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Ica Medical Mission

August 26 – September 7, 2021

Are you a Medical Professional looking for adventure? Join us for a journey to the south of Peru in the desert/coastal city of Ica. We will spend the first part of the trip working with local doctors providing free medical care for the pueblo of San Juan Bautista. We are teaming up with Latin American Missions Association (lamaministry.org) who have established a significant presence in the area. The community excited to have us come and work along side them in the clinic and also to visit the local schools.  We will interact and work with Peruvian Medical Professionals to provide services and care for the local people of the community.

On the second part of the trip we will explore the sand dunes of Ica, the wildlife of the Islas Ballestas.  We will visit the resort community of Paracas, fly over the Nazca lines and discover the ruins of Huaca Pucllana.

Cost for the Mission is USD $ 1800.00 and includes in country travel, lodging, entrance fees to the sites and some food.

International Airfare to and from Lima, Peru will be a separate expense and is the responsibility of each Traveler. (Proof of health/accident insurance is necessary.)

To join us, please complete the information on the Application Form. Once accepted, a $350 non-refundable deposit will confirm your spot on the team. (The deposit is non-refundable so that “in country airfare” and ground travel arrangements can be purchased for the best available price).

We only have 12 positions available for the Missions Trip and you will need to get your deposit in as soon as you can.

NOT COVERED IN THIS COST:
• Your airfare to/from Lima Peru
• Some evening meals
• Personal expenses
• Shopping that you may want to do

COVERED IN THIS COST:
• All airfare, transportation within the country of Peru
• Accommodation for 12 nights
• Breakfast and lunch
• Administrative costs that are incurred with a large group of people traveling through the country
**Passport: A passport is necessary with an expiration date that is at least 6 months after the final day of this mission trip.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
August 26 – Arrive in Lima, Peru. Overnight in Miraflores
August 27 – Visit the ruins of Huaca Pucllana
August 28 – Travel to Ica
August 29 – Orientation and Set-Up
August 30 – Medical Clinic in Carmen-Olivos
August 31 – Medical Clinic in San Juan Bautista
September 1 – Medical Clinic in San Martin
September 2 – Medical Clinic TBA
September 3 – Medical Clinic TBA
September 4 – Explore Nazca Lines
September 5– Discover the Sand Dunes of Ica and the Islas Ballestas
September 6 – Morning in Paracas and Travel to Lima
September 7 – Flight home

**Note: Itinerary and activities are subject to change at the discretion of the Directors.