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veterinary

Veterinary Program

This program focuses on working with members of the Local Guild of Llama Breeders to gather information about their llamas and breeding practices that is necessary for the project to set baselines, identify progress and reach the long term goals set for the Llama Improvement Program.

Program Details

Itinerary

Location

Included

Recommendations

Availability

Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Acclimatization + Program Briefing
Day 3: Transportation to high-Andean Community + Llama Registry Work
Day 4: Llama Registry Work
Day 5: Llama Registry Work
Day 6: Llama Registry Work
Day 7: Transportation to Base Camp + Free Afternoon
Day 8: Data Organization
Day 9: Machu Picchu
Day 10: Departure

*This program may be extended to 16 days to work in two different high-Andean communities with an extra free day for optional cultural visits.

Our Base Camp is at the Llama Pack House which is located in Urubamba town in the center of the Sacred Valley of the Incas at 1.5 hours from Cusco airport. The house is located in an urban area and has access to all main services. (Electricity, running water, sewage system, phone signal, internet.)

The service part of the program is carried out in the high-Andean communities partnered with the Llama Pack Project. Accommodation in the communities is in a camping site.These communities are located in rural areas where basic services are limited.

Included:

Transportation to and from Cusco Airport – Llama Pack Base Camp.
Transportation to and from high-Andean Community.
All meals.
Accommodation at Llama Pack House and camping fees.
Llama Pack Project instructor and Quechua translator.
Program materials.
Machu Picchu Day Tour (Train tickets + Box Lunch + Entrance + Guide).

Not Included:

Flight tickets.
Insurance.
Personal camping equipment: Tent, sleeping bag, mat.
Optional cultural or outdoor activity on free day.

Suggested personal camping equipment for best comfort:

4 season tent.
Sleeping bag for -7ºC.
Inflatable mat.
(Local rentals are available and can be coordinated.)

Packing:

A trekking backpack for all packed gear and an extra lightweight personal backpack which will be useful to have personal items handy at all times.

Clothing:

Comfortable and layered clothes for the outdoors including fresh long sleeved shirt, long pants, closed waterproof trekking shoes, extra pair of shoes, fleece jacket, cold weather jacket, gloves, scarf, beanie and rainproof clothes.

Essentials:

Personal medicine and basic first aid kit including medicine for stomach discomfort.
Sunscreen and sun protection such as long sleeved shirts, sunglasses, full rim hat.
Personal water bootle. (Optional UV filter.)
Bug repellant.

This program is available all year round.

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