Immense, rugged, colorful, vibrant and mystic. No one word or idea can embody a land so diverse in geography, culture and history. Peru is the destination for adventure. Whether tracking a wild boar in the Amazon Basin, dancing to salsa music in Lima, watching wheat sway in the shadow of the mighty Andes, or spying a rainbow forming above the ruins at Machu Picchu, Peru will take your breath away.

The contrasts of Peru permeate every part of the country. Despite its beauty, there are large discrepancies among socioeconomic classes and wide differences in standards of living throughout the country. Travel with us to Peru and explore this unique country, combining meaningful service with an unforgettable adventure.

Learn more about our collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution, allowing us to offer a new collection of unrivaled and dynamic programs designed uniquely for high school students.

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Overview


Population: 32,551,815
Language(s) Spoken: Spanish, Quechua

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Country Highlights


Check out some of the possible featured experiences of your coming adventure!

Tour the incredible ancient city of Machu Picchu

Tour the walled complex of Saksaywaman

Navigate the floating islands of the Uros people on the waters of Lake Titicaca

Learn new moves in a Latin dance class

Navigate the region's largest market in Pisac

Sandboard down giant sand dunes in Chilca

Hike through the Amazon jungle

Explore the Inca ruins at Ollantaytambo

Explore the capital city with a guided walking tour of historic Miraflores

Canoe through Lake Sandoval in the Amazon

Collaborate on a service project in your homestay community

Enjoy a photographic scavenger hunt of Cusco in the high Andes

My daughter’s experience in Morocco was extraordinary!! I really enjoyed seeing the pictures and hearing the stories about her adventures, but what brought me the most joy was the relationships she formed with the chaperones from her school and with Stafford and Said (Walking Tree’s Moroccan Country Directors and Program Leaders). She spoke of their characters and spirits which let me know these wonderful people went over and beyond the basics of the program. I am forever grateful for the love and care all four of you gave to her.

Beddar
Parent of Jadah, traveler on 2018 Program to Morocco

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