Help at our place and learn about real Peruvian lifestyle enjoying a beautiful view of Machu Picchu, Peru



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  • Description


    I am Elio. I live in front of Machu picchu, I am beginning a new project for welcoming tourist in a really nice place on the salkantay trek, we live between the jungle and high montain, about 2 - 3 hours from the first town, we need help in this wild place where no machine can come.

    It is a family property where I live with my mother, she sometimes does the work for welcome tourist and she needs help to grow the place, maintain the garden and working on the landscape.

    Currently we do not have people working with us and my mother and I are not enough to cover the tasks of cleaning in the field, collecting firewood and vegetables, cooking or to build a small wooden house.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Art Projects

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    You will work while enjoying a beautiful view of Machu Picchu.
    Learn about peruvian wild life, real peruvian lifestyle, how we work and practice spanish with first language people.
    Spend a pleasant time with a traditional family, you will be accompanied by me almost all the time.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help


    It is a physical work in the forest, field, walking and carry up some stuff and building with rudimentary material.

    Carpentry (we can teach you)
    help in building wooden house
    help with bamboo work
    weeding in the field
    firewood collection
    carry up some stuff

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    Three good and hot meals
    A bathroom
    Cold shower
    A room for volunteers
    two blankets
    Offer mattress

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nearest town 3 hours
    Inca site of Llactapata 15 minutes away and other ruins in the forest
    Spend time in the forest.
    Observe Salkantay, Humantay and Machu Picchu with a telescope, all this from the volunteer house.
    A lot of travelers stay there for a night and you can do great meeting.
    We do not have electricity but we can charge cell phone batteries, laptops and others depending on sunlight.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Host ref number: 492774452686