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Build, Teach & Learn: The Bolivia Community Project

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Program #19639RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
In the “City of Eternal Spring,” delight in breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains as you work to make a true difference in the education of Bolivian students. Lend a hand to help improve a community center or local school in a rural village and offer English language instruction to students of all ages. This special service learning opportunity leads you out of the classroom to experience Bolivian culture and daily life, and offers visits to local Inca archaeological sites and explorations of historic landmarks including the mansion home of one-time tin baron Simon Patino.


Highlights

• Join a learned anthropologist for an exploration of a newly discovered archaeological dig site of Inca artifacts in Quillacollo.
• Visit a center dedicated to the service of children and young adults with special needs and learn about its vocational programs.
• Explore the ruins of Incallajta — the largest Inca complex in Bolivia — including the Kallanka, living quarters and waterfall that served as a source of fresh water.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Work site terrain includes slab floors and dirt yard. Some optional excursions require walking over uneven terrain for about one mile with 200-300 feet elevation change. Short standing times at museums and archaeological sites. Elevations up to 7,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival La Paz, flight to Cochabamba, coach to Vinto, 3 nights; coach to Cochabama, 3 nights; coach to Vinto, 5 nights; coach to Cochabamba, 2 nights; flight to Santa Cruz, 1 night; departure.

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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 13 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 13 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
14 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
1 Flights during the program

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