Rancho Santana

Horseback riding

Chiclayo, Peru show on map

Non-profit | Rancho Santana

Volonteerprogramm helping to care of our typical Peruvian Pasohorses, train them and guide our guest on riding tours to the Preinca Pyramids

In the course of this stay, the participants will take care of the horses' care and training, if knowledge exists. If not, you can learn how to handle horses, as well as riding.. You organize, plan and accompany the riding tours with the guests to the archaeological sites and temples of the Incas and Pre-Incas and take care of the tourists. If you do not want to work with horses, there is a lot of other work where you can take part. In addition to the horses, there are also many other animals on the farm, such as chickens, ducks, cows, rescued street dogs and cats. You can also help with the work on the fields or during the maintenance and beautification of the farm. You can tackle wherever you are needed.

You may also learn how to cut the hoof of a horse, how to melk a cow  and may learn how to prepare homemade cheese and yogurt.


Typical day

Working hours:
From 9am to 12am 
and 
From 3pm to 5pm

Details on Arrival

 You can start any date.

We will pick you up at Chiclayo Airport

Free-time activities

Can visit the archeological sites aroung the area, museums, city of Chiclayo, Swimmingpool just 5 minutes away, and the beach of Pimentel

Swimming
Sightseeing
Shopping/Souvenirs
Museum/Opera
Riding

Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak Spanish (basic level)
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 17:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
50+

Included Services

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All program fees are charged directly by Rancho Santana.

Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Rancho Santana (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
Online preparation course (optional, from $49)
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On-site services

Services by Rancho Santana
Airport pickup, accommodation and food & drink are included in the fees.
Airport Pickup at Cornel Ruiz Airport

We do pick up volunteers from the airport, hotels or bus stations in the town of Chiclayo.
The journey from the town of Chiclayo to the farm takes about 1 hour.

Accommodation

Nice room with bathroom and hot shower

or rustic bungalow with bathroom and a little garden with hammocks

Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast: Bread, eggs, fruits, honey, jam, milk, home-made yogurt and cheese from our cows
Lunch: typical Peruvian meals
Dinner: typical Peruvian meals
We do provide food for volunteers with special dietary requirements, e.g. vegetarians

Internet Access
Good 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 Cornel Ruiz Airport (CIX) in Chiclayo. 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.
Costs (Prices in USD)
1 week (min. stay)
$200.00
2 weeks
$409.00
3 weeks
$568.00
4 weeks
$727.00
6 weeks
$1,045.00
8 weeks
$1,364.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$2,000.00
Average fees
$183.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Chiclayo/Peru between 1 week and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Rancho Santana will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Peru.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Rancho Santana during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
  Americas South America Peru  Chiclayo, Fundo el Pozo Pacora, Lambayeque
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