Foodies, outdoor enthusiasts and lovers of the Pisco Sour, it's time to experience one of the world's most compelling food destinations. In fact, Peru was awarded the "#1 Culinary Destination in the World" at 2012 World Travel Awards. Food, wine, nature and equestrian enthusiasts will love this itinerary, peppered with plenty of opportunities to take advantage of Peru's beautiful outdoors.
Arrive to Lima
Upon arrival, you will be met and transfered to your hotel to enjoy the evening at leisure
Explore Lima's Food & Culture [B,L]
Morning Market to Table Cooking Experience
Guided Visit of Colonial Lima
Cocktails at Casa Aliaga
Transfer to Cusco; Visit Pisac [B,L]
En route from the airport in Cusco to your hotel, you will visit Pisac, one of the most important Inca sites in the valley
Optional visit to Awanacancha Lunch and Peruvian Paso horse exhibition
The Foods of the Valley [B,L]
Morning Farm Excursion with Chef Interactive Cooking Class
Design Your Own Day in the Sacred Valley [B]
Choose your preferred full-day guided outdoor adventure: Whitewater Rafting the most beautiful section of the Urubamba river or biking through the Sacred Valley
Visit Machu Picchu [B,L]
You and your guide will take the Vistadome train from Ollanta train station to Aguas Calientes train station. Then, you will catch a mini bus for the final 30 minute ride uphill to the site. These are shuttle buses that leave/arrive the site every half hour. Enjoy a 2-3 hour guided visit of Machu Picchu and then, a buffet lunch at Sanctuary Lodge. Later, take one of the shuttle buses back down to Aguas Calientes.
*Optional Inca Trail Trek To Machu Picchu is available. Please inquire for details.
Explore Machu Picchu [B,L,D]
Today your entrance ticket to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and buses are included. If one day is simply not long enough at Machu Picchu, we offer a second day to be enjoyed with your guide. Choose from four excursions depending on your fitness level and how long you want to be outside.
Take the afternoon Vistadome train from Aguas Calientes to Ollanta in the Urubamba Valley
Sightseeing in Cusco; Return to Lima [B]
Morning Guided Tour of Cusco
Fly Cusco to Lima and onward