4 Weeks - Peru and Bolivia
This is an example of a longer itinerary, combining a variety of sights, challenging activities and volunteer project work.
>Project work in the shanty town of Villa Maria, Peru.
Work includes constructing simple wooden houses to replace unsafe and temporary dwellings. Students also organise games and activities for the children in the community.
>Explore Cusco, the centre of the Incan Empire
Learn about Incan history in this UNESCO World Heritage Centre, now the heart of indigenous Quechua culture in the Andes.
>Trek the Inca Trail
Spend a challenging 4 days climbing the Inca Trail, with packs, to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu.
>Kayak on Lake Titicaca
Visit traditional island communities along the way.
>Visit La Paz, the highest capital in the world
Spend time exploring the traditional markets and learn more about the history of Bolivia.
>Challenge trek phase in the Condoriri
Take part in a challenging 5 day trek in La Paz's surrounding mountains, culminating in the chance to summit a snow-covered Andean peak.
||>Project work in the Inti Wara Yassi Animal Sanctuaries
Work includes the construction of larger enclosures and hands-on care for the animals themselves.