• Global Cuisines and Cultures Trips to Peru
  • Global Cuisines and Cultures Trip to Peru

    Want to explore cuisines and flavors from the mountains? From the sea? The rainforests? You’ll find all three in Peru, home to a rich fusion of ingredients and cooking techniques. While there, you’ll discover Influences from all over, including indigenous Inca populations and immigrants from Asia, Europe, and West Africa.

    With geographic regions like the Amazon rainforest, the Andes Mountains, and the South Pacific Ocean, Peru features some of the most diverse climates in the world as well—another factor that has defined its broad culinary history. During this journey, you’ll visit exotic locations and sample local foods to further your understanding of Peru’s unique role in Latin American cuisine. It’s an absolute paradise for culinarians!

    Other highlights:

    • Experience the culinary and cultural highlights of Lima, the capital of Peru.
    • Savor Andean cuisine in the highlands and marvel at the wonder of Machu Picchu—a 15th-century citadel constructed during the height of Incan rule.
    • Explore the breadth of Peruvian cuisine over the centuries to modern times, including classic local ingredients and global influences.
    • Examine the many cultures that have inspired Peru’s culinary-driven society.
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