Machu Picchu

Aventuras Andinas

13-Day Guided Spanish Language and Cultural Immersion in Peru
Starting from $ 4039.00
13-Day Program | A unique Spanish language immersion experience begins for your student group upon your arrival in Lima! Students will feel the magic of the land of the Incas as you travel to picturesque Cusco, nestled in the Andes mountains. This adventure in Peru includes archeological sites, bustling markets and a ride along the Urubamba River to the ruins of Machu Picchu. Host families welcome students for five days and nights of living, laughing and learning. Our unforgettable Family Stay Experience® allows students to become temporary locals and appreciate the everyday Peruvian lifestyle. Spanish language skills learned in the classroom come to life in this unique language immersion experience in Latin America.

Includes Family Stay Experience®

13 Day Immersion Program

Most Costs Included in Trip Pricing

Dedicated Planning Assistance

Why You’ll Love This Trip

  • Danzas folklóricas
  • Saqsayhuamán
  • Tambomachay
  • Quenko
  • Pucapucara
  • Sacred Valley
  • Salinas de Mara salt flats
  • Moray Terraces
  • Textile workshop visit
  • Machu Picchu
  • Convent of San Francisco and Catacombs of Lima
  • Tips for guide(s) and/or bus driver(s)

Day 1 | Lima

Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel. Included Meals: None

Day 2 | Cusco

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, spend some time getting to know this magical city nestled in the Andes. Cap off the day with a performance of music and danzas folklóricas from the various regions of Peru.

Day 3 | Cusco

Start the day with a visit to some of the ancient archeological sites near Cusco. You’ll begin with the impressive fortress of Saqsayhuamán and then continue with stops at Quenko, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay.

Day 4 | Cusco

Take in sweeping views of the Sacred Valley as you head to the Salinas de Mara salt flats, a unique spot that has served as a source of the mineral since Inca times. Then visit the circular terraces of Moray. On the way back to Cusco, experience a textile workshop in Chinchero to learn about the traditions of naturally dying the brightly-colored wool for which the area is known.

Day 5 | Cusco

Board the train for a magical 4-hour train ride along the Urubamba River. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, a bus will take you up to the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu. Return to Cusco for the evening.

Days 6 - 10 | Family Stay

Meet your Peruvian host family and begin a 5-night stay with them!

Day 11 | Lima

Bid farewell to your familia peruana. Return to Lima and spend some time exploring the capital city before settling into your hotel for the night.

Day 12 | En Route

Explore the extraordinary Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco and its catacombs and enjoy your last day in Peru. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the United States.

Day 13 | Return

Arrive back in the United States. Included Meals: None

Price Includes

Round-trip airfare from city listed (and any airline fuel surcharges)
In-country transportation (air, motorcoach, van, as applicable)
All overnight accommodations
Insurance for accidents or illness and trip cancellation coverage due to medical reasons only
International phone allowance $10 per day for one leader while in country
Local Spanish speaking guide during tour portion of itinerary
Xperitas Family Stay with all meals included
Local Family Stay Coordinator on call during family stay
24/7 Xperitas emergency support while abroad
Meals as indicated on the itinerary
Activities Included: Danzas folklóricas , Saqsayhuamán , Tambomachay , Quenko , Pucapucara , Sacred Valley , Salinas de Mara salt flats , Moray Terraces , Textile workshop visit , Machu Picchu , Convent of San Francisco and Catacombs of Lima , Tips for guide(s) and/or bus driver(s) ,

Price Excludes

  • Airline baggage fees
  • Increase in air cost due to requests for specific travel dates or airline
  • Costs incurred due to late or missed flights
  • Passport, visa or other document costs
  • Transportation to/from departure city
  • Any meals not indicated on itineraries
  • Spending money and gifts
  • Any fees associated with advanced seating assignments
  • Small-group supplement when group has fewer than 24 participants

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Spring Payment Schedule

Payment and cancellation schedule:

Billing and Payments: Xperitas will email a bill for the final payment approximately three weeks before it is due. For all other payments please refer to this schedule. A payment reminder will be sent to you via email a week before a scheduled payment is due. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via the Xperitas portal or by check or money order payable to Xperitas.

Cancellations: Any cancellation made through October 1, 2023 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will be calculated on an individual basis at the time of cancellation and follow the schedule and terms below. 

Payment Schedule

Spring Programs: March and April, 2024

June 15 (Early Bird); October 1, 2023 (Final)

$500 due with application*

November 1, 2023

$800

December 1, 2023

$800

January 15, 2024

Balance

*Once the online application and $500 deposit are submitted and processed, participants will receive enrollment confirmation.

Cancellation Schedule

Spring Programs: March and April, 2023

Date of Cancellation

Refund Amount

Cancellations received through October 1, 2023

Full refund – No administrative fee charged

October 2 - November 14, 2023

Refund of all money paid

MINUS a $250 administrative fee*

November 15, 2023 or later

Refund of all money paid MINUS a $500 administrative fee* AND any air/land expenses incurred by Xperitas

(Varies by program and cancellation date)

30 days prior to departure

No refund possible

*This fee is to help cover the cost of organizational resources incurred in the planning of the language/cultural immersion experience.

Summer Payment Schedule

Payment and cancellation schedule:

Billing and Payments: Xperitas will email a bill for the final payment approximately three weeks before it is due. For all other payments please refer to this schedule. A payment reminder will be sent to you via email a week before a scheduled payment is due. Payments can be made by credit/debit card via the Xperitas portal or by check or money order payable to Xperitas.

Cancellations: Any cancellation made through October 15, 2023 will receive a full refund. Cancellations made after this date will be calculated on an individual basis at the time of cancellation and follow the schedule and terms below.

Payment Schedule

Summer Programs: May, June, July, August, 2024

June 15 (Early Bird); October 15, 2023 (Final)

$500 due with application*

November 15, 2023

$1000

January 15, 2024

$1000

March 15, 2024

Balance

*Once the online application and $500 deposit are submitted and processed, participants will receive enrollment confirmation.

Cancellation Schedule

Summer Programs: May, June, July, August, 2024

Date of Cancellation

Refund Amount

Cancellations received through October 15, 2023

Full refund – No administrative fee charged

October 16 – November 30, 2023

Refund of all money paid

MINUS a $250 administrative fee*

December 1, 2023 or later

Refund of all money paid MINUS a $500 administrative fee* AND any air/land

expenses incurred by Xperitas

(Varies by program and cancellation date)

30 days prior to departure

No refund possible

*This fee is to help cover the cost of organizational resources incurred in the planning of the language/cultural immersion experience.

Enrollment Information

*Prices are based on a minimum group size of 24 students. When the minimum group size is not reached, a small-group supplement will apply. The order of this itinerary, and all itinerary items, are subject to change based on unforeseen circumstances that may arise prior to or during international travel.
Aventuras Andinas
13-Day Program
  • Danzas folklóricas
  • Saqsayhuamán
  • Tambomachay
  • Quenko
  • Pucapucara
  • Sacred Valley
  • Salinas de Mara salt flats
  • Moray Terraces
  • Textile workshop visit
  • Machu Picchu
  • Convent of San Francisco and Catacombs of Lima
  • Tips for guide(s) and/or bus driver(s)