Real Food Adventure - Peru Itinerary

Indulge in mouth-watering cuisine and witness stunning sights on Intrepid's Real Food Adventure - Peru. Explore Lima, marvel at Machu Picchu, take a traditional cooking class and experience the exciting fusion of flavour and culture in Peru.

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      USD $2,145
      CAD $2,285
      AUD $2,375
      EUR €2,060
      GBP £1,420
      NZD $2,815
      ZAR R21,595
      CHF FR2,540
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Real Food Adventure - Peru.
Pisco drinking, Peru

Girl and alpaca, Peru


Days 1-2 Lima

Make your acquaintance with Peru’s culinary-minded capital on a guided evening walking tour through bohemian Barranco. Eat at a warique (small local restaurant), which is the perfect place to get a first taste of Peru’s famed ceviche (marinated fish), then taste delicious local dishes from a number of reputable street stalls.
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Days 3-4 Ica

Discover the ins and outs of the country’s national drink on a tour of a local Pisco distillery. Ica is also renowned for its wines, so enjoy a tour of some vineyards and a tasting or two.
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Days 5-6 Cuzco

Return to Lima then board a flight to Cuzco. Embark on an orientation tour of the city and check out the exotic fruits and fresh produce on offer at the San Pedro Market. Perhaps visit the Chocolate Museum for a workshop into the process of making chocolate, learning about the history of cacao at the same time. If so inclined, partake in a degustation of pisco at a local bar.
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Day 7 Sacred Valley

Travel to the Sacred Valley and stop at the Pisac market to check out the delightful handicrafts that flood the stalls here. Sample freshly made empanadas hot from an authentic horno (clay oven) before stopping in Chichubamba for lunch with a local family – this is your opportunity to try cuy (roasted guinea pig). In the evening, learn how to prepare pachamanca (meats and vegetables cooked underground with hot stones), then get stuck into this irresistible meal once it has cooked.
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Day 8 Aguas Calientes

Learn some local cooking tips in a class at Rupa Wasi Tree House, visiting the market to choose the freshest produce to cook with.
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Day 9 Machu Picchu/Ollantaytambo

Set out for one of the highlights of travelling to Peru – a morning viewing of magnificent Machu Picchu.
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Days 10-11 Sacred Valley/Cuzco

Drive back to Cuzco, stopping off en route at the salt mines of Maras and the stunning Moray ruins. Before this delightful food trip ends, why not get together for a final Peruvian dinner.
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