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Alyra’s team is developing an amazing expedition for a Gatineau high school that will combine learning the history of the Quechuas, cultural immersion, beautiful series of villages, each with a mix of colonial architecture in indigenous tones and experiencing excursions in nature. The most important objective is to accomplish a development project in order to improve the quality of life in a hosting village in the Sacred Valley .
Discover the magical city of Cusco: Inca’s capital
Project with a positive impact in the community of Chichubamba
The work project will be completed in groups. Groups will alternate between volunteer work and cultural workshops, allowing for an authentic immersion in the daily life of the host community.
-Guinea pig farm visit
-Pottery-making and painting
Day 1: Flight overnight to Peru and arrival the day 2 in Lima or arrival at night in Lima
Day 2: Arrival in Lima in the morning and internal flight to Cusco (1h15)
2 nights in a hostel in Cusco
Transfer to the community (2h)
2 nights in the hostel from the community
Transport in private bus
Visit the archeological site of Machu Picchu and if you are welling we will bring the Sun gate (Inti Pinku) in the same day to have another exceptional view from Machu Picchu
Discover Cusco’s local markets.
Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (2h)
1 night in Aguas Calientes
Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (2h)
Transfert to Cusco (2h)
1 night in Cusco
Transport in private bus
Day 8 : Internal flight from Cusco to Lima, flight overnight to Canada or night in Lima
Day 9: Flight back to Canada or arrrival in Canada in the morning
April 1st,2019: 300$ non-refundable
June 14th,2019 : 1000$
October 14th,2019 : 1000$
January 10th, 2020: To be determined (bases on # of travelers) as per price table.
Insurance Package: Medical, Interruption and Cancelation coverage : Medical Plan: 25$ / Youth All inclusive plan : between 54$ and 74$. Find information of our available travel insurance: Youth travel policy.
If you wish to buy a travel insurance policy, please make a separate payment. Send an email to email@example.com to request the insurance policy. Alyra will send you a confirmation to do the purchase.
1. CHEQUE - Please address any cheque payment to ALYRA EXPEDITIONS.
Please clearly indicate 1) the name of the Traveler along with 2) the trip code (PRO 2003 PER MCGEE) on the cheque.
All fees due to NSF cheques (non sufficient funds) will be the responsibility of the traveler.Please bring the check to the school and give it to Jessica White
2. INTERAC EMAIL TRANSFERS - PLEASE WRITE IN THE WIRE MESSAGE THE NAME OF THE STUDENT AND THE CODE OF THE TRIP : PRO 2003 PER MCGEE
Interac e-Transfer is a convenient way to send, request and receive money directly from one bank account to another. All you need is access to online or mobile banking through a participating financial institution, and you can send or request money to anyone with an email address and a bank account in Canada — without sharing any personal financial information.
How to do an interac e-tranfer?: http://www.interac.ca/en/interac-e-transfer-consumer.html
Email to send the transfer: firstname.lastname@example.org
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3. CREDIT CARD - we charge 3% extra fee of the trip price if you pay by credit card. If you choose this option, please contact Alyra to provide you further information. Tel: 514-563-2058 or by e-mail to email@example.com
Cancellation / Modifications By The Traveler
In case of cancellation, the Traveller, even in cases of events outside of their control. The minimum cancellation fees are as follows:
a) 121 days or more prior to departure: 1st deposit of 300$
b) 91 to 120 days prior to departure: 50% of trip package
c) 46 to 90 days prior to departure:75% of trip package
d) 45 days or fewer prior to departure: 100% of package
A valid passport that expires at least 6 months after the date of your return flight back home.
The least amount of luggage possible. We recommend bags that are practical and easy to carry. One large bag and a small day back-pack is ideal.
We recommend you consult your local medical travel clinic (or doctor) a few months before leaving in order to ensure you have the necessary vaccines. Your medical insurance card might not cover costs incurred due to injuries or health costs when you are abroad. If you need to travel with medication of some kind, please bring a doctor’s prescription.
We recommend you bring a concealed belt that can hold your important documents, credit cards and currencies. It is illegal to take any objects found in archeological sites or any natural resources from any of the national parks, ecological reserves, protectorates or any other sites visited.
Find information of our available travel insurance: Youth travel policy.
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5285 Rue de Brébeuf, Montréal QC, H2J 3L8