Culinary Experiences – Eat your way through South America

For so many, the most important and memorable parts of any trip is the food. Fortunately, South America has a wealth of different delicious dishes to tempt even the most discerning palate. In fact, Lima, Peru is known as one of the gastronomic capitals of the world, and other South American countries aren’t far behind, each with a unique mix of flavors, textures, and ingredients which will delight all of your senses, feeding not only your body, but also your heart and soul. So when you come to South America, don’t forget your appetite!

Culinary Experiences in South America 

From amazing food tours and cooking classes to dinners in world-class restaurants, you can enjoy all of the delights South America has to offer. Peruvian ceviche, Argentine barbecue, Chilean wine, Bolivian salteñas, and so much more, you’ll want to come hungry! Read on for some ideas of culinary activities that you can add to any itinerary!

Peru South America Travel


  • Enjoy a traditional Pachamanca, or Earth Oven, meal 
  • Take a cooking class and learn to make Peruvian dishes like lomo saltado 
  • Explore Lima or Cusco with a delicious food tour 
Ecuador South America Travel


  • Learn about Ecuadorian cuisine with a culinary tour and cooking class 
  • Follow the Ruta de Chocolate in Guayaquil 
  • Learn about wine making and try some wines in Bodega Dos 
Colombia South America Travel


  • Enjoy lunch at Monserrate Restaurants for the best view & amazing food 
  • Try all kinds of tasty fruits on a fruit tour in Bogota’s Paloquemao Market 
  • Learn everything you wanted to know about coffee in the Coffee Region 
Chile South America Travel


  • Enjoy a horseback and grilled meats tour in Torres del Paine 
  • Visit varied wineries and enjoy pairing and tasting menus 
  • Try a comforting cazuela, a delicious Chilean chicken stew 
Bolivia South America Travel


  • Wine and cheese tour in Tarija 
  • Enjoy a gourmet meal at Gustu in La Paz 
  • Colorful Food Tour in La Paz 
Argentina South America Travel


  • Food and wine tasting in Mendoza
  • Enjoy famous Argentine barbecue
  • An exclusive stay at chef Francis Mallman’s La Isla
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