Machu Picchu & Local Volunteering
Spend 4 days doing heartwarming community service, tour the historic city of Cusco and the nearby Sacred Valley, as well as explore the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu.
DESTINATION: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
DAYS: 12 Days
* To register, a $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required. Full payment is required 90 days prior to departure date.
2022 DATES: (6/6 – 6/17)
Custom dates available upon request. Contact [email protected]
Your adventure in Peru will begin and end in in the vibrant capital city of Lima. In between, you will explore Cusco, the capital of the ancient Inca Empire where you will experience its culture and sample its cuisine.
As you acclimate to the 10,800 ft. elevation of Cusco, you spend your days doing community service, visit an alpaca farm and tour the historic city and nearby ruins. You will then be immersed in the pristine beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Andes Mountains as you continue your community service with the local Huilloc Community. You will then continue on to Aguas Calientes, where you will have a private tour of the mysterious and breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu, as well as a guided hike of the neighboring majestic peak, Wayna Picchu, that offers an unforgettable view of the ruins below.
Travel will be by private bus, plane and train, all the while experiencing breathtaking views of the most famous archaeological sites in the world found along the pristine eastern slope of the Andes.
4 days of community service in Cusco and the Sacred Valley
Sightseeing Tours in Cusco and in the Sacred Valley
2-Day Private guided tour of Machu Picchu
Day excursion up Wayna Picchu
Tour of alpaca farm
Multi-day Amazon Excursion
Visit Lake Titicaca
Hike to Pitumarca (Rainbow Mountain)
Domestic round-trip flight to/from Lima to Cusco
All land travel
All hotel accommodations, double occupancy
All meals as stated in the itinerary
All park fees and permits
Professional, English-speaking local Peruvian guides
Skilled, professional, experienced guides with Wilderness First Responders certificates
Tours and activities listed in the itinerary
What’s Not Included:
Approximately $300 per person in tips for hotel staff, bus drivers, porters, cooks, and guides
Subsequent lodging and food beyond the team itinerary
All individual drinks, either non-alcoholic or alcoholic and room service
Personal gear, phone communications, laundry and items of personal nature
Community service donations
Travelers, Medical, and Evacuation Insurance
Single accommodations are available for an additional fee
Itinerary add-ons or customizations
If you are a single registering for one of our trips, we will try to accommodate you as a double with the same gender. However, if we are unable to make these arrangements, you may be responsible for the additional fee as a single.
Any deviation from this itinerary is at your own expense.