From$799USDPer person for 2 travellers
14 days,Cusco to Cusco

Volunteering at a drop in centre for children and youth, participating in workshops like leather-working and jewelery-making, exploring the cultures and history of Cusco.

Price Options

  • From$999USD Per Adult for 1 traveler
  • From$799USD Per Adult for 2 travelers
  • From$699USD Per Adult for 3 travelers
  • From$799USD Per Adult for 4 travelers

Spend two weeks working at a voluntary drop-in centre for children and youth where they can get help with homework, a hot meal and participate in a variety of workshops. Children living in extreme poverty in Cusco are often forced to drop out of school to work or beg on the streets to help support their families. You will be contributing to a project that provides children from poor families with a place to get guidance and support.

What's Included

  • 2 weeks volunteering with a Children's Project, free weekend to discover Cusco and its surroundings
  • (Allow USD265-300 for meals not included.)
  • local taxis, local bus, walking
  • Volunteer project coordinator and staff
  • Hotel (1 nt), Family- style hostel (12 nts)
Itinerary Notes

This volunteer trip, requires a mandatory application form and background check upon booking. Please go to the "Before You Go" tab and see the Important Notes section for more information.


Day 1Cusco

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Cusco

Spend mornings and afternoons volunteering at a drop-in centre for children supported by the Planeterra Foundation, G Adventures and STA Travel. Play games, help with homework, teach English, assist with the cooking, and participate in various workshops such as leather-working and jewellery-making (intermediate Spanish required).

Days 3–6Cusco

Spend mornings and afternoons volunteering at a drop-in centre for children.

Days 7–8Cusco

Free weekend to enjoy all that Cusco has to offer. Free time to explore the city or enjoy some of the numerous optional activities: horseback riding, river rafting or a Sacred Valley tour.

Days 9–13Cusco

Spend a second week volunteering and making a difference in these children's lives.

Day 14Cusco

Depart at any time.

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