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  • Explore the land of the Incas with a foodie guide
  • Enjoy a hands-on cooking class
  • Visit Machu Picchu, an Incan citadel in the Andes
  • Learn more about Peruvian cuisine
Get the chance to learn more about Peruvian cuisine and Inca heritage during this 6-day, guided gastronomic adventure of Peru and visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Start your trip by travelling to a traditional chicha brewery in Cusco. Enjoy your Cusco tour on the second day and attend a cooking class at a local restaurant.

Explore the Sacred Valley by car on the third day of the trip and visit Machu Picchu on the fourth day. Travel to Pisac on the second-last day of the tour and enjoy a traditional, communal pachamanca luncheon with a local family.

Savor traditional as well as trendy Peruvian dishes during the trip while enjoying stories about the ancient Inca empire. Vegetarians and gluten-free travellers are welcome to book this trip. For more details, please refer to the itinerary below.
customer reviews about Adios Adventure Travel
5.0 - Excellent Based on 18 reviews
Brenda's review for another Adios Adventure Travel tour
5 - Excellent
“My husband and I went on the 7 Day Machu Picchu Walking Vacation offered by Adios Adventure Travel and it was amazing. A lot of thought was put into very detail of the experience - from providing detailed packing lists to offering equipment rental to having a local guide who was passionate about sharing the history of his country. We received wonderful service from the moment we were picked up at the airport to the moment we left Peru.”
Jack's review for another Adios Adventure Travel tour
5 - Excellent
“Excellent life-changing experience of the Incas, Andean lives and culture and the Spanish colonization.”
Atom's review for another Adios Adventure Travel tour
5 - Excellent
“My family and I have used Adios Adventure Travel for all of our South American trips over the years. From family friendly itineraries to climbing the high peaks of the Andean Altiplano, Adios has never let us down. Their highly personalized service from planning to boots on ground is not your typical cookie cutter experience and will guarantee a uniquely, memorable adventure.”
3 hours 3 Star Hotel
Your guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to a walking tour of Cusco. Visit the home of a local where an authentic 'chicha' is brewed using traditional methods. Head for the local San Pedro market next and take a look at the regional cooking ingredients and delicacies.

Learn more about Peruvian culture and the Inca civilization from your guide. Visit Plaza de Armas, once considered the center of the Inca Empire where the statue of King Pachacutec greets passersby. See the incredible achievements of ancient Peruvians as you wander around the city with your tour guide.
6 hours 3 Star Hotel
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the outskirts of Cusco for guided tours of Sacsayhuaman, the ancient Incan fortress perched above Cusco, and the nearby Tambomachay and Pukapukara (entry tickets to one of the three site included in the tour price).

Time to spend the afternoon with our chef in the kitchen of a local restaurant learning about Peruvian food and preparing some dishes. Stay overnight in Cusco (order of activities subject to change based on the availability of restaurant kitchen).
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
8 hours 3 Star Hotel
After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel to for a full-day tour of the Sacred Valley. Your first stop is Chinchero, a weavers' village where the local Qechua women still produce cloths using ancient weaving practices.

The valley was the agricultural heart of the Incas and, depending upon the season you are traveling, you may see fields of potatoes, corns and quinoa. Have your picnic lunch and continue by car to the Inca greenhouse ruins in Moray (optional), where you can learn more about the sophisticated botanical practices of ancient Incas.

Drive to Ollantaytambo, stopping at a brewery en route. Continue by car to the oldest, still-occupied village in Peru for your overnight stay.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
8 hours 3 Star Hotel
Enjoy an early breakfast before a short walk to the station where you catch the morning train to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Have quick lunch before continuing by shuttle bus to the main entry of Machu Picchu for your afternoon guided tour. Return to your accommodation by shuttle bus for an overnight stay in hotel.
Meals
  • Breakfast
6 hours 3 Star Hotel
Board the morning train to Ollantaytambo after breakfast. Upon reaching there, hop on a car for a 1-hour drive to Pisac. Explore the famous local market and visit a local Qechua family where you have the option to enjoy a traditional, communal pachamanca luncheon.

Travel back to Cusco in the afternoon. Those who are interested can also visit the local Museo de Pisco to learn more about the brandy that is unique to Peru and comes from the dry coastal climate in the south.
Meals
  • Breakfast
Prepare for your departure. Explore the city on your own if you have some free time before transferring to the airport. Your hotel can help arrange a taxi to transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
what’s included
  • 5 nights' accommodation in 3* hotels with private bath
  • An English-speaking tour guide
  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches (including the pachamanca meal) & 1 chicha beer (you can also choose the non-alcoholic chicha morada)
  • All ground transfers as per the itinerary. Train and shuttle bus tickets
  • Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu & 1 other secondary archaeological site only
  • 1 cooking class with ingredients included
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • Cusco airport transfer 1 way
  • Additional hotel overnights
what's excluded
  • International flights
  • Cusco airport transfers (both pickup and drop off). Can be arranged on request
  • Some lunches, all dinners & purified drinking water
  • Destinations other than Machu Picchu & one other secondary archaeological site
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Hotel in Lima
Tour details
Availability No Availability
Duration 6 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Minimum Participants 2 people
Age Requirement 23 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Cusco, Peru/ Cusco, Peru
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