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Peru Culinary Tour Package

PERU CULINARY TOUR PACKAGE 9 DAYS

Taste the delights of Peru Culinary Tour Package 9 days! Discover Peru through a food and culinary tours with experts. Besides visiting Machu Picchu, enjoy the best gastronomic experience in Peru. The world’s leading culinary destination offers travelers the famous and typical dishes of Lima and the Sacred Valley of the incas.

Our private culinary tours in Peru start with a visit to Lima, the capital city of Peru. With a private tour guide and transportation, you get to see pre-Hispanic, 18th-century baroque colonial downtown, and modern attractions. Enjoy the best culinary experience in Lima at central restaurant by Virigilio Martines.

Visit the historic Inca sites and 16th-century colonial downtown Cusco, including two of the most significant sites of the Inca Empire: Qoricancha and Sacsayhuaman. Dine at Pacha Papa one of Cusco’s fine restaurants featuring fresh, Andean ingredients in exciting versions of traditional dishes.

Enbark on a private tour to Moray, Inca terraces used for agricultural experimentation, and the Maras salt mines which have produced pure, pink salt for generations. With our unique food tour also experience pachamanca, the oldest andean cooking technique. This is a traditional and ancient way of cooking food underground with hot stones for special events.

Enjoy exclusive train service to Machu Picchu village where you rest in a deluxe comfort. The next morning, experience the magic and majesty of the citadel of Machu Picchu in a private tour. Marvel at the resonance of the stone structures and terraces with the natural contours of the mountain.

An off-the-beaten-path tour of the Cusco South Valley. Explore the hidden gems from different periods with local experts and sample local specialties. Then take a scenic hike to the peak of Rainbow Mountain.  Discover the impressive geological gem with brilliant layers of red, gold, lavender, and green minerals.

Travel south to Lake Titicaca to explore colonial, Inca, and pre-Inca cultural riches. Journey from Cusco to Puno with stops at Andahuayllilas, Raqchi, and Pucara. On your last day, experience the birthplace of the Incas, Lake Titicaca. From here, take the plane to Lima or the bus to Bolivia to continue with your holidays.

CUSTOM 9-DAY PERU CULINARY TOUR PACKAGE

Our private Peru culinary package tour offers a unique gastronomic experience. Our hand-picked restaurants deliver the best of the best prepared with fresh ingredients. Additionally, the gastronomic tours to Peru includes the chance to learn about the Peruvian cuisine. Enjoy the culture and taste of Peru with our culinary tour.

Remember this is a sample itinerary that can be customized to your needs and travel style. If you can’t find a perfect itinerary on our site, then we can design a new package from scratch for you.

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Itinerary & Map

BEST PERU CULINARY TOUR PACKAGE 9 DAYS

Day 1.- Lima in and city tour

Our Private Peru Culinary and food Tour Package begins with your arrival at the airport and transport to your hotel in Miraflores. In the afternoon, the Lima tour begins with comfortable, private transport that waits for you at every stop. Lima presents three distinct historical periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern. Visit the pre-Hispanic, 25-meter-tall pyramid “Huaca Pucllana,” made from mud adobes over 1,500 years ago. Explore the 18th-century downtown Lima, with its elaborate carved balconies, stone facades, churches, and squares. Lunch at one of Lima’s outstanding restaurants, the tour finishes with modern San Isidro, and a visit to Larco Mar, the famous shopping mall built on a cliff with its commanding view of the Pacific Ocean. Return to your hotel at your leisure to dine in or out.

Day 2. – Travel to Cusco and city tours

The next morning take about an hour flight to Cusco, with private pick-up at the airport to your luxury hotel. Rest awhile to acclimate to Cusco’s high altitude of 11,000 feet. In the afternoon, get to know Cusco, including the series of Inca ruins in the mountains above the city: Tambomachy, Puka Pukara, Q’Enco, ending with the majesty and mysticism of Sacsayhuaman. Also see Qoricancha, which was formerly covered inside and out with sheets of gold. Your private transport takes you to your hotel, leaving you the evening to dine and explore as you choose.

Day 3. – Experience the Peruvian cuisine al mill restaurant as you visit moray and Maras salt mines

Your guide and private transport pick you up after breakfast to begin your tour of the Sacred Valley. See Moray, circular Inca terraces used for agricultural experimentation, and the Maras salt mines which have produced pure, pink salt for generations. Lunch at MILS Restaurant where you savor an eight-course tasting lunch, learn about Andean herbs, and visit a distillation lab. Next, your van takes you to the Ollantaytambo train station for your ride to Machu Picchu Village, for a restful night in luxury to prepare for the tour of Machu Picchu the next morning.

Day 4.- Private tour of Machu Picchu

Your guide comes to your hotel, and then accompanies you on the 25-minute bus up the hill to Machu Picchu. Your tour is tailored to your interests in ancient lifestyle, science, mythology, religion, engineering, or other topics. Your guide will have the answers. Explore the most important places of the citadel: the Guard house, Sun temple, and Royalty group, Main Plaza, Three Windows Temple, and the Sacred Sun Dial. Wear sturdy shoes for this 2-hour tour because you walk on narrow stone paths and steps. Later, ride the bus down to Machu Picchu Village, and then take the train to the Poroy train station. Private transport takes you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 5. – Cusco South Valley tour with picnic lunch

The South Valley tour is off-the-beaten tourist path. Relax, enjoy the history and scenery, and sample local delicacies along the way on this full-day tour from Cusco. During this private service, sample local delicacies such as the famous “pan chuta” from Oropesa, slightly sweet, round loaves with a wonderful texture and history. Or try “chicharron” from Saylla, delicious bits of pork and potato fried in lard, served with a refreshing salad of fresh mint and onions. Or bravely sample “cuy al horno,” roasted guinea pig stuffed with herbs, baked in a clay oven, and served with stuffed hot peppers and Andean potatoes. Experience the silence of pre-Inca Piquillacta, the water temple of Tipon, with soothing fountains and water canals flowing over 500 years. Also visit the church at Andahuayllilas with its walls covered with gold-leaf murals that have Catholic and Inca symbolism.

Day 6.- Rainbow Mountain Tour

Your transportation pick you up with fresh coffee and a breakfast snack served on board a roomy, private van. You can even stretch your legs and nap on the 3-hour trip. Eat a full, hot breakfast upon arrival to the small town of Cusipata. That hearty breakfast will fuel the 3-hour round-trip hike to the summit. The last part of the hike is the steepest, and the panoramic view and delicious snacks are the award. Please note that the weather is very unpredictable. If the weather is bad, you may have an alternate adventure for your personal safety and enjoyment. On the way back to Cusco, enjoy a filling, traditional lunch at Colca. After the full day, return to Cusco arriving at your hotel around 5 pm for your last night in Cusco.

Day 7.- Bus tour to Puno and visit attractions

Travel south in a semi-private bus (with snacks and beverages included) to experience the “Route of the Sun” to Lake Titicaca, the legendary birthplace of the Inca empire. The first stop is the small village of Andahuayllilas. Visit what is called The Sistine Chapel of the Andes, a baroque chapel famous for its gold-leaf murals which blend Catholic and indigenous symbols.

Next, visit the temple, aqueduct, artificial lake, and storage houses of Raqchi, one of the largest Inca complexes. Then, enjoy a hearty lunch of traditional Peruvian food. Next, travel through the highest pass of the journey, Paso de la Raya, with an altitude of over 4300 meters, with snowy peaks and panoramic views begging for photos.

The last stop before Puno is the Pucara Archaeological Complex and Museum to learn about this sophisticated pre-Inca culture. Learn about Pucara’s monoliths, sculptures, and distinctive ceramic art. At the end of the day, relax in a luxurious hotel in Puno.

Day 8. – Lake Titicaca Tour with lodge at Uros floating islands

After breakfast, explore two of the best-known islands on Lake Titicaca on a full-day tour: the Uros Islands and Taquile Island. Visit the floating Uros Islands, where the houses, the boats and even the islands are man made from thickly- stacked tortora reeds from the lake.

Next, experience the culture of Taquile in an intimate tour where the island’s residents share their dance, music, and textile art. The textiles of Taquile Island are considered an “Intangible Heritage” by UNESCO because of their unique looms and designs, preserved continuously for generations. Men, women, and children are all weavers, and wear their textiles as a proud sign of their cultural identity. Stay at the luxurious Titicaca Lodge on one of the Uros Islands.

Day 9.- Private Service to Juliaca Airport

End of our service.

Prices & Inclusions

PRICING

Our Peru Culinary Package Tour is perfect for friends, couples, and families because you can leave on any date you wish. With our personalized service, you can also set your pace to maximize your experience. You do not have to wait for anyone else, this Peru tour package starts with only 02 passengers.

Prices are per person, valid through 2022
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The total package cost is based on double occupancy in a 3-star hotel. If you have a better selection of hotels, then, just inquire for the package tour price.

PERU CULINARY TOURS INCLUDE:

  • Accommodation in double rooms in 3-star hotels.
  • All meals as indicated on the itinerary and transfers are based on private service.
  • Tours and excursions with English-speaking tour guides.
  • Round Trip Train tickets in vistadome class. (Upgrade train service at an extra cost)
  • Round trip bus to Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance fees to visited places.

FOOD TOUR PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • International flight to Peru and airport taxes for domestic and international.
  • Round-Trip domestic flights from Lima to Cusco.
  • Personal expenses for telephone calls, laundry expenses, cold drinks, etc.
  • Insurance against theft, loss, illness and/or accident, etc.
  • Gratuities, baggage, porterage, and other extras are not specified.


EXTRA SERVICES:

  • Upgrade to Hiram Bingham train Service (from Aguas Calientes to Poroy: $430
  • Upgrade to Inkaterra Pueblo Hotel :$40
  • Entrance Tickets to Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain: $ 20
  • Single room Supplement: $320

CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR EXPERIENCES AROUND PERU

We will design a customized trip to connect you with our Country through your interests, for the best private culinary tour to Peru. You decide where to visit, how long to spend in each place, what type of accommodation suits you, and more including:

  • Adding extra activities to your itinerary.
  • Assisting with planning a business Trip.
  • Getting hotel Upgrades.
  • Arranging any special packages to celebrate important occasions, whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, retirement, honeymoon, or other events.

 Contact us to help you planning the adventure of your dreams.

Lodging

HOTEL IN CUSCO

Casa Andina Premium 1

Day 1 (1 night), Day 3 (1 night), Day 4 (1 night).

In Cusco, we stay at one of the following properties:

3 star Hotel -Casa Andina Premium Cusco

(Optional Hotel Upgrade to a 4 or 5 star hotel)

HOTEL IN AGUAS CALIENTES

El Mapi Hotel 1

Day 1 (1 night).

At Machu Picchu Pueblo, we stay at one of the following properties based on availability:

3 star Hotel – El Mapi Hotel

Optional Hotel Upgrade to Inkaterra Machu Picchu Hotel.

Client Reviews

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Karen

USA

Best Memorable Trip Ever!! Our experience with Mapi Tour Peru was terrific, incredible and first rate. We worked with David to set up the tours and hikes of Sacred Valley, Pisaq, Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu, other Inca sites near Cusco, Rainbow Mountain and Lake Titicaca. Every part of our tour was well thought out and memorable from cocktails at the San Cristobal Church belltower our first evening to lunch at the Hacienda Huayocari to the private home tour in Ollantaytambo and boat tour to the Uros and Taquile islands. We visited Peru during the Winter Solstice which is a very special time of year with many celebrations and much dancing in the streets. The accommodations chosen for us were first rate. We especially loved the Casa Andina in Cusco. Our tour guide, Catalina was a gem. She was my inspiration to keep hiking up the tall and narrow mountains and was so knowledgeable of the history of where we visited. I can't give enough great affirmations for this company. They were great to work with. Written July 18, 2023
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Leticia

USA

Mapi Tour Peru exceeded all my expectations. Very organized and soul fulfilling experience!! 10 stars!
Mapi Tours exceeded expectations all the way right from the get go in Lima to cusco sacred valley Machu Picchu and Amazon Jungle. Special thanks to Catalina for providing me a great organized private tour experience. Thanks to Joanna Davis and Omar!! This vacation was my best ever in 20 years of travel!! Way to go Mapi tours! 10 stars to this team for making my vacation so special!! I don't know if I will ever be able to get this experience with any other private tours anywhere else in the world!! Truly impressed and Amazing!
Written August 1, 2023
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Miguel

USA

Perfect Trip to Cusco & Machu Picchu! We had a fantastic experience using Mapi Tour. I reached out to a number of tour guides to help me plan my 1 week vacation to Lima/Cusco/Machu Picchu. I number of them where located in the United States so they seemed more like middlemen, but after interacting with David I felt the most comfortable working with him as a local tour operator with years of experience leading tours in Cusco and Machu Picchu. My wife and I did a tour of Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and added Rainbow mountain whilst we were in Cusco. David and his team - Karen, Freddy, and Eloy were very professional, friendly and supportive to our needs in making sure we were worry-free about our tours. I truly recommend using local tour guides and David if you are planning a trip to Peru. Written August 15, 2023
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Trip Details:

Length: 9 days/8 nights
Tour Type: Private & Shared Service


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Highlights:

  • Visit Lima, the capital city of Peru, and try Peruvian gourmet food at its best.
  • Visit Cusco, with its 16th-century colonial downtown and numerous awesome Inca archaeological sites.
  • Lunch at the MIL restaurant, rated one of the 50 best restaurants in Latin America, as you visit ancient Maras and Moray.
  • Private tour of the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu.
  • Visit the South Valley of Cusco, including pre-Inca Piquillacta. Tipon, and Andahuayllilas and enjoy a picnic lunch featuring Andean delights on the shore of Huacarpay Lake.
  • Hike to the summit of Rainbow Mountain to see its amazing bands of colors and the awe-inspiring view.
  • Travel by bus to see the beautiful countryside between Cusco and Lake Titicaca, and wonderful colonial, Inca, and pre-Inca archeological sites along the way.