Global Health Peru

Return to the Heart of the Inca Empire:

Machu Picchu, Cusco, & the Sacred Valley of the Inca

Dates:

April 28th – May 7th, 2019

May 1st-10th, 2020

We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.

EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS


Join us on a hiker’s paradise trip through the beautiful Sacred Valley of Peru. A perfect mix of adventure and luxury. This train trip to Machu Picchu, allows travelers to enjoy the wonders of Peru by spectacular hikes by day and cozy lodge rooms by night. Our journey to Machu Picchu begins in Cusco, the crown jewel of the Inca & one of the most fascinating small cities in Latin America. Enjoy lovely hotels as we spend 10 days touring this spectacular Inca Empire.

We are excited to combine our Rasori Expeditions and MedTreks International Itineraries to provide you with a fun, engaging curriculum that focuses on Global Health Concepts and Humanitarian Medicine in the 21st century. This seminar is for doctors, nurses and other health professionals, focusing on improving health for the underserved communities throughout the globe and preparing you to become an international medical volunteer.

 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Visit ancient Incan ruins, ceremonial centers and archaeological sites that are some of the most spectacular in the world.
Experience Peru’s magical landscape while winding through the Urubamba River valley which is considered sacred to the Inca.
Enjoy the colorful ambience of local hand craft markets, an excellent opportunity to observe Quechua traditions and artisan creations such as the beautiful hand-woven textiles.
Witness the vivid expression of culture through Peru’s farmlands from its beginnings in ancient Peru until today.
Stroll through the charming countryside of the well-preserved Inca ruins- appreciating the Inca terraces, aqueducts, great architecture and amazing views of the Sacred Valley.
Explore the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, the great mountain-top city abandoned by the Inca Empire, reclaimed by the jungle and lost to humanity until its rediscovery in 1911.

 

DETAILS

DATES:

April 28th-May 7th, 2019

May 1st-10th, 2020

Includes all lodging, meals as indicated in the itinerary, all ground transportation, all entrance fees, village visits, all tours as noted in the itinerary and local guides.

Does not include: international airfare, domestic flight from Lima to Cusco and return, and items of personal nature such as tips, laundry, travel insurance and souvenirs.

HOW TO SIGN UP

A $500 non-refundable deposit is due at the time you sign up and this will secure your place on the trip. 

frequently asked questions

What distinguishes your programs from others?

Our programs were designed by world-class faculty who have had extensive experience in global health and international medicine.  MedTreks is partnering with Rasori Expeditions for this Global Health Seminar in Peru. Rasori Expeditions is known for offering high end, small group, international trips at a very good value. Over the years, Rasori expeditions has led over 500 individuals on international seminars and tours. 

Who will be the faculty on this course?

Faculty for the MedTreks Peru Course is: Dr. Phil and Ari Rasori, FNP. Dr. Rasori has been leading international medical CME trips all over the world for the past 30 years.  This spring, he is returning to Peru and the heart of the Inca Empire. During the 1990s, he led many field seminars to this area. Ari Rasori is the medical director of the MedTreks Kenya program and has been leading the MedTreks programs since their inception.

What is the Global Health Seminar?

Learn about the most important health topics facing Peru and Latin America in the beautiful Lake Titicaca region of Peru. Topics include Global Health in the 21st century, Key concepts for Humanitarian Medicine, Sustainable Medicine in Resource-Limited Limited Regions, Child-Maternal Health Core Concepts and Tips and Tools on Self-care for Healthcare.

What is your program model?

We are working to build healthcare capacity and create fun & engaging professional development for medical providers around the world. We provide opportunities for medical professionals to collaborate in cross-cultural settings. Our trips provide opportunities for networking in the Global Health arena while offering high-yield skills that professionals can use to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere.

If you are interested in working hands-on to share your skills with health professionals, please check out our MedTreks Kenya program.

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