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Explore Lima, Piura, Cusco, and Machu Picchu with Mentors International and see first-hand how we are ending the poverty cycle by providing one-on-one mentoring to our clients, business skills training, and microloans. Witness how we are working with our entrepreneurs to make a better life for themselves and their children.

Tentative Peru Itinerary

Day 1, September 17, 2017  – Arrive in Lima, Peru.

Day 2, September 18, 2017 – Arrive in Piura. Visit the Mentors Peru office and visit with the amazing staff that run these programs. 

Day 3, September 19, 2017 – Spend the day meeting the families of these industrious entrepreneurs and witness first-hand the difference a small loan, business training, and mentoring can make in the lives of these poor families. 

Day 4, September 20, 2017 – Witness the hard-working and dedicated entrepreneurs who are working hard to make better lives for themselves and their families. 

Day 5, September 21, 2017 – Journey through the lush Urubamba Valley, arriving in Aguas Calientes, at the foot of the Machu Picchu Ruins. Take a guided tour of the Lost City of the Incas. You will see the ruins of towers, temples, and ceremonial baths. Experience the rich culture and customs of Peru.

Day 6, September 22, 2017 – Once known as the capital of the Inca Empire, you will visit Cusco and explore the archaeological remains. You will also tour many of the historic buildings influenced by the Spanish colonial architectures.

Day 7, September 23, 2017 – Fly home from Lima, Peru.

Step 1: Contact Mentors International at info@mentorsinternational.org with any questions or to sign up.

Step 2: Complete our Expedition Application.

Step 3: Download and sign an expedition agreement and complete and send a health form.

Step 4: Submit a $1,200 deposit (per person) payment by June 15, 2017 to secure your place. With the remaining balance due August 1, 2017.

Step 5: Prepare for departure. Make sure your passport is in order. Purchase your airline tickets. If you are going to book your ticket through Delta, we ask that you add our SkyBonus account number (US841226194) to your SkyMiles profile prior to purchase. You still earn your miles but Mentors also gets mileage credit without taking away from your miles. Consult your doctor for any necessary immunizations and vaccines.

Summary of Costs:

Total cost of this expedition is $2,400 (payment to Mentors International)

Includes: all meals and beverages, gratuity, local transportation, hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy and excluding incidentals), translation services, security, partner and staff costs.

Does not include: U.S. – Peru round trip airfare, travel insurance, immunizations, incidentals, passports, souvenirs and tips.