Law & Legal Systems Journey to Peru, led by Jeffrey F. Addicott

Day 01: Travel to Lima, Peru
Depart from Miami and arrive in Lima, Peru this evening. 

Upon arrival the group will be met and transferred to your local hotel for check in. With personalized service and quality amenities, the Crowne Plaza stands out and is located in popular seaside district of Miraflores. Their facilities include a bar where you can enjoy pisco cocktails, a spa, a fitness center with sauna and an indoor glass-roofed patio with pool and whirlpool. The rooms have Wi-Fi, hair dryers, minibar, and safe deposit boxes for your convenience.

Overnight:  Crowne Plaza (or similar)
Meals: None

Day 02: Lima - Orientation and Welcome
All travelers will gather this morning with your national guide and receive further information on the program and today’s activities. Later today, all travelers will take a curator-guided tour of the unique Larco Museum. Gain insight into 3,000 years of Peru’s cultural history viewing a vast array of artifacts that comprise the largest private collection of pre-Columbian art in the world. Learn more about the lives of the people who created the beautiful archaeological objects displayed. Enjoy a delicious lunch onsite at the elegant Café del Museo.

Enjoy some free time late this afternoon. Your welcome dinner is at a local restaurant.

Overnight:  Crowne Plaza (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 03: Lima - Career Enrichment

Professional members of the program will interact with their counterparts this morning and afternoon for substantive meetings at local law firms, law schools, and/or with professional representatives in the legal field.

Journey Mission: The primary goal is to learn about the legal systems, methods of legal education, culture and history of Peru, primarily through lectures and interactions with lawyers and other professionals, judges, and academics. Discussions will focus on access to justice for indigents, and how the military legal system operates to support the human rights of the people. 

Guest program

Today accompanying guests will explore Peru’s capital, a rich kaleidoscope of colonial architecture, revered pre-Columbian sites, charming residential areas, and vibrant shopping districts perched over the blue Pacific. See the 16th century Plaza Mayor (main square) still graced by the government palace, city hall and a cathedral. Continue on to see the San Francisco Convent, built in the 17th century, and its “catacombs” that functioned as an ancient underground cemetery. The tour continues along the city’s lovely Pacific coast through the enchanting neighborhoods of San Isidro, Miraflores and Larco Mar. Discover colonial art in the Barbosa-Stern Collection. Since 1966, Eduardo Barbosa and his wife Silvia Stern have collected an impressive compilation of Spanish colonial art.

Lunch will be provided this afternoon with dinner by individual arrangement (own expense).

Overnight:  Crowne Plaza (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 04: Cusco - World Heritage Site
Immediately after breakfast, depart the hotel for your flight to Cusco.  Elevated approximately 11,100 feet above sea level, Cusco is a World Heritage Site and the former capital of the Inca Empire. After arriving in the afternoon, enjoy a provided lunch.

Altitude Sickness - We recommend you check with your personal physician to see if an altitude sickness medication is right for you. Those who live at sea level or a lower elevation should pay particular attention.

Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel is the essence of luxury and comfort in the heart of the Inca city. Built in a colonial mansion of the XVI century, it displays several paintings of the Cuzco school, colonial sculptures and carvings that transport us to the greatness of the time. The elegant rooms are equipped with intelligent oxygen system and heating floor in the bathrooms for a great stay. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant.

Lunch and dinner will be provided at a local restaurant with some free time to relax and acclimate to the altitude.

Overnight: Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (or similar) 
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Career Enrichment and Cultural Exploration of Cusco 
Today you will continue your professional program highlighted by interaction with your professional counterparts. Continue discussions of mutual interest including challenges and opportunities for the rule of law, and for economic and political progress more generally, in the country.

Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant

Guest program

Guests will gain a unique insight into Peru’s food and culture late this morning through the use of regional products like quinoa, yellow peppers, and trout. Your class starts with a short tour of the traditional San Pedro market before heading to the 11th floor Rooftop Kitchen facility, offering breathtaking views of the city. The class consists of the preparation of an appetizer and main course which you will get to enjoy afterwards. ​​

Dinner will be provided at a local restaurant.

Overnight: Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Sacred Valley Exploration
After breakfast, head to the Sacred Valley via bus (1.5-hour drive). First stop is the Pisaq Market before heading on to visit the Huama Community School and village. Donations for the school children are of course welcome. Clothes to keep them warm, shoes, and medicines are hard to come by here. In this area the cold is intense and kids don’t always have proper clothes to wear during the winter. Your support will be appreciated! 

Lunch will be provided at Huayoccari Restaurant this afternoon. After lunch, the group will visit the Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo. Here you will find the best surviving example of Inca town planning - many of the building foundations in old town were built by the Inca, and the majority of the Inca canchas, or blocks, are still intact today.

Later today take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu, saying farewell to the Sacred Valley.

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel is a signature luxury property with an unequalled location at the foot of the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu. The hotel has five-star service, authentic Peruvian cuisine and all the amenities of a luxury five-star property including free Wi-Fi, minibar, hair dryers, blackout drapes and soundproofed rooms. Time permitting, you might try out their incredible spa services including hot stone massage, reflexology and hydrotherapy.

Dinner will be provided this evening at a nearby restaurant.

Overnight: Sumaq Hotel Machu Picchu (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Machu Picchu
Please note: Today’s itinerary includes moderate physical activity with some low-difficulty hiking.

After breakfast make your way to the Machu Picchu site for your privately-guided tour of the archaeological ruins of Machu Picchu. Known as one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world, the Andean mountaintop was used by the Inca people as the foundation of hundreds of stone structures, with construction starting in the early 1400s. Explore the terraces, corridors, temples, the solar clock (Intihuatana), and other sacred places within the citadel.

Lunch will be provided at the Sanctuary Lodge, before you return to the train station for your journey back to Cusco. Meal and beverage services are available on the train for your convenience.

Check back into your hotel where a late dinner is on your own arrangement this evening.

Overnight: ​Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 08: Cultural Explorations - Cusco

Today the group will explore the cobbled streets and religious splendors of Cusco. Visit the Cathedral of Cusco, considered one of the most beautiful Spanish colonial churches in the Americas, and explore a vast array of colonial art on display.

Continue to Qorikancha (Coricancha), the Incan Temple of the Sun, and the main temple of the Incan empire. Built and rebuilt with incredible riches, including walls and floors of gold, little of the original temple remains. The Church of Santo Domingo was built onsite using Coricancha’s foundations and some of its remaining stone walls, creating a fascinating mix of Incan and colonial architecture.

After some time for lunch on your own, enjoy an informative history-themed lecture about the Rise and Fall of the Inca Empire. The remainder of your afternoon is free time to explore independently. Your fantastically located hotel will provide an excellent opportunity to explore on foot.

Say goodbye as you reflect and share memories over a farewell dinner at the Map Café this evening.

Overnight:  Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel​ (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 09: Time to Say Goodbye

Depart for home this morning (flying via Lima).

Professional Participants - As this Nanda Journey is focused primarily on professional development, costs associated with your participation on the program may be tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Consult with a tax professional to determine eligibility.

Please note: All itineraries are subject to change based on availability of hotels, flights and hosting organizations at the time of finalization of booking. Comparable meetings and activities will be arranged should an itinerary change be necessary. 30 days before departure, a finalized itinerary will be available and reflect final details.​​

Peru: Lima, Cusco & Sacred Valley | 9 days | October 20-28, 2018 | $5,999

Extend your stay for three additional nights in Peru. This will provide an opportunity to continue
exploring the world’s highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca.

Detailed Itinerary

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Peru: Paro, including Islands of Uros and Tequile|  3 Days|  October 28-31 2018 | $1,599

Day 01: October 28, 2018 
After breakfast at the hotel this morning, you will head to the airport in Cusco for your flight to the Juliaca Airport. You will be met upon arrival by your extension guide and head directly to a local restaurant for lunch.

On the way to Puno via motor coach, you will visit the archaeological complex of Sillustani, an amazing pre-Incan cemetery where more than 90 Chullpa or funerary towers, some of them up to 40 feet (12 m) high, rise up imposingly around Lake Umayo.

Continue onward to your local hotel for check in and overnight. Dinner is on your own arrangement this evening.

Overnight:  Jose Antonio (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 02: October 29, 2018

After breakfast at the hotel, you will enjoy an extraordinary journey across the world’s highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca. Travel to legendary places where time seems to have stood still. Your first stop will be the Uros floating islands. These are a peculiar grouping of around 40 small islands made totally of totora, a natural reed that grows around the lake. The cheerful inhabitants will invite you to get to know their traditional lifestyle and customs.

You will continue your voyage across the placid waters of the lake until you come to the picturesque island of Taquile, a peaceful place where old Quechua traditions live in perfect balance with modernity. Discover a landscape distinct from the other islands thanks to the Incan terraces filled with local flowers and crops. The rich colors of the clothing worn by the local inhabitants will amaze you; admire their beautiful handmade fabrics. Most importantly, enjoy the unbelievable hospitality of the islanders, known as Taquileños, who will make your visit to the island a memorable one.

Before making your way back to Puno, you will have lunch at a local home. Return to Puno where dinner is on your own this evening.

Overnight: Jose Antonio (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03: October 30, 2018 
After breakfast at the hotel, head out with your guide on a city tour of Puno. Start from the traditional hill of Huajsapata with its colorful view of the city and the bay of Puno as well as the peninsulas of Capachica and Chucuito. While you explore, your guide will share the history and ancient legends of the lake. Next stop is the Dreyer Museum, with its fascinating collection of regional archaeological artifacts and art. Upstairs there are three mummies and a full-scale fiberglass chullpa (funerary tower) you might want to check out!

Continue to Plaza de Armas (the Main Square) and its nearby baroque cathedral. Located on the western flank of the Plaza de Armas, the cathedral was completed in 1757. The interior is not as intricate as the carved facade, but make sure to check out the silver-plated altar, statuary, artwork and a flag of the Vatican, left after a visit by Pope Paul VI in 1964.

This afternoon you will also visit the Virgen de la Candelaria Sanctuary, who is the patron saint of the city dating back to the 16th century. Stops will also include Pino Park, Colegio San Carlos, and the Deustua Arch which dates back to 1847 and was built as a tribute to those who fought in the battles of Junín and Ayachuco in the Wars of Independence against Spain.

Lunch is on your own arrangement today.

Head to the Juliaca’s airport for your flight back to Lima this afternoon. Upon arrival, you will head to the hotel for checkin and some time to change for dinner.

Head to a dinner show at the Dama Juana Restaurant (buffet style). Enjoy a Folklore Show that highlights dances of different parts of Peru while you dine.

Overnight: Jose Antonio (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: October 31, 2018 
Depart today for your return to the U.S. and your connecting flights home.

Meals: Breakfast

Please note: All itineraries are subject to change based on availability of hotels, flights and sightseeing locations at the time of finalization of booking. Comparable activities will be arranged should an itinerary change be necessary. 30 days before departure, a finalized itinerary will be available and reflect final details.​​

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​​​​​​​​​National Guide Spotlight: 

Mr. Daniel Flores

My country inspires me with all its greatness, its breathtaking landscapes, its fascinating culture, its rich and interesting history, its amazing biodiversity and ecosystems, its transcendental mysticism.  This makes me strive every day to make sure that our travellers trips turn into a memorable and unique experience.

I have a deep interest in connecting to the people and local communities. It gives me a great opportunity to share my passion making a sustainable difference in the lives of people and places of significant need.
As a family man, I love to spend time with my kids doing different outdoor activities and getting involved to make a better world sharing with others.

I studied ­Business Administration at Instituto Peruano de Administración de Empresas, studied at

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

School of Sales and Business and at

Cenfotur School of Tourism.  

I look forward to sharing my love of my country with you.

Our Law & Legal Systems Journey will take us to Peru for a 9 day career enrichment experience! What better way to learn and grow than to experience firsthand how the legal system is evolving in Peru?  Interact with legal professionals in both Lima and Cusco with a key mission to learn about the legal systems, methods of legal education, culture and history of Peru, primarily through lectures and interaction with lawyers and other professionals, judges and academics.  In addition to the career enrichment opportunities, you will explore the ancient site of Machu Picchu​, learn about Peru's culture past and present as you meet with curators and expedition guides who will bring the Incan civilization to life.  Our journey includes a very special village school experience with local children in the Sacred Valley.


Hotel Jose Antonio - Puno

​​​​​​Leader Spotlight: 

Jeffrey F. Addicott

Lt. Colonel (U.S. Army, ret.) Jeffrey F. Addicott is a Professor of Law and the Director of the Center for Terrorism Law. An active duty Army officer in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps for twenty years, Addicott spent a quarter of his career as the senior legal advisor to the United States Army’s Special Forces. As an internationally recognized authority on national security law, Addicott not only lectures and participates in professional and academic organizations both in the United States and abroad (more than 700 speeches), but he has also testified before Congress on a variety of legal issues. He has also been a regular contributor to national and international news media outlets to include FOX NEWS Channel, MSNBC, CNN, BBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, (more than 4,000 media interviews). Addicott is a prolific author, publishing over 60 books, articles and monographs on a variety of legal topics.

Among his many contributions to the field, Addicott pioneered the teaching of law of war and human rights courses to the militaries of numerous nascent democracies in Eastern Europe and Latin America. For these efforts he was awarded the Legion of Merit, named the “Army Judge Advocate of the Year,” and honored as a co-recipient of the American Bar Association’s Hodson Award. Addicott has served in senior legal positions in Germany, Korea, Panama, and throughout the United States. Addicott holds a Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Virginia School of Law. He also received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the Army Judge Advocate General’s School, where he was the Deputy Director of the International and Operational Law Division, and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Alabama School of Law. Apart from teaching a variety of courses

at the law school, Addicott served as

the Associate Dean for Administration

at St. Mary’s University School of

Law (2006-2007).

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