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PERU – July 7 - 14, 2018

(OPTIONAL TOUR- MACHU PICCHU July 4 - 7, 2018)

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 Accommodations
7/4/18 Wednesday Flight to Lima - Cuzco Cuzco Hotel Garcilaso
7/5/18 Thursday Explore Sacred Valley Aguas Calientes Hotel Presidente
7/6/18 Friday Machu Picchu - Cuzco Cuzco Hotel Garcilaso
7/7/18 Saturday Cuzco/USA - Piura Piura Hotel Los Portales

Expedition Overview

Date Day Expedition Activity Overnight Accommodations
7/7/18 Saturday Cuzco/USA - Piura Piura Hotel Los Portales
7/8/18 Sunday Piura to La Arena - Rio Viejo Rio Viejo Community Center
7/9/18 Monday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
7/10/18 Tuesday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
7/11/18 Wednesday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
7/12/18 Thursday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
7/13/18 Friday Rio Viejo - Beach - Return to Piura Piura Hotel Los Portales
7/14/18 Saturday Piura - Flight to USA Flight Flight to USA / Personal Travel

 

A complete detailed itinerary is available to download HERE.  


Fees

Adult: $2195 Student: $1995 (international airfare NOT included) / 10% discount for all parties of 6 or more. Additional $50 discount per person if complete fee is paid upfront with submission of application and $300 trip deposit no later than March 7, 2018. 

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

Machu Picchu Tour:$650 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 7, 2018.

 

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 July 2018 Machu Picchu"


Flight Requirements

Expedition Only 

Arrival

*Saturday, July 7: arrive into Piura, Peru FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport via Lima (PIU) by 5:00pm.

Departure

*Saturday, July 14: depart from Piura, Peru FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport  via Lima (PIU) in the morning or at your desired time frame. 

OR 

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

Arrival

*Wednesday, July 4: arrive into Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cuzco by 1:00pm.

Departure to Piura via Lima

*Saturday, July 7: 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, July 14: 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
1(205)-484-2029
blair@cvtravel.com


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 and complete $650 payment due by May 7, 2018.
  • Send in a copy of your passport
  • Coordinate/book flight - Send us a copy of your itinerary as soon as this is booked.
  • Secure Travel/Evacuation Insurance - Send in a copy and confirmation. You will find info regarding this on page 9-10 of the expedition manual.
  • Join the trip's Facebook Group or request an invite!
  • Attend trip orientation! Details to follow.


All materials and payments are due May 7, 2018. All materials should be sent to expeditions@choicehumanitarian.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Coordinator Riley Greenwood – 801-389-1494.


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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