Gourmet Journey to Peru
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
8 Days / 7 Nights
 
 

Day-by-Day Itinerary

 

Day 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.

Day 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.

 

Dinner 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.

Day 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 more worldwide.
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.

 
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