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Mercado Nº 1 de Surquillo

Mercado Nº 1 de Surquillo: Our most recommended tours and activities

Lima: Sightseeing Bike Tour with Food and Drink Tastings

1. Lima: Sightseeing Bike Tour with Food and Drink Tastings

The meeting point is going to be at Terrua, where you can try one of the best coffees in Lima. After coffee the bike ride starts; First stop is the "El Buen Gusto" bakery we can try "chicha morada", a traditional non-alcoholic drink from Peru and also empanadas. then is time to enjoy the "Malecón de Miraflores" this is an area with very iconic places such as "El Parque del Amor" or "El Faro de la Marina". After Miraflores, comes Barranco, known as the bohemian district of Lima, here we can enjoy the urban art while riding our bikes. there is also stop at the old "Juanito" tavern where we can try a delicious "butifarra" with Peruvian country ham. Then the ride continues to the Surquillo market to taste different local fruits. Before finishing the tour there is one more stop at a local restaurant. Our friends from "Maraparte" will prepare us a delicious ceviche. This is one of the most representative dishes of Peruvian food made with fish marinated in lemon juice accompanied by onion, corn, chili, etc.

Lima: Surquillo Market Visit and Peruvian Cooking Lesson

2. Lima: Surquillo Market Visit and Peruvian Cooking Lesson

Your morning starts with a morning coffee to at “Terrua” coffee shop with a brief explanation about the coffee in Peru. Then is time to walk to the Surquillo market, where you can taste different local fruits, where the most outstanding is the lucuma, the best way to consume it is in smoothies and desserts. After a short walk Chef Gonzalo del Risco and the team at the "Maraparte" restaurant will teach us how to prepare two of the most representative dishes of Peruvian gastronomy Ceviche and Causa! You can also taste "Chicha Morada" a traditional drink from Peru; non-alcoholic and prepared with a base of purple corn, one of the many super foods that we can find in our c

Lima: Street Food Tasting Tour with Pisco Sour Class

3. Lima: Street Food Tasting Tour with Pisco Sour Class

Experience the flavors of Peruvian food like a local on this street food tour. You will discover why Lima is called the gastronomic city of America, through tasting its signature stews, fruits, and desserts. Learn how to make Peru’s signature drink during a pisco sour lesson. After pickup directly from your accommodation, head first to the Chorrillos Artisanal Fishing Pier, one of the popular trade points for marine products. Get to know the history of the pier before continuing to the Surquillo Market. The Surquillo Market become something of a mecca for international foodies after the praise of the famous Peruvian chef Gastón Acurio. The market is open every day and sees a large amount of food and spices sold. You can find exotic fruits from the Amazon Rainforest, potatoes and chili peppers from the tops of the distant Andes Mountains, fresh fish and seafood from the coast, and meats of different types, including alpaca and guinea pig. Taste some exotic fruits (cherimoya, granadilla, and tumbo) and the chicha morada (drink made from purple corn), then continue your gastronomic experience at two fast-food restaurants to taste their different specialties. At La Huerta Chinen, where they specialize in Creole mixes, you’ll get to try the famous Causa Limeña (mashed yellow potatoes seasoned with limes, chili peppers, and stuffed with chicken). At Alto K Fish, they specialize in seafood. You’ll get to taste their marine trio (fish ceviche, rice with seafood, and squid pork rinds). After delighting your palate, visit the historic center of Lima and walk through its old streets appreciating its impressive balconies, churches, and colonial houses. See the main square of Lima, the cathedral, the government palace, and the convent of San Francisco and its catacombs. Later, sweeten your palate by tasting Spanish churros (filled with manjar blanco or pastry cream accompanied with white sugar). Then, visit a local bar to learn about the flagship drink of Peru, the pisco sour (made from grape pisco, limos, syrup, egg whites, and angostura bitters). As a final stop, visit the Chabuca Granda avenue to try the Peruvian donuts known by the locals as picarones (made of sweet potato dough accompanied by honey).

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