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Nutrition & Natural Medicine in Peru


Peru: Cusco, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo and 2 other cities


May Term, Summer, Winter


Jan 2-14, 2017 & Summer 2017 dates TBA

Degree Level


Minimum Education

High School

Subject Areas

  • Agriculture
  • Bioengineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Earth Sciences
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Foreign Language
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology & Exercise Science
  • Languages & Linguistics
  • Latin American Studies
  • Medicine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical Therapy
  • Science
  • Spanish
  • Sports Science

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

- Pre-departure support (packing list, travel tips, what to expect)
- International health & accident insurance
- Welcome orientation & Guided intro to Urubamba
- Acclimatization hike
- 24/7 local program coordinator
- Workshops (Peruvian Superfoods, Herbology, Medicinal Plants, Vegan Cooking, Cleansing)* Note: - Workshops topics could change though it is unlikely.
- Excursions (Organic Planting, Day hikes identifying medicinal plants and herbs, Market visit to identify superfoods)
- Accommodation: Housing (shared room & bathroom w/ Wi-Fi and hot water) Private room available upon request for an additional fee.
- Meals: Meal Plan with 2 meals/day (except on departure and arrival days)
- Transportation
- Airport pick-up & drop-off to/from Cusco airport
- Transportation expenses within the Sacred Valley and to/from Cusco (as required for program).
- ISIC Student Discount Card (valid for discounts around the world for a full year)
- Guided Hikes & Cultural Activities
- Cultural activities
- Guided hikes to indigenous communities

Experience Required


This Program is open to

Worldwide, South African, Kiwi, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Scholarships are Available

Application Process Involves

  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network