ECUADOR EXPEDITION, JUNE 2-10, 2017
The charming nation of Ecuador is located in northwestern South America along the Pacific Ocean. CHOICE expeditions focus on the indigenous communities of the temperate Imbabura Province up north, amidst lush hillsides, volcanoes, and endless fields of quinoa.
|6/2/2017||Friday||Arrive to Quito, Settle in to Hotel||Airport Wyndham|
|6/3/2017||Saturday||Mitad del Mundo/Otavalo Market - Orientation + Welcome||Hotel Indio Inn|
|6/4/2017||Sunday||Travel to Community, Settle in, Village Welcome||Community Housing|
|6/5/2017||Monday||Project Work||Community Housing|
|6/6/2017||Tuesday||Project Work||Community Housing|
|6/7/2017||Wednesday||Project Work||Community Housing|
|6/8/2017||Thursday||Project Work -Community Farewell||Community Housing|
|6/9/2017||Friday||Depart to Quito, City Tour, Farewell Dinner||Hotel in Quito|
|6/10/2017||Saturday||Quito Free Time - Return Home||Airport|
A complete detailed itinerary is available to download HERE.
$2195 - Adult / $1995 - Student (International Airfare NOT Included) with initial $300 deposit due upon registration.
*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, village lodging, village meals, and local transportation.
Complete payment of all fees due May 15, 2017
Payments can be made two ways:
1) Mailing a check (preferred if paying for more than one person as it reduces processing fees for CHOICE) made out to:
7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200 | West Jordan, UT 84088
Memo: “Participant Name, Trip Country + Date”
2) Online HERE
*Friday, June 2: Arrive at Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre (UIO) this evening. Typical flights arrive at 11pm/12am (the earlier the better)
*Saturday, June 10: Depart from Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre (UIO) at your preference. Typical departures are at 5am or 11pm/12am. Later departure will allow for additional touring in Quito on Saturday.
Be sure to check/purchase international flights as soon as possible. It is strongly recommended that all travelers arrive on the designated expedition start date and reserve personal travel for after scheduled activities.
CHOICE partners with CV Travel, a Humanitarian Travel subsidiary of Christopherson Business Travel. They have helped thousands of humanitarian travelers across the globe. For those looking to travel with fellow participants on pre-approved itineraries, please contact our trusted travel agent for this trip, or book your own ticket on one of the attached itinerary suggestions. CV Travel also provides an affordable and comprehensive travel insurance as well as special humanitarian rates and provisions, such as extra baggage etc…
- Application + Medical Form (Due ASAP)
- Trip Itinerary
- Expedition Manual
- Country Appendix (Read all info! Includes details in vaccines, visas, and country details)
- Send in completed Application + Medical form for all participants (ASAP)
- Join the trip Facebook Group or request an invite!
- Send in a copy of your passport
- Coordinate/book flight - Send us a copy as soon as this is booked.
- Secure Travel/Evac Insurance - Send in a copy and confirmation. You will find info regarding this on page 9-10 of the attached expedition manual.
- Attend trip orientation! May 3, 6pm Mountain Time. Details below:
All materials and payments are due May 15, 2017. All materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Director, Jordan Menzel email@example.com 801-943-6106.
Learn all about our work and history in Ecuador HERE.