Explore Peru

There is a wealth of adventures to be had in this ancient country, too many to take in on a single trip. Natural highlights include Lake Titicaca, the Andes mountain range, Colca Canyon and the Amazon jungle. Man-made wonders also abound, such as the iconic Machu Picchu, the Nazca Lines, and colonial gems such as Cusco and Arequipa.

You can make your trip to Peru meaningful by building an eco-friendly stove or a bathroom for a village family.

Australian Highlights

Peruvian highlights include Machu Picchu, Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Lima, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca.

Australian Eco-Luxury

Peru has several amazing eco-luxury properties.

Make a Difference

You can make a difference by helping a family in the Sacred Valley by building an eco-friendly stove or a bathroom

Suggested Peru Trip Itinerary

Example Price: US$9,890 per adult

This adventure enables you and your family to not only interact with the Peruvian people and leave a legacy by helping renovate a home or teach English (or use your medical skills if you have them); you will also be dazzled by the awesome Machu Picchu which you reach by a luxury lodge trek, and be spellbound by the charms of colonial Cusco…all in luxury.

Trip Highlights

  • Make a lasting difference renovating a home in a Sacred Valley village
  • Private guided tour of Cusco and the Sacred Valley
  • Luxury lodge trek to Machu Picchu
  • Private guided tour of Machu Picchu

Price Includes

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private transfers
  • Expert local guides
  • Meals as specified
  • Volunteering costs
  • Flights within Peru
Note: Price excludes international flights

Sample Day by Day

Note: This is a sample itinerary only

Peruvian Highlights

Peruvian highlights include Machu Picchu, Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Lima, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca.

Hotels and lodges shown here are examples of what we call “eco-luxury”, meaning you minimize any environmental impact whilst retaining your creature comforts. With Hands Up Holidays you can enjoy the best eco-luxury accomodation available at your chosen destinations.

How to help in Peru

Help families be healthier and safer by installing eco-friendly stoves and bathrooms in a Peruvian village in the Sacred Valley.

Installing eco-friendly stoves and bathrooms

You can make a difference by installing eco-friendly stoves and bathrooms in a Peruvian village in the Sacred Valley:

  • Creating adobe bricks from mud and straw
  • Layering the walls of the stove
    Mixing cement
  • Installing the chimney

Note – this is a popular example of how you can help in this region, and we delight in crafting trips to your exact preferences.