Below is our anticipated schedule of activities. On days marked with a *, the group will have limited access to phone and internet. While we understand families are eager for news, we ask for patience as our staffs energy is focused on the students and the program at hand. Please do not call our office regarding these blogs, as the office does not control the postings or the content of the updates. Thanks very much for your understanding!
Day 1 (June 25) Students meet in Miami; Overnight flight to LimaDay 2 (June 26) Early morning flight to Cuzco; Student orientation, rest, and short city tourDay 3 to 6 (June 27 to 30) Children of Cuzco program including Casa Mantay community service work; 1/2 daySaxywoman and Tambomatchy horseback tourDay 7 (July 1) Pisaq tour, llama farm & market visit, and mountain biking in the Urubamba ValleyDay 8 (July 2) Stand-up paddle boarding (Piuray Lagoon) and Chinchero textile workshop demonstrationDay 9 to 11 (July 3 to 5) MySmallHelp community service projects (greenhouse construction for local schools; leading English, arts, crafts, and sports camps for local kids) near Ollantaytambo* Day 12 to 15 (July 6 to 9) Laras hike and camping tripDay 16 (July 10) Huerto Paraiso tour (coffee, chocolate, beekeeping, pottery demonstrations)Day 17 to 18 (July 11 and 12) Machu Picchu excursion including shopping and hot springs visitDay 19 (July 13) Whitewater rafting excursionDay 20 (July 14) Transfer to Lima; Closing program activitiesDay 21 (July 15) Fly day