Food Tour Cusco
Food Tour Cusco takes place in Cusco, a city located in the Andes Mountains of Peru. Cusco is known for its unique blend of indigenous and Spanish flavors. Some must-try dishes include ceviche, a popular seafood dish made with raw fish marinated in lemon juice, and lomo saltado, a stir-fry dish made with steak, onions, tomatoes, and potatoes. In Food Tour Cusco visitors sample the city’s traditional Andean cuisine, which features ingredients such as corn, potatoes, and quinoa, and is often accompanied by chili.
Additionally, Cusco is home to a thriving street food scene, with vendors selling a variety of tasty and affordable dishes. With its delicious and diverse offerings, Cusco, the Inca capital of Peru is the perfect destination for food lovers looking to experience the best of Peruvian cuisine.
Why a Food Tour in Cusco?
The food of Cusco is unique, as well as each tour. In each activity, food, learning and good vibes are guaranteed.
Cusco preserves many things from the past and during the tours you will be able to see architecture left by the Incas.
Meeting new people is always nice and much better if you are sharing or cooking delicious food.
Food tours in Cusco
Street food tour in Cusco
Price: 65 USD
Snack and sightsee on this small-group street food tour in Cusco limited to 10 people or fewer.
Cooking class in Cusco
Price: 90 USD
This cooking class in Cusco let you discover the rich flavors and amazing culinary heritage of Peruvian cuisine.
Central market & food tour in Cusco
Price: 75 USD
This central market & food tour in Cusco take you through the charming streets of Cusco.
Cooking class & market tour in Cusco
Price: 59 USD
Explore a local market in Cusco and take a workshop on this Peruvian cooking class.
Chocolate workshop in Chocomuseo Cusco
Price: 26 USD
Take this chocolate workshop in Chocomuseum Cusco and learn how to make your own chocolate.
Private food tour in Cusco
Price: 77 USD
Sample local specialities that you might otherwise miss out on this private food tour in Cusco.
Inca ruins tour & gourmet picnic lunch
Price: 195 USD
Enjoy a personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on this private tour of two Inca sites.
Food in Cusco
Peruvian cuisine is renowned for its delicious flavors and unique ingredients, and the city of Cusco is no exception. From the vibrant markets to the world-class restaurants, Cusco offers a food experience like no other. In this text, we will explore the culinary delights of Cusco, divided into three categories.
Traditional Cusco cuisine
Cusco is home to a variety of traditional dishes that reflect the region’s rich history and diverse cultural influences. One such dish is “cuy al horno,” which translates to roasted guinea pig. While it may sound unconventional, this dish is a staple in the Andean region and is a must-try for any adventurous foodie. Another popular dish is “chupe de camarones,” a spicy soup made with river shrimp, potatoes, and local Andean herbs.
Street food in Cusco
Cusco’s vibrant markets are a food lover’s paradise, offering a variety of street food and snacks that are both delicious and affordable. Try the “anticuchos,” which are grilled beef hearts on a skewer, or the “tamales,” a corn-based dish filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables. And, of course, no visit to Cusco would be complete without trying the famous Peruvian drink, “chicha morada,” a sweet and refreshing purple corn-based drink.
Fine dining in Cusco
For those looking for a more upscale dining experience, Cusco offers a variety of world-class restaurants that combine traditional Andean ingredients with modern techniques. Try the “alpaca steak” at one of the city’s many high-end restaurants, or indulge in a tasting menu featuring local ingredients such as quinoa, corn, and potatoes. And, of course, no meal in Cusco is complete without a glass of the local spirit, “pisco,” which can be enjoyed on its own or in a refreshing cocktail.