From Machu Picchu to Lake Titicaca

Peru & Bolivia for school groups

Peru trip can also be combined with Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina

Cost:

9 days start from $2795
12 days start from $2995
(all inclusive)

Add airfare: $695-$895

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Peru is great for learning about

Archeology 
History
Indigenous communities: Quechua and Ayamara
Cuisine
Ecology and Biodiversity 
Spanish language
And much more

Peru Itinerary

This is an example of the Peru itinerary.

Remember: We are very happy to customize this itinerary to accommodate your group specific interests. We can make it longer or shorter and adjust the cost to fit different budgets.

Day 1
Arrival to Lima

All day              Sunset walk over the cliffs in Miraflores

Meals included: dinner

Day 2
Lima

Morning      Coming soon

Afternoon   Coming soon

Evening       Coming soon

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3
Into the Amazon: Puerto Maldanado to Refugio Amazonas Lodge 

Day 4
Amazon – Jungle Excursions – Tres Chimbadas, Parrot Clay Lick, Botany Tour

Day 5
Cusco

Day 6
Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Acquas Calientes

Day 7 
Machu Picchu

Day 8
Rainbow Mountain

Day 9
Departures from Cusco

Departures

Meals included: breakfast 

Tour Operator

info@colibriboston.org

Sylvia  +1 617-301-1237 

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Country Code for Peru +51

Police 105

American Embassy: (+51) 1 6182000 Address: Av La Encalada 1615, Santiago de Surco 15023, Peru

Accommodation

Our hotels and casas are centrally located and we usually place 2 students per room. Teachers are placed in single rooms. We offer discounted or complimentary spots for parents and chaperons.

Air condition

Towels and soap

Hair Dryer

Safe

Example from past accommodations

Inclusions

What’s included?

What’s not included

Why teachers and students love our educational trips

Low cost

Our prices include everything listed on itinerary, all meals etc.

Rich itinerary

We add fun experiences: music, dance, cooking, art workshops, bike tours

Centrally located hotels

We stay in 3-4 stars hotels, mostly 2 students per room

Scholarships for students

We offer full or partial scholarships for the students with financial need.

Interaction with locals

Joint activities or dinner discussions with local students, teachers, artists, entrepreneurs.

Teachers and parents travel

Teacher travel for free and parents/chaperons receive 200-300 USD discount.

Essential Travel Information

for school trips to Peru and Bolivia
visa requirements, health, currency and more

Important notice:  This trip visits places that are at high altitude, and as a result some people can suffer from altitude sickness, regardless of age or physical health. If you travel above 2,500m you may get altitude sickness before, or drink alcohol before acclimatizing to the altitude, or have health problems that affect breathing. See your doctor before traveling and get advice specific to you and your situation.

 

▹ Visa requirements for school trips to Peru and Bolivia

There are no special visa requirements for US citizens entering Peru for less than 90 days. Please make sure your passport is valid for at least another 6 months and has empty pages.


▹ Health, Vaccinations

✔︎ All travelers need to be in good physical health in order to participate fully on this trip. When selecting your trip please make sure you have read through the itinerary carefully and assess your ability to manage and enjoy our style of travel. Please note that if in the opinion of our group leader or local guide any traveller is unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group, we reserve the right to exclude them from all or part of a trip without refund. You should be able to walk at least 2-3 miles a day and be able to climb at least two sets of stairs.
✔︎ You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information or for any necessary vaccinations before departure.
✔︎ According to the WHO, yellow fever can occur in Peru. Yellow fever is a potentially fatal viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes. It is preventable by vaccination. There were also Zika cases in Peru. Protect yourself against insect-borne diseases by using insect repellent and wear long, loose fitting, light colored clothing and getting vaccinated against yellow fever before you travel.
✔︎ At least 30 days prior to departure, check with your doctor or healthcare provider or visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at cdc.gov.
✔︎ If you have medication that you take daily, be sure you have enough for each day of the tour and any possible delays ( we recommend additional 1-2 weeks of supply).
✔︎ If you tend to get motion sickness please travel with appropriate medication. If you have a sensitive stomach consider bringing imodium as well.

Health Insurance: international health insurance, evacuation or cancelation insurance are not included. We recommend purchasing those before the trip. See the insurance box on the sidebar of this page.


▹ Electricity

Peru and Bolivia operate on 220 volts and use Types A or C plugs with two flat pins.


▹ Connectivity, Internet

✔︎ The Internet is available in all hotels although speed may vary.
✔︎ Please consult your phone plan provider for phone call and text messages, international charges and plans.


▹ Time zones

✔︎ Peru and Bolivia is on the same as Eastern Time (ET). Peru does not observe daylight saving time.
✔︎ 12pm in New York, is 12pm in Peru and Bolivia from November through March and 11am from April through October.


▹ Currency, cash, credit cards

✔︎ The currency in Peru is Peruvian sol, and in Bolivia is Bolivian bolivano.
✔︎ Better rates of exchange are usually available overseas.
✔︎ ATMs are  available in all major towns and cities and credit cards are generally available in tourist shops and restaurants. Visa and MasterCard are better than American Express, Diners.  Smaller venues accept cash only.


▹ Baggage allowance

✔︎ Our travelers are limited to one checked bag and one carry-on bag per person due to storage limitations on motor coaches and other transfers, which may include train connections or flights. Additional baggage can be a subject of extra fees. Contact your airline for baggage size and weight restrictions for your flights.
✔︎ We recommend that you make sure you label your baggage and keep valuables, medication, and documents and a set of clothes, pijamas and cosmetics (travel size) in your carry-on bag in case of baggage delays. ber of your first hotel printed out.

 

▹ Tipping

✔︎ It’s customary to offer your guide and driver a gratuity in local currency. Please keep current exchange rates in mind.
✔︎ We recommend tipping the equivalent of $10 per day per person and giving the tips to tour leaders to distribute between drivers, guides etc.
✔︎ Tips can only be paid in cash.

 

▹ Itinerary

Our itineraries are updated regularly throughout the year based on customer feedback and to reflect the current situation in each destination. The information included in this Essential Trip Information may therefore differ from when you first booked your trip. It is important that you review this information prior to travel so that you have the latest updates. Due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, or other factors, further changes may be necessary to your itinerary once in-country. The order and timing of included activities in each location may also vary seasonally to ensure our travelers have the best experience. Your tour leader will keep you up to date with any such changes once on tour.

 

We LOVE to talk about travel. If you have any questions please give us a call: 617 301 1237 or email us: info@colibriboston.org.

We are always happy to talk to our travelers and answer the questions!

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3. Pack your bags and enjoy!

Cost:

9 days start from $2795
12 days start from $2995
(all inclusive)

Add airfare: $695-$895

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