Peru Tour

Education with a Destination Peru Tour and Alpaca Fiesta 2024

Look who’s back! Join us for an experience of a lifetime in Peru with esteemed international alpaca judge Amanda VandenBosch, Quechua Benefit founder Mike Safley and Co-Executive Director, Dale Cantwell. Visit Arequipa and the world-renowned Michell Group factory. Visit the campus of Casa Chapi, the Colca Canyon and the Condor Cross. Attend a regional alpaca show and a vicuña chaccu. Tour the historic town of Cuzco, shop to support local artisans, meet the students at our Casa Chapi school and participate in and witness the sacred chaccu.

  • Expertly guided by Peru veterans: Amanda VandenBosch, Mike Safley, and Dale Cantwell
  • A portion of your fee is a donation to Quechua Benefit programs in Peru
  • Includes hotels (double occupancy), ground transportation, and meals
  • Also includes local guides, entry fees, and interpreters as needed.

Space is limited. Please fill out the RSVP form below and we will be in touch soon!

11-day trip ($4,900) and 14-day trip ($5,900). Pricing does not include airfare.


Oct. 19Arrive Lima, Overnight Lima.
Oct. 20Fly to Arequipa, Overnight Arequipa. Welcome, Meet and Greet, city self tour.
Oct. 21Arequipa Activities, Overnight Arequipa. Fiber mill tour, visit with Casa Chapi Yanahuara teens home.
Oct. 22Travel to Chivay (3.5 hrs), Overnight Chivay. Visit Quechua Benefit’s Casa Chapi Children’s Village.
Oct. 23Visit Condor Cross, travel to Putina, (6.5 hrs) Overnight Putina.
Oct. 24Picotani Vicuña Chaccu, Overnight Putina.
Oct. 25Travel to Nunoa (3.0 hrs), Overnight Nunoa. Visit with some of the best Suri Breeders in the World.
Oct. 26Travel to Maccusani (2.0 hrs). Visit Cana, and Rural Allianza and some of the worlds best huacayas. Travel back to Nunoa (2.0 hrs), Overnight Nunoa.
Oct. 27Travel to Cusco (5.0 hrs), Overnight Cusco.
Oct. 28(Option to fly home from Cusco)
Cusco City Tour, Visit with Cuzco Artisans, Overnight Cusco.
Oct. 29(Option to stay one day in Cusco and fly home on the 29th)

Machu Picchu Option +$1000

Oct. 29(Option to stay one day in Cusco and fly home on the 29th)
Travel to Sacred Valley (1.5 hrs), Spinning & Dyeing in Calca, or Visit Archaeological Site, Overnight Ollayantambo.
Oct. 30Morning in Ollayantambo, take noon train to Machu Picchu, Overnight Machu Picchu.
Oct. 31Morning visit Machu Picchu, Afternoon hike of Huayna Picchu, Return train/bus to Cusco, Overnight Cusco.
Nov. 1Fly from Cusco to Lima then on to your home.