You will feel Peru’s beauty and rich culture as you are warmly welcomed into the local schools and communities in which you’ll be volunteering. From working to improve their school to leading activities for local children, this promises to be a meaningful experience. Combine your service with incredible adventure as Peru is one of the most spectacular and geographically diverse countries in the world. From exploring the Amazon Jungle and kayaking on sacred Lake Titicaca at 12,500’ in the Andes to sandboarding and riding dune buggies in the desert oasis of Huacachina, you experience it all! Of course, there is our fascinating visit to the ancient archaeological treasure of Machu Picchu! But above the beauty and history are the connections made with Peruvians and your fellow travelers making this a truly significant and memorable summer!
Experience the natural and cultural richness of Ecuador with your arrival in Quito, the first city to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Straddle the Northern and Southern hemispheres at the same time, and be one of the privileged travelers to visit the Galapagos Islands where we explore the home of Darwin’s theory of evolution and observe many unusual species of animals. Bring your sense of adventure as we river tube and zip line in the cloud forest. Dive into community service projects working alongside locals, on the spectacular Galapagos Islands and in the communities of Quito and Riobamba. The warm and friendly natives welcome us as we interact with local children, seniors and indigenous villagers.
You Will Visit, Travel Dates & Grades
You Will Visit
Quito, Latacunga, Amazon Rainforest, Baños, San Cristobal, Santa Cruz