4-week Spanish immersion program
If you want to make most of your time in Cusco, we offer you an intensive 4-week Spanish immersion program. During the program you will learn a lot of Spanish, live with a guest family and do some of the most popular tours in Peru. The highlights of our 4 week program:
- 4 weeks of Spanish lessons in a small group, 80 hours in total
- 4 weeks home stay in a local guest family
- 3 tours: visit Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley & Lake Titicaca
This Spanish immersion program is the best choice for everybody who wants to learn Spanish fast, experience Peru and the Peruvian culture and combine this with some of the best tours you can do in Peru. A complete 4-week program in which everything is arranged for you. This way, you only have to think about learning Spanish and enjoy your stay in Peru!
The program begins when you arrive in Cusco. We pick you up from the airport in Cusco and bring you to your accommodation. You stay in a local guest family for the 4 weeks. This is the best option if you want to practice your Spanish and get a better understanding of the Peruvian culture. In the guest family, you’ll have your own bedroom and you share the rest of the house with the family. All meals are included, so you share breakfast, lunch and dinner with the family. A wonderful experience and you will feel welcome in Cusco right away!
During the 4-week program, you will learn Spanish from Monday to Friday, for 4 hours a day. Classes are in a small group with a 4 students maximum. We keep the groups as small as we can to give you the best learning experience. This way, we can offer you intensive classes with a lot of oral communication. That is the best way to learn the Spanish language fast.
In total you will have 80 hours of Spanish lessons during your month in Cusco. A good amount of time to improve your Spanish language skills considerably. And you will have fun doing it!
Tours in Peru
This package includes 3 tours which you will do in the weekends. There are 2 full weekend trips and 1 day trip, so you still have a little weekend left in Cusco.
You will do a day trip to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. This beautiful valley at about an hour ride from Cusco is famous for its villages, views and Inca history. This is a fully guided tour with a guide who will provide you with detailed explanations of the villages and sights in the Sacred Valley. Visits to the Inca ruins of Pisac, the market, lunch in Urubamba, the Ollantaytambo archaeological site and a visit to Chinchero.
A full weekend trip to Lake Titicaca is included as well in the program. You will leave Cusco on Friday night, taking a night bus to Puno which takes about 6.30 hours. Early in the morning you will arrive at the Lake where you take the boat to visit some of the main islands of Lake Titicaca, including the floating reed islands. You will spend the night on one of the islands at a local family house, a wonderful experience! The second day you continue on the Lake and you will go back to Puno in the afternoon. At night you will take the bus back to Cusco, arriving early on Monday morning.
And of course you can´t visit Cusco without going to Machu Picchu. You will go on a 2-day tour to visit this world wonder. First you will go from Cusco to the lovely village of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You travel either by public transport or with a private transfer from Cusco to Ollantaytambo. From there, you take the afternoon train to Aguas Calientes. This is the village near Machu Picchu, where you will stay for the night.
The next morning you take the bus up to the “Lost City of the Incas”. In the ruins you will enjoy a guided tour of about two hours. After that, you´ll have time to explore the ruins on your own. In the afternoon you go back down to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo. The entrance to Machu Picchu is included, transport from Cusco as well as the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, guide in Machu Picchu and the night in the hostal in Aguas Calientes.
Included in the Spanish immersion program
- 4-week Spanish program, small group course 80 hours in total
- 4-week home stay program, guest family in Cusco. All meals included.
- Tours to Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley & Lake Titicaca
- Airport pick-up in Cusco
- Free weekly activities in the Spanish school
- Free coffee and tea in the Spanish school
- All study materials are included
- Free wi-fi in the guest family and the Spanish school
- 24/7 emergency service
- The personal attention we give all our clients during their program in Cusco with us!