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Eco Lodge Huaraz, Peru

41 reviews41

Ayúdanos con Redes Sociales en nuestro Proyecto Social!

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Connect with the locals
7 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Immerse yourself in the local culture
7 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per day
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Party Promoter
Help organise and promote parties and social activities.
Video Making
Create, edit and publish digital videos.
Take, edit and provide amazing photos.
Social Media
Maintain and update social media channels.
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Accommodation
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Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Get help from the Worldpackers support team in case you need it, at any point of your trip.
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The Experience

Estamos en busca de más voluntariados para el manejo de redes Sociales, Fotografías, Filmaciones y Creación de Páginas Web y otros..

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Additional Fee Required

Los voluntarios tienen que pagar $8 dolares por dia, para cubrir los gastos del consumo de la energia electrica, agua potable y insumos para la cocina.


  • Beginner Spanish or Beginner English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

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41 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Eco Lodge


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

7 Meeting locals

7 Immersing in the local culture

7 Get in touch with nature

5 Learning about sustainability

5 Developing environmental awareness

3 Meeting international travelers



If you want to have a real Peruvian experience this is the place. Work hours are easy: working in the morning and you get your afternoon off. Perfect for hiking to the Lagunas near the house.

Nelson is a really nice person, always willing to help you for both organisation of the following days but also to know the surroundings. Unfortunately he was usually working at another place and I was under his mother's charge.

Even if they are thankful to you for what you did, I had the impression that they don't really need your help and that they're doing this for having another source of income.

about 1 month ago

Nelson Jovano replied

Muchas gracias hermano Paul. Saludos cordiales a la distancia.



It’s an interesting experience. More like an accommodation with a cultural exchange I’d say. It’s a big nice family, everyone has many things to do and sometimes you can help them and interact. You won’t have an actual schedule it just depends on what is happening that day. It can be a advantage because there is so many trekkings to do around. You will be under a local family rules in all terms, food, manners, showers… everything. You will learn a lot :)

3 months ago



They’re basically doing it for the money, the family didn’t need help with anything really. Mostly I just had to follow the mother around, and not getting any instructions on what to do. One day I had the task of picking up trash from the property other people had thrown there. I didn’t get gloves or anything, and among the trash were used diapers and broken glass. The also had a lot of plastic in their garden, which they had thrown there themselves, which really wasn’t nice. When the llamas misbehaved they threw rocks on them. Choose another place to stay.

8 months ago

Costa Rica


My friend and I completed this experience during the pandemic. They did made us feel welcomed at first and taught us a bit of quechua, but we felt discouraged by some issues. The working hours were not respected: somedays we were not involved at all and some weeks we did not have free days. We mostly completed house chores. The host was usually working and we were under his mother's charge and sometimes she was not kind to us. We were assured that is was a covidsafe place, but a lot of people came and went trough the house. We decided to leave earlier and the host refused to give us a refund.

over 1 year ago



Wilcahuain Is a perfecto place for self reflexión and to get away from the bustle of city life. Nelson Is a great help if you want to do the laguna hikes or anything in the surrounding área. The Cultures exposed áre beautiful and the things you can learn with Christian áre just mindblowing. He knows alot about the nature of the land, vegetación and properties surrounding Him.

Highly reccommend! Learn Alot and do fun work In a wonderful environment.

about 3 years ago

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Hosted by Nelson Jovano

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22 published videos
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