If you like quinoa, you might be pleased to know you’ll come across plenty of it in Peru where it has been a main staple of the Andean diet for centuries. Beyond the grain, what else is worth trying? Peru boasts an eclectic culinary scene with posh yet affordable restaurants serving unique dishes you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Here’s a look at some of the adventurous eats you’ll discover in Peru.
In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes these two countries so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Peru and Bolivia!
The journey from Puno to Arequipa takes visitors from the indigenous culture of the Aymara and Quechua people found in Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca, down to the city of Arequipa, which was one of the greatest colonial cities in Peru.
The Pacific coast of South America is one which is famous for its excellent surfing conditions, and from the southern reaches of Chile up to Colombia at the northern end of the continent, there are plenty of places to catch a wave or two.