Lima - A Private Journey to Lima
Ship: Silver Cloud
Voyage Number: E4201028019 (Pre-cruise)
Sailing departure: 28 October 2020
Program departure: 24 October 2020
Nights: 4 Nights
Gateway Airport start: Lima
Embarkation Port end: Callao (Lima)
Day 1 - Arrive in Lima and transfer to Hotel. Lunch will be at Huaca Pucllana Restaurant. Located right within the Huaca Pucllana archaeological complex guests dine alongside an ancient pre-Inca sacred pyramids that date to the 5th Century AD. Afternoon spend on a half day exploring the historical sites of the city of Lima. Cocktails and dinner at Casa Aliaga, the oldest home on the continent and a superb location for appreciating interior treatments from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries.
Day 2 - Embark on a journey into the ancient pre-Columbian religious complex at Pachacamac. Guided by archaeologist Luis Felipe Villacorta you will learn how this site, constructed 200-600 AD, has been of great significance to the Huari tribe and the Inca civilization. Stand in awe y the Temple of the Sun and may other structures. Reflect on this experience with lunch hosted by the distinguished Navarro Reategui Family at Hacienda Santa Rosa, located in a villa near the ocean to the south of Lima. In addition to a sumptuous three-course meal you'll enjoy a superbly orchestrated demonstration of the Paso Fino horses, as well as folkloric dancing and an art collection preview. Finish this fantastic day with dinner at one of Lima's highly rated restaurants.
Day 3 - Enjoy a day themed "Lima with Zest" where the focus will be Lima's culinary treasures. Spend the day with top chef Penelope Alzamora who will give much more than a demonstration: you'll get to a search for a variety of local and seasonal ingredients from vendors at a local market before engaging in preparation of a cuisine that is based on ancient traditions and long-established culinary styles. After the interactive cooking experience there will be time to enjoy your delectable creation. For dinner watch esteemed Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino conduct a cooking demonstration at Malabar, one of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants according the San Pellegrino List.
Day 4 - Explore art in Lima. Not only is Lima at the forefront of a thriving contemporary art movement in Latin America, it is firmly grounded in artistic traditions born in pre-Columbian times and developed throughout the colonial period. Spend the day exploring the most important museums and art galleries with the help of a local specialist. Stops include visit to the seaside home of artist and art collector Augusta Barreda, who has presented her art around the world, the Museo de Arte de Lima, and much more. Lunch is followed by a visit at the Pedro de Osma museum led by a curator and the museum director who will treat you to an exclusive behind the scenes tour. Private dinner at the fascinating Museo Amano.
Day 5 - Participate in an "Urban Eats" tour. Start at a lively local market where you'll be introduced to local staples and unique "super food" ingredients like cañihua, sacha inchi, maca and kiwicha. After experiencing these Peruvian classics there will be a drive to the bohemian district of Barranco to try home-style dishes at a multitude of carefully selected establishments before transfer to the ship.
4 O/N at Hotel B
Touring in private vehicles with A/C & PA-system with water
Local English-speaking tour guide on transfers and sightseeing tours
Entrance fees at all sites as per itinerary
All meals incl. drinks
All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.
This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules, weather or other factors may affect the program, and the local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if necessary.
Gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour. This program is subject to a 100% penalty for any cancellation notices received 90 days or less prior to sailing.
All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older. Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require. Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea's liability does not extend beyond the vessel.