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Peru Top 5’s

 Looking for the ultimate Peruvian vacation checklist? Check out our top 5’s 

Top 5 reasons to Visit Peru

  • Spiritual Reset– Inquire within & we can connect you with our sister company Ilumina
  • Machu Picchu & hundreds of other ancient sites throughout the country
  • World Class surf spots
  • The food — The Culinary capital of the Americas
  • The People, artisans, innovators, artists, cooks, helpful, welcoming friendly beautiful people

Top 5 Places to Visit in Peru

  • Sacred Valley & Cusco
  • Amazon Jungle
  • Lake Titicaca, Stay with a lovely local family on the island of Amantani
  • The glaciers in Huaraz
  • Talk with us about your dream tour throughout Peru

Top 10 Main Dishes

  • Ceviche
  • Lomo Saltado con Tacu Tacu
  • Aji De Gallina
  • Tallerines Verde with Salsa Huancaina
  • Arroz con Pollo
  • Pollo A La Brasa
  • Anticuchos
  • Sopa Seca
  • Adobo de Chancho
  • Seco De Carne
  • ***Cuy — Just because Anthony Bourdain did it doesn’t mean you have to, but if you must…

Top 5 things to order in a ceviche restaurant

  • Ceviche de Pescado
  • Jalea and dip it in the juice of the ceviche
  • Arroz con Mariscos
  • Tiradito
  • Causa de pulpa de cangrejo or atun

Top 7 Entradas — Appetizer

  • Papa a la Huancaina
  • Papa Rellena
  • Sopa — the soups here are amazing
  • Rocoto Relleno
  • Palta Rellena
  • Leche de Tigre with a cold beer (only at ceviche restaurants)
  • Causa

Top 5 Breakfast items

  • Humitas
  • Tamales
  • Pan con Chicharon
  • Empanadas
  • Croisant mixto (with ham & cheese) or with Manjar Blanco

Top 5 Desserts

  • Picarones
  • Tres Leches
  • Alfajores
  • Mousse de Chocolate or Lucuma
  • Suspiro Limeno
  • Arroz con Leche con mazamora morada

Top 5 Things to Drink in Peru… non-alcoholic

  • Chicha Morada
  • Limonada
  • Emoliente
  • Inca Cola
  • Jugo/ Jugo Surtido — Any fresh fruit juice offered/ Surtido is a fruit smoothie

Top 5 Things to Drink in Peru… to get you tipsy

  • Chilcano
  • Maracuya Sour
  • Algorbina
  • Pisco Sour
  • A nice cold local brew

Top 5 Exotic Fruits in Peru

  • Lucuma
  • Maracuya
  • Chirmoya
  • Pepinillo
  • Grenadilla

Top 5 Things to do in Lima

  • Enjoy a full City Tour with Peru RoadTrip
  • Experience the Circuito Mágico del Agua after dark
  • Surf at Waikiki beach
  • Learn about Peruvian cuisine through a culinary tour or cooking class (ask us for our recomendation) 
  • Take an ocean front stroll from Kennedy Park in Miraflores to Barranco along the Malecon

Top 5 Bars/Discos to get your Party on in Lima**

  • Help
  • Sargento Pimiento
  • La Noche
  • Ayahuasca
  • Aura

**Be warned, if a driver offers to take you to a “Nightclub” you will get lots of expensive attention from the ladies there