Gain insight into Andean cultural and religious worldview, walk ancient pilgrimage paths, and take part in traditional Q-eros ceremonies
Engage with issues in resource management, modernization and globalization, indigenous movements and political representation, urbanization and rural poverty, environmental conservation, and community and sustainable development.
Focus Of Inquiry
Delve into environmental issues through site visits and discussions pertaining to Andean agricultural diversity and climate change.
Above the Sacred Valley, spend three days in Parque de la Papa staying with local families
Independent Study Project (ISP)
Engage in workshops in traditional textile weaving, medicinal plants, and Andean spirituality.
Learn basic Spanish language skills and have countless opportunities to practice with locals
Assist homestay families in their fields
Moderately rugged train and jeep travel, rural homestay and trail walking
Day hikes to sparkling alpine lakes and through ancient Incan ruins