Helping and Traveling 1

Program Description

Helping and Travelling 1 is a 10 days program where you will have the opportunity to experience the most interesting tours in Cusco and Machu Picchu and the gratitude to help other in need!

Day 1: Saturday - Arrival in Cusco

Upon arrival to Cusco, we will be waiting at the airport and take you to your accommodation and you will have a small briefing about your itinerary in Cusco including important information about the security, time, money, and also some recommendations for places to go. After this you can accommodate and meet your host family.
In the afternoon around 13:00, we will pick you up from your accommodation and you will meet your group and your visit to the city will begin. This tour lasts 4-5 hours visit some important places of the city like the amazing Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun, the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the thermal baths of Tambomachay, and other Inca ruins are just a few minutes outside the city. You will be back in their homestay in around 18:00, where you will have dinner.

Day 2: Sunday - Sacred Valley Tour

Morning at 8:30am we will pick you up for your Sacred Valley Tour. You will visit the most important cities and markets (Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero ) in the magical Sacred Valley. This tour lasts about 8 hours; you will be back in Cusco in the afternoon at about 7pm. Breakfast and dinner with his family. Lunch in Urubamba.

Day 3: Monday - Beginning of Volunteering

Today is the first day of volunteer work, which we will meet in our office at 10 am on CalleTriunfo (Sunturwasi) 354, second floor for guidance on placement and any important extra information. Then we take you to your volunteer work, where we present your volunteer coordinator. You can start working that day.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner with his family.

Day 4-7: Tuesday to Friday

Volunteer work in their chosen project for about 4 hours a day. Depending on your chosen project it might be in the afternoon or in the morning.
You will have the other half of your time to go on excursions and explore Cusco and its surroundings.
* Salsa lessons at 9 pm (optional).
** Wednesday: Night visit at 7pm for about 2 hours
Breakfast, lunch and dinner with his family.

Day 8: Saturday: Cusco / Aguas Calientes

You will be picked early from your accommodation, for your tour of Machu Picchu. You will be taken to the train station. Once in Aguas Calientes will be met by a representative from your hotel to take you to your hotel for check-in. You will have the afternoon free, where you can visit the waterfalls of Mandor, thermal baths, the butterfly farm or just relax and explore the town of Aguas Calientes.
Aguas Calientes Accommodation in a shared room.

Day 9: Sunday: Machu Picchu / Cusco

Early in the morning you will take your bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, where you will have a tour for about two hours and then you have free time to explore Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon return to Cusco where you will stay with their host family for the last night!

Day 10: Monday - Last day!

If departure day :( checked out of the family home it is at 10am.

** Options of projects in Cusco: Kindergarten , Music, Sport with children, animal care, elderly and children with disabilities **


Services Included

  • Volunteer Project for one week in Cusco (Mon-Fri)
  • Cusco City Tour
  • Sacred Valley Tour
  • Machu Picchu Tour (2 days / 1 night)
  • Nightlife Walking Tour
  • Accommodations in Cusco for 9 days / 8 nights in a host family and hostel; hotel, shared or private apartment also available (additional fee may apply)
  • Three meals a day in a host family (lunch is not included during the Sacred Valley Tour, lunch and dinner not included during the Machu Picchu tour)
  • Volunteer Certificate
  • Airport pick up
  • Transport to volunteer project the first day
  • Discount for Spanish classes
  • Certified Spanish Teacher
  • Free Spanish placement exam
  • Free Spanish textbook and materials
  • Conversation exchange program
  • Free salsa classes Monday - Saturday
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Access to computers with high speed Internet
  • Wi-Fi access
  • 24/7 support before and during your time in Peru
  • Your fee also contributes to the purchase of necessary supplies for improvements at your project

*For information about the optional climb of Huayna Picchu mountain in Machu Picchu please contact us for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Volunteers from this program may apply for a program extension if they wish to stay longer.

2017 Prices Start from $ 732

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