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Arequipa Food Tour
US$ 35
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Discover the flavours of Peru on this food tour of Arequipa. Visit its markets and restaurants to taste its most typical dishes, drinks and desserts!

Arequipa Food Tour

We'll meet at 9 am at your hotel in Arequipa and head into the historic centre of the city to soak up Peru's most deeply rooted traditions. What better way to do this than with a gastronomic tour? Let's get started!

We'll walk through the old Arequipa neighbourhoods, full of narrow streets and colonial houses, until we reach the traditional market of San Camilo. Once there, we'll stroll among its food stalls to discover the most sought-after products in Arequipa's kitchens. In addition, we'll select some typical products to cook with the help of a local chef.

The food tour will continue to the restaurant, where we'll receive an introduction to Arequipa's gastronomy from the chef and put on our aprons. Let's get to work! 

We'll begin this culinary adventure by learning the secrets of traditional Peruvian cuisine while we prepare some typical dishes such as rocoto relleno, ocopa arequipeña and solterito de queso. 

Once the cooking experience is over, we'll taste the delicacies we have prepared while enjoying the open air. 

Finally, we'll go to a wine and spirits establishment to learn about the preparation of different cocktails and to taste the famous pisco, the traditional Peruvian liquor. 

The tour will end by taking you back to the hotel at 5 pm. 

Pick up

Pick up is included at hotels located within a 1 km radius from the Plaza de Armas in Arequipa. If your hotel is outside this area, you should come to the meeting point in the Plaza de Armas at the indicated time. 

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Price

Adults Children between 6 and 17 years old Children under 6 years old
Food tour & workshop
US$ 35
US$ 30
Free

Food tour & workshop

  • Adults

    US$ 35
  • Children between 6 and 17 years old

    US$ 30
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 14 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 75% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 75% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

6 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

Included

English speaking guide.

Tasting of local dishes and drinks.

Pisco tasting.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 35
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Calle Zela, 301.