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PeruInca Empire for families

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Combine the highlights of Peru, such as archaeological sites and stunning landscapes, with sporting activities like rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking and easy hikes. Experience cultural activities with local communities. Take time to teach, learn and bring your family closer together with this life-changing journey to magnificent Peru. No time for boredom during this continuous hands-on a...

Combine the highlights of Peru, such as archaeological sites and stunning landscapes, with sporting activities like rafting, horseback riding, mountain biking and easy hikes. Experience cultural activities with local communities. Take time to teach, learn and bring your family closer together with this life-changing journey to magnificent Peru. No time for boredom during this continuous hands-on adventure!

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  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Train
    Train
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking

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Day 1: Welcome to Peru!

Arrival in Lima...

• Upon arrival at Lima Airport our personnel will escort your family to the hotel

• Check-in and either make the most of the hotel amenities or begin exploring on your own

• Discover the sights, wonderful restaurants and shops at your own pace

Free evening to help you get into the flow of the journey

Visited:
Lima
Accommodation
The Place (Lima)

Day 2: Paracas beach day!

Who's got the sunscreen...

• After breakfast, head for Paracas where you can get your toes wet

Check-in at your hotel and choose what to do for the afternoon

• Choose from a variety of available water sports and activities

Visited:
Paracas
Accommodation
Night at Gran Palma (Paracas)

Day 3: The ​Ballestas Islands & ​Huacachina

• Set off on a boat trip to Ballestas Islands to view sea lions, pelicans & penguins

• Discover the oasis of Huacachina

• Explore the orchards and vineyards of El Catador

• Try sand-boarding and for a solid dose of adrenaline go for a buggy ride in the dunes!

Accommodation
Night at El Huacachinero (Huacachina)

Day 4: Arequipa

Cityscape of white...

Fly to Arequipa and discover the colonial center of the 'White City'

• Visit the Plaza de Armas and the Santa Catalina Convent

• Do some shopping and dine out, there are great restaurants on every corner

Visited:
LimaArequipa
Accommodation
Casa de Melgar (Arequipa)

Day 5: River rafting excursion!

Fun for the whole family...

• Enjoy a free morning before going on a 2 hour rafting session!

Learn about safety and navigation techniques

Return to Arequipa and relax

Visited:
Chili River, Arequipa
Accommodation
Casa de Melgar (Arequipa)

Day 6: Lake Titicaca

Enjoy the ride...

Head for Puno enjoying the backdrop of volcanoes along the way

• En route, stop in Aguada Blanca

Observe vicuñas in their natural habitat

Cross the altiplano and arrive in Puno, on the bank of Lake Titicaca

Accommodation
La Hacienda (Puno)

Day 7: Local family homestay

Friends of the family...

• Discover Capachica Peninsula and nearby Llachón village

Go for an easy hike along the banks of Lake Titicaca

Spend the afternoon with your local host family


Day 8: The floating islands

A journey back in time...

• Get in a boat to Taquile to encounter a unique civilization

Visit the floating islands where the Uros fish, hunt and sell crafts

• Learn about self-sufficiency from the island inhabitants

Accommodation
La Hacienda (Puno)

Day 9: Puno to Cusco

Cultural exploration...

Cross the Colla plateau to Pukara

• Taste a typical lunch in Sicuani

• Marvel at a spectacular Inca sanctuary

Visit the 'Sistine Chapel' of South America in Andahuaylillas

Visited:
PunoCusco
Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 10: The ruins of Cusco on horseback

• Sight-seeing of the Plaza de Armas - cathedral and Santo Domingo monastery

Horse-ride to 4 archaeological sites in surrounding areas

• Continue to Saqsayhuamán, the stunning fortress overlooking Cusco

Visited:
Cusco
Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 11: Biking in the Sacred Valley 

Exercise and entertainment...

Begin your bicycle adventure in Pisac where the Incas once dominated the Sacred Valley

• Continue along Urubamba River, enjoying beautiful landscapes

Finish in Urquillos and transfer to your hotel in Cusco

Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 12: Pisaq

History's come alive...

• View the necropolis, observatories and terraces of Pisaq

• Stop at the artisanal market of Pisaq

• Continue towards Ollantaytambo

Go for a stroll along paved streets of a village unchanged since the XV century!

Visited:
Pisaq, Aguas Calientes
Accommodation
Keros (Aguas Calientes)

Day 13: Machu Picchu

Peru's immense biodiversity...

• Watch the landscape transition from Andean green fields to lush rain forest

• Explore the enigmatic sanctuary of the historical ruins of Machu Picchu

Accommodation
Amaru I (Cusco)

Day 14: Departure day!

Say farewell to this wonderful country and its people

Transfer to the airport in Cusco then fly to Lima

• Connect with your departure flight!


Adiós!

Visited:
CuscoLima

LimaParacasLas BallestasHuacachinaArequipaChili RiverLake TiticacaPunoLlachonTaquileCuscoValle SagradoUrubambaPisaqAguas CalientesMachu Picchu

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The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
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  • In-trip flights

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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