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Lima Gastronomic Experience (6 Hours)

Metropolitan Touring - Peru

Lima, Peru

Valid for Travel Now Through: 26 Feb 2019

Lima Gastronomic Experience (6 Hours )

Lima, Peru

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Family Vacations
  • Food & Wine
  • Sightseeing

Meals

Lunch

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Easy

Description

Begin today’s experience with a visit to a local market in the San Isidro District, one of the upscale districts that comprise the city of Lima. Officially established on April 24, 1930, San Isidro has become a major financial quarter in recent years, as many banks and businesses left downtown Lima to set up their headquarters in modern office blocks. It is inhabited mostly by upper-class families.Learn about the different fruits, vegetables, meats, fish and seafood used in various Peruvian dishes. The goods of the merchants are nicely displayed, especially the colorful displays of fruits and vegetables.

Continue to Lima downtown, to visit the Historical Center stopping at the Plaza Mayor or Plaza de Armas, birthplace of the city of Lima, as well as the core of the city, surrounded by the Government Palace, Cathedral of Lima, Archbishop's Palace of Lima, the Municipal Palace, and the Palace of the Union. Discover the history and traditions hidden in every corner of Lima, once the most important Viceroyalty of the Spanish Empire receiving the title of “The City of Kings”. The highlights of the historical centre are its architecture and the urban design of the city, found in the old streets filled with colonial houses adorned with Moorish-style balconies.

Stop at El Cordano bar, a Lima institution since 1905, considered a national heritage, visited by presidents, poets, writers and artists, to taste some of the traditional dishes. This old-world dining hall with its swinging “saloon-style” doors has received practically every Peruvian president for the last 100 years as a customer. It is situated a block away from the Plaza Mayor, in the heart of downtown Lima, just beside the Government Palace. An unforgettable place of yesteryear with a swing that plunges you into the living room of memories of Lima's historyYour visit continues with a visit to La Casa de la Gastronomía, a museum to learn about Peruvian food. The museum shows data from pre-Inca times to contemporary times, and with environments in which life-scale scenes of food preparation are shown in different times and regions of the country.

Then it is time to continue to El Bolivariano Restaurante to savor a delicious typical Peruvian meal, including a Pisco Sour Demonstration and Tasting.End the day, with a stop at Yitzhak Rabin Park, inaugurated in 1998 in honor of the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The park had a priviledged location, making visitors able to have a beautiful look of Lima's bay. It is also home to an sculpture from one of our most famous artists Jose Tola.

About Us

Metropolitan Touring - Peru is a very agile and extremely reliable DMC in Peru providing outstanding custom-made travel experiences. Originally founded as Receptour in the 1960’s, we became Metropolitan Touring Peru in 2007. By merging the local knowledge of our 100% Peruvian staff and the continuous innovation of the Metropolitan Touring network, we are able to constantly exceed our guests’ expectations and to offer important advantages for multi-country trips (ie. Peru & Galapagos combination). Our Dedicated Travel Advisor Desk’s goal is to provide exclusive assistance to the agent community to deliver a perfect travel experience.

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Guide Services in Peru and Machu Picchu

By: Bill


Reviewed on: 03 Feb 2018

Metropolitan Tour Group is one of the best tour operators we have ever used. There staff was always on time and told us what we were going to see and how long it was going to take and then they executed the plan with out a hitch. Great !!!!!!!!!!
Travel Advisor:  Denise Sullivan

Metropolitan Touring in Peru was Perfect.

By: Cathryn Buchanan


Reviewed on: 23 Jul 2018

Everything went perfectly. And we loved our guide for the Sacred Valley and Machu Pichu. We kept trying to come up with a question she couldn't answer, but were unsuccessful. Our hotels were amazing - completely comfortable, interesting, and with excellent cuisine. The lunch stops were fabulous. I can't say enough about how great this tour company is.
Travel Advisor:  Kari Mollan

Tour Guides to Use in Peru

By: Susan KW


Reviewed on: 14 Sep 2018

Metropolitan Touring provided a private guide and driver for the various Inca sites in Peru including Machu Picchu, Cusco and the Sacred Valley. The guide was terrific with our teenagers and took the time to converse with my son in Spanish, who is learning the language. He was well versed in the history of the Incas so we learned quite a bit about the culture including the history and significance of each site. Hotels selected were top notch and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the restaurants that came with our reservation. We would highly recommend
Travel Advisor:  Lisa Cohen-Dumani