PERU AUG 5 - 12, 2017


From colonial architecture to the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru is home to a diverse geography and population. Situated in the northern coastal region, Piura offers a tropical climate that extends to the mountainous Amazonian highlands to the Pacific Ocean.

Machu Picchu Overview

Date Day Machu Picchu - Cuzco Overnight
8/2/17 Wednesday Flight to Lima - Cuzco Cuzco
8/3/17 Thursday Explore Sacred Valley Aguas Calientes
8/4/17 Friday Machu Picchu - Cuzco Cuzco
8/5/17 Saturday Cuzco/USA - Piura Piura

Expedition Overview

Date Day Expedition Overnight
8/5/17 Saturday Cuzco/USA - Piura Piura
8/6/17 Sunday Piura to Frias Community
8/7/17 Monday Project work in Frias Community
8/8/17 Tuesday Project work in Frias Community
8/9/17 Wednesday Project work in Frias Community
8/10/17 Thursday Project work in Frias Community
8/11/17 Friday Frias to Piura Piura
8/12/17 Saturday Piura - Flight to USA Flight


A complete detailed itinerary is available to download HERE.  


Adult: $2195 Student: $1995 (International Airfare NOT Included) / 10% Discount for all parties of 4 or more. Additional $50 discount per person if complete fee is paid upfront with submission of application and $300 trip deposit.

*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, village lodging, village meals, and local transportation.

Machu Picchu Tour:$575 per/person. Does not include required in-country flights to/from Cuzco. Confirmation of tour attendance is made by complete tour fee payment (non-refundable) by May 1, 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:

CHOICE Humanitarian
7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200 | West Jordan, UT 84088
Memo: “Participant Name, Trip Country + Date” 

2) Online HERE

If paying for tour, please pay in a separate payment. In the online comments field, enter "Name, Peru Aug 2017 Machu Picchu"

Flight Requirements

Expedition Only 


*Saturday, Aug 5: arrive into Piura, Peru FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport via Lima (PIU) by 5:00pm.


*Saturday, Aug 12: depart from Piura, Peru FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport  via Lima (PIU) in the morning or at your desired time frame. 


Expedition + Tour (This flight MUST be coordinated via CV Travel. Contact info below)


*Wednesday, Aug 2: arrive into Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cuzco by 1:00pm.

Departure to Piura via Lima

*Saturday, Aug 5: depart from Cuzco (CUZ) to Lima (LIM) to connect to Piura flight. Must arrive at FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport in Piura (PIU) by 5:00pm.

Departure from Piura to USA

*Saturday, Aug 12: depart from Piura, Peru FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport  via Lima (PIU) in the morning or at your desired time frame. 

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…

Blair Greene

Trip Resources


Next Steps

  • Download and email/mail in completed Application + Medical form for all participants (ASAP)
  • Pay initial $300 deposit per/person ($50 discount if full fee paid up front) (ASAP)
  • Confirm tour participation by May 1, 2017. Complete $575 payment due by May 1, 2017. 
  • Pay initial $300 deposit per/person ($50 discount if full fee paid up front) (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! Details to follow.

All materials and payments are due June 5, 2017. All materials should be sent to expeditions@choicehumanitarian.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Director, Jordan Menzel jmenzel@choicehumanitarian.org 801-943-6106.

About Peru

Learn all about our work and history in Peru HERE.

Read THIS Expedition Journal from a past trip to Peru to see how other families, friends, and co-workers navigated the experience together!




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