You will be picked up at your hotel and driven to a local fresh produce market in order to start the tour. You will have the chance to see the ingredients used to prepare the most traditional dishes and try some native fruits. You will then head towards a traditional restaurant where a Chef and a barman will give you a practical demonstration of how Ceviche, the most representative Peruvian dish, is prepared as well as mixing and tasting of a Pisco Sour, the world-famous cocktail of Peru. Then, you will taste a selection of traditional Peruvian cuisine dishes and desserts.
By afternoon, your tour will start at Intihuatana Park located on the Miraflores cliffs, which has a spectacular view of the bay of Lima and where paragliders from all over the world gather to fly over the area. Then, you will go to the Pucllana Temple, a pre-Inca pyramid found in the Miraflores district, to mark a contrast. You will visit El Olivar Park, an ancient olive plantation, which is now part of the city, located in the San Isidro district, and from there you will be transferred to Limas historical downtown, a World Heritage-listed by UNESCO. You will stop at the Main Square, located in front of the Presidential Palace, the Lima Municipality, and the Archbishop's Palace, beautiful colonial buildings that are an important part of its identity. A few blocks away, you will visit Santo Domingo Convent, one of the most impressive religious architectural complexes of the 17th century. Here you will see the relics of the three Peruvian saints, Santa Rosa de Lima, San Martín de Porres, and San Juan Macías, and a library with a collection of 25 thousand old books.
Please note: The tour ends up at your hotel, at Larcomar, or at the Indian market.