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Peru - World Potato Congress & ALAP Congress Program

May 26 - June 1

World Potato Congress & ALAP Congress Program
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Note:
The Cost of Registration for World Potato Congress:
$885.00* American dollars per person approximately.

*The cost of registration for the World Potato Congress is not covered in the program costs and must be organised by attendees directly.


We accept the following forms of payment:


Includes:
Private Transfers. Accommodations in hotels. Lodging for 6 nights at selected hotels + breakfast. Excursions mentioned in the itinerary. Personalized assistance.

Excludes:
International Flights. Alcoholic beverages are not included in the tour. Items of a personal nature pay TV, room service, telephone service in rooms, etc. Tips Food not specified in the Itinerary.

The World Potato Congress is the most important scientific event on potato development world-wide and will be held for the first time in South America. This event will be held in Cusco, Perú on May 26th until June 1, 2018. The following program relates to the World Potato Congress Program. Pre and Post Tours are separate programs and can be coordinated with the Congress Program.

Flights can be provided from any Canadian major centre, to join up with a group rate flight from Toronto to Lima, Peru. Individuals wishing to use their own points for domestic flights in Canada are quite able to do so or we can provide domestic flights for a continuous journey flight package.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Sunday, February 5 - Depart Canada and fly to Buenos Aires (via Santiago, Chile)
Evening flight - 3 hour check in at 7:45 p.m. for 10:45 p.m. departure from Terminal 1 Pearson International Airport on AC 92A - AIR CANADA FLT:92 - ECONOMY LV TORONTO ON - 1145P EQP: B77ER - DEPART: TERMINAL 1 - (14HR 00MIN - time of flight)

Day 01: May 26, 2018: Toronto/Lima
Welcome to Peru!
Upon arrival at Jorge Chavez International Airport, you will be received by a Domiruth Travel Service representative and transfer to hotel located in the residential district of Miraflores. Check in and relax in the hotel.
Overnight. (-)
Lima: 154 masl

Day 02: May 27, 2018: Lima - Cusco (B)
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. In the morning transfer to the airport to board your flight to Cusco. Arrival to Cusco´s airport, reception and transfer to the hotel.
16:00 - 18:00 Hrs: Registration.
18:00 - 20:00 Hrs: Opening Reception WPC-ALAP.
Transfer to hotel.
Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day 03: May 28, 2018: Cusco: World Potato Congress 2018 (WPC) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
08:00 Hrs. Registration.
08:15 Hrs. Opening Ceremony WPC - ALAP.
09:00 Hrs. Plenary Session 1.
10:15 Hrs. Coffee Break.
10:30 Hrs. Plenary Session 2.
11:45 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
13:00 Hrs. Time to Lunch.
14:30 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
15:45 Hrs. Coffee Break.
16:00 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
17:15 - 18:30 Hrs. Poster Session.
Afternoon free.
Overnight at hotel. (B).
Cusco: 3,395 masl

Day 04: May 29, 2018: Cusco: World Potato Congress 2018 (WPC) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
08:00 Hrs. Registration.
08:15 Hrs. Plenary Session 3.
09:30 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
10:45 Hrs. Coffee Break.
11:00 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
12:15 Hrs. Time to Lunch.
13:30 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
14:45 Hrs. Plenary Session 4.
15:30 Hrs. Coffee Break.
16:00 Hrs. Plenary Session 5.
17:00 Hrs. WPC Closing & Flag Ceremony.
17:15 - 18:30 Hrs. Poster Session.
Return to hotel.
Overnight. (B)
Cusco: 3,395 masl

Day 05: May 30, 2018: Cusco: World Potato Congress 2018 (WPC) (B)
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
08:00 Hrs. Registration.
08:15 Hrs. Technical Sessions.
10:45 Hrs. Coffee Break.
11:00 Hrs. National Potato Day: Special Program
13:00 Hrs. Time to Lunch.
14:15 - 17:30 Hrs. ALAP Meeting.
Afternoon free.
Overnight. (B)
Cusco: 3,395 masl

Day 06: May 31, 2018: Cusco: World Potato Congress 2018 (WPC) (B, L)
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant.
Field Trip - 02 Options: (Choose one option)
Option A: Visit the Potato National Park: Area of Indigenous Biocultural Heritage (APBCI) formed by six communities, with more than six thousand inhabitants, Sacaca, Chawaytire, Pampallaqta, Paru Paru and Amaru. All projects are managed collectively because they ensure the effective participation and sharing of benefits derived, equitably.
Option B: Visit INIA Agricultural Experimental Station (EEAA) - Andenes, located in the province of Anta (Sacred Valley), different types of potatoes are grown on ecological floors with scientific accompaniment.
18:00 Hrs. Return to Cusco.
Overnight. (B, L)
Cusco: 3,395 masl