Visit Peru on a family adventure along the Inca Trail.

Travel to South America and visit Peru on a family adventure along the ancient Inca Trail. Discover why the fantastic contrasts of Peru make for a great family holiday destination. From Andean peaks and the Inca wonders of Machu Picchu to the colourful cities and delicious cuisine, Peru offers a diverse range of activities and wonders. Whether your walking through buzzing city streets, mountain biking across verdant hillsides, floating down flowing rivers, sitting down with a local family for a fun-filled homestay or trekking the ancient Inca Trail – There’s never a dull moment on this action packed family adventure.

This trip requires an Inca Trail Permit. To view permit availability click here.

Start
Lima, Peru
Finish
Cuzco, Peru
Countries
Peru
Themes
Explorer, Family, Walking
Code
GFFP
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Ages
Min 12
Group size
Min 4, Max 20
Carbon offset
0kg pp per trip


Highlights

  • Discover Peru's ancient wonder of Machu Picchu

Itinerary

Arrive in Lima, a city steeped in fascinating history and filled to the brim with some of South America’s most beautiful architecture. Perhaps arrive early and walk the cobbled streets, soak up the ambience of the colonial buildings or peruse ornate churches and palaces.
Take a short flight to Cuzco before taking a guided walk around the city centre to marvel at imposing colonial cathedrals, time-worn palaces and buzzing city squares. Enjoy a thrilling rafting adventure on the Urubamba River.
Touring Peru's countryside, visit the small town of Pisac, located in the Sacred Valley. Hone bargaining skills at a colourful market and perhaps pick up a hand-crafted souvenir.
Get acclimatised to the heights of the Andes with a short trek to the village of Chincero for a local homestay. Along the way, keep an eye out for colourful birdlife, including parrots and hummingbirds.
Warm up those legs for the Inca Trail trek with a mountain bike adventure through the beautiful Andean countryside. After a day spent peddling alongside the spectacular Urabamba mountains, rest up in the ancient town of Ollantaytambo.
Embark on a memorable trek along Peru's iconic Inca Trail. Climb high mountain passes, through green valleys and cloud forests to reach the majestic ancient wonder of Machu Picchu. With the help of an experienced guide, spend time exploring this fascinating archaeological site and imagining what life was like for the people who lived here centuries ago. Afterwards,
Spend some more time exploring Machu Picchu before reflecting on the adventure on the train journey back to Cuzco and saying farewell to magical Peru.
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Inclusions

Meals
12 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport
Minibus, Plane
Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nights), Homestay (1 night), Hotel (8 nights)
Included activities
  • 4-day Inca Trail trek and Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Chinchero Hike
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Leader-led walking tour
  • Mountain bike day trip
  • Ollantaytambo Ruins
  • Sacsayhuaman
  • Whitewater rafting

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This trip requires an Inca Trail Permit. To view permit availability click here.

For information about altitude sickness click here


Important notes

Age restrictions apply to this trip: minimum age 12.

Trip notes

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