Volunteer in Peru
Volunteer in Peru

Volunteer in

Volunteering Solutions has a wide range of affordable volunteer projects in Peru for high school and college students as well as for gap year travelers and backpackers. Those who are looking for an Alternate Spring Break or Summer Break Programs can also travel to Peru for the 2 Week.



Peru - Quick Facts

Start Dates : All Year Round

Duration : 1-24 Weeks

Program Location : Cusco

Minimum Age : 17 years+

Certificate : Offered after Program completion


At a Glance

Currency Used : Peruvian Nuevo Sol

Language : Spanish

Travel on Weekends to: explore Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountains

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Volunteer in Peru

Be a volunteer in Peru with Volunteering Solutions and choose from a wide range of volunteering projects including Teaching, Kindergarten, Childcare, Disabled Care, etc. For dental students and medical as well as pre-med students, the Dental Elective Project and Health Care Project are also available, which would give them a first-hand learning opportunity while working with professionals. If you have a time crunch, you can join our 1 Week Special & 2 Weeks Special Voluntour and experience the best of work & travel opportunities in Peru. All volunteer programs in Peru are located in and around the city of Cusco.


  • Programs based in and around the city of Cusco
  • Meaningful volunteering opportunities all year round from 1 to 24 weeks
  • Low-cost volunteer projects including meals and accommodation
  • Experience local way of life by living with a Peruvian host family
  • Incredible weekend add-on hiking tours to Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley and Rainbow Mountains
  • Special volunteer and travel programs such as 2 Week Special and 1 Week Special Program

Best Volunteering Opportunities in Peru

Abbygale - Volunteer in Medical Program in Cusco, Peru
"I loved my volunteering experience in Cusco. I lived with a wonderful family with 2 children. The whole family helped me improve my Spanish as well. My program was more than I could have expected. I am currently a pre-medicine student with limited experience, but I really felt like I could help."

Abbygale - Volunteer in Medical Program in Cusco, Peru View

Natasha - Volunteer in 2 Week Special Program in Cusco, Peru
"I loved my experience while volunteering in Cusco, Peru. The family I stayed with was wonderful and I felt very welcome all the time. The volunteering itself was amazing and I enjoyed every second with the kids I worked with. I would do everything all over again!"

Natasha - Volunteer in 2 Week Special Program in Cusco, Peru View

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Weekend Travel Options

You can surely make your own checklist about which all places you wish to cover and all the things to do during your weekends in Peru. Of course, you can't miss out exploring the heritage city of Cusco. Visit all the museums and monuments to get a flavor of the architecture. We have an amazing 2 days 1 night Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu Tour - take a trip to Machu Picchu and hike up for a  jaw-dropping view! You can also go for a trek in the Rainbow Mountains.

We can also arrange for a city tour of Cusco, a day trip to Sacred Valley as well as to other famous UNESCO Heritage Sites. Immerse yourself in the culture and savor the delicious flavors of the Peruvian cuisine. Take a tour of the markets and don't forget to pick up souvenirs. 

Go ahead and choose your weekend tour. In case you have any doubts or wish to customize your trip, simply write to us at [email protected] and we’ll help you plan your weekend!

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