Peru Kosher

  • Peru Kosher Program 1
  • Peru Kosher Lima
  • Peru Kosher 2
  • Peru Kosher 3
  • Peru Kosher 4
  • Peru Kosher 5
  • Peru Kosher 6
  • Peru Kosher 7

Inclusions

Tour includes:

  • 7 Nights of hotel accommodation
  • All airport transfers listed in the itinerary
  • Baggage handling at airports and at hotels
  • All tours and excursions indicated in the itinerary
  • All entrance fees and transfers needed to operate tours and excursions
  • All train tickets, bus tickets and boat services needed to operate tours and excursions
  • Excursion to Machu Picchu is aboard the Vistadome train
  • Service of a bilingual licensed tour guide for all tours and excursions
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary. B for breakfast, L for lunch. D for dinner (Kosher certified)
  • Hotel accommodation and hotel service charge
  • Hotel taxes are exempt for foreigners visiting Peru
  • When domestic airfare within Peru is specified as included: Airfare includes all queues, security fee, fuel surcharges and 18% Peruvian sales tax

 

Peru Special Features:

  • Airport concierges
  • Proficient tour guides with at least 10 years guiding and with the charisma to make an excursion an unforgettable one
  • 24/7 Service of a personal travel concierge who will call passengers upon arrival at an each town or city and also monitor the development of the itinerary


Not included:

  • Any domestic and international flights.
  • Extra expenses in case of modifying the itinerary due to flight cancelation, strikes or blocking of roads and train tracks by demonstrators or political activists.
  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended
  • Expenses such us beverages on meals, tips, laundry, phone calls and other personal expenses are not included

Itinerary

LIMA | CUZCO | SACRED VALLEY | MACHU PICCHU

DAY 1 | TUESDAY - ARRIVAL IN LIMA 'THE CITY OF KINGS'
Arrival in Lima, the "City of Kings" famous for its Spanish Colonial architecture, extraordinary museums and cuisine. Lima is internationally recognized as the "Gastronomic Capital of the Americas", and its cuisine is considered among the most diverse and exquisite in the world on par with French cuisine. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.

DAY 2 | WEDNESDAY - LIMA CITY TOUR AND LARCO MUSEUM
Tour of Modern and Colonial Lima including the world famous Larco Museum - This half-day tour visits both the colonial and modern sections of Lima. Colonial sites include the lovely Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, San Francisco Church and the exquisite Torre Tagle Palace modern day seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In modern Lima, drive along the exclusive residential areas of Miraflores and San Isidro.

Continue to the Larco Museum, founded in 1926, it displays remarkable chronological galleries providing an excellent overview on 3000 years of development of Peruvian pre-Columbian history. Located in a unique vice-royal mansion of the 18th century built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The Larco Museum also features the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous erotic archaeological collection, one of the most visited Peruvian tourist attractions. Lunch and dinner included.
(B, L, D)

DAY 3 |THURSDAY | LIMA

Today is dedicated to learn about how Jewish community flourished in Peru. You will start with the visit to an excellent Kosher Deli that offers a range of different products such kosher meats, cheeses, olives, cereals and crackers as well as condiments, chocolates and other snacks. Continue with the visit of the Jewish School of Lima “Leon Pinelo”, where some 400 students from the community attend, ranging from kindergarten to high school age, there, you will be able to tour different areas of the school including the synagogue and the Hebrew reading room.
Today is dedicated to learn about how Jewish community flourished in Peru. You will start with the visit to an excellent Kosher Deli that offers a range of different products such kosher meats, cheeses, olives, cereals and crackers as well as condiments, chocolates and other snacks. Continue with the visit of the Jewish School of Lima “Leon Pinelo”, where some 400 students from the community attend, ranging from kindergarten to high school age, there, you will be able to tour different areas of the school including the synagogue and the Hebrew reading room.
(B, L, D)

DAY 4 | FRIDAY - LIMA & CUSCO

Early morning transfer from the hotel to the airport for a short but spectacular flight over the snowcapped Andes to the oldest inhabited city in the hemisphere, Cusco, at an elevation of 11,440 feet. Upon arrival a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and in registering.

The rest of the day is at leisure to relax and acclimatize to altitude. Lunch and dinner included.
(B,L,D)

DAY 5 | SATURDAY - WALKING CUSCO CITY TOUR
Tour of Cusco – Visitors are caught up in the excitement of touring the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. The tour visits important landmarks such us Cusco's Cathedral, Plaza de Armas and Koricancha “The Temple of the Sun”. Tour includes a visit to the emblematic Cusco neighborhood of San Blas, filled with narrow typical streets, charming small homes, galleries and craft workshops, where you see local artisans at work. Cusco is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere.
(B,L,D)

DAY 6 | SUNDAY - PISAC MARKET AND OLLANTAYTAMBO ARCHEOLOGICAL COMPLEX

Full Day Excursion to the Pisac Indian Market and the Ollantaytambo Fortress - Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside of the Urubamba Valley to the colonial village of Pisac where a unique Indian Market takes place daily. The variety of products offered is overwhelming, from pottery with reproductions of archaeological pieces, to all kinds of textiles, jewelry and Peruvian handicrafts. During your visit to this bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the artisans and indigenous traders. Grab the items you like, you will hardly see the same one again.
Continue to the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, the Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: The religious and worship zone, and the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a "Living Inca Town" since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs. Lunch and dinner included.
(B,L,D)

DAY 7 | MONDAY - CUSCO & MACHI PICCHU
Morning train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the "Lost City of the Incas," Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above the valley, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Archaeologists believe that the Inca "Virgins of the Sun" took refuge from the Spanish Conquistadors here. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. Afternoon return train ride. Lunch and dinner.
(B,L,D)

DAY 8 | TUESDAY - CUSCO NEAR RUINS & LIMA
Tour of Cusco and Nearby Ruins – Visit Sacsayhuaman fortress, an imposing example of Inca military architecture. It was built using colossal limestone blocks using a variety of interlocking shapes. The estimated weight of some stones is over 120 tons. Visitors are still wondering how it was constructed. Other archaeological sites included in the tour are the Incan military lookout point of Puca-Pucara and the Sanctuaries of Kenko and Tambomachay.
Transfer to the airport for your departure to Lima and your connecting international flight.

Arrive home full of great memories of the rich tradition of Colonial Lima, the snowcapped roaring Andean mountains and lush valleys, and the zig-zag road to the overwhelming sight of Machu Picchu, the amazing legacy the Incas.
(B,L)

 

(B)Breakfast (L) Lunch (D) Dinner

Hotels

HOTELS
CITYNIGHTSHOTELROOM TYPE
Lima3Casa Andina Private CollectionTraditional
Cuzco4Palacio del InkaSuperior

Land Package Prices Per Person

LAND PACKAGE PRICES PER PERSON
 DOUBLETRIPLESINGLESTA
5 Star Hotels$3,270$2,952$4,203$5,323

Map

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