Student Check List

GAI Student Checklist

GAI Medicinal Plants and Cultures of the Amazon

Dear Amazon Participant,

Below is a checklist of things you must do and the dates by which you must do them.
Please print this out and keep it handy. Checks should be made out to: Global Awareness Institute or GAI.

Note:  GAI gives you the option to pay through PayPal, which lets you put payments on a credit card.  However, to pay using PayPal, you must add 2.9% to every payment you pay that way.  A $500 deposit would be $514.50; a $700 deposit would be $720.30.  To pay by PayPal: Go to: www.rtwin70days.wordpress.com.  On the right of the screen is a “Become a GAI donor” box.  Click on the “Donate” button and proceed with your payment on PayPal.

January 15
_____Amazon program application and $500.00 deposit due (deposit fully refundable if not

accepted to program; $250.00 refund if drop before airline tickets are purchased; no refund

once airline tickets are purchased).

Students will be charged $100.00 for returned checks.

An electronic copy of application must be sent to: gai.global@yahoo.com

_____Passport numbers to: gai.global@yahoo.com (This is a deadline date to assure airline seats on group flights (if you don’t have a passport already PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY AND SEND APPLICATION CONFIRMATION NUMBER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE)

February 15
_____ $1,000.00 due for Amazon program ($750 refundable before April 15, minus pre-pays).

_____ Physician’s Verification Form to:    Global Awareness Institute (GAI)
P.O. Box 920

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

March 15

_____ GAI Release Of Liability And Assumption Of Risks Form to:

Global Awareness Institute (GAI)
P.O. Box 920

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

April 15
_____ $1,650.00 due for Amazon program (No refunds after April 15 for any reason).

 

Optional Cuzco Tour:

The cost of the 2018 Cuzco/Machu Picchu Tour is $1380.00.  This is a private tour that is more comprehensive than similar tours at a much higher price.  To simplify the process of making payments to Peru for this private tour, students may send their payments to GAI, and we will forward your payments to the tour conductor in Peru.  Please note that this optional tour is not offered by GAI but by an independent agent.  Of course, you are welcome to search for an alternative tour. GAI accepts no liability associated with this optional tour.

January 15
_____$200.00 optional tour deposit due.  Refundable, minus any pre-payments made, before February 15. Deposit checks should be made out to:

Global Awareness Institute or GAI

P.O. Box 920

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

 

February 15

_____$680.00 optional tour deposit due.  Deposit checks should be made out to:

Global Awareness Institute or GAI

P.O. Box 920

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

 

March 15

_____$500.00 optional tour deposit due.  Deposit checks should be made out to:

Global Awareness Institute or GAI

P.O. Box 920

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302

 

Sample Cuzco/Machu Picchu Itinerary

Saturday

  • 1:30 PM Lima-Cuzco
  • 3:00 PM Transfer airport-hotel
  • 3:30 PM Hotel set up and rest
  • 6:30 PM Briefing about the trip
  • 7:30 PM Cuszo by night

Sunday

  • 09:00 AM Cuzco-Pisac
  • 09:30 AM Awana Cancha
  • 11:30 AM Pisac Market
  • 03:30 PM Pisac-Cuzco

Monday

  • 09:00 AM City tour Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay
  • 05:00 PM Back to the hotel

Tuesday

  • 09:00 AM Cuzco-Chinchero
  • 09:30 AM Chinchero ruins and market
  • 11:00 AM Chinchero-Urubamba-Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • 02:00 PM Hotel set up
  • 02:30 PM Ollantaytambo Ruins
  • 05:00 PM Back to the hotel. Overnight in Ollantaytambo

Wednesday

  • 05:00 AM Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu by train
  • 08:00 AM Machu Picchu town and Sacred City all day
  • 07:30 PM Train back to Ollantaytambo

Thursday

  • 9:30 AM  Moray-Maras salt mines-Cuzco.

Friday

  • Free day.