From the warm people to ancient history and ruins to
cultural traditions, Peru is a true cultural treasure.
Grades: 9-12 and College
Grade 9-12 - December 26, 2013 - January 3, 2014
College - December 12, 2013 - December 20, 2013
Duration: 9 days
Explore the mysteries of Peru as you trek up mystical mountains, meet local people, study ancient traditions, and experience a culture that has been preserved for more than a millennia. Explore this sought-after global destination in ways most only dream about.
Today’s students have plenty of educational travel options, but only People to People Student Ambassadors go behind the scenes to see the world in a whole new way. Our unique student trips are designed to deliver a lifetime of global awareness and readiness for success through exclusive and unique activities.
Since 1962, People to People Ambassador Programs has changed the lives of more than 500,000 alumni. Offering student travel to all seven continents, People to People Ambassador Programs is the premier educational travel provider. It’s not just a “tour,” Student Ambassadors personally interact with the people in the countries they visit. In Peru, students can:
Dr. David Livermore, author of The Cultural Intelligence Difference, says, "More and more, it's a given that you have to demonstrate your ability to work with lots of different people. People to People is among the finest youth cultural intelligence programs we've ever observed around the world."
People to People Ambassador Programs have been shown to increase students’ cultural intelligence (CQ) as effectively as a whole semester abroad at an Ivy League school.
(Results from CQ assessment by The Cultural Intelligence Center.)
We also build these features into our programs to offer Student Ambassadors an edge in the competitive college admissions race:
Five decades of international exchange have given People to People Student Ambassadors a worldwide reputation as respectful, enthusiastic, and interested students—earning them special access to places normal tourists can’t go. Home stays, meetings with government officials, instruction from local artisans, attending local schools, and the list goes on and on …
We build community service into each and every student program. Our accredited travel-study school even ensures that students take home service-learning credit for their efforts. Best of all, these life-changing experiences help develop young people as global citizens—confident, capable, and compassionate.
The safety of our students is our number one priority. With a worldwide network, 50 years of travel expertise and state-of-the-art on-program technology, People to People Ambassador Programs is the industry leader in travel safety.