Peru Gourmet Experience 8 days


Live a unique and magic experience tasting the delights of Peruvian food and cuisine, this exclusive Gourmet tour includes a delightful lunch at Astrid & Gaston, ranked among the World’s top 50 Best Restaurants, and dinner at Central Restaurant, headed by Virgilio Martinez, the most talented Peruvian Chef in recent years, Martinez has just opened Lima Restaurant in London.

This exclusive tour includes an exploration of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and stays at the best Peruvian Spa Hotels.

Your travel experience will be enhanced by incredible landscapes and the knowledge and expertise of our English-speaking Guides who will do their best to ensure all aspects of your trip run smoothly and safely without any hitch. If you have special dietary requirements please let us know.

Tour Description

Highlights

• Dinner tasting Menu at Central Restaurant
• Lunch tasting Menu at Astrid & Gaston Restaurant
• Dinner a la Carte at La Rosa Nautica Restaurant
• Private Cooking lesson and local market tour
• Dinner on board the Hiram Bingham train (Machu Picchu - Cusco)
• Machu Picchu private tour

Tour notes

• Tour Code: ECSMD-04
• Duration: 8 days
• Tour dates: daily departures
• Activity level: moderately easy
• Max altitude: 3,400 meters (11,155 feet)
• Season: Jan to Dec
• Customizable: Yes
• Price: US$3,490

Day 1: Lima

Upon arrival at Lima airport, you will be met by our representative and driven to your hotel located in the exclusive district of San Isidro. You will enjoy the unique views of Lima city from your Room!
Overnight in Lima at the Westin Lima Hotel – Grand Deluxe Room.
*Lima city is located at an altitude of 80 meters (262 ft) above sea level.

Day 2: Lima private Tour

After breakfast, your private driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel to show you the best of Lima city, known for centuries as The City of the Kings and in the more recent years as the Gastronomic Capital of the Americas. At the end of your Lima tour, you will enjoy a Pisco Sour Cocktail at Bolivar hotel bar.
Tour highlights: Park of love, Huaca Pucllana, Olive Park, Plaza de Armas, Palace of Government, San Francisco Convent and its Catacombs and Plaza San Martin.

This afternoon is at your leisure or free to relax at the Spa before dinner.
Dinner tasting Menu at Central Restaurant (Round trip private transfers included)
Overnight in Lima at the Westin Lima Hotel - Grand Deluxe Room.
(Breakfast and Dinner included)



Day 3: Lima local Markets tour and private cooking lesson

After breakfast, your private driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your fascinating tour of Lima local markets and learn about Peruvian cuisine ingredients, from the unique potato varieties to the exotic vegetables and fruits cultivated in the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon. A great experience to learn about Peruvian cuisine!
After visiting the local markets you will enjoy your private cooking class and a delicious lunch buffet.
This afternoon is at your leisure or free to relax at the Spa.
Overnight in Lima at the Westin Lima Hotel - Grand Deluxe Room.
(Breakfast and Lunch included)



Day 4: Flight Lima - Cusco/Cusco - Sacred Valley

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Lima airport to board your flight to Cusco - Cusco city is located at an altitude of 3,400 (11,155 ft) above sea level.
Upon arrival at Cusco airport, you will be welcomed by our representative and driven to your hotel located in the Sacred Valley.
Free afternoon to rest and acclimatize to the altitude.
Optional activities: Andean Massage at the Spa or a Horseback riding in the Urubamba Valley.
Dinner at Hawa Restaurant.
Overnight in the Sacred Valley at Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection Resort & Spa – Deluxe Room.
(Breakfast and Dinner included)
*The Sacred Valley is located at an altitude of 2870 meters (9,416 ft) above sea level.



Day 5: Vista dome train from Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu/Hiram Bingham train from Machu Picchu to Cusco

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the train station to board the vista dome train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu pueblo.
Upon arrival at Machu Picchu train station, you will be welcomed by your guide and have a 25-minute bus journey to the Royal Inca city of Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu private tour
12:30 p.m. Lunch at Tinkuy Restaurant located at the Sanctuary Lodge.
PM. Tea time at the Sanctuary Lodge
17:50 p.m. Journey on board the Hiram Bingham train from Machu Picchu to Cusco (dinner on board)
Upon arrival at Poroy train station, you will be driven to your hotel
Overnight in Cusco at JW Marriott Cusco Hotel – Colonial Courtyard Room.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
*Cusco is located at an altitude of 3400 meters (11,155 ft) above sea level.

Day 6: Cusco private tour

Free morning to explore Cusco at your leisure.
In the afternoon, your guide will pick you up from your hotel to show you the beautiful city of Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; you will visit not only the most beautiful pre-Columbian buildings but also the wonderful Inca Ruins located on the outskirts of Cusco city.
Tour highlights: Koricancha temple, Cusco Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Q'enko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara.
Overnight in Cusco at JW Marriott Cusco Hotel - Colonial Courtyard Room.
(Breakfast included)




Day 7: Flight Cusco – Lima

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Cusco airport to board your flight to Lima.
Upon arrival at Lima airport, you will be met by our representative and driven to your hotel located in San Isidro.
This afternoon is at your leisure or free to relax at the Spa before dinner.
Dinner a la Carte at La Rosa Nautica Restaurant (Round trip transfers included)
Overnight in Lima at the Westin Lima Hotel – Grand Deluxe Room.
(Breakfast and Dinner included)



Day 8: Flight back home

Free morning at your leisure.
12:45: Tasting Menu at Astrid & Gaston Restaurant (Round trip private transfers included)
PM. You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to Lima airport to board your flight back home.
(Breakfast and Lunch included)

Price

US$3,490 per person in double occupancy.
Single supplement: US$1,790.

Inclusions

• English speaking tour guides.
• 24 hours, 7 days a week travel assistance during your entire trip in Peru.
• Seven nights of accommodation at selected Hotels with breakfasts.
• Private tour of local Markets (Guide and transport).
• Dinner Tasting Menu at Central Restaurant (Transport and assistance included).
• Lunch Tasting Menu at Astrid & Gaston Restaurant (Transport and assistance included)
• Dinner a la Carte at Hawa Restaurant in the Sacred Valley
• Dinner a la Carte at La Rosa Nautica Restaurants (Transport and assistance included).
• Private half day guided tour of Lima city (Guide, entrance fee, and transport).
• Private cooking class (Chef, ingredients, kitchen and transport)
• Plane tickets Lima Cusco Lima.
• Private tour of Machu Picchu (Guide, entrance fee, Vista dome/Hiram Bingham train tickets, bus tickets, lunch and dinner).
• Private half day guided tour of Cusco and the four nearby Inca ruins (Guide, entrance fee and transport).
• All airport/train station-Hotel private transfers in Lima and Cusco.
• Confirmation of Domestic and International flights.

Exclusions

• International airfare
• Airport taxes
• Meals not noted on itinerary
• Alcoholic beverages
• Personal expenses
• Personal insurance
• Excess baggage charges
• Gratuities

Selected Hotels

Lima
The Westin Lima
Sacred Valley
Tambo del Inka Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
Cusco
JW Marriott Cusco
In order to book this tour, please choose your dates and we will adapt it to your exact requirements, or let us customize your personal tour. For further information about the booking process click on How to book

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