Ultimate Peru Culture & History EduTour

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Highlights

Learn Spanish from Professionals and work on your skills in the marketplaces of Cusco and its surroundings!
Immerse yourself in the culture of Cusco with activities like Salsa and Cooking Lessons, Walking and Coffee Tours, and a Chocolate Workshop.
Tour Tourist Hotspots in Destinations like Cusco City, Salineras, Huchuy Qosqo, Laguna Humantay, and more!
Disconnect from the Modern World and travel back in time as you hike the famed 4 Day Trek to MACHU PICCHU!
Experience the splendor of MACHU PICCHU on a 4 Day Hike through the Sacred Valley, an amazing opportunity to experience the outdoors and riveting, breathtaking history!
Uncover the long lost secrets of the ancient Incan empire on this eye-opening History Tour – This is The ULTIMATE Peru Tour! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 17+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

Welcome to the Land of the Incas!

Dive into the History and Culture of one of the most marvelous, vibrant, and diverse South American nations for 29 days that will change your life!

Your first week will take you way back into Peruvian History with a Walking Tour of Cusco and a Day Tour of the nearby Historic Cities. You’ll also visit Qoricancha, the Inca Museum, and the Tipon Inca Ruins before finishing the week out with the Religious Route and Sacred Valley Day Tours….and that’s JUST week ONE!

During this Ultimate History and Culture EduTour, you’ll also enjoy learning the South American art of Salsa Dancing and have some evenings free to explore on your own!

If it’s even possible, Week 2 is even more jam-packed with majestic scenes and awe-inspiring history than Week 1 with trips to Maras, the Potatoe Cultural Tour, and the Regional Historic Museum and Santa Catalina Convent…and then comes the real kicker:

A FOUR DAY TREK through the Salcantay Trail to Historic Machu Picchu! Disconnect from the Modern World and travel back in time as you visit the famed Ancient Incan Temple on foot and spend four days exploring the man-made and natural wonders of the area.

Week 3 includes professionally guided day tours to Famous Historical Attractions such as the Compania de Jesus, the Q’Eswachaca Bridge, and Huchuy Qosqo! You’ll also experience the Condor Flight Tour along with Peruvian Cooking Classes and an afternoon at the Peruvian Chocolate Museum/Workshop!

The Laguna Humantay and Astronomic Inca Tour/Planetarium highlight Week 4 along with Salsa Lessons, a Textile Workshop, and a Coffee Museum Tour. You’ll also take a Guided Tour of Lake Titicaca and the Uros & Taquile Island.

This once in a lifetime trip offers you the chance to expand your viewpoints, dive into a unique culture, and witness history and mythology in one breathtaking place.


Typical day

Day 1: Arrival Day

  • Collection from Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco.
  • Evening: Free time to settle into your new surroundings.

DAY 2: Orientation & Cusco City Walking Tour

  • Breakfast at your hotel.
  • Walk to the principal historic areas in the center of Cusco (9am – 12m).

DAY 3: Historic Cities Day Tour

  • Visit to Sacaywuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara & Tambomachay (2pm – 6pm).

Day 4: Qoricancha + Inca Museum

  • Qoricancha Temple & Inca Museum (9am – 12m).

DAY 5: Tipon - Piquillacta & Sixtina Church + Salsa Lessons

  • Tipon Inca ruins, Piquillacta Pre-inca ruins & Sixtina Church (9am – 1pm).
  • Afternoon: Salsa Lessons (5pm – 6pm).

DAY 6: Religious Route Mini-Tour

  • Cathedral, San Blas, Archdiocese Palace & San Cristobal Church (9am – 12m).

DAY 7: Sacred Valley Day Tour

  • Guided Day Tour in Sacred Valley.

DAY 8: Maras - Salineras & Moray

  • Guided Day Tour (9am – 2pm).

DAY 9: Potatoe Cultural Tour

  • Guided Day Tour in the Potatoe Community (9am – 4pm).

DAY 10: Regional Historic Museum + Convento Santa Catalina

  • Regional Historic Museum & Santa Catalina Convent (9am – 11am).

DAY 11: Salcantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Day 1

DAY 12: Salcantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Day 2

DAY 13: Salcantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Day 3

DAY 14: Salcantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Day 4

DAY 15: Free Day

DAY 16: COMPANIA DE JESUS – LA MERCED – SAN FRANCISCO

  • Compania de Jesus, La Merced & San Francisco Churches (9am – 12m).

DAY 17: Q’ESWACHACA BRIDGE

  • Guided Day Tour to Q’eswachaca Bridge.

DAY 18: Peruvian COOKING CLASSES

  • Peruvian Cooking Class (3pm – 7pm).

DAY 19: CONDOR FLIGHT TOUR

  • Guided Day Tour to Chonta (Condor Flight).

DAY 20: CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP

  • Afternoon: Chocolate Museum (4pm – 6pm).

DAY 21: HUCHUY QOSQO

  • Guided Day Tour.

DAY 22: LAGUNA HUMANTAY

  • Guided Day Tour.

DAY 23: SALSA LESSONS + ASTRONOMIC INCA TOUR - PLANETARIUM

  • Afternoon: Salsa Lessons (4pm – 5pm).
  • Evening: Astronomic Inca Tour (7pm – 9pm).

DAY 24: TEXTILE WORKSHOP

  • Textile Workshop day tour.

DAY 25: CEREMONY OF PAYMENT OR CULT OF MOTHER EARTH (PACHAMAMA)

  • Ancestral Ceremony (8am – 12pm).

DAY 26: COFFEE MUSEUM TOUR

  • Afternoon: Peruvian Coffee Museum Tour 'From Seed to Cup' (2hrs).
  • Overnight: Travel to Titicaca (10pm – 5am).

DAY 27: TITICACA LAKE

  • Guided day tour in Titicaca, Uros & Taquile Island.

DAY 28: Return to Cusco

  • Breakfast in the hotel in Puno.
  • Return to Cusco on a guided bus.

DAY 29: Graduation + Departure Day

 

Free-time activities

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·         Tipon Inca ruins, Piquillacta Pre-inca ruins & Sixtina Church


·         Afternoon:


·         Cathedral, San Blas, Archdiocese Palace & San Cristobal Church


·         Sacred Valley Day Tour 


·         Maras - Salineras & Moray 


·         Salcantay Trek to Machu Picchu


·         Compania de Jesus, La Merced & San Francisco Churches


·         Guided Day Tour to Q’eswachaca Bridge.


·         Peruvian Cooking Class


·         Guided Day Tour to Chonta (Condor Flight).


·         Chocolate Museum


·         HUCHUY QOSQO


·         LAGUNA HUMANTAY


·         SALSA LESSONS + ASTRONOMIC INCA TOUR – PLANETARIUM


·         Textile Workshop day tour


·         CEREMONY OF PAYMENT OR CULT OF MOTHER EARTH (PACHAMAMA)


·         Peruvian Coffee Museum Tour 'From Seed to Cup'


·         Guided day tour in Titicaca, Uros & Taquile Island.





Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Hiking
Museum/
Opera

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 17 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
No skills neccessary
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Included Services

Services by Global EduTours

  • Pre-Departure Support
  • Meals (as detailed)
  • Site Entry Fees
  • Quality Accommodation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Airport Transfers

Airport Pickup at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco(CODE:CUZ)
Accommodation
Private Single (or Twin Share)
Hotel
Food & Beverages
Breakfast Included
Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) in Cuzco. We assist you to find cheap flights to Peru.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Peru provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Peru you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Peru.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Tours start on the 1st Sunday of each month.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
29 - 29 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
29 weeks (min. stay)
$ 4,661
29 weeks (max. stay)
$ 4,661
Average fees
$ 161 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Global EduTours will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Global EduTours during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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