Cooking Classes in Cusco Brief Summary:

  • Learn to cook Andean cuisine, focusing on using quinoa and other local crops.
  • Class starts with a tour of a beautiful and traditional open-air market.
  • Prepare your dish with a panoramic view over the beautiful cities.

This tour is a culinary experience with a unique insight into Peru’s food and culture through the use of regional products like quinoa, yellow peppers, and trout.With your chef you will create fusion gourmet dishes and enjoy the most spectacular views that the city has to offer.


Peru Hop does not operate any Cooking Classes in Cusco. To see Peru Hop’s recommended operator for this tour read below.

Cooking Classes in Cusco: 68 USD

  • Times:11:00/16:00.
  • Duration: 2.5 hrs.
  • Meeting Point: Pick-up from hotels in central Cusco.
  • Age:
  • Minimum age: 9 years old – Must have parents permission.

Special deal for Peru Hop Passengers: Tours booked via Hop Login allow date changes up until the evening before your tour begins at no extra cost.

The class consists of the preparation of an appetizer, main course, and pisco sour. Operator also offers vegetarian options (please specify when you reserve).


  • PISCO SOUR: A traditional Peruvian cocktail prepared with pisco, lime juice, simple sugar syrup, egg whites, and bitters.


  • Appetizer:TROUT TIRADITO (Fennel and olive oil trout tiradito with red quinoa and red wine glazed turnips).
  • Main Course:QUINOA QUINOTTO (Red Quinoa quinotto with wild mushrooms and blue cheese).


  • Appetizer: Vegetarian ceviche with tarwi, fresh sprouts, mushrooms, mango, onions, yellow
    pepper, garlic, and red quinoa marinated in a dressing of fennel and olive oil.
  • Main Course: Delicious and nutritious red quinoa cooked with wild mushrooms, sautéed in olive oil, with onions, fresh seasonal vegetables, yellow pepper, garlic, ginger, and baby lettuce from our



  • The tour requires a minimum of 2 people.
  • Vegetarian option available upon request!.
  • It is a good idea to bring a camera to take some beautiful photos of you dishes.


1. What is included in the tour?

Pick-up from your hotel, a culinary tour of a traditional Peruvian Market, a hands-on cooking class where you make a pisco sour, an appetizer and a main course, and return to your hotel.

2. How long does the experience last?

Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.

3. Is this experience suitable for children?

We recommend that children should be 10 years or older, as we use knives and fire in the class.

4. Do I get to cook or is this a demonstration class?

This is a hands-on class with individual cooking stations, where you will make everything you eat.