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Arrival in Peru

 

*Please note that participants are responsible for making their own arrangements for flights to and from Peru and/or Bolivia.

 


 

Pre-Conference Attendees:

Participants need to arrive at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco (CUZ) on the morning of Monday, August 20. Open Center staff will be at the airport to meet participants and assist with the coach transfer to our Urubamba hotels. Two pick up times will be arranged (exact meeting times and locations will be confirmed in your Welcome Packet, available closer to conference time).

 

*When making flight arrangements, please plan on arriving into Cusco before 12 noon.

 

It is an approximately 90 minute drive to the Sacred Valley where our Pre-Conference begins with an afternoon ceremony. Lunch will be served.

 


 

Main Conference Only Attendees:

Participants need to arrive at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco (CUZ) on the morning of Wednesday, August 22. Open Center staff will be at the airport to meet participants and assist with the coach transfer to Urubamba (exact meeting time and location will be confirmed in your Welcome Packet, available closer to conference time).

 

*When making flight arrangements, please plan on arriving into Cusco before 12 noon.

 

It is an approximately 90 minute drive to our hotels in Urubamba in the Sacred Valley. Lunch will be served. Our conference will begin with dinner and an orientation this evening.

 


 

Returning Home:

Our Main Conference concludes after breakfast on Tuesday, August 28. Participants whose travels conclude after the Main Conference will fly home from Cusco, and make their own way by taxi to Cusco’s Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ), approximately a 20 minute drive from our hotels.

 

*When making flight arrangements, please note that our hotel check out in Cusco is 9:00am at the latest.

 


 

Continuing On: Post-Conference Lake Titicaca Only

On August 28, Post-Conference participants will travel by coach from Cusco to Chucuito for the three nights of our program, which concludes on the morning of Friday, August 31. Participants in this group will book their flights home from Inca Manco Cápac International Airport in Juliaca (JUL). An Open Center coach will leave after breakfast for the 2 hour drive from our hotel in Chucuito to the Juliaca airport.

 

*When making flight arrangements, please plan on departing from Juliaca in the early afternoon of August 31. We suggest that you spend any time before your flight at the airport instead of in the city.

 


 

Continuing On: Post-Conference Bolivia

On August 28, Post-Conference participants will travel by coach from Cusco to Chucuito, spending two nights here before continuing by coach to Bolivia. Our Post-Conference Bolivia program concludes on the morning of Monday, September 3.

 

Many flights to North America depart in the early hours of September 3. An Open Center coach will transport participants to El Alto International Airport (LPB) outside of La Paz in time for 4:30am flights (approximately a 35 minute drive). Our hotel will be able to assist you with booking independent taxis to the airport for other departure times.

 


 

Joining us for the Post-Conference Only:

Participants whose travels begin with our Post-Conference Journey will fly into Juliaca’s Inca Manco Cápac International Airport (JUL) on Tuesday, August 28. Airport pick up will be arranged by the Open Center for the 2 hour drive to Taypikala’s Mama Quilla Hotel in Chucuito. There will be a free afternoon before our group dinner that evening.

 

* Please plan to arrive in Juliaca in the early afternoon of August 28.

 

For your return from Bolivia: an Open Center coach will transport participants to El Alto International Airport (LPB) outside of La Paz in time for 4:30am flights (approximately a 35 minute drive). Our hotel will be able to assist you with booking taxis to the airport for other departure times.

 

*Please plan to depart from La Paz before noon on September 3.

 


 

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