Global Green School Peru

Education without borders: Attend online high school in Peru while participating in our 2020 sustainability leadership initiative to reduce single use plastics
2020/03/01 09:34:16

TRIP DETAILS

The Global Green School’s sustainability program trains tomorrow’s leaders to have direct and lasting impact on environmental change. Our 2020 Peruvian initiative will focus on reduction of single use plastics.

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$9,900 (includes airfare: Lima-Amazon-Cusco-Lima)

Includes accommodations, meals and transportation

2020: March 1-April 26

Group: 10 students ages 16-18 yrs.

Difficulty: Medium

Nestled in the Andes Mountains of Peru along the roaring Urubamba River, Pisac is a safe, tourist-friendly destination that has welcomed generations of travelers and truth-seekers. The region is known as the Sacred Valley due to the role it played in Incan civilization as well as its rich agricultural heritage.

WEEK 1

Explore Lima – Amazon Jungle

Our Global Green School programs coordinator will meet students at the airport in Lima. They will spend four days in Peru’s beautiful capital city, then spend three days / two nights at a beautiful eco-lodge in the heart of the Amazon jungle.

  • Lima city tour
  • Beach walks
  • Mall and shopping district
  • Sunset-viewing from cliff walk
  • Abundant murals and art museums
  • Fly over the rain forest into Puerto Maldonado
  • Boat tour on the Madres de Dios River
  • Visit Lake Sandoval in the Tambopata National Reserve
  • Fly from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco

WEEKS 2-7

Settle into life in Pisac, which is located in the heart of the Sacred Valley, just an hour from Cusco.

Pisac is a very safe eclectic little town where native Peruvians, hippies and expats from a wide variety of countries enjoy the beauty and simplicity Peruvian living.

  • Pisac ruins are similar in scale to Machu Picchu, but with a fraction of the tourists
  • Pisac artisan market is open 7 days a week
  • Participate in regional sustainability initiatives
  • Bi-weekly practical “travel Spanish” outings
  • Weekly Peruvian cooking classes
  • Weaving, pottery and chocolate making demonstrations
  • Hot springs excursion
  • Visit Maras salt flats and Moray crop circle terraces
  • Visit historic town of Ollantaytambo
  • 3 day trip to Lake Titicaca
  • 4 day mule-assisted hike on the historic Inca Trail, culminating in arrival into Machu Picchu

WEEK 8

Conclude the trip with a week in Cusco.

Spend a week exploring the former capital of the Incan empire.

  • City bus tour
  • Learn about the nature-based religion of the Quechuan mountain people
  • Alpaca wool factory tour

BOOK YOUR TRIP TODAY!

We welcome 16-18 year old high school students to apply for our program. A wide selection of online classes are available through our online school partners at an additional charge.

Contact us today to apply!

Info@GlobalGreenSchool.com

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