients. We discover places only known to locals, places that are true hosts of Peruvian cuisine, and restaurants in each area of the trip to enjoy a little bit of everything: Ceviche and Tiradito (raw fish), Causa, Pachamanca, Chicha, Rocoto relleno, Guinea Pig... a delicious trip. In the program we have two cooking classes with Peruvian chefs. Safe travels and Bon Appetit!
International flight. Airport pick-up and transfer to hotel. Trip briefing and presentation by a team member of PeruEtico. Night at the hotel.
Gastronomic tour of Lima. We go to the colonial center of the city, and as we walk through this historic area we taste typical Peruvian dishes, delicious and rich in gastronomic tradition. We visit the Gastronomy Museum and taste some dishes in a historic restaurant of the capital, traditional and bohemian, famous for its appetizers. Dinner on your own, night at the hotel.
Prices are per person, are expressed in U.S. dollars and do not include flights.
All transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa. All buses and trains mentioned in the program. Lodging in 2 or 3-star category facilities with private bathroom and breakfast service (double rooms/queen bed). Entrance fees during the Arequipa City Tour Train service to and from Machu Picchu (PeruRail or Inca Rail in tourist class) Bus service from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, and back. One night at Taquile on Lake Titicaca, at the home of a host family from the local community of Huayllano. Lodging and meals in Taquile. Lunch at Sicuani during the Cusco-Puno trip. Tours and excursions described in the program with an English-speaking tour guide. The Taquile visit is guided by a local guide in Spanish. Entrance to Machu Picchu, Uros, Taquile. Comfortable touristic bus for the routes: Arequipa - Puno, Puno - Cusco. Gourmet fish-based lunch in Lima during the City Tour. Appetizers during the gastronomic tours in Lima, Arequipa, Cusco and the southern valley (4 in total). Cooking classes in Arequipa and Urubamba (Cusco), and lunch prepared by ourselves. Tasting night in Cusco. Private guide in Machu Picchu.
International flight. Other flights: Lima - Arequipa, Cusco - Lima. Travel insurance: medical assistance or luggage. Lunches and dinners (except those mentioned in the previous section). Entrance ticket (BTC - Boleto Turístico del Cusco): archeological sites along the Cusco-Puno route, Lima (approximately USD $65.00 per person). Entrance fees during the Lima City Tour (Days 1 & 2). Lima City Tour on the last day, with private driver. Extra food/dishes during the gastronomic tours in Lima, Arequipa, Cusco and the southern valley (4 in total). Beverages during the lunches, tasting dinner, and gastronomic tours.
City to city transfers in comfortable touristic buses: restroom on board, heating, air conditioning, reclining seats. Private tours: Cusco area, Lake Titicaca, Arequipa, Lima. Machu Picchu: Passengers must take to Aguas Calientes luggage for only two days and one night. Due to train restrictions, please only take a backpack or carry-on size luggage that weighs no more than 5kg. The rest of your luggage should be left in storage at the hotel in Cusco or Urubamba. From the moment of arrival in Peru, the passenger is responsible for any additional costs caused by a variation in the program (net cost plus agency rights).