DAY 1, APRIL 11: Arrive Lima and transfer to flight to Cusco. Upon arrival in Cusco, you will be greeted at the airport by a Global Family Travels/Manos Unidas representative and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 2, APRIL 12: Orientation breakfast with Founder of Manos Unidas. Afterwards, we visit nearby ruins and stroll through Cusco’s Main Square.
DAY 3, APRIL 13: Visit the ancient ruins of Moray and salt pans of Maray on our way to Ollantaytambo, where we will learn about Awamaki.
DAY 4, APRIL 14: Early morning transfer to to Quechua village, Patacancha, service project and lunch with artisans in the indigenous village. Dinner with homestay families.
DAY 5, APRIL 15: Breakfast with homestay family. We will enjoy a weaving demonstration, have lunch in weaver's home, and learn about Quechua life. In the afternoon we will have weaving lessons and our second development discussion return to Ollanta.
DAY 6, APRIL 16: After an early breakfast, we will take a train/bus to Machu Picchu, and have the opportunity to hike around the ruins. Dinner back at a restaurant in Cusco.
DAY 7, APRIL 17: Full day at Manos Unidas School and a Mini Special Olympics on site.
DAY 8, APRIL 18: Visit with families whose children attend MU School, service project with families in their homes.
DAY 9, APRIL 19: Travel to Pisac before returning to Cusco to fly out later in the day.
A note: Our philosophy at Global Family Travel’s is to let the country be your guide. We will certainly do all we can to offer you everything that is on the schedule. However, should an unexpected event arise, we suggest that our travelers be flexible to change plans so that we can deal with the issue or take advantage of the situation. Meals included in the program cost are listed as B (breakfast), L (lunch) and D (dinner) for each day.