Age: 18+ (Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are under 18.)
Must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond your stay abroad. Note: US Citizens do not require a visa for Peru, as you will be traveling as a tourist. If you are a citizen of another country you should check entry requirements for your country. This guide may be used as reference.
Completion of a travel physical and any recommended vaccinations with doctor’s note release.
International Health & Accident Insurance
Welcome orientation on-site
Welcome acclimatization hike
24/7 local emergency contact & program coordinator
Guidance by a professional mentor in your field (as available).
Project assignments designed to both meet your learning objectives and support the local community and organization’s goals.
Letter of Recommendation (Provided based on performance.)
Internship Evaluation Report (Upon request.)
Resume review (Feedback and tips on how to present your internship on your resume.)
Accommodation: Housing (shared room & bathroom) Private room may be available upon request for an additional fee.
Meals: Meal Plan with 2 meals/day (except on departure, arrival & free travel weekend days.)
Airport pick-up & drop-off to/from Cusco airport
Transportation expenses within the Sacred Valley and to/from Cusco (as required for your internship)
ISIC Student Discount Card (valid for discounts around the world)
Day Trips & Cultural Activities
Guided hikes and/or visits to nearby indigenous communities
Round-trip flight to Cusco (Student fares are available here). The sooner you book, the cheaper the flight will be!
Extra travel, extra meals on free days, miscellaneous expenses (beyond those described above)
Spanish or Quechua classes during, before or after the internship available for an additional charge upon request.
Trip to Machu Picchu. Participants may purchase the Visit Machu Picchu package for $270 upon request. This includes: round-trip transportation to train station, round-trip train ticket, bus to archaeological site, guide, Machu Picchu entrance & Huayna Picchu entrance if available.
Optional add-on trips to Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Nazca Lines, Puerto Maldonado, Lima, Puno, Lake Titicaca, & Bolivia available upon request.
Traveler’s insurance (optional).