Peru expeditions

Peru at a glance

Population: 30 million

Terrain: Mountains, beach, jungle, cloud forest, altiplano

Get in touch to find out more about expeditions to Peru.

Previous school expeditions

Every World Challenge Expedition is unique. Here are some examples of expeditions we’ve put together for previous schools. Take a look to get some inspiration for your trip, and an idea of what is possible with World Challenge.

Northern Peru – Andes & Amazon

28 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Arrive in Lima

Day 2

Orientation around Lima

Day 3

Fly to Iquitos and explore the city

Day 4-6

Pacaya Samiria Jungle Phase

Day 7-9

Cargo Boat - Amazon Basin

Day 10

Travel to Tarapoto & explore the town

Day 11-15

Community Project Phase

Day 16

Rest & Relaxation: White Water Rafting

Day 17

Travel to Chachapoyas

Day 18

Acclimatisation: Gocta Waterfall near Chachapoyas

Day 19

Travel to the Pacific Coast

Day 20

Rest & Relaxation: Chiclayo

Day 21

Travel to Huaraz

Day 22-23

Acclimatisation in Huaraz

Day 24-28

Santa Cruz Main Trek

Day 29

Travel to Lima

Day 30
Inbound Flight

Depart Lima for home

Peru Itinerary

Southern Peru

21 days

Day 1

Admin day in Lima

Day 2

Travel to Paracas

Day 3

 Rest & Relaxation: Islas Ballestas

Day 4

Travel to Arequipa

Day 5

Acclimatisation trek: Arequipa:

Day 6

Travel to Puno

Day 7-10

Project in a community by the lake

Day 11

 Rest & Relaxation: Uros Islands

Day 12

Travel to Cusco

Day 13-14

Acclimatisation trek: Cusco

Day 15-19

Salkantay Main Trek

Day 20

Rest & Relaxation: Machu Picchu

Day 21

Travel to Lima

Day 22
Inbound Flight

Depart Lima for home

Southern Peru

28 days

Day 1
Outbound Flight

Arrive in Lima

Day 2

Orientation around Lima

Day 3

Fly to Cusco and acclimatise

Day 4-5

Acclimatisation Day Treks in Cusco

Day 6

Travel to Aguas Calientes

Day 7

Rest & Relaxation: Machu Picchu

Day 8

Rest & Relaxation: White Water Rafting in Cusco

Day 9

Travel to Puno

Day 10

Cultural day in Puno

Day 11-15

Project in a community by the lake

Day 16

Rest & Relaxation: Uros Islands

Day 17

Travel to Arequipa

Day 18-19

Acclimatisation trek: Arequipa

Day 20-24

 Main Trek: Colca canyon

Day 25

Travel to Paracas

Day 26

Rest & Relaxation: Islas Ballestas

Day 27

Travel to Lima and explore the city

Day 28
Inbound Flight

Travel home

Southern Peru

There's something for everyone in Peru! Head north to the Andes for fantastic trekking and travel up the Amazon to experience life in the jungle. Or head south down the Pacific coast, through the Colca Canyon, up to Lake Titicaca and across to the staggering Machu Picchu ruins and Cusco – the place the Incas called the navel of the world.
Hannah, our Peru Expedition Planning Manager

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expedition for your students

Mountains, beach, jungle, cloud forest, altiplano