Premed + Peru + Galapagos

42 days
Price Includes
  • Accommodation: All hotels and hostels are included in the tour package.
  • Meals: All Breakfast and lunches during the trip. Dinners during the volunteer portion of the trip. A welcome dinner is also included.
  • Activities: Entrance fees to educational museums, attractions, venues and scheduled outdoor recreations activities during the trip.
Price Does not Include
  • Local transportation fee: $300
  • All inclusive fee (2 days): $40 dollars per day
  • Dinners during medical rotations and tour portion
  • Tips for room service
  • Local transportation fee
  • Item of a personal nature such as laundry, shopping, etc.
  • Airline extra baggage fees
  • Special flight arrangements
  • Charges for inoculations
  • Medical expenses
  • Travel insurance
Departures
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$5699 (Early Bird Price)

+$1000 optional airline ticket

Early Bird Deadline: December 3rd, 2017
General Admission Deadline: March 25th, 2018

A spot reservation deposit is needed to secure your participation in the program. This is
is a $1,000 non-refundable and non-transferable. Your remaining balance is due 30 days
before departure.

Departures Dates

from July 22th 2018
to September 1st 2018

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Lima

Accommodation

Miraflores

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

A tour of the neighborhood.
Visit the historical center of Lima, San Martin square, the Cathedral, Desamparados Station, the Convent of San Francisco.
Visit the Magical Circuit of Water, the largest park of fountains in the world via a double decker bus tour.

Day 2: Peru – Huacachina Desert

Accommodation

Hostel

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Tastings of traditional pisco
Stop for the night at the Oasis of Huacachina in the middle of towering sand dunes
Soar down dunes on a sandboard
Sleep under the stars in the desert

Day 4: Peru – Cuzco

Accommodation

Hostel

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Visit several different temples: Qoricanch, Sassayhuaman, Quengo, Tambomachay

Day 5: Peru – Sacred Valley

Accommodation

Hostel

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Visit the sacred valley to explore several different ruins
Taste cuisine of Peru during a buffet lunch
Visit the Pisaq Andean Market and Ruins
Visit Ollaytambo Fortress
Take a train from Ollaytambo to Aguas Calientes

Day 6: Peru – Machu Picchu

Accommodation

Hostel

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Watch the sunrise at Machu Picchu
Hike the Machu Picchu mountain
Take 3-hour train back to Cuzco

Day 12: Mindo

Accommodation

Sisakuna Lodge

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Watch different kind of animals
Rappelling down a waterfall
Tubing down the river

Day 13: Quito

Accommodation

593 Hostel Boutique

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Visit to The Middle of the World

Day 18: Cotopaxi + Quilotoa

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Horseback riding around Cotopaxi volcano
Trekking in Quilotoa
Kayak in the beautiful colors of a volcano lake
Camp overnight observing the reflection of the stars in the waters of the lagoon

Day 19: Baños

Accommodation

Hotel La Floresta – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Have fun at the swing at the end of the world
A small hike until “Pailón del Diablo”
(Devils Cauldron)
Visit to a local spa

Day 20: Misahualli

Accommodation

Inti Sacha Lodge

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

A 5 hours hike through the jungle where you would be in contact with exotic animals and nature

Day 21: Papallacta

Accommodation

Rumipamba de las Rosas

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Day 27: Volunteer

Accommodation

Las Balandras Hotel – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Learn how to surf in the Pacific Ocean
Paddle board the waves of South America

Day 28: Manta

Accommodation

Las Balandras Hotel – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Learn how to surf in the Pacific Ocean
Paddle board the waves of South America

Day 29: Puerto López

Accommodation

Victor Hugo Hotel – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Snorkel on Isla de la Plata
Observe Humpback whales during the months of June, July and August
Take pictures of the famous blue footed boobies

Day 30: Puerto López

Accommodation

Victor Hugo Hotel – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Snorkel on Isla de la Plata
Observe Humpback whales during the months of June, July and August
Take pictures of the famous blue footed boobies

Day 31: Salinas

Accommodation

Barcelo All inclusive

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Barceló All inclusive resort
EcuaExperience Amazing race

Day 32: Salinas

Accommodation

Barcelo All inclusive

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activites

Barceló All inclusive resort
EcuaExperience Amazing race

Day 33: Guayaquil

Accommodation

Howard Johnson – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

Walk through Las Penas for amazing pictures of Guayaquil and its history
Ride la Perla and admire Guayaquil at night

Day 37: Galapagos

Accommodation

Hotel Lobo de Mar – or similar

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Day 38: Galapagos – Isabela Island

Accommodation

Hotel San Vicente Isabela

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activities

A tour of the island
Kayaking
Visit to “Las Tintoreras”

Day 39: Galapagos – Isabela Island

Accommodation

Hotel San Vicente Isabela

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Activity

Hiking to Sierra Negra Volcano
Visit different craters

Day 42: Goodbye Santa Cruz!

Activities

We take one more look at Santa Cruz and take the bus back to Baltra from where you will depart to Quito.

Accommodation

593 Hostel Boutique

Meals

Breakfast and lunch included

Discount Rewards

Early bird

All you need to do to get $300 US off the price of your amazing 28 days adventure is to simply book your trip before December 3rd, 2017.

Better with a friend

Save by travelling with your friends! Travel with one friend and save 10%, travel with 2+ friends and save 15% off the program of your choice.

Past student discount

As a way of saying thanks for wanting to experience another summer with us, get 10% off any of our 28 day programs.