The discovery of the culinary diversity of Peru Cologne. Peru, still a few years ago rather an insider tip for South American tourists, is now a growing popular. Like hardly another travel country, Peru is waiting with a great cultural and natural diversity and inspires hundreds of thousands of visitors from Europe with the exuberant flora and fauna of the Amazon every year up to the mystical, mythical Inca sites such as the famous Machu Picchu. Less known, however, is a special treasure of this South American country. The Peruvian cuisine is considered for some time as one of the best around the world. The Cologne trip organizer and South America specialist MACHU PICCHU TRAVEL in its programme for 2010 a special trip for all those offers, impressed not only by the relics of a culture would allow, but want to learn the culinary delights and secrets of Peru.
Outside the tourist mainstream participants of this (German-speaking guided) tour discover the incredible variety of Peruvian cuisine, which was influenced by the diverse influences of various immigration flows over the centuries. Chinese and Japanese, African and European influences have joined to a stand-alone as well as delightful kitchen. Starting point of the journey is the desert of Piura in the North. The most famous highway of the world – the Pan-American Highway – it continues the scenic gem of Pacasmayo, Trujillo to Lima to Chiclayo. A cooking class in the coastal metropolis, excellent restaurants, over at oases and wild, romantic coastlines, Arequipa, and finally the Andean world of the region around Cusco round out the offerings. Will focus on the wide range of different dishes, desserts, appetizers, wines and spirits – without however fascinating insights in many centuries of cultural history; from the ancient metropolis of Chan Chan is up to the mysterious Inca city of Machu Picchu the traveler offered an impressive cross-section through the history. Press contact: Mr. Michael Stanetschek Moltkestrasse 79 50674 Cologne