Discover Peru, the emerging wine destination in South America with this 8-day wine and cultural adventure journey. You will visit the best wineries and taste their finest local wines and piscos.
Day 1: Upon arrival at Lima airport, you will be transferred to your chosen hotel (3-star superior, 4 or 5-star hotel) in Miraflores. Depending on your arrival time, you can either enjoy a colonial & modern Lima city tour, or just spend the evening at leisure.
Day 2: After breakfast, depart to Pachacamac to the south. You will visit the Queirolo hacienda, and vineyards and wine and pisco makers in Pachacamac, and enjoy a wine or pisco degustation. Return to Lima at noon and enjoy a delicious typical Peruvian welcome lunch in El Bolivariano Peruvian restaurant (belonging to the Queirolo wine and pisco makers). The lunch includes pisco sour, water and coffee. In the afternoon, if you arrived late on Day 1 and missed the Lima city tour you will enjoy it now. Otherwise you will have free time in Lima or optional visit to the superb Larco Herrera archaeological museum.
Day 3: In the morning drive south along the Panamericana highway to Ica, lodging in Hotel Viñas Queirolo, surrounded by their vineyards. You will have lunch, followed by a tasting of their Intipalka fine red and/or wines and piscos. In the afternoon enjoy a guided vineyards visit with a sommelier and learn about the different grape sorts cultivated. Spend the late afternoon at leisure enjoying the sunset over the vineyards, or just to relax.
Day 4: Visit two centenary icons of the Peru wine and pisco industry: Hacienda Tacama and Hacienda La Caravedo. First you will visit Hacienda La Caravedo, established in 1684, the oldest distillery in the Americas, now using modern technology to make the best Pisco in the world, Porton Mosto Verde (blend of Quebranta, Albilla, Italia and Torontel) and La Caravedo Premium, a pure Quebranta. Enjoy a 2-hour visit of colonial and very modern pisco distilleries. After a degustation, depart to Hacienda y Bodega Tacama, the oldest vineyard of South America, a beautiful colonial hacienda with an underground wine cellar that is unique in the country (8m under the surface). Enjoy a red and/or white wine and pisco tasting with sommelier. You will have lunch in El Tambo restaurant. In the afternoon, return to the hotel for resting or for optional excursions.
Day 5: In the morning depart to Lima airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Sacred valley situated at 2800 metres altitude (500 m. lower than Cusco). Spend the rest of day relaxing and enjoy a nice dinner at the hotel.
Day 6: Early morning transfer or short walk (depending on hotel location) to Ollantaytambo train station for a train ride to Aguas Calientes, the town below the Machu Picchu ruins. Drive by bus to the Machu Picchu ruins gate. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour to this world heritage and cultural wonder. You will have some free time for exploring the ruins on your own. Enjoy a buffet lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge hotel before returning to Cusco, lodging in your chosen hotel.
Day 7: Morning departure to visit the Cusco nearby Inca ruins, starting with the impressive Sacsayhuaman fortress-Temple, then the underground Qenqo shrine and to the Tampumachay Inca water temple. Return to Cusco for a city tour and visit the huge colonial Cathedral and the Koricancha Inka Sun temple ruins. Alternatively, you can choose a Peruvian cooking lesson. Spend the afternoon at leisure and enjoy a nice farewell dinner with show.
Day 8: Departure and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
Please note: You can also choose to stay in 4 or 5-star hotels. Please get in touch for prices. A single supplement is also available (1324 Euros).
- Bus transfers to the ruins
- Pisco tasting in Hacienda La Caravedo
- Transfers in comfortable vehicle
- Bilingual wine and pisco expert guide in Pachacamac and Ica
- Bilingual local tourist guides in Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu
- Described meals in Queirolo hotel and in Tacama restaurant: lunches with wine/ pisco tasting
- 7-nights accommodation in 3,4 or 5 star superior hotels, double room basis with buffet breakfast
- Dinner on Day 5
- Farewell dinner with show in Cusco
- Buffet Lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge hotel
- Delicious lunch in typical Bolivariano restaurant in Lima
- Inca Rail Executive train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu) and back
- Entrance fees to all excursions and monuments
- Wine and pisco tasting during visits to Queirolo and Tacama producers
- Optional Larco Herrera museum visit in Lima
- Optional lunch cooking lesson in Cusco
If you cancel:
(a) 15 days or more before a day tour, hotel booking or winery tour is due to commence you will receive a full refund of the price paid by you less any Paypal or credit card fees; no refunds will be applied if the reservation is cancelled less than 7 days for these type of experiences.
(b) 45 days or more before the commencement of a multi day tour you will receive a refund of 50% less any swift money transfer or Paypal or Visa/ Master Card fees as applicable;
(c) within 30 to 44 days before the commencement of a multi day tour you will receive a refund of 30% less any swift money transfer or Paypal or credit card (Visa or Master Card) fees;
(d) if less than 30 days no refund will be given for multi day tours.
Cancellation from our side:
In the event that we cancel a booking or any part of a booking in the event of any unforeseen cancellation due to terrorism, natural disasters, political instability or other external events making it not viable or safe for you or us to operate any element of a booking, there will be a total or partial refund, less the payment fees and non refundable services already paid.