EXPLORING THE PERUVIAN WINELAND
The Experience: Pisco is a distillate whose origin dates back over four thousand years. It slowly seemed lost in history during the second half of the twentieth century, only to resurge again since 2000. Today, it has become one of the most popular distilled of the Peruvian consumer and awakes great expectations in the world market. Learn the secrets of its origin and history, which involved both the ancient Incas who gave his name as the Spanish colonizers who brought the first grapes of the old continent and developed their elaboration. Besides pisco, it took a few years for a new generation of red and white wines of Peru to seduce the bestpalates and earn their respect. Today, with huge investments and a commitment to achieve perfection, Peru wines are being introduce worldwide to demonstrate that great wines are achieved and produce here as well. Dare to discover the awakening of the Peruvian wines and enjoy the best piscos.
Destination: Paracas and Ica, Peru
Duration: 3 days
DAY 1: Arrival in Lima
Take a private transfer to La Hacienda Hotel in Paracas City. Located on the shores of the beautiful Bay of Paracas, this hotel perfectly blends luxury and simplicity. Free day to enjoy at leisure.
DAY 2: Exploring Ballestas Island and vineyards.
Visit the Ballestas Islands and meet their hosts: penguins, sea lions, pelicans, guaraneras birds and the famous chandelier. Continue towards the city of Ica, check-in and lunch at Viñas Queirolo Hotel. While you walk along the vineyards of the property, the sommelier will instruct you about the procedure of preparation of Pisco, the types of grapes, its differences and properties. To end a great day you will walk up to a viewpoint from where you will enjoy a beautiful sunset while enjoying a glass of wine.
DAY 3: Nazca Lines.
After breakfast you will be transfer to Ica to enjoy the fly over the shocking Nazca Lines. You will be amazed when you see the crisscrossing of white strips featuring geometric designs, shapes, swirls and zigzags by the high desert of southern Peru. You’ll afterwards be transferred to Lima International Airport.