Term Four

The Americas

STUDY ABROAD IN CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

About Term Four

From the rainforests of Costa Rica to the breath-taking vistas of Peru, South and Central America will captivate your imagination and challenge your perceptions. During Term Four of Global High School, you’ll experience new heights, new foods, new languages, and new friends.

We will begin our adventure in Costa Rica’s Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, where students will learn about cloud forest ecology and take a guided night hike through the reserve. Nearby, we’ll visit Arenal Volcano National Park to learn about the country’s most active volcano, and relax in hot springs before heading to Playas del Coco, a friendly and lively place where tourists easily mix with locals and other travellers.

Say adios to Costa Rica and head south to Ecuador, starting with a stop in Puembo to study in the public parks and squares and wander the local markets filled with foods and treasures. We then head into the Amazon basin to experience a wildlife adventure of a lifetime — with thousands of species of plants, animals, fish, and insects. Move to the northern town of Otavalo to get the opportunity to browse the Otavalo Market, known for its vibrant, Ecuadorian woven products, which can be bartered and brought home as souvenirs of your incredible time studying abroad.

Our adventure continues in Peru, a country world-renowned for its ancient archaeological sites, including the famed Machu Picchu, and for its vibrant culture. Travel through the Sacred Valley to the breathtaking site of Machu Picchu, hike amid a cloud forest and stone cliffs, and explore the history of Incan civilization. In the lively city of Cusco in the southern Andes, immerse yourself and take it all in before final exams and a celebration of your unforgettable year abroad with a farewell banquet.

Itinerary

April 29th – June 18th, 2021*

Monteverde
Arenal
Playas Del Coco
Puembo
The Amazon
Otavalo
Sacred Valley
Cusco
*All dates are subject to change.

INCLUSIONS

Activities included in your program

hike a volcano
hike a volcano
community service
community service
Machu Picchue
Machu Picchu
Cloud Forest
Cloud Forest
aZip Lining
Zip Lining
Included in your program: Hiking
Included in your program: Vatican
Included in your program: Colosseum
Included in your program: Sailing
Included in your program: Acropolis

▸ Round-trip group airfare from Toronto
▸ Group airport transfers at location
▸ Transportation between cities
▸ Accommodation
▸ Tuition & Supervision

▸ Breakfast and dinner daily
▸ Farewell Banquet
▸ Departure taxes, fees & surcharges
▸ Pre-departure briefing and materials
▸ Designated outings and activities

▸ City orientation tours
▸ Use of free Internet, where available*
▸ Access to Travel Journal & Vidigami
▸ Regular exercise activities
▸ And much more!

* Most hotels have Wi-Fi in common areas. Please note Internet access may not be available in bedrooms.

private sailboat students will stay on

WHERE WE STAY

Accommodations

Monteverde: TBA

Arenal: TBA

Playas Del Coco: TBA

Puembo: TBA

Amazon: TBA

Otavalo: TBA

Lima: TBA

Sacred Valley: TBA

Cusco: TBA

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Dear Future Student

Your program with Blyth Academy is going to be an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience. You will make so many new friends and memories. Be sure to try new things and absorb as much as you can!

Jordan

HOW WE GET THERE

Flight Details

Groups are required to meet at the airport 3 hours prior to departure

Please note: Flights are subject to change by the airline.

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PROGRAM FEES
Travel Services
(Flights, Accommodation, Meals, etc.)
$5,820
Tuition & Supervision$8,680
Taxes & Fees$695
Total Fee:
$15,195*

CANCELLATION PROTECTION & MEDICAL INSURANCE (OPTIONAL)
Cancellation Protection - click for policy details.$495
Medical Insurance** - click for policy details.$125
Cancellation Protection & Medical Insurance Package**$595

Did you know you can redeem Aeroplan, TD Travel, or CIBC Aventura points to the cost of the program? Click here for more details.***

*Plus $495 registration fee. Includes group airfare arranged by Blyth Academy and an estimated $1,095.00** in airline and departure taxes, local taxes and fees. All itineraries, excursions, and dates are subject to change.

**Medical insurance is available to Canadian residents only. While Cancellation protection and Medical insurance is optional, we strongly recommend that you purchase both.

***Please visit www.blythpoints.com for more details on funding your program through Aeroplan points.

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