On this 10-day trip in Peru, you will learn about the ancient history and cultures of the Sacred Valley, volunteer to help build a center for local female artisans, and be welcomed by the diverse Peruvian people who take pride in offering incredible services and experiences to visitors that include traditional foods, celebrations and festivals.
This tour has an emphasis on development, as it pertains to helping the local community improve their living conditions in Peru. During the trip, two learning sessions will be offered which are designed to understand economic development theories, and which will help travelers understand how Awamaki, our partner, approaches development in their work with female artisans.
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Travel by train to the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World
Learn firsthand about Peruvian life by participating in a homestay with a Peruvian family, and working on a community project
Explore and visit the Patacancha indigenous community and learn about traditional weaving
Experience Semana Santa – the Easter Parade – in Cusco