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Peru - Wine & Gourmet

(14 Days)

Lima | Ica | Arequipa | Puno | Cusco | Sacred Valley

Day Routing
01 Lima

Arrival in Lima, transfer to Hotel Country Club Lima. Welcome Pisco Sour at the hotel‘s own bar and dinner in the Summum-awarded restaurant Perroquet of the hotel.

02 Lima

City tour through the colonial and modern part of Lima including visit of Monastery San Francisco. Visit of the oldest bar in Lima (Bar Cordano) for a sandwich with Perus specialty “jamón del pais“. Guests will make a Bonvivant & Cía tour with a special gourmet bus (seat-in base) to try tapas in Barranco and to enjoy a coffee & small desert in a traditional café.

03 Lima

Exploration of a market in Lima together with a local cook before guests attend a cooking class with lunch. In the afternoon, visit at “Peru pa’ti”, a shop with Peruvian products and specialties, where guests can shop (not included) while they enjoy a snack and/or a nice cup of coffee.

04 Lima - Ica

Transfer to Ica. Visit to the first viña of Peru, Tacama, with wine tasting and later on walk through the vineyards of Viñas Queirolo including a tasting of their wines and Pisco. Dinner and overnight at Viñas Queirolo.

05 Ica - Paracas - Lima

Visit of the Ballestas Islands (Seat-in) by speed boat. The Islands are home of thousands of different birds, as well as sea lions, cormorants, pelicans and penguins. Return to Lima.

06 Lima - Arequipa

Flight to Arequipa. City tour through the „White City“ including Santa Catalina Monastery. Dinner at Restaurant zigzag, a
Peruvian restaurant with European inflections, located in a two-story colonial house with an iron stairway designed by Gustave Eiffel. Overnight at Hotel Libertador Arequipa.

07 Arequipa - Puno

Visit of the beautiful San Camilo market hall with regional specialities. Lunch at a local picantería. Transfer to the station where your 2-night train ride adventure at luxury Belmond Andean Explorer crossing the Andes begins. Dinner and overnight aboard.

08 Puno

Fullday boat excursion (seat-in) on Lake Titicaca to visit the Uros Indians on their floating islands and the Taquile island. return to the train station and start your journey towards Sicuani where you will spend the night. Fullboard included and overnight aboard.

09 Puno - Cusco

Scenic drive to Cusco with breakfast aboard. On the way visit the archaeological site of Racchi, the temple ruins date back to the 14th century. Arrival in Cusco and walking city tour through the cobblestone alleys to visit the cathedral at Plaza de Armas and Coricancha, the most important temple in the Incan empire. Overnight at Hotel Belmond Monasterio.

10 Cusco

Visit the ruins around Cusco, like Sacsayhuaman. A-la carte dinner at MAP café inside the pre-Columbian Art museum, one of the best restaurants in Cusco.

11 Cusco - Sacred Valley

Drive to the Sacred Valley and visit the famous Pisac market and the ruins of Ollantaytambo. Lunch at Casa Hacienda Huayoccari. Overnight at Hotel Inkaterra
Hacienda Urubamba.

12 Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Full day excursion by Vistadome train to the famous ruin site of Machu Picchu and guided visit of the ruins. Lunch will be served at the Sanctuary Lodge. Return to Cusco by bus and train.

13 Cusco - Lima

Flight to Lima. Dinner at Amor Amar, a beautiful location and a traditional cuisine combined with modern twist.

14 Lima

Transfer to the airport and departure.