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Pachamanca Experience


This is our new spectacular product and a unique gastronomical experience, In this tour we will take you from your hotel in Cusco to the town of Maras, popular for its incredible salt terraces. After we tour the salt mines, we will take you to our private cooking studio in Maras, where you will experience the "Pachamanca" a traditional way of cooking using hot stones in an oven built underground. You will participate in introducing all the food inside the natural oven and after one hour you will take out your lunch basically from inside of the earth. This way of cooking will not only let you enjoy of a vast variety of vegetables, potatoes, corn and meats, but also will let you immerse yourself in the Andean gastronomy and have a very authentic morning accompanied by the spectacular views of the Andean glaciers

Half day gastronomic experience step by step

Step 1.- At 8:30 am we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and drive to the salt terraces of Maras where you will have a guided tour.

Step 2.- After the tour we will take you to our private cooking studio in Maras where you will participate in the “Pachamanca”

Step 3.- While the food gets cooked we will take you to visit the town of Maras, which is a very authentic Andean village and where you will learn about the local life, we will also visit a “Chicheria”, a traditional house where locals make a type of a corn beer, which is the daily drink in the Andes.

Step 4: Then we will come back to our cooking studio and take out our lunch literately from inside of the earth, and finally we will enjoy of a very authentic and diverse lunch.

Step 5: Finally we will come back to Cusco arriving around 2 pm.

Tour Highlights

• Enjoy a unique Peruvian gastronomic experience and learn about the old technics of cooking in the Andes, using the ancestral knowledge and inspired by the best local organic ingredients.

• Interact with the locals and get to know the daily life of the farmers when visiting the Maras local Village.

• Visit a “Chicheria” a local house where locals make a type of a corn beer.

• Explore the salt terraces of Maras and learn about the process of collecting salt using the same technics as thousands of years ago.


• Private transportation from Cusco to Maras and back to Cusco.

• Full lunch including, soup main course, drink and desert.

• A professional English speaking tour guide.

• Entrance ticket to Salt Terraces of Maras.


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