Volunteer Opportunities in Peru


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About Peru

Peru is a country in western South America. It is famous for the Lake Titicaca basin in the southeast, and tourist attractions such as Machu Picchu, the site of ancient Inca ruins. Despite being a tropical country, it has a variety of climates due to the Andes and the southwest winds.

Volunteer Opportunities in Peru

Volunteer opportunities in Peru by Freepackers are humanitarian projects. Freepackers work with a partner organization in Peru. The organization is dedicated to providing disadvantaged children in Cusco with access to education. This NGO has set up many projects since its creation. The participation of volunteers is essential to the sustainability of this association.

Join a Freepacker’s project in Peru!

Practical info


You do not need a tourist visa in order to stay in peru for under 90 days. You will receive an official stamp on your passport and on your tourist card which you will have to return once you leave.
If you lose it, go to the immigration office (oficina de migraciónes) to get it replaced.


Please check with your doctor or travel clinic in regards to the vaccinations you need for your project destination. You can also check the pasteur institute for the up-to-date health recommendation per destination at


Travel insurance is compulsory to study or volunteer abroad. Please contact a specialised insurance company or your bank to contract a travel insurance before you go.