1 Lima - Arrival (D)
Arrival in Lima, the "City of Kings" famous for its Spanish
Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally
recognized as the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas", and
its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the
world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist
you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.
Dinner at Casa Hacienda Moreyra
A beautiful country estate from the XVIII Century, Casa Hacienda Moreyra
is a historical monument and emblematic of the wealth of the colonial
times. Located in the aristocratic area of San Isidro, Casa Hacienda Moreyra
used to be a large agricultural hacienda, and the restaurant is where
the Casa-Hacienda or main house used to be.
It is definitely living up to its promise as one of the great restaurants
of Lima, in a magnificent setting of history, art and tradition. It showcases
colonial works of art belonging to the Cultural National Institute, which
are being restored and exhibited in the Casa Hacienda.
2 Lima, Peruvian Culinary Demostration (B,L,D)
Visitors are impressed by the large variety of fishes and sea fruit showcased
at our local market, try the local fruit and learn about our typical vegetables,
followed by a demonstration of how to prepare one of the most popular
Peruvian dishes at an outstanding venues for Peruvian Cuisine, where tradition
and modernity mingle in a beautiful decorated, the "Señorio
de Sulco". Lunch is included.
Lima City Tour and Gold Museum
Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima including the world famous Larco Museum
- This half-day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima.
Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace,
San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive
residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.
Continue to one of Peru's most famous museums, the Gold Museum houses
a priceless collection of pre-Columbian gold
artifacts as well as the private armory of Miguel Mujica Gallo. Some of
the cultures represented in this collection include the Chavin, Paracas,
Nazca, Tiahuanaco and Inca. During
the guided visit you will see not only intricate gold pieces, but also
wood, textile and shell artifacts that represent some of the most basic
daily activities of these important civilizations.
and Show at Junius
Junius Restaurant takes you to a journey to explore the wonders of the
fascinating Peruvian culture through its folklore, presenting an incredible
and colorful show of music and dances from different regions of Peru.
The delicious buffet is full of flavors from different regions and the
best of the Peruvian cuisine.
3 Lima - Cusco (B,L,D)
Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular
flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere,
Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet.
Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel
and in registering.
Lunch at Incanto
Located a few meters of the Main Square of the city of Cusco, in an old
Inka palace, the new Incanto restaurant offers Italian food, pasta and
grill. Account with an ample letter of than 80 plates and types of wines
Tour of Cusco and Nearby Ruins
- Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient
capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial
architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco's Cathedral,
Santo Domingo Church, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha "The Temple of
the Sun". This tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in
the western hemisphere also includes the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puca-Pucara,
Tambomachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example
of Inca military architecture.
Dinner at Cicciolina
A delightfully chic restaurant, which looks ripped from the Tuscan countryside.
Enter through a long, appealing, and country-elegant bar, decorated with
bunches of garlic, peppers, and fresh-cut flowers. The dining room at
the back, one of the few places in Cusco for true fine dining, is refined,
with high-backed chairs, deep red walls, and large antique mirrors. It
features a high ceiling and exposed beams.