Private Lima Home Cooking

From $109.00/person to $459.00/person (Select "Individuals" below) Price varies based on number of individuals in your group
This tour operates on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday only.
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Private
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Cuisine, Shopping, Walking
Shore Excursion Duration 6 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Meal
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate conservative clothing.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk unassisted on uneven ground and navigate stairs. Must be at least 21 years old to consume alcohol. Passport required, please bring with you, or you will be charged a tax of $10(USD). This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Private Lima Home Cooking

For Peruvians, sharing a meal means sharing knowledge, home life and traditions in a fun, intimate setting. You are not just a guest, you become family.

Your journey into Peruvian cuisine begins as you make like a local by taking city transportation to a bustling shopping market where your senses will feast on various spices and foods including cumin, aji mirasol, fresh limes, cherimoyas and much more. Pick up a foodie treasure or two then it's back on the bus for a ride to the seaside neighborhood of Chorrillos where you will visit the home of a family who will greet you with open arms.

Dona Mechita will take you into her kitchen and under her wing as she teaches you how to make some of her family's prized recipes. Not a cook? Not a problem! Dona Mechita will have you whipping up ceviche quicker than you can say rapido!

You will prepare this national dish with freshly-caught fish bathed in a mixture of onions, limes, coriander plus a few secret ingredients. Learn how to make causa limena a popular side dish made of potatoes, chilis and lime then top off your meal with a pisco sour. You will also learn how to prepare this famous Peruvian national drink so you can make for yourself and friends when you return home.

Not to be missed is the maracuya drink, a famous drink made from Peruvian passion fruit that is reported to have healing properties. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience local family life and food by booking this unique tour now.

Please Note: Children 5 and under are free.