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Peru is a popular culinary destination and its importance in the gastronomic scene has grown in the last decades. It is today a well-recognized gastronomic destination worldwide. The mixture of over 2000 years of diverse cultures, plus new techniques and the discovery of new local ingredients make Peruvian cuisine such an attractive experience for tourists.
Our tour mixes a taste of native, “criolla” and traditional food with the trendy fusion food through demonstrations, cooking classes and tasting menus. All of this is wrapped up within a framework of history and culture that explains every part of the tour and will helps you to understand the origin of all these great tastes directly from the chefs that make it all happen.
Special features of our 9 Day – Peru gastronomy: Cusco and Lima food tour:
Type of Tourism: Cultural, Gastronomic, Outdoor, Historical
Places To Visit: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu
Duration: 9 Days and 8 Nights
Type of Service: some tours are small group service tours and other tours are private
Accommodation: 4-5 star hotels at every destination that you will visit. These hotels had been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and pampered.
At the moment you arrive in Lima, a team member of Valencia travel will be waiting for you at the airport and take you, on private transport, to your hotel.
The first stop on our Lima city tour is Huaca Pucllana, a huge archaeological site in Miraflores, one of Lima’s most popular districts. Huaca Pucllana was an important ceremonial and administrative centre of the Lima culture, which developed along this part of the Peruvian coast between 200 AD and 700 AD. This sacred place was built from seven staggered platforms surrounded by a plaza and large walls. It’s a very impressive site, and certainly not what you expect to find i...
Our culinary experience begins when we head to a typical local market in Lima, guided by our chef. Here we will see many of the unique ingredients that Peru has to offer, not only from Lima but also from the Andean highlands and the Amazon rainforest. The sights, smells and sounds of the market are exhilarating, and we’ll see the huge array of fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, fish and more that Peru is famous for.
As we explore the market, we’ll search fo...
A representative of Valencia Travel Cusco will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the airport where you will take your flight to Cusco! Arrival to Cusco with a transfer to your hotel; a welcome meeting will be organized by your guide for a quick briefing of the tour.
Our Cusco city tour begins in the afternoon (13h00), when we’ll first head to the wonderful Koricancha, next door to Santo Domingo Church. According to the chroniclers who wrote during the peri...
We’ll pick you up from your hotel at around 09h30 and take you to the colourful, bustling San Pedro market in Cusco. This is one of the most interesting markets in Cusco, with a huge array of fresh fruit and veg, meat, souvenirs and handicrafts.
Before entering the market, your group will meet the chef who you’ll be cooking with later. He or she will give you a brief explanation of the dynamics of the tour. You’ll then be taken around the market a...
We will pick you up from your hotel around 08h00 to take you to Moray “The Inca agricultural greenhouse or laboratory.” We will drive for about 1 hour and 20 minutes through the snow-capped peaks of the Andes, through lush yellow fields of wheat, past some villages. Finally, you will arrive at the fascinating display of terraces in Moray. Moray boasts three amphitheatre-like terraces made by the Incas. These terraces, which are carved deep into the earth in a bowl sh...
From your hotel, we’ll head to the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop is Pisac, we will visit the colorful traditional market, where you can browse the array of local artisan work and other souvenirs – which of course you can buy to take home with you. We’ll spend about 30 minutes here, and then head up to the ruins of Pisac which sit atop a hill at the entrance to the valley.
At the Pisac archaeological site, we’ll explore the exte...
To best appreciated Machu Picchu, we’ll wake up early in the morning so we can get to the citadel in good time. You’ll have time for breakfast first, and then your guide will pick you up from the hotel at around 5:40 a.m. We’ll then walk to the bus departure point for the short but zigzagging ascent up the road to Machu Picchu.
We’ll then pass through the gates into the Machu Picchu archaeological site. Here you’ll begin your guided wa...
After breakfast enjoy your last day at leisure before transferring to the airport for your return flight home via Lima.