Summer Study Abroad UNCW Honors in Peru

HONORS IN PERU

 TRAVEL PERIOD

Number of days/ nights: 20 days/19 nights

Start Date: May 28, 2014

End Date: June 16, 2014

ESTIMATED COST: $3099 + airfare $1000 (approx.)+ tuition = $5500 (approx)

DEPOSIT AMOUNT: $250 per person by Dec. 2

CONFIRMED ITINERARY

 Day 1 (May 28, 2014): Lima (D) Arrive in Lima. Meet at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Included welcome dinner. Overnight at Britania Miraflores Hotel

Day 2 (May 29, 2014): Lima  Learn for yourself why Lima is known as “The City of Kings” on this tour of the city’s highlights and vast history including; The Plaza de Armas in the heart of old Lima, where you find the Cathedral, Government Palace and Archbishop’s Palace. Overnight at Britania Miraflores Hotel

Day 3 (May 30, 2014): Lima  Visit Larco Museum, which houses an equally impressive collection of pottery, jewelry, mummies and textiles from the Paracas and Nazca cultures. We’ll also visit the fish market. Overnight at Britania Miraflores Hotel

Day 4 (May 31, 2014): Cuzco  Transfer to the airport and fly to Cuzco. Upon arrival, we check into our comfortable hotel and enjoy a walking tour of this beautiful, historic city. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

 Day 5 (June 1, 2014): Cuzco  Go on a Cuzco city tour. A great way to learn Cuzco’s twists and turns, highlights and archaeological sites. Your guide will show you all of the best sights and attractions of the continent’s oldest continuously inhabited city, and the hub of the South American travel network. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

 Day 6 (June 2, 2014): Cuzco  Today we’ll explore the archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman and Koricancha, which now forms the base of the colonial church of Santo Domingo. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

Day 7 (June 3, 2014): Cuzco  Today we’ll visit Museus Puca Pucara and Qenko. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

 Day 8 (June 4, 2014): Cuzco  Free day in Cuczo. Choose from a variety of optional activities today or enjoy the day and relax. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

 Day 9-10 (June 5-6, 2014): Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo  Two days of guided excursions through the Sacred Valley, in the Maras, Moray and Pisac areas, using Ollantaytambo as a base. Overnight at Casa de Mama Valle

 Day 11-14 (June 7-10, 2014): Inca Trail  Embark on a 4-day guided Inca Trail hike with visit to Machu Picchu. It is a 44-km (27 mile) hike, with 3 high passes to be crossed, one of which reaches an elevation of 4200m (13776 ft). On the final day of the hike we climb the steps to the Sun Gate overlooking the peaks that surround Machu Picchu. Optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cuzco. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

 Day 15 (June 11, 2014): Cuzco  Go on a Cuzco city tour, including the Archeological Museum, which also houses a small art museum, the Regional History Museum and the Religious Art Museum. Overnight at Prisma Hotel

 Day 16-17 (June 12-13, 2014): Caccacollo  We visit the Ccaccaccollo Community and the Planeterra sponsored Women’s Weaving Project where we watch demonstrations of ancient weaving techniques and wool dying. Learn about Planeterra and the women’s weaving cooperative and assist with volunteer projects in the area (exact project to be advised closer to departure) Overnight homestay on day 16, in Cuczo at at Prisma Hotel on day 17

 Day 18 (June 14, 2014): Lima  Transfer to the airport and fly to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. They rest of the day is free. Overnight at Britania Miraflores Hotel

 Day 19 (June 15, 2014): Lima  Today we’ll explore the archaeological citadel of Pachacamac and the Archaeological Museum. Overnight at Britania Miraflores Hotel

 Day 20 (June 16, 2014): Lima  Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Inclusions

  • Accommodations as stated above. Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Activities as described
  • Airport Transfers as stated
  • Domestic flights (Lima-Cuzco RETURN)
  • Chief Experience Officer/ Guide (CEO) throughout
  • Local Guides/ Local Representative assistance

Please note: your customized itinerary may include some pooled services with other guests. Please advise if you require a completely private adventure. Not all services can be offered as private.
 Exclusions

  • Entrance fees not listed
  • International air (also applies to trans-border flights)
  •  Applicable tourist visas
  • Incidentals
  • Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips or gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Optional tours or optional admissions

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