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Expand Peru works in the Mantaro Valley; a beautiful place surrounded by mountains, forests, and beautiful Andean villages. It has a rich and varied culture, which is reflected in its customs, cuisine, and unique way of life. The Mantaro Valley is located in the Central Serra at 3,200 meters above sea level. Here there are countless activities to experience!


Touristic Activities

Visits to villages:

A great attraction in the valley are the villages where you can experience immemorial customs and traditions.  These visits will be some of the most memorable of your trip.

Mountain

"El Huaytapallana :

The Andes mountains provide endless opportunities to experience the beauty of Peru. lHere you can visit beautiful lagoons, rivers, forests, and  glaciers.

Visiting the jungle:

From Huancayo you can visit the jungle, you can get to know and enjoy these landscapes in one or two days. In this spectacular place you can enjoy a warm climate, , its evergreen landscape full of vegetation,  large waterfalls, as well as native communities with unique ways of life.

Trip By train to Huancavelica “The Authentic Route”

The railway line that connects the cities of Huancayo and Huancavelicais one of the most beautiful that exists in Peru. It runs through the interior of the Andes, and features  canyons, rivers, and beautiful mountains.

Nor Yauyos National Park:

Here you can experience high mountain ecosystems where you can practice sport fishing and go on photographic safaris.

The great Inca road “Jauja - Tanta”:

This is one of the most beautiful adventures you can do in Peru. You will go on a two-day hike that follows the ancient Inca trail (Stretch: Jauja/Pachacamac). On this trip you will  journey through history and see the most beautiful landscapes of the Andes.

Expand Peru organizes different activities, tourism, recreational sports, and cultural exchange as a part of the volunteer experience. We do not make additional charges for these types of activities. We are a social aid institution, not a travel agency.