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Peru Adventure Holiday Program
The Peru Adventure Holiday Program is ideal for International volunteers and overseas interns who would love to experience the mountains, jungles, and wildlife of Peru without spending a lot of time and money.
The International Volunteer Travel Peru Adventure Holiday is an amazing two-week Program incorporating almost eight days of volunteer or internship work and 4 days of touring spectacular places in Peru including the beautiful districts of Huanuco and Tingo Maria in the Central Region of Peru.
Combining Adventure with Volunteer/Internships
Beyond the two weeks of the Peru Adventure Holiday program, international volunteers and interns can extend their placement by volunteering or doing an extended internship in Peru . They can also combine the Peru Adventure Holiday with the Survival Spanish Program for an extra week of stay in Peru.
A sample schedule of our International Volunteer Travel Adventure Holiday Program in Peru is provided below:
Arrival and pick up from
the Jorge Chavez International Airport,
in Lima, Peru. Transfer to host
family home, and rest.
Day 2: Orientation. This entails lecture covering topics like Peru?s culture, history, customs, politics, geography, and necessary health precautions, and various other topics, such as the diversity of Peruvian life. Afternoon is free for exploring Peruvian life and getting to know the community.
Day 3: Peru volunteers and Interns leave for project early in the morning after breakfast. Introductions to project staff.
Day 4-8: International volunteers and overseas interns continue with their work abroad. Weekends are free to explore Lima on your own or hang out with host family.
Day 9-12: Peru Adventure Holiday Tours
Day 9: City of Huanuco: After breakfast, international volunteers and interns abroad will visit Plaza de Armas or Main Square, Cathedral, Museum of Natural Sciences and Kotosh ? an archaeological site over 4000 with ancient antiquities such as the Temple of the Crossed Hands, first sculpture of America molded underneath one of the niches that surround the room
Day 10: Tingo Maria: International volunteers and interns will visit Tingo Maria. The area is surrounded by a chain of mountains known as La Bella Durmiente or Sleeping Beauty, because it comes into view as the profile of a beautiful young woman laying on her back. Overseas volunteers and interns will also visit las Cueva de las Lechuzas (the cave of the oilbirds), La Cueva de las Pavas and Capricho. At these tourist attractions of Tingo Maria, overseas volunteers and interns will experience bird watching from a 200m walk in the cave of the oilbirds, and swim in any of the numerous pools at the La Cueva da las Pavas
.Day 11: El Boquer?n del Padre Abad. International volunteers will visit El Boquer?n del Padre Abad to see the narrow river canyon, covered with vegetation and surrounded by beautiful waterfalls. After Dinner overseas volunteers and interns will return to Huanuco city.
Day 12: Huanuco Highlands. After breakfast international volunteers and interns abroad will take a one-hour drive to Huanuco Highlands. In this mountainous environment, international volunteers and interns will see and experience the traditional Andean culture and the rural way of life of the inhabitants in this region. In the afternoon, we will drive back to Lima, Peru, viewing the great Andes of Peru along the way.
Day 13: Peru Adventure Holiday program evaluation in the morning, afternoon is free.
Day 14: Program Ends at 10 AM. Farewell to host family country staff.
Spanish Language Requirements
No language skills are required. We offer free Spanish lessons for one week. We also offer a one-week Survival Spanish Program with local afternoon tours to major attractions in the city of Lima.
Submit an Application
Questions and Other InformationTo access more information on any aspect of our South American programs in Peru please click on any link on the left or top links bars. For answers to your questions not provided on the link pages, please go to the page on Frequently Asked Questions
Peru Jungle Adventure Program Highlights
Lima, Capital City of Peru
Length of Program:
2 to 24 weeks.
2nd and 4th Wednesday of every Month
Airport Arrival Time: Preferably by 4:00 PM
Airport pickup and drop off provided.
Accommodation and Meals: Accommodation provided in special selected Host families. 3 local Peruvian meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) are provided per day. You are allowed to pack your lunch from home for free.
Free, a $10.00 value per week.
Free lessons, 2 hours per day, for one week.
Routine transport to work is not provided. Local transport costs up to about USD 2.00 for a daily return trip to and from project.
Mondays to Saturday. About 3-6 hours per day during the volunteer phase and 6 to 8 hours during the adventure holiday tours.
For international volunteer Peru program fees, please click here
Transport during the Peru Adventure Holiday tours is provided. Routine transport to the Peru volunteer projects is not provided. Local transport costs about USD 2.00 for a return trip to the project placement.
Mondays to Fridays. 6 to 8 hours daily.
For international volunteer peru program fees, pleas