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Culinary Tour of Peru

10 days from £3,560pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Take a privately guided tour of Machu Picchu.

  • Visit local villages and markets in the Sacred Valley that aren't on the tourist trail.

  • Explore the former Inca capital of Cuzco.

  • Dine at some of the most highly revered restaurants in the world.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Lima
  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu
  • Cuzco

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Lima

International outbound flight , Lima

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Lima. Upon arrival in Lima you will be met by your driver and enjoy a private transfer to your hotel. Your hotel is located just a few minutes walk or taxi ride from some of the best restaurants in the city.

Day 2 Lima

Lima

Your shared tour of Lima begins with a visit to the Huaca Pucllana, a pre-Inca site built around 500 AD. You will also visit the colonial centre of Lima, which is centred around the Plaza de Armas. In the evening you will have the chance to dine at some of Lima's famous gourmet restaurants on a culinary tour of the city.

Day 3 Cuzco

Lima , Cuzco

Your private driver will transfer you to the airport in time for the flight to Cuzco. Your private guide will be waiting for you in Cuzco to take you to your hotel. Take the afternoon to relax as you adapt to the altitude.

Day 4 Cuzco

Cuzco

Your private guide will take you to San Pedro market, Cuzco's main market where you can try exotic fruits or buy regional spices. You will also visit the main sites around the Plaza de Armas.

Day 5 Cuzco

Cuzco

The Southern Valley of Cuzco is a little visited area. You will visit the Inca site of Tipon and a small town to sample local tastes and see a slice of day to day life with a visit to the market.

Day 6 Sacred Valley

Cuzco , Sacred Valley

Enjoy a privately guided tour of the archaeological site of Pisac, which is a feat of Inca engineering. You will then have some free time at the handicraft market near to the ruins. You will then traverse the valley to participate in a typical pachamanca lunch that involves cooking local produce and meats in an earthen heaven against the beautiful backdrop of the Andes.

Day 7 Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley , Machu Picchu

Transfer to the station to board your train to Aguas Calientes, the small town at the foot of Machu Picchu. This afternoon, take a private guided tour of the magnificent Inca citadel. Back at the hotel, enjoy a complimentary pisco sour at the bar and learn the history of this classic Peruvian cocktail.

Day 8 Cuzco

Machu Picchu , Cuzco

You will have a free morning to explore Machu Picchu again at your own leisure. Should you wish to climb one of the surrounding mountains we can book that for you. Take the train back to Cuzco this afternoon, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 9 International return flight

Cuzco , International return flight

Enjoy one last morning at leisure. Your guide will take you back to the airport in time for the international flight.

Day 10 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.


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