5-Day Peru for Food Lovers – From $1,896.00 Adults – Double Basis
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN LIMA
This Program is Fully Customizable
Embark on a culinary discovery and partake on a unique gastronomic experience while enjoying Lima’s finest culinary establishments. Enjoy hands on cooking classes, gaining secret recipes from renowned chefs, and visit the local markets for authenticity. Explore over a millennium of Peruvian culinary diversity, from Creole to Chinese, while dining at world-renowned restaurants during this Peru Culinary Luxury Journey.
Enjoy the past and present culinary traditions of Peru with our Peru Culinary Discovery 5-day vacation package filled with cooking classes, deluxe dining, visits to local markets and secret recipes. A great adventure for Food Lovers.
- 4 nights lodging at your choice of hotel categories: Deluxe or Premium
- 10 Meals (4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners)
- Personal Culinary Advisor
- Private visit to San Isidro Produce Market
- Participatory Cooking Class
- International Cuisine with Peruvian Ingredients
- Meals at restaurants as indicated
- Entrance fees as per itinerary
- All private transfers and sightseeing in A/C vehicle
- English-speaking local hosts and private guides
- On site logistical support of our Peru-based office
Day 1 | Welcome to Lima, Peru!
Upon arrival in Lima, meet your private host/guide for a transfer to the hotel of your choice for a four-night stay.
- Deluxe Class: Casa Andina Premium Miraflores
- Premium Class:Grand Country Club Hotel
Day 2 | Los Mercados y Cocinas de Lima | B.L.D.
(Lima’s markets and kitchens). After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the produce market of San Isidro, where today´s culinary experience begins. There, accompanied by a Peruvian chef, you will discover its colorful stands displaying the main ingredients used in Peruvian cooking. Then you will be transferred to Urban Kitchen to be part of our exclusive Peru for Food Lovers participatory cooking lesson where a chef will demonstrate dishes from our country. After this fun experience, you will enjoy the delicious dishes prepared in class. After that you will return to the hotel.
In the evening, your host will drive you to Chef Rafael Piqueras’ (formerly from the legendary El Bulli in Spain) Maras Restaurant at the Westin hotel in San Isidro. Enjoy international cuisine with Peruvian ingredients during tonight’s dinner. Return to the hotel after dinner
Note: Upon arrival in Lima on day one, you will receive the menus for all included noon and night meals.
Day 3 | A Bit of Culture followed by Good Eats | B.L.D.
The epicurean adventure of Peru for Food Lovers will take you today on an exciting table-hopping experience. We begin with breakfast in Lima’s China Town, enjoying delicious oriental morning dishes with a Peruvian twist. Then, we will visit some of the city highlights before heading to the bohemian neighborhood of Barranco for a delicious seafood lunch at Cala restaurant where Chef Alfredo Aramburu and his crew will prepare a well-rounded meal with fruits of the sea, a real Peru food lover’s dream. Afterwards, return to the hotel for a siesta. In the evening, prepare yourself for an eclectic mix of land and sea sensations as you dine at the world famous Astrid y Gaston supervised by his owner, the world renowned Chef Gaston Acurio.
Day 4 | More Great Eats with a Great Culinary Heritage | B.L.D.
El Rincón Que No Conoces (the corner place that no one knows), is the temple where famous chef Teresa Izquierdo used to cook the best Peruvian Creole cuisine with her daughter, Elena. After her mother’s death, Elena took over this huarique (typical tavern), where she continues her teachings. Following family recipes and sure to delight the Peru Food Lovers, Elena prepares memorable stuffed bell pepper, aji de gallina, carapulca (dried potato) and her famous bean dishes – there are over 27 of these preparations, including a pizza. It is certainly the place to try Peruvian home cooking. The Peru for Food Lovers evening meal is a Fiesta of traditional cuisine from the northern region of Chiclayo. Fiesta is a creation of Chef Hector Solis whose specialties include cabrito de leche (milk-stewed goat) and arroz con pato (Peruvian duck with seasoned rice), and the not to be missed “ceviche a las brasas”, a culturally inspired dish that quickly sears the ceviche to get a subtle smoky flavor.
Day 5 | Buen Provecho Amigos y Adios to the Taste of Lima | B.
At the designated time, your local host will drive you to the airport for your onward flight.
To complete your experience, we recommend combining Peru Culinary Discovery with any of our short programs to visit Machu Picchu:
- A Quick Cusco & Machu Picchu Exploration – 2-Night Program
- Machu Picchu Overnight & Cusco Excursion – 3-Night Program
- Visit Cusco, Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu – 4-Night Program
PRICES PER PERSON STARTING AT US$1,896.00
– SHARING DOUBLE ACCOMMODATIONS –
DELUXE CLASS HOTELS
In Lima: Casa Andina Premium Miraflores. With its stylish contemporary design, cutting-edge technology and ideal location, the flagship Casa Andina Premium Miraflores is the top of its class in every aspect. This modern icon was dramatically transformed in 2008 into the capital’s newest luxury hotel. Its quintessential Peruvian flavor reverberates in the exquisite art collection of contemporary local artists and prized colonial-era antiques, in both public spaces and accommodations. The 17-story hotel, with views over Miraflores and the Pacific coast, offers 148 sophisticated, contemporary luxury rooms and suites, with soundproofing and LCD flat screen TVs in every room. First-class amenities include a heated, covered pool and breezy terrace, gymnasium with the latest exercise equipment, prestigious Joop salon & massage room, and business center.
PREMIUM CLASS HOTELS
In Lima: Grand Country Club Hotel. Experience true grand luxury while staying in a Peruvian National Landmark in the prestigious San Isidro district. Enjoy an after dinner cocktail in the English Bar, while looking at a few of the 300 pieces of artwork on loan from the Pedro de Osma Museum. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the marble Jacuzzi located in every room before heading down to Perroquet, the four time winner of the Summum award for best hotel restaurant in Lima. And when you feel like you need to step outside of the hotel, go enjoy LarcoMar, one of the most fashionable retail areas in Peru; or stop in at the Parque de la Reserva and witness thirteen grand water fountains with colored light displays and beautiful local flora. Enjoy the essence of Peru at the Grand Country Club Hotel.
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