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Machu Picchu, Peru
13.1631° S, 72.5450° W
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Machu Picchu
9th-11th Grade14 days$5595
June 8-June 21, 2021Limited Inquire
June 23-July 6, 2021Limited Inquire
July 8-July 21, 2021Waitlist Inquire

The archeological and ecological wonders of Peru are unparalleled on the planet, and this trip features some of the finest. On this South American adventure, climb through cloud forests and high alpine passes to explore the iconic Machu Picchu, travel deep into the jungle and connect with the vibrant culture of the indigenous communities, paddle the thrilling and gorgeous Apurmiac River in a white water raft, and explore the bustling cultural center of Cusco. Take the road less traveled to this legendary world wonder and watch your horizons expand in the Andes.

highlights

  • Raft the deep gorges of the thrilling Apurimac River
  • Immerse yourself in Peruvian culture while earning service hours working in local communities.
  • Hike the sacred Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu
  • Take a guided tour of the Lost City of Machu Picchu
  • Explore Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire
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white water rafting

The Apurimac River features deep canyons, secluded gorges and lush scenery as it cuts deep through the mountains. Spend two days paddling class III and IV rapids, gazing up at vertical cliffs, and stunning rock formations. Rated one of the world’s top five rafting experiences, your time on this waterway will be unforgettable during the day and cinematic under the Peruvian sky at night.

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community service trip for teens in peru
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service

Discover the vibrant, colorful and welcoming culture of the Peruvian people living in the Ccorca district. Nestled deep in the mountains, this community will be become your home, as you connect and collaborate with families and children of the village.

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trekking

Take a five-day expedition on the stunning Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu. Accompanied by professional guides and mules, you can focus on the climb and the sacred significance of this trail. Hike through cloud forests and dense jungle to spectacular views at 15,000 feet. This route is an especially immersive glimpse of Machu Picchu as you emerge to ruins of this world wonder.

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trip details

Cost$5595
Length14 days
Current Grade for 2020-20219th-11th
Ages15-17
BeginsCusco, Peru
EndsCusco, Peru
Group Size12

dates & availability

JUNE 8-JUNE 21, 2021LimitedInquire
JUNE 23-JULY 6, 2021LimitedInquire
JULY 8-JULY 21, 2021WaitlistInquire

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