International Travel Study Programs


Macchu Picchu

Peru flag

Flight of the Condor
April 14-22, 2011


Please note that the dates have been changed for this trip. This coincides with CCBC's spring break.

The price will remain the same


During this 9-day trip, you will travel to Lima, Peru's capital, where you will have a guided tour including the Plaza de Armas, Plaza San Martin, San Francisco church and an excursion to the Pachamac ruins, a religious site of historical importance. The trip includes a flight to Cuzco, which is the historical capital of the Inca Empire, where you will do more sightseeing before taking a train to see the magnificent ruins of Macchu Picchu. There will be some walking involved which will give you a chance to imagine the life of the Incas. From Cuzco, you will also visit the famous Indian Market, Ollantaytambo and the majestic Ollantay fortress. Your trip will then take you on a flight to Puerta Maldonado, a bustling town in the heart of the Amazon rain forest. You will travel by motorized canoe to your jungle lodge in Tambotaka, where you will learn about the eco projects with which the community is committed. There will be a jungle hike there and more exploration. Your trip will take you back by air to Lima, whre you will visit the National Museum of Anthropology and Archeology, which houses the largest collection of artifacts from the pre-Hispanic cultures of Peru:

    You can further immerse yourself in the history of Peru with optional extensions and extra nights:

    • An extra night in Machu Picchu- $236
    • Extra night in Lima- $205
    • Discover one of Peru's important cities on a two-night extension to Arequipa, including sightseeing of the city's handsome architecture, local village visits and the Cross-of the Condor viewing point.- $340

    COST: $3451.00 p.p., double occupancy. Single room supplement: $405.00

    Payments will be made directly to

    Registration fee: $195.00

    Final Payment due: December 1, 2010


    • Round trip air fare
    • Hotels and hotel transfers
    • 24 hour tour manager
    • Breakfast and dinner daily
    • Some lunches where noted on itinerary
    • transportation
    • All listed activities

    Not included:

    • Ultimate or Comprehensive Protection Plan as stated in application form
    • Optional extensions and extra nights. Please see prices above.

    For Application form contact:

    Ingrid L. Bortner, 443-840-1933
    Coordinator of International Travel Studies, Essex campus
    Terry Walter, 443-840-1717
    Coordinator of Office of Travel Studies, Essex campus

    For more information on trip, contact:

     Thu Schaeffer, Instructor, CEED, 410-465-1285


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