Culinary Curiosity in Peru Peru

Culinary Curiosity in Peru

Savor the Peru in all its glory with a combination of culinary and outdoor adventures. This tasty trip for two is just the vacation you need.

14 Day Peru Itinerary
2 Adults
$274 pp/night
$7130 total USD

Why you’ll love this adventure…

We’ve designed this Signature Trip with gourmands in mind. Not only does Peru have a thriving gastronomic scene, we boast internationally award-winning cuisine. We also have legendary sites such as Machu Picchu –– that's why you'll sample a little of everything Peru has to offer throughout your vacation.

The best meal of your life…

That’s going to be a matter of –– wait for it –– taste! You'll encounter everything from authentic traditional Peruvian fare at hole in the wall eateries to well-known establishments such as Astrid and Gaston Restaurant N° 7. Whether you favor homemade or high-end cuisine, you'll be satisfied.

This trip will change your life by…

Reminding you how fun it can be to earn your eats. It's one thing to spend your entire vacation noshing and sipping, and quite another to work up an appetite exploring Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain and zip lining. This vacation, treat yourself to fine food and awesome adventures.

Meals

Free Breakfast for 9 days

Transport

private driverTo El Tambo I Hotel in Lima  
private driverTo International Airport (Star Peru flight #2I 1181 at 07:45 AM) in Lima  
flightLima to Puerto Maldonado  
flightPuerto Maldonado to Cusco  
private driverTo Casa Esmeralda by Ananay Hotels in Cusco  
private driverTo International Airport (Latam Airlines flight #LA #2022 at 10:30 AM) in Cusco  
flightCusco to Lima  
private driverTo El Tambo I Hotel in Lima  
private driverTo Astrid & Gastón Restaurante in Lima  
private driverTo El Tambo I Hotel in Lima  
private driverTo International Airport (Aeromexico Airlines flight #AM 049 at 07:05AM) in Lima  

DAY 1


Lima

El Tambo I Hotel - night 1 of 2

Lima to Lima

El Tambo I Hotel
El Tambo I Hotel
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

El Tambo One is a hotel in Lima’s Miraflores district. The hotel has basic but comfortable rooms and a safe location.

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DAY 2


Lima

El Tambo I Hotel - night 2 of 2

Cultural Culinary Experience at The Home of a Peruvian Chef

City Night and Fountains of Lima

Cultural Culinary Experience at The Home of a Peruvian Chef
Cultural Culinary Experience at The Home of a Peruvian Chef

Spend some time with one of Lima’s local chefs and learn how to make Peruvian cuisine and cocktails. Shop for your meal’s ingredients at the local market — choosing the freshest, most colorful ingredients. Let her graciously welcome you into her home as she teaches you how to prepare authentic Peruvian cuisine and cocktails. The best part? You will learn this dishes in a hands-on manner; that way, you’ll be able to recreate them at home and conjure up memories of Peru in your own kitchen, whenever the mood strikes you.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 10:00 am - 2:00 pm start/end time
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City Night and Fountains of Lima
City Night and Fountains of Lima

At the Historical Center of Lima, you’ll see what’s left of the epicenter of Spanish control of the New World. Spanish power has long since ebbed away, but the streets of Lima still bear the majestic, imperial stamp of Spanish rule. On this nighttime tour, witness Lima lit up in the beautiful historic district, and the colorful fountains of the Parque Reserva.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm start/end time
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DAY 3


Lima / Puerto Maldonado

El Tambo I Hotel

Refugio Amazonas - night 1 of 3

Lima to Lima

Lima to Puerto Maldonado

Lima to Puerto Maldonado
Lima to Puerto Maldonado
Flight transport type
7:45 am - 10:30 am pickup/drop-off time
2.75 hours duration

If you only have a few weeks to travel in Peru and want to see several major destinations, flying is your best bet. Domestic airports are scattered across Peru in most major cities.

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Refugio Amazonas
Refugio Amazonas
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Refugio Amazonas is an eco-lodge that’s about 4 hours from Puerto Maldonado. The lodge is comfortable, secluded and set within the Peruvian Amazon.

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DAY 4


Puerto Maldonado

Refugio Amazonas - night 2 of 3

DAY 5


Puerto Maldonado

Refugio Amazonas - night 3 of 3

DAY 6


Puerto Maldonado / Cusco

Refugio Amazonas

Casa Esmeralda - night 1 of 4

Puerto Maldonado to Cusco

Cusco to Cusco

Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Flight transport type
1:50 pm - 2:42 pm pickup/drop-off time
0.87 hours duration

If you only have a few weeks to travel in Peru and want to see several major destinations, flying is your best bet. Domestic airports are scattered across Peru in most major cities.

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Casa Esmeralda
Casa Esmeralda
2:00 pm check-in
1 room.

Casa Esmeralda has 18 rooms near the heart of Cusco’s historic district. This is a boutique hotel with a bright interior designed to feel like a home-away-from-home.

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DAY 7


Cusco

Casa Esmeralda - night 2 of 4

Lunch at Skylodge with Via Ferrata and Zipline

Lunch at Skylodge with Via Ferrata and Zipline
Lunch at Skylodge with Via Ferrata and Zipline

Take a tour to combine the very best of Peruvian food and adventure. Your dining experience will take place in a transparent dome, suspended 1,312 feet in the air, securely fastened to a cliff that looks out over the Sacred Valley. This dining experience is open to a maximum of 12 people, so you and your fellow guests will have enough room to take in the incredible view.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 9:30 am - 5:00 pm start/end time
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DAY 8


Cusco

Casa Esmeralda - night 3 of 4

Escape to Machu Picchu

Escape to Machu Picchu
Escape to Machu Picchu

During its lifetime, Machu Picchu saw the rise and the fall of the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu was built in the 15th century, just before the Spanish arrived and took control of the surrounding region. Touring the vast complex of agricultural, residential, and religious buildings, it becomes clear Machu Picchu was a world unto itself, the busy last chapter of an accomplished civilization.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 5:00 am - 7:45 pm start/end time
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DAY 9


Cusco

Casa Esmeralda - night 4 of 4

Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain Full-Day Tour

Chicha Restaurant by Gaston Acurio

Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain Full-Day Tour
Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain Full-Day Tour

On this tour, you'll get to see one of the Andes' most breathtaking sights. In the native language of Quechua, Vinicunca means “seven color mountain.” It is also commonly referred to as “Rainbow Mountain” because of its striped pattern of red, green, and lavender. These colors come from different types of sediment and are due in part to the high altitude.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 6:00 am - 5:00 pm start/end time
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Chicha Restaurant by Gaston Acurio
Chicha Restaurant by Gaston Acurio

Gaston Acurio is widely credited with putting Peruvian food on the map. His cooking style elevates Andean cooking styles to haute cuisine. He opened his first restaurant in Lima in 1994, and since then has opened restaurants all over the world and has published several books on Peruvian cooking.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm start/end time
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DAY 10


Cusco / Lima

Casa Esmeralda

El Tambo I Hotel - night 1 of 4

Cusco to Cusco

Cusco to Lima

Lima to Lima

Cusco to Lima
Cusco to Lima
Flight transport type
9:29 am - 11:57 am pickup/drop-off time
2.47 hours duration

If you only have a few weeks to travel in Peru and want to see several major destinations, flying is your best bet. Domestic airports are scattered across Peru in most major cities.

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El Tambo I Hotel
El Tambo I Hotel
1:00 pm check-in
1 room.

El Tambo One is a hotel in Lima’s Miraflores district. The hotel has basic but comfortable rooms and a safe location.

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DAY 11


Lima

El Tambo I Hotel - night 2 of 4

Nikkei Experience Maido Restaurant

Nikkei Experience Maido Restaurant
Nikkei Experience Maido Restaurant

Visit Maido for the multi-course Nikkei Experience. Maido has made lots of lists of top restaurants in the world and chef Mitsuharu Tsumura is often credited with putting Nikkei, Peruvian-Japanese fusion, on the map.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm start/end time
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DAY 12


Lima

El Tambo I Hotel - night 3 of 4

Astrid y Gaston: N° 7 Best Restaurant Latin America

Lima to Lima

Astrid y Gaston: N° 7 Best Restaurant Latin America
Astrid y Gaston: N° 7 Best Restaurant Latin America

N° 7 as Best Latin Americas's 50 Best Restaurants in 2017. The story began in 1994. Upon finishing their culinary studies in Paris, Gastón Acurio and Astrid Gutsche founded their eponymous restaurant in a small house in the district of Miraflores. At first, the restaurant was quite French, as it was dictated by the global trend. Over time, it became decidedly Peruvian. As Gaston has described "we embraced our culture and flavors, experimenting with local ingredients and recipes with one goal in mind, to promote our cuisine around the world."

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm start/end time
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DAY 13


Lima

El Tambo I Hotel - night 4 of 4

Chez Wong Restaurant - The King of Ceviche

Chez Wong Restaurant - The King of Ceviche
Chez Wong Restaurant - The King of Ceviche

Javier Wong is a master in preparing sole ceviche and considered by many people as the best chef in cebiches. He is self-taught, temperamental and whose cuisine is considered cult. It is recommendable only to foodies. His restaurant has been visited by politicians, mayors, presidents and personalities mainly from Peru. Javier Wong is considered a chef, master of the sole and the octopus and with his creativity in chopping and mixing ingredients achieves the most delicious dishes.

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Included for 2 persons in your party.
From 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm start/end time
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DAY 14


Lima

El Tambo I Hotel

Lima to Lima

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