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2019 Medical Mission PR Tour

Central African Medical Mission PR Trip
July 24-August 5, 2019

Have you ever dreamed of Africa?  Have you always wondered what CAMM does in Malawi or what they see on a day-to-day basis?  Here’s your chance to experience Malawi with a guided tour.

Here is a brief itinerary, but more things may be included as the time gets closer:

Day 1 24-Jul-19 Wednesday Depart mid-morning O'Hare, Chicago
Day 2 25-Jul-19 Thursday         Arrive in Lilongwe early afternoon (layover in Ethiopia) Korea Lodge
Day 3 26-Jul-19 Friday         Depart early AM to Lilongwe/Tour Nurse House & Lutheran Seminary Korea Lodge
Day 4 27-Jul-19 Saturday         Farmers Market, Chitenji Market, Shopping Korea Lodge
Day 5 28-Jul-19 Sunday Korea Lodge
Day 6 29-Jul-19 Monday         Depart for MakokolaLodge (Lake Malawi Activities) Makokola Lodge
Day 7 30-Jul-19 Tuesday Makokola Lodge
Day 8 31-Jul-19 Wednesday Makokola Lodge
Day 9 1-Aug-19 Thursday         Mwalaoume Clinic (see how CAMM functions in clinic), Travel Mvuu Camp (Jeep & Boat Safari) Mvuu Camp
Day 10 2-Aug-19 Friday Mvuu Camp
Day 11 3-Aug-19 Saturday Mvuu Camp
Day 12 4-Aug-19 Sunday         Crown of Life Church, Depart late afternoon (layover in Ethiopia & Washington DC)  Lilongwe Airport
Day 13 5-Aug-19 Monday         Arrive in Chicago, early afternoon O’Hare, Chicago

Korea Garden Lodge - http://www.kglodge.net
Makokola Lodge - http://www.clubmak.com
Mvuu Camp - http://cawsmw.com/index.php/lodges/mvuu-camp/

Total Lodging & Activities cost per person (double-occupancy): $2,000
  •  Includes: Accommodation and meals as specified, 2 game activities a day at Mvuu Camp, park fees, local drinks at Makokola, and 1% tourism levy.
  • Excludes Airfare Drinks everywhere (but Makola), extra activities at Mvuu, activities at Makokola, visa fees, immunizations and items of a personal nature.
Approximate Airfare Cost $1,200.  

Everyone is responsible for booking their own airfare in mid- February.  We are looking at a flight departing from O’Hare (layover in Ethiopia) and a return flight into O’Hare (layover in Ethiopia & Washington DC).  We’re still checking in to see if a group flight rate may be available.  

FAQS:
  • Once we arrive in Malawi, we will be traveling as a group of 20 with a driver that speaks both the native language and English.  We will travel in a 20-person van.  Malawi road travel time is slow; we may spend up to 4 hours in the van traveling from one area to another.
  • The link provided will show where we are staying and a general map of our travels.  PLEASE DO NOT BOOK ON THE WEBSITE.  This will be done at a later time.  https://wetu.com/Itinerary/VI/FEBF8FFB-259C-4CEF-BB4D-C2B3DA79EC7F
  • The weather is in the Malawi “dry-season” and temperatures will most likely be in the 70’s.
  • You will need to schedule your own immunizations.  There are many options to get them done (Walgreens, home clinic, travel clinic, etc.).  The basic recommendations for vaccinations for Malawi for the short-term traveler are Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Tetanus and Poliomyelitis. 
  • Currently, we have spots available for 14 people.  There are 3 CAMM Board members traveling.
  • We would need to book our air by mid-February, 50% of the lodging/activities will be due in March and the other 50% will be due 8 weeks prior to travel.
  • The total price for the trip not including specified meals, personal items and activities is approximately $3,500.

If you are seriously interested, you must let Angela Sievert by January 15, 2019 via email or phone.   

Please contact Angela Sievert if you have any questions or want to confirm at public.relations.camm@gmail.com or 414-840-1046

We hope you can join us!

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michael valus,
Jan 8, 2019, 9:18 AM
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