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Peruvian Cooking Class and Local Market in Cusco provided by Cultural Immersion Day Tours

Peruvian Cooking Class and Local Market in Cusco

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Set off in the morning or afternoon for the central market in Cusco, followed by a hands-on cooking class. Your lesson takes place in a modern, downtown cooking studio, where you’re introduced to a variety of local products and ingredients. Learn to prepare popular dishes from a Peruvian chef, accompanied by beverages such as a pisco sour and purple corn–based “chicha morada.”
  • Professional chef teaches you about Peruvian cuisine with lunch or dinner
  • Market visit and cooking lesson make an easy introduction to Andean kitchens
  • Learn about the diversity of ingredients used in local dishes
  • Enjoy an appetizer, main course, and dessert with national beverages
Important Information
Departure Point
San Pedro Market, Thupaq Amaru 477, Cusco 08002, Peru
Return Details
Cusco Culinary, San Andres 477, Cusco 08000, Peru
  • Visit to local market
  • Cooking class
  • Fruit tasting
  • Professional Peruvian chef (English/Spanish-speaking)
  • All ingredients
  • All meals (Appetizer, main course, dessert)
  • Pisco Sour and Chicha Morada
  • Bottled water
  • All local taxes
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Average groups are of 4 and the maximum is 12 people
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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mep n wrote a review Dec 2019
Glenview, Illinois4 contributions
Jesus was outstanding! He made the market come alive! We learned so much about Peruvian culture. Once we were in the studio we had such a great time. He was amazingly accommodating to all the different request dairy free, vegetarian, and others. He always did it with a smile on
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Date of experience: December 2019
Kristine N wrote a review Dec 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We had the best time with Jesus! He was friendly accommodating and a great guide. The food was amazing!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Nicole S wrote a review Dec 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
This was one of my favorite experiences in Peru. The San Pedro Market was big and could have been overwhelming, but having a local guide was just what we needed. The location of the cooking class was so beautiful and full of Peruvian culture, it was clean and very well organized
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Susan B wrote a review Nov 2019
Bournemouth, United Kingdom26 contributions18 helpful votes
Lovely people with a passion for PISCO and flaming frying pans. The market was fun but we expected to choose more ingredients from the enormous choice available. Hot plates when serving would have been a bonus. The meal was perfectly organised so that anyone with dietary needs
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Date of experience: November 2019
Tiffany B wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions
We had such a great time exploring the market and purchasing the food!! The recipes were delicious and the facility was great!!! We would highly recommend!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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We had 2 nights in the Amazon at Amazona Posadas. We packed in a lot to very little time. The lodge was beautiful a
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Amazing tour
We really had a great time. Our guide was really fantastic, he explained in English and Spanish. he knew that much
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We went to Lima, the Amazon jungle, Cusco, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. We had an absolutely phenomenal time.
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Has the most amazing experience on this tour. Everything was so well organised. Our tour guide Richard was a great
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Excelent tour
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Such an organized and sustainable company
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Excellent service. A once-in-a-lifetime adventure
Aside from Peru’s unique, rich culture, unmatched beauty and easy-going people, it is still a foreign country and i
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Excellent Tour
We did a private tour of Cusco and Lima with Cultural Immersion. They did a great job and I am a demanding customer
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We highly recommend this tour if you want to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu
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Great excursion over the Nazca lines!
Because my friend and I were the only two scheduled for this trip, our tour guide, Luís met us at our Air Bnb in Li
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Best of Peru with excellent support
We just came back from a fantastic trip to Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valey, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca. Cultural Imm
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Cultural Immersion Is Awesome!
Highly recommend Cultural Immersions. Our coordinator Grethel was great from the moment we made reservations. She
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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