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Peruvian Cooking Class 12 Days

Location: Perú
Duration: 12 Days
Type: Special Packages
Destinations: Lima City Tour Cooking Classes Lima, Paracas, Ballestas Islands, Arequipa (lunch in traditional picantería), Cooking Classes and Walking City Tour in Arequipa, Cusco City Tour, Sacred Valley Tour, Machu Picchu.
Difficulty: Moderate

Vacation Cooking Classes in Lima, Arequipa, Cusco, Perú

Peru is considered one of the best dining destinations for its variety, richness and diversity of dishes. With its varied and unique geographic regions, Peru produces a variety of local foods. ILE TOURS has redesigned our exclusive gastronomy program for our foodies to experience the explosion of flavors that only Peruvian Cuisine boasts.

Peru is a country that always surprises since each region, city and town has their own dishes, flavours and food customs entered around what is produced locally.  Rich sea marine delicacies in the north, the super grains of quinoa, kiwicha and maca in the rich fertile valleys and wonderful ceviche in the coastal area.  Even Chinese food gets in own spin in Peru with the wildly popular chifa restaurants everywhere. Peruvian cuisine offers History, Fusion, innovation, variety, customs and especially taste !!

Visit the the best restaurants in Lima, Arequipa, Cusco and the Sacred Valley.  Enjoy cooking classes with professional chefs where you’ll visit the markets first to shop for your ingredients. Prepare a delicious ceviche, stuffed Rococo, logo salted, papa huancaina, cause  and the delicious desserts and drinks. Visit the artesanal vineyards on the desert coast near Ica. Have a gastronomic awakening while touring some of the finest archeological attractions in the world.

Overview

Peruvian Gastronomy Tour Highlights. (12 Days)

  • Day 01: Arrive in Lima
  • Day 02: Lima City Tour (lunch in one of the best restaurants)
  • Day 03: Cooking Classes Lima
  • Day 04: Lima – Paracas (artesanal vineyard tour)
  • Day 05: Paracas – Ballestas.- Islands
  • Day 06: Lima – Arequipa flight (lunch in traditional picantería)
  • Day 07: Arequipa – Cooking Classes and Walking City Tour
  • Day 08: Arequipa – Cusco flight
  • Day 09: Cusco – Cooking Classes – City Tour
  • Day 10: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas Machu Picchu
  • Day 11: Machu Picchu Tour. Return to Cusco
  • Day 12: Cusco – Lima flight

Itinerary

ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 01: Arrive to Lima

Private airport greeting and transportation to your Miraflores hotel.

Day 02: Lima City Tour (lunch in one of the best restaurants)

Your guide will meet you in your hotel lobby and in your private car take you to visit the colonial city of Lima and the cathedral, the Gold Museum, the Catacombs of San Francisco, and the Huaca Pucllana ceremonial centre.

Lunch in one of Lima’s best restaurants to taste the different Peruvian dishes and learn a little more about them. At night visit a local delicious traditional anticucho.

Day 03: Cooking Classes Lima

At the scheduled time you will be greeted in your hotel and transferred to your cooking class. Visit the market to buy fresh seasonal produce. Prepare an appetizer (eg, Limeña cauza), entré (ceviche or lomo saltado), dessert (eg. arroz con leche) and drink (Pisco Sour).

Day 04: Lima – Paracas (artesanal vineyard tour)

After breakfast drive south 4 hrs along Lima’s desert coast. On the way visit the different vineyards where you can taste the local vintages of wine and the traditional Peruvian Pisco. Further south arrive to your oceanfront Paracas hotel.

Day 05: Paracas – Ballistas Islands group boat tour

Arrive early to the pier to tour the Ballestas Islands also known as the little Galapagos. Experience the islands, seals, penguins, sea lions, dolphins and 100’s of thousands of birds. This is a 2 hour boat tour. Seafood lunch on the ocean today. In the afternoon return to Lima.
NOTE: If you want to visit the enigmatic Nazca lines add an extra day to the tour!

Day 06: Lima – Arequipa flight (lunch in traditional picantería)

Private transfer and flight to the White City of Arequipa. Private airport greeting and transfer to your centrally located hotel. Lunch or dinner in a typical traditional restaurant featuring delicious local dishes of pork, seafood/shrimp soup, and stuffed hot peppers.

Day 07: Arequipa – Cooking Classes & Walking City Tour

In the morning visit the central market to buy ingredients to prepare today’s lunch and learn of the culinary secrets and techniques of the area and region. Take a private Arequipa walking tour also to visit the convent of Santa Catalina and the museum of the Mummy Juanita
Note: If you wish to visit the Colca Canyon and Lake Titicaca in Puno add 3 days to the tour!

Day 08: Arequipa – Cusco flight

Private transfer to the Arequipa airport for the short flight to the colonial Imperial City of Cusco. Private transfer to your Cusco hotel. Rest, breathe and acclimate to Cusco’s 11,000 feet.

Day 09: Cusco – Cooking Classes – City Tour

As always our chef is ready and pleased to teach the Cusco Novo Andean cuisine. Visit one of the traditional markets to find a wide variety of local and regional produce including many potatoes (there are more than 3000 varieties) to prepare your late lunch.

In the afternoon, we will start the Cusco City Tour visiting the great construction of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and the temple of Koricancha

Day 10: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

After breakfast ride north from Cusco with your guide and driver to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Glaciers rise high above the fertile river valley that still produces much food. The Incas used most of their land for agriculture whether it be flat river beds or terraced mountain sides. Vist the artisan market of Pisac. Enjoy and a delicious Andean buffet lunch along the Urubamba River.

Visit the town of Ollantaytambo, a fantastic historic village that still retains its original Inca construction of great architecture. Ingenious spring fed aqueducts still serve the local houses with a water supply for consumption and irrigation of their agriculture. In the afternoon board the train to Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu (2 hrs) where you will be met and escorted to your hotel.

Day 11: Machu Picchu Tour. Return to Cusco

Early in the morning meet your guide for your private tour of Machu Picchu. Witness this magnificent architecture, layout, and stunning mountains in harmony with each other. Enjoy 2 hours with your guide then have time to explore or hike on your own. Afternoon train back to Cusco and transfer to your hotel.

Day 12: Cusco – Lima flight

Private transfer to the Cusco airport for your flights to Lima and home.
END OF SERVICES

Included

Our services include:

  • Hotels you selected
  • Lima – Arequipa – Lima airfare
  • Lima – Cusco – Lima airfare
  • Tours mentioned
  • Cooking classes according to Itinerary
  • Tasting of Peruvian Cuisine according to Itinerary
  • Meals according to itinerary
  • Professional Guides
  • Professional Chefs
  • Ingredients for preparation – Cooking Classes
  • Tourist Tickets
  • Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu
  • Private Transportation
  • All breakfast buffet

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Vacation Cooking Classes in Peru - 12 Days

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  • Whatsapp Spanish: +51 980 759 044
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  • Office: +51 84 273 024
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