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A Taste of Peru

12 days from £3,139pp

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A Taste of Peru

12 days from £3,139pp

Price excludes international flights at the beginning and end of the trip

 

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Peruvian cuisine isn’t all about potatoes. You might also have heard that guinea pig is a local delicacy.  But there is so much more; and delicious recipes are starting to receive world-wide recognition.  Some of the world's best restaurants are in Lima. On this holiday you will visit Peru's highlights including Cusco and Machu Picchu, with visits to markets, vineyards and a couple of cookery lessons built in.

Fusion cookery is à la mode and Peruvian dishes exemplify this so well: a country of immigrants,Peru has evolved a menu of scrumptious meals in which Chinese, Japanese, African, Italian, German, Spanish flavours and textures blend with age-old delicacies conceived by the indigenous populations of the Andes, the desert coast and the Amazon: the choice of ingredients is as wide as the variety of landscapes from which they come.

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Lima and transfer to hotel in Miraflores.

Day 2

Introduction to Lima’s markets, cookery lesson.

Day 3

Drive to Ica, tour of vineyard, wine tasting; overnight.

Day 4

Visit small private distillery, pisco tasting at Bodega La Caravedo.

Day 5

Bus to Lima, fly to Cusco, transfer to Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Day 6

At leisure. Optional lunch at Wayra Ranch, with pace horse presentation, taster menu dinner with wine.

Day 7

Full day guided excursion to Pisac market and ruins with lunch.

Day 8

Transfer to Ollantaytambo, train to Machu Picchu, guided tour of the ruins, overnight.

Day 9

Return to Cusco for 3 nights.

Day 10

Walking tour of the city and market.

Day 11

Visit to Choco (chocolate) Museum and chocolate-making lesson.

Day 12

Fly to Lima to connect with international flight.

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What our experts say

Peru has experienced a gastronomic boom in the past few years and so our collection of holidays to the country would not be complete without a food-focussed tour. We created this holiday for foodies – it visits all of the main highlights, such as Machu Picchu, Lima and Cusco, but there is a culinary twist at every opportunity.

Paul

Paul Winrow-Giffin

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Included in this holiday

Lima Cathedral
Places visited

 
Machu Pichu
Things to do

 
Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores
Accommodation

 

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