Aerival view of Miraflores in Lima, Peru

Tastes of Peru's Delectable Cuisine Tour

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Lima, Paracas, Catapalla, Cusco...

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Suggested Duration

7 Days

Taste-test your way through Peru's most delectable cuisine during this 7-day adventure. Gaze over Lima's iridescent waters, and crunch into the intoxicating seafood medley that is known as ceviche. Venture beyond the city for an illustrious wine tasting experience in Catapalla. Your Peruvian adventure will culminate in a jaw-dropping expedition to the UNESCO World Heritage Site ruins of Machu Picchu, where you will be provided with the opportunity to sample authentic cuy.

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Trip Highlights

  • Sink your teeth into the flavorful crunch of ceviche during a private cooking class and gaze upon Lima's sparkling horizon
  • Traverse the opulent halls of Lima's historic Basilica of San Francisco and relax beneath the shady palm trees in the Plaza de Armas
  • Sip on Peru's renowned pisco sour during a private tasting and explore the vibrant street art in Peru's Barranco District
  • Venture on an illustrious cruise to Paracas and enjoy a romantic, beachside dinner
  • Journey to Catapalla for an exquisite wine tasting event and tour an artisanal winery
  • Wind along the cobbled streets of Cusco's downtown and sample delicious and freshly squeezed juices
  • Tantalize your taste buds with an authentic cuy dinner before boarding a luxury train to the famed ruins of Machu Picchu

Detailed Description

Throughout this luxurious, 7-day trip through Peru, you will indulge in some of the country’s most enticing fare. In addition to sampling some of the best flavors that the country has to offer, you will see couples strolling through the flourishing Parque del Amor as sky gliders coast from jagged cliffsides to the sparkling Pacific. Just inland, the nation's capital is in full swing as locals carry about their business. You will experience the best of city life while also delving into Peru's rich cultural and historical heritage, which is often tucked away into tiny towns, mountain villages, and the idyllic countryside. All the while, exquisite Peruvian gastronomy will tantalize your taste buds and entice you to dig deeper.

Your Peruvian adventure will begin with a sunset dinner in Lima, where you will explore the prestigious neighborhood of Miraflores. Couples and families travel from all over the city to experience phenomenal menus with unparalleled seaside views. The following morning, you will join your expert guide and take the city by storm. You will immerse yourself in the beauty of Miraflores and Lima's downtown, which is home to the city's unique mixture of Spanish and Inca architecture. Afterward, you will visit the Basilica of San Francisco before rolling up your sleeves for an authentic ceviche cooking class alongside a world-renowned chef. You will conclude your time in Lima with a customized pisco sour tasting event and a tour of the vivacious Barranco District.

During the second half of your gastronomical trek, you will make your way to beautiful alcoves, such as Paracas and Catapalla. First, in Paracas, you will catch a glimpse of Peru's most enchanting wildlife, including indigenous bird species and sea lions, as you venture out toward the Islas Ballestas. In the evening, you can enjoy a sunset dinner along the shoreline. The following day, you will travel to the Catapalla countryside to sample the region's finest wines and indulge in a tailored tour of the country’s beautiful vineyards. Your journey in Peru will conclude with an epic trip to the famed ruins of the Machu Picchu, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the nation's most prized gems. Throughout your exclusive, culinary tour, you will tuck in to some of the best bites that this country has to offer.

Starting Price

$1,535 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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