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Local Markets & Food History Small-Group Tour provided by Haku Tours

Local Markets & Food History Small-Group Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20-07-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Learn what’s trendy, not touristy, on this small-group food history tour of Lima. You’ll mingle with the locals at two colorful markets then head over to the Barranco District, a bohemian enclave of Peruvian cuisine. Your guide will introduce you to tasty, and safe-to-eat, street food. With just seven people max, it’s ideal for families.
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 4 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Market
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Santiago de Surco
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Barranco
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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Highlights
  • Lima food history tour with a small group limited to 7
  • Sample numerous snacks and drinks—come hungry!
  • Try “picarones,” a Peruvian dessert introduced to Spanish colonies
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off: Barranco, Miraflores, San Isidro
Important Information
Departure Point
Haku Tours: (Local Life Experience & Peru's Top Authentic Food Tours), Oficina 711, Calle Porta 170, Miraflores 15074, Peru Barranco, Peru San Isidro, Peru Miraflores, Peru
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (hotels in Barranco, Miraflores, San Isidro only)
  • Professional guide
  • Local Snacks
  • We recommend you do not eat much before your tour because you will try numerous types of food, snacks and drinks. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let us know when you book your tour with us
  • Entry/Admission - Market
  • Entry/Admission - Santiago de Surco
  • Entry/Admission - Barranco
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • All our prices included pick up and drop off to your hotel only when your hotel is located in: Miraflores, San Isidro and Barranco. Outside these places, you have to pay a small fee for your pick up/drop off, this extra payment should be in cash. The options to pay are US Dollars or Local Currency or both, at should be paid at the end of your tour to your tour guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Dear customers, you all are welcome to take our food tour but in case you are suffering and health problem then please ask your doctor if its ok for you to take the tour or not, please remember you are the only one responsable about your desicion. The tour experience is amaizing the local food fantastic and great your tour guide and people around but still please think well your desicions, we all just want you enjoy and be so happy with us.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 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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LR KC wrote a review Feb. 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed our tour. Our guide was very fun and knowledgeable. The food and markets were delicious and colorful, best ceviche and calamari/octopus I have ever tasted. Make sure to see Rosita in the fish market! I would do this tour and use this company again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ZulyLopezp, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Local Markets & Food History Small-Group Tour
Responded Feb. 22, 2020
Rosita is incredible! indeed! Thanks a lot for your comments , we are more than pleased to read and imagine your happiness the whole experience! Thats what make us happy! The aim of the experience is to get to know the original place where our food is and the relationship between local market sellers and people at homes! Hope to see you again!
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DavidS2969UG wrote a review Dec. 2019
Warwickshire, United Kingdom95 contributions8 helpful votes
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Good intro to local foods, way of life using the local markets and a great overview of the various districts around Lima. Tour guide was fun and easy to get on with.
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Anna V wrote a review Nov. 2019
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We highly recommend this tour! We are a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 small children and the tour was perfect for us! We luckily got a private tour with Edwin. He was super knowledgeable about the food and the history of Peru. We learned so much and ate a lot of food! We felt safe
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Date of experience: November 2019
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KirstenLuann wrote a review Nov. 2019
New York City, New York82 contributions12 helpful votes
Christopher was an excellent guide and we would highly recommend this tour! We wanted an opportunity to get more detailed explanations about typical Peruvian dishes and ingredients and we certainly got that on this tour! And we got the chance to try some fruits we had never
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from ZulyLopezp, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Local Markets & Food History Small-Group Tour
Responded Feb. 21, 2020
Thank you very much for sharing your experience and we are really proud that you were having fun and get a lot of history through peruvian cuisine of our guide Chistopher, we will let him know about you! Besides that, let you know that you are helping a lot of people in local communities in Lima with our social projects. Hope we see you soon! Best regards!
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Carmen Sandiego wrote a review Nov. 2019
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My husband and I loved this tour. Amadeo is so friendly and welcoming and took the time to answer all of our questions. The food was amazing and plentiful and we appreciated that they catered to my husband's gluten allergy. I would absolutely recommend this tour to anyone
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Response from ZulyLopezp, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Local Markets & Food History Small-Group Tour
Responded Nov. 11, 2019
Hey there! The history of flavors is the favorite tour of Amadeo! And so now we know you enjoy it as much as him! Thank you so much for sharing your experience here! We always try to do our best Have a great day!
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Virtual Cooking Class of a Peruvian Classic Dish Exceeded My Expectations
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Very trustworthy and great communications!
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