the Faces of peru - Andean community full day tour
Meet the real people of rural Peru
Spend time with a beautiful, welcoming family in their home
Full portrait sessions of the locals in traditional Peruvian clothing
Enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by our host family.
Visit the community and school in a beautiful mountain setting, spend time hanging out with the kids there.
Explore some nearby lakes for landscape opportunities.
8h00 - Pick-up from hotel and begin drive to the Sacred Valley
9h30 - Make a quick stop in Calca to visit the central market, here we can buy a few things to take with us to the community.
11h00 - Arrive in the community and meet with our hosts for the day.
11h30 - Visit the local school, meet and spend time with the children there.
13h00 - Return to our host’s home for lunch and a portrait session with the family.
14h30 - Visit lakes above town for landscape session.
16h00 - Return to our family to say goodbyes.
16h30 - Begin drive back to Cusco.
18h30 - Arrival in Cusco and drop-off at hotel.
Here in Andean Photo Expeditions it is very important to us to make a positive impact within the communities we visit, so each time we book a tour to see this community we donate a portion of the profit directly to this family and to the local school. These are people with relatively little, so that donation can make such a huge difference in their lives, from paying their children’s educational fees to buying school supplies.
- Transport in a private vehicle throughout entire day
- Professional photographer guide
- Pick-up and Drop-off from hotel
- Lunch with our host family
- Photography assistance throughout entire tour
- Snacks and water for day
- Personal insurance
- Mid-range zoom to cover portraits and landscape opportunities at the lagoons.
- Prime lens for portraits (50mm, 85mm or similar focal length)
tour price (all ages)
1 to 1 tour with our photography guide (private): 340 USD
2 or more people: 200 USD per person