COVID-19 Program Updates
Due to global health & safety concerns and travel restrictions related to the coronavirus, Carpe Diem Education has decided to offer flexible booking options for some of their upcoming programs. Learn more about COVID-19 updates to stay tuned regarding program information.
Trek to the sprawling Incan ruins at Machu Picchu and try your hand at bartering in the indigenous markets of Otavalo. Discover traditional music, hike near the surrounding lakes and waterfalls, and visit the traditional market in Peguche. Spend time in Peru's Sacred Valley studying yoga, meditation, and ayurveda from local teachers.
Live with local families, experience traditional, rural Ecuadorian life, and learn about the political issues affecting communities in the cloud forest community of Morochos.
Learn about natural building, sustainable agriculture, and organic coffee farming in small communities on the Ecuadorian coast. Participate in Spanish classes and help in the local schools of Baños with arts and English teaching.
Through small groups of no more than 12 students, you will experiment with leadership roles, self-awareness, and purpose.
- Small Group / One-on-One Spanish
- Trek to Machu Picchu
- Volunteer and learn about sustainable agriculture and biodiversity in the Amazon
- Live with Indigenous Homestays
- Study the Impacts of Globalization through Service Learning
Expanded Refund Policy: Apply risk free until August 15th!
If you apply for a Fall 2020 program, submit a deposit and decide on or before August 15th that you are not comfortable traveling for any reason, we will refund 100% of your deposit. There is no risk to you if you enroll in a program now and cancel by August 15th.