CME & Ecological Tour of Ecuador (Galapagos) & Peru 

November 2014

"We had a magical time in Machu Picchu - such a spiritual time at day break - our guide was great! Many thanks for the fabulous trip - memorable and well organized. Your company does such a great job and such an opportunity for us, and what a great group of people to share such an amazing trip with."  

Dr. Paul Bates, London - Ecuador & the Galapagos, Peru 2012

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Ecuador & Peru: Two of the most fascinating and diverse countries in all of South America

Our tenth program, featuring Ecuador and Peru and one of our most popular tours. Connect with one of a kind wildlife and delve into ancient cultures, from cities bursting with history to extraordinary landscapes – this is Ecuador & Peru. In Peru, visit the current capital, Lima; and the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco, gateway to the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the magnificent archaeological park of Machu Picchu; and the highest lake on the continent, Lake Titicaca. Then join a cruise in the Galapagos Islands – one of the most undisturbed and incredible eco systems on earth with it’s incredibly unique species and the home of Darwin’s theory of evolution. And finally explore Quito, with it’s UNESCO colonial centre and countless museums and the spectacular Avenue of the Volcanoes.

This program has been featured over the years in several articles in the Medical Post and Doctors Review. To read more please see our 'Featuring doctors-on-tour' section!

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in Cuzco, a city that blends Inca and Spanish colonial influences

  • Climb from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu aboard one of the world's most famed train rides through the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Pamper yourself at a boutique hillside hotel in Aguas Calientes which allows you to explore Machu Picchu (the famous “Lost City of the Incas”) at the serenity of dawn
  • Meet and learn about the lifestyle of the indigenous Uros people of the floating islands on Lake Titicaca. 
  • Journey down the famed “Avenue of the Volcanoes,” and marvel at Cotopaxi Volcano’s perfectly shaped cone during a tour of the national park
  • Embark on a five-day cruise of the Galapagos Islands with expert naturalist guides – see blue-footed boobies, sea lions, iguanas and much more! 

CME Program

(15+ CME hours and Certificate of Attendance provided)

  • Academic Program on board M/V Santa Cruz
  • Travel medicine / ship’s hospital visit
  • Visits to hospitals in Cuzco and Quito
  • Presentations from indigenous people on herbal medicine & Shamanism, Puno / Lake Titicaca 

Pricing, Inclusions & Exclusions

 Price includes:

  • International flights from Toronto to Lima, Peru and Quito, Ecuador to Toronto.

  • Regional flights – Lima-Cuzco, Puno (Juliaca)-Lima, Quito-Galapagos, Galapagos-Quito 

  • Modern, air conditioned coach transportation

  • 11 nights first class hotel accommodation

  • 5 day / 4 night Galapagos cruise on the M/V Santa Cruz

  • 15 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners

  • Comprehensive daily itineraries including, island sightseeing, naturalists and lecture services, escorted tours of local cultural sites and museums

  • Academic program

  • All admission fees 

  • Fully escorted tour including services of local English speaking cultural, ecological and naturalist experts

 Price excludes:

  • M/V Santa Cruz cabin upgrades - please see our Detailed Brochure for full details (downloadable pdf)

  • Galapagos Park Entry Fee (US$100/person) – payable locally
  • Galapagos Park Ingala Fee (US$10/person) – payable locally
  • Airport departure taxes (approx US$50/person) 
  • Travel insurance – please note, travel insurance (including medical and trip cancellation / interruption coverage) is highly recommended for this tour. Coverage is available through doctors-on-tour – please check for further details in our brochure.

Useful Links and Files (Click below to download!)

Ecuador & Peru CME - Nov 2014 - Flyer

Ecuador & Peru CME - Nov 2014 - Detailed Brochure

Our popular Ecuador and Peru programs have also been featured in various articles including in the Medical Post (on the Galapagos Islands and the Ecuadorian Amazon) and Doctors Review - click on the hyperlinks to view. 

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