Our culinary weekend is a specialized itinerary for culinary experts mixing cooking classes, and tastings in some of the best restaurants in Lima. The first day will be full of culinary activities, cooking class, market visit and gourmet meal, while day 2 will be more cultural with a visit to Lima’s main sights.
Day 1: Market Visit & Fruit Festival + Ceviche & Pisco Sour Class + Free Afternoon + Dinner at Fiesta or Maido or Rafael + Overnight in Lima
Our tour begins with a visit to a typical market in Lima (San Isidro or Miraflores), where you will be able to enjoy a variety of iconic products of Peruvian gastronomy such as varieties of chilies, potatoes, vegetables, corns, fruits etc. You will have the opportunity to try these exotic fruits and delight in their exquisite flavors. Afterwards, we will learn to prepare and enjoy our most famous drink, the Pisco Sour. Furthermore, the secrets of the most renowned dish of the Peruvian Coast, the Ceviche, will be revealed to you. In the evening, you will once again be met at your hotel, and taken to one of the restaurants listed to have a fine dining experience. At the conclusion of dinner, you will be taken to your hotel for the remainder of the evening.
Day 2: City Tour + Lunch + Overnight in Lima
This morning, you will be picked up at your Hotel, and taken on your City tour of Lima. You will see the Spanish city Square, get a snapshot of the most important city sites, and visit the popular and mysterious catacombs, where you will learn about pre-Inca cultures. Sites to be visited: Main Square, The Cathedral, Government Palace, City Hall, San Francisco Monastery (including catacombs), old streets with colonial houses, and a great driving tour through beautiful San Isidro and Miraflores. After your city tour, you will be drop off at a Lima restaurant to have a typical Peruvian lunch and finalizing at your Lima hotel for you to rest.
Taste of Peru is a Peruvian-US travel company that specializes in creative and unique culinary tours to Peru. We are a family owned company, and will take care of you from the time you arrive to the time of your departure. We offer a customization service and we can work together to create the culinary itinerary that better fits your need, interests and budget. You can choose between a wide range of culinary activities and cultural tours in Peru’s most important destinations. The fact of being a US-Peruvian company has been a great advantage for us so far. Our cross-cultural background enables us to fully understand our foreign clients’ needs and to offer the highest quality service in Peru. Our founders and our staff have a deep knowledge of Peruvian and US contexts and they are perfectly able and trained to design a program that can feet every kind of requirements. Our company’s philosophy is based on honesty, clearness and trust, we called it NO SURPRISES! We are always very clear on what we offer to our clients and our prices, so that they always know what to expect and they can fully enjoy their culinary trip to Peru. Full profile
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