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Travel and Volunteer in South America!

Pays d’action: Pérou, Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Type d’activité: Missions avec animaux et vétérinaires, Ecovolontariat
Explore two of the most beautiful countries in South America: Peru & Ecuador! Besides two outstanding voluntary placements in an Animal Rescue Center in the Amazon and with an indigenous community in the rainforest you will also get to know the countries closely! See its most beautiful places like Machu Picchu during travelling and ending with the Galapagos Islands!

Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

Your tour starts in Cusco, one of the oldest cities in Peru and with a Spanish course (adjusted to your knowledge). Then we go on a 4-days trekking to one of the most breath taking sights: Machu Picchu! Passing snow-covered mountain ranges and 5000 m high passes it is an overwhelming experience to arrive at one of the most important sites of the ancient Incas! Then we move on to Lima and relax on several wonderful beaches in the North of Peru - party and nightlife is inclusive!

After this we cross the border to Ecuador where your volunteering starts with 2 weeks supporting a truly impressive Animal Protection Centre in the Amazon. We always get fantastic feedback for this as volunteers come back saying this had a lasting impact on them and was hugely rewarding – especially with regards to tasks they fulfilled and a stunning area this whole project takes place. You will take care of rescued animals from the jungle by supporting the professional team there doing medical treatments, resocialisation efforts, further enhancement of the center and much more. The following week we head deeper into the jungle and get active in the next project, working together with an indigenous community who lives here in line with nature, protecting their natural environment. You will spend your nights in an Eco-Lodge that is situated in an area of 125 hectare of protected rainforest. You will learn how this community lives in harmony with nature and support them in their daily efforts to maintain nature for the future while living in this environment. If sustainability is a topic you are interested in and want to get to know in practice this is the perfect opportunity as you will get insights into traditions and practices they have cultivated over numerous generations.

As a final highlight we then fly over to the Galapagos Islands to make your experience within and about nature and its inhabitants perfect. The Galapagos Islands are home to a worldwide unique biodiversity and you have the chance to get to know it from different perspectives – under water, on land, alongside vulcanoes and of course in the Charles Darwin Research station. At the end of your tour you will head back home fully equipped with a variety of insights into nature and animal protection from all stages of your journey.

L’organisation de volontariat se présente

Our programs run throughout the year, usually between 4 to 12 weeks and contain either voluntary work, internships or courses worldwide. Areas we cover are widely spread and themes like healthcare, education, wildlife conservation as well as animal and nature protection in general are areas we focus on. Our programs can be individualized to a certain degree or combined with each other. Simply ask

Covid-19 Policy

When will we be able to accept volunteers again?
We have regrettably cancelled most of our trips and courses that were due to go ahead 2020. Our next scheduled trips though will most likely be not be departing before January 2021. We remain optimistic that are programs will return to normality by this time, but we are of course constantly monitoring the situation and are making decisions about the operation of our trips and courses on a rolling basis, based on the departure date. We have, however, begun to accept bookings from participants for trips in January 2021 which is great news and very encouraging.
We look forward to getting back to running our trips around the world, just as soon as it is safe, practical, and responsible to do so.

Can you apply now for future trips & courses?
Of course! We are currently taking bookings for trips and courses due to depart in January 2021 and beyond. Our ability to secure you a place on future trips has not been affected and we are planning future trips as usual.

What is your refund policy in light of Covid-19?
In light of the uncertainty surrounding international travel, we have recently launched flexible bookings for trips departing in 2020/strong>. You are now able to book a place on any program departing in 2020 with a fully refundable deposit plus free cancellations and changes up to 60 days before travel. For 2021 we remain optimistic and our regular terms and conditions apply. Should the situation with regards to Covid-19 not have improved significantly we will again review them keep you updated.
En savoir plus sur nos critères de sélection pour choisir nos organisations partenaires.

Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Pérou, Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Type d'activité :
Missions avec animaux et vétérinaires,Ecovolontariat
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 4 semaines / 1 Mois
Maximum: 8 semaines / 2 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
4 semaines/1 mois : 3000 €
8 semaines/2 mois : 4750 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
usually January, April, July, October
Age minimum :
18 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle / Groupe
Maîtrise de langues :
Qualifications particulières :
No specific skills needed except enjoying travelling, working in voluntary projects with animals and being open-minded for new cultures.
Hébergement & repas :
Accommodation: hostels, tents, Eco Lodge (included). Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (included), lunch sometimes. Group will be lead by our professional Expedition Leader.

Obtenir plus d’informations gratuitement

  • Recevez immédiatement un e-mail avec le site web et le n° de téléphone de l’organisation de volontariat
  • Recevez gratuitement notre guide avec une check-list à imprimer
  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
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Le guide du volontariat à l’étranger

Comment choisir la bonne organisation de volontariat ?

Si vous utilisez notre formulaire de contact, nous vous offrons en plus notre guide de plus de 20 pages « Comment choisir la bonne organisation de volontariat ? » au format PDF. Il contient entre autres une check-list avec plus de 50 critères de sélection pour facilement évaluer vos options.