We can customize a wide variety of study tour options, both in subject matter (from high school to college level curriculums) and logistics (from Amazon rainforests to Andean mountains). Below is a sample program set in Cuzco featuring Spanish language lessons and anthropology, including stays with local families for a more in-depth cultural experience.
PERU ACADEMIC: Lima, Cusco & Machu Picchu - 21 Days
LIMA: Reception in Lima and transfer to Hotel Alcalá del Rio in San Isidro, or similar, for the overnight. Orientation.
LIMA: Introductory talk on Peru. Visit to Museo de la Nación. Lunch on route to Pachacamac. Visit the Inka Temples. Overnight in Lima.
LIMA TO CUSCO: Transfer to the airport. Flight to Cusco. Reception at the airport by the host families and transfer to their new homes. Lunch with the family. Afternoon gathering for orientation and discuss next days activities.
CUSCO: 9 to 11 AM. Classroom activities / Spanish. 11:00 to 13:00 Field visit: walking in Cusco (Museum of Art). Lunch on their own.16.00 to 18.00 PM First Seminar: Geography. Dinner with the families.
CUSCO: 8.30 to 11.00 AM. Classroom activities / Spanish. 11.00 to 13.00 Field visit: walking in Cusco Temple of the Sun (Korikancha). Lunch on their own. 16.00 to 1800 PM Second Seminar: Ecology. Dinner with the family.
CUSCO: 8.00 to 9.30 Classroom activities / Spanish. 9.30 Full day trekking: Cusco (Saqsaywaman park, picnic lunch included).
CUSCO: Full day field explorations: Sacred Valley of the Inka, Pisaq, & Ollantaytambo. Dinner with family.
CUSCO: 8.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities / Spanish. 11.00 to 15.00 Field visit: Pumamarka (picnic lunch included). 16.00 Third Seminar: Folk Medicine. Dinner with the family.
CUSCO: 08.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities /Spanish. 11.00 to 13.00 Field visit: San Blas neighborhood. 12.00 Lunch on their own.
16.00 Fourth seminar: Agriculture. Dinner with the family.
CUSCO: 08.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities /Spanish. 11.00 to 13.00 Field visit: Museum of Archaeology. Lunch on their own.
16.00 Fifth Seminar: Archaeology. Dinner with the family.
CUSCO: 8.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities / Spanish. 11.00 to 13.00 Field visit: Pueblos jóvenes-Marginal neighborhoods. Lunch on their own. 16.00 Sixth seminar: Architecture. Dinner with the family.
CUSCO: 8.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities /Spanish. Leisure afternoon.
MACHUPICCHU: Full day tour: Machu Picchu. Lunch included. Dinner on your own. Overnight at Machupicchu.
MACHUPICCHU: Hikes in Machu Picchu, lunch on your own. Afternoon train back to Cusco. Transfer to local homes. Dinner with the family.
CUSCO: 8.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities /Spanish. Field visit: Santa Catalina 16.00 Seventh Seminar: History.
CUSCO: 8.00 to 10.00 Classroom activities /Spanish. Full day field explorations: Cusco Valley, visit to Tipon and Andahuaylillas.
CUSCO: AM. Field visit & Eighth seminar: Weaving (in Chinchero). Lunch with peasants. Early afternoon back to Cusco.
Rest of the day at leisure.
CUSCO: 8.30 to 11.00 Classroom activities/ Spanish. 15.00 Ninth seminar: Anthropology & Sociology.
Final evaluation of the courses.
CUSCO: Leisure day in Cusco PM. "Talent show" and Farewell Party, adopted families and new friends are invited.
CUSCO: Early transfer to airport. Leisure time in Lima
LIMA: Transfer to airport. Flight back home
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