Location: Machu Picchu, Peru
Season: January 2, 2024 to December 18, 2025
Session Dates: The Machu Picchu project runs all year round.
Deadline Type: Rolling
CORE Archaeology E.I.R.L. / Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura Cusco del Ministerio de Cultura (DDC) / El Parque Arqueológico Nacional de Machupicchu (PANM)
Daniel O'Shea - CORE Archaeology E.I.R.L. and Guardalupe Quiroga Linares - El Parque Arqueológico Nacional de Machupicchu (PANM)
CONVENIO ESPECIFICO DE COLABORATION INTERINSTITUCIONAL ENTRE LA DIRECCIÓN DESCONCENTRADA DE CULTURA CUSCO Y CORE ARCHAEOLOGY E.I.R.L.
An official agreement was signed between La Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura (DDC) and CORE Archaeology E.I.R.L. on the 18th of December 2023 in Cusco, Perú.
Persons who participate in CORE Archaeology cultural programs in Cusco now have the opportunity to assist the Ministry of Culture and the national park staff at the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu through a variety of activities. As set out in the agreement these projects include conservation and maintenance works, sensibilization initiatives, and educational schemes. All of our activities are fully supervised by certified and licensed archaeology professionals and no previous experience is required.
Activities will differ due to the varying weather conditions throughout the year in the Peruvian cloud forest. Mid-April to November is generally considered ‘the dry season’ whilst the ‘wet season’ tends to run from December through to the end of March.
Persons who participate on CORE Archaeology cultural programs will be given a full schedule of activities before joining us. This Machu Picchu project is only a part of our cultural programs which also includes work at other archaeological sites in the Cusco region.
Period(s) of Occupation: Inca (c. 1200 C.E. - 1533 C.E.)
Certificate of participation is presented to all project volunteers on completion of their placement.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 2 weeks
Minimum Age: 16 years old
Experience Required: No previous experience is required. All activities are fully supervised by certified and licensed archaeology professionals.
Room and Board Arrangements:
All CORE Archaeology programs are self-funded. Accommodation, food, transport, site & museum entrance fees, and materials are all included in our prices.
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