Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu town, is the village where all travelers arrive before exploring the famous Machu Picchu. However, as Aguas Calientes is quite small there aren’t many things to do. That’s why finding a good restaurant is even more important as you will most likely want to eat somewhere when arriving in Aguas Calientes or after you have done your Machu Picchu tour. In order to simplify your decision of where to go, we created a list of the best restaurants in Aguas Calientes so that you can find some great places to eat.
As everyone knows, Peru is famous for its delicious cuisine. However, the country of the ancient Incas also has an impressive variety of special drinks. The drinks in Peru reflect local customs, history and exceptional ingredients. In this post, I'd like to introduce you to the most popular alcoholic & non-alcoholic Peruvian drinks that you definitely have to try during your time in Peru.
When you’re in Arequipa, also known as the “white city”, you can enjoy some very tasty traditional Peruvian food in the typical “Picanterias”. Arequipa is especially known for the Spanish colonial style of the stews and casserole, which are made over the firewood in clay pots. Get ready for a gastronomic highlight, because the restaurants in Arequipa are some of the most diverse in all of Peru!
Cusco is known for its impressive history of the Incas, for its New Wonder of the World Machu Picchu, and for its beautiful Andean landscape. Apart from sightseeing activities or hiking tours, the city of the Incas also offers a lot of culinary experiences that will cherish your palate.
In recent years, Lima has built up its reputation as the gastronomic hotspot in South America. The amount of excellent restaurants that you can find in Peru’s capital is very high. In fact, for the eighth time in a row since 2012, the country received the prize for the “World's Leading Culinary Destination” by the World Travel Awards in the category of gastronomy.
All of us have been in a situation like that before: we are traveling in a foreign country and we don't know where to go out to eat. However, we do not want to enter a restaurant and eat food we don’t know just to leave that one disappointed. That’s why in this article, we present traditional Peruvian food from cities such as Lima, Arequipa, Cusco, Puno, Paracas and many more so you can enjoy the incredible Peruvian kitchen during your journey.