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  1. Peru: Land of the Inca June 18-26, 2012

  2. Where will we be going? Day 1: Fly to Peru Day 2: Lima Day 3: Lima Cuzco Day 4: Machu Picchu Day 5: Ollantaytambo Pisac Cuzco Day 6: Cuzco Day 7: Cuzco Day 8: Cuzco Lima (depart) Day 9: Arrive home

  3. What will we be doing? • Day 1: Fly to Peru • Fly to Peru • Meet your Tour Director at the airport in Lima • Day 2: Lima • Take a guided tour of Lima with your local guide and see: • Government Palace • Archbishop’s Palace • City Hall • Lima Cathedral • Visit the San Francisco Monastery • Visit the National Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology • Take a walking tour of Miraflores • Day 3: Lima • Cuzco • Fly to Cuzco • Take a guided tour of Cuzco with your local guide and see: • Korikancha Temple • Cuzco Cathedral • Sacsayhuaman Fortress • Visit the Inca sites of Tambomachay and Kenko • Day 4: Machu Picchu • Travel by train to Machu Picchu • Visit Machu Picchu • Day 5: Ollantaytambo • Pisac • Cuzco • Travel by train to Ollantaytambo • Take a guided tour of the • Sacred Valley of the Incas • Ollantaytambo • Indian market in Pisac • Travel to Cuzco • Day 6: Cuzco • Enjoy a free morning in Cuzco • Visit a local orphanage • Day 7: Cuzco • Optional: Maras and Moray Join a half-day excursion to Maras and Moray. Located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the town of Maras is known for its shimmering Salineras, or “salt pans,” created by evaporated stream water. Next up, visit the archeological treasure trove of Moray. Here, you can climb the large concentric circles terraced into the land and gain insight into the Incas’ unique agricultural techniques. • Enjoy free time in Cuzco • Day 8: Cuzco • Lima • Flight • Fly to Lima • Board an overnight flight • Day 9: Arrive home

  4. What does the trip include? • Round-trip flights • Comfortable motorcoach • Train • Internal flights • 7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension) • Breakfast and dinner daily (2 lunches with extension) • Full-time Tour Director • 4 sightseeing tours led by licensed local guides • 1 walking tour • Entrance fees: • San Francisco Monastery • National Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology • Sacsayhuaman Fortress • Inca sites of Tambomachay and Kenko • Machu Picchu • Optional: Maras and Moray • .

  5. How much does it cost? • Price details • Enrollment Fee $95 • Program Fee $2,550 • Current Departure Fees $824 • All Inclusive Insurance $145 • Total • For Students (under 20) $3,614 • For Adults $3,949 • (Adult Supplement $335)

  6. What is a departure fee? Why is there a fee for $824 listed in the price? I’m sure you’re wondering why that’s on the summary and what a ‘departure fee’ actually is. So, what are departure fees? They are surcharges that are imposed by airlines and governmental agencies. They cover things like federal or foreign government-imposed landing fees, security fees, customs fees, baggage fees, and even airline-imposed fuel surcharges which fluctuate based on the cost of oil. We’ve seen these fees fluctuate as much as $200 in either direction. We reassess these costs as new information becomes available, and we update invoices accordingly. That way, you’ll always know exactly what we know. These fees are then finalized 30-50 days prior to departure.

  7. What’s the All-Inclusive Insurance Plan? The optional All-Inclusive Insurance Plan covers: • Tour cancellation and interruption • Medical and accident • Baggage and property • Flight delay • 24-hour access to an English-speaking representative For more information visit eftours.com/insurance or call EF’s Customer Service Department at 800-665-5364.

  8. How can I be sure that I’ll be safe? • Chaperones • Rules • Behavioral contract The student-to-adult ratio is 6:1 If a traveler (student or adult) puts himself/herself or others in danger, I will send them home from our tour at the parents’ expense. Students and parents sign a behavioral contract before departure, ensuring that they understand and agree to the expectations and repercussions.

  9. What am I responsible for having? • Spending money for optional excursions, free time activities, souvenirs, beverages, lunches and snacks ($25-$50 per day) • Tips for your tour director, bus driver and local guides (around $10 per day) • Flexibility with departure fees (finalized 30 days prior to departure) • Passport These are all necessities each traveler will be responsible for on this tour.

  10. Where can I can get my passport? Every time you leave the country, you need to have the necessary, required documentation. • Valid passports are required for all travelers • Passports may take up to 14 weeks to process (so apply for yours ASAP!) • Visit the United States Post Office or the federal travel page to get an application http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html

  11. How does group travel work? Group travel keeps tours affordable, allowing more students to see the world • We pick our preferred travel dates, but the departure and return may shift a day or two in either direction • EF finds other schools with similar preferred travel dates and locations and books us all on the same tour for a more cost-effective price • The benefits? You get to meet people from other parts of the country and make friendships that last a lifetime. • Traveling with EF video

  12. Why did you pick EF Tours? • Best Value • Quality tours at the guaranteed lowest prices • Planning and organizing all tour logistics by travel experts Lasting Impression Over the 2011 Spring Break, Señor Watson, Ms. Gallogly and I took a group of 13 students to Costa Rica for 9 days. Our excursions ran smoothly, our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and experienced and we didn’t have to lift a finger! Everything was planned and executed perfectly. The customer service was amazing. The years of expertise and practice are evident when I planned and traveled for the first time with this company. most importantly • Most Educational • Fully accredited, just like our school • Personal bilingual tour director • Safety-minded • All-Inclusive Insurance Plan • 6-to-1 student-to-chaperone ratio

  13. What is EF’s Safety and Peace of Mind Plan? • EF has schools and offices in hundreds of cities around the world—London, Paris, Rome, Madrid, Lucerne, Athens, Cairo, Shanghai and Sydney, to name just a few. • 24-hour emergency on-call service so you can reach EF day or night in the event of an emergency while your child is on tour. • Full-time, bilingual, professionally trained EF Tour Director. • EF’s Peace of Mind Program is on our side.Should social unrest or natural events make traveling to your destination unsafe, EF will work with our group to make alternative arrangements. • EF’s TourLink Travel Journal makes it easy for your child to share our adventure online—in real time—with you back home. You’ll rest easier when you see what a great time we’re having. • Since 1965. Nearly half a century of experience.

  14. How do I enroll? Online www.eftours.com/1182051 Tour Number: 1182051 Phone: 800-665-5364 Mail: EF Educational Tours One Education Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Enrollment Deadline 2/28/2013 Enroll today to get the most manageable, lowest monthly payment!