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PERU JUNE 9 - 16, 2018

(OPTIONAL TOUR- MACHU PICCHU JUNE 6 - 9, 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
6/6/18 Wednesday Flight to Lima - Cuzco Cuzco Hotel Garcilaso
6/7/18 Thursday Explore Sacred Valley Aguas Calientes Hotel Presidente
6/8/18 Friday Machu Picchu - Cuzco Cuzco Hotel Garcilaso
6/9/18 Saturday Cuzco/USA - Piura Piura Hotel Los Portales

Expedition Overview

Date Day Expedition Overnight Accommodations
6/9/18 Saturday Cuzco/USA - Piura Piura Hotel Los Portales
6/10/18 Sunday Piura to La Arena - Rio Viejo Rio Viejo Community Center
6/11/18 Monday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
6/12/18 Tuesday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
6/13/18 Wednesday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
6/14/18 Thursday Project work in Rio Viejo Community Community Center
6/15/18 Friday Rio Viejo - Beach - Return to Piura Piura Hotel Los Portales
6/16/18 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 Feb 9th, 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. See detailed itinerary for select included meals  Confirmation of tour attendance is made by complete tour fee payment (non-refundable) by Apr 1, 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


Flight Requirements

Expedition Only 

Arrival

*Saturday, June 9: arrive into Piura, Peru FAP Captain Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport via Lima (PIU) by 5:00pm (later arrivals can be accommodated but not preferred)

Departure

*Saturday, June 16: 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  (Recommended to be coordinated via CV Travel. Contact info below)

Arrival

*Wednesday, June 6: arrive into Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cuzco by 1:00pm.

Departure to Piura via Lima

*Saturday, June 9: 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. (later arrivals can be accommodated but not preferred)

Departure from Piura to USA

*Saturday, June 16: 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 no later than Feb 9th, 2018) (ASAP)
  • Confirm tour participation by Apr 1, 2018. Complete $650 payment due by Apr 1, 2018. 
  • 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 2, 2018 6pm MT. Details below

In-Person Attendance:
CHOICE HQ 7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200

Video/Phone Call-in:
https://zoom.us/j/197839582

Or Telephone:
Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 197 839 582 

All materials and payments are due April 9, 2018. All materials should be sent to expeditions@choicehumanitarian.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Coordinator Riley Greenwood rgreenwood@choicehumanitarian.org 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!


 

EXPEDITION FEE PAYMENT

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