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Want a truly alternative, authentic and local experience in Lima? Want to get to know the city beyond the touristic attractions and try some of the best foods the locals actually eat? Then this intercultural and gastronomic experience is what you’re looking for! You’ll get to see some unique places, try some amazing food and meet some friendly locals in areas that most tourists don’t get to see, both in a human settlement and on a local market.
Pick-up from hotels in central areas. Pick-up at cruise shuttle stop or airport available for an additional fee.
Your visit benefits the local community in different ways. First of all, it provides an (additional) income to several community members, including the cook and the local guide. Secondly, your visit supports the local project of Jugando Aprendo, which works especially with minors who do domestic work and their families as well as other local children and teens. The tour price includes a donation to this great local organisation, ran by our local community guides.
In addition to financial benefits, the interest and attention of people who came from all over the world increases the pride of the local people in their communities. The local people on the tour are all in a way community leaders who work hard to improve their environment and community. The admiration of visitors from across the world reinforces their engagement. Too often, they are looked down on by fellow Peruvians from more affluent neighborhoods.
Sometimes, real friendships and longterm engagements have resulted from our tours. A young aspiring cook is studying to become a chef thanks to people who met him during our tour. We love to see more of this happening too!