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Colonial Lima gastro tour

Live life like a true Limean with this rich and colourful gastronomic tour that explores the city’s most popular markets. You will be able to find absolutely anything with the fruit market, in particular, bursting with tasty treasures from the coast, the highlands and the jungle. The tour acquaints you with Peru's capital, its 2,000 years of history and its colonial heritage. Experience the artistic traditions and contemporary lives of the locals. Discover one of the oldest taverns and best-loved family restaurants, the Cordano tavern, which is renowned for its tacu tacu (pan-fried rice and beans) and butifarra (bread stuffed with ham). This is definitely the right time to skip your diet and sample the local produce. Visit the best-preserved colonial mansion in the city, Casa Aliaga, which has been home to 16 generations of the same family and is the jewel of Colonial Lima. Wander through the spacious and beautiful rooms; admire this immaculately preserved relic of a bygone era. The house is divided into 18 rooms; the upper hall features paintings and is the gateway to the Golden Hall. Behold the many gilded mirrors that were imported in the 19th century to follow fashion trends from Europe. In the courtyard, check out the well preserved Sevillian-style tyles. After the tour of this spectacular family home, head to one of the best local restaurants in town, where you will sample traditional food and after lunch, you’ll be dropped off back at your accommodation. Live life like a true Limean with this rich and colourful gastronomic tour that explores the city’s most popular markets. You will be able to find absolutely anything with the fruit market, in particular, bursting with tasty treasures from the coast, the highlands and the jungle. The tour acquaints you with Peru's capital, its 2,000 years of history and its colonial heritage. Experience the artistic traditions and contemporary lives of the locals. Discover one of the olde Meeting/pick-up point: Passengers will be collected at their respective hotels (located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Lima downtown).>br> Duration: Six hours approx. Start or opening time: 8.30am. Languages: Spanish and English.