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Machu Picchu & Inca Trail Family Adventure

The Inca Trail away from the crowds; the Amazon from a working research centre; dinner with a local family - this is a Peru family trip with a difference.

Discover Peru's adventure playgrounds as you paddle in the Amazon, pedal past Inca ruins, raft in white waters and hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Combine thrilling activities and stunning scenery with authentic encounters with local people and exotic wildlife on this tailor made Peru family adventure.

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Itinerary

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Day 1 - Arrive Lima

Fly to the Peruvian capital and settle into your downtown hotel - a converted colonial house in the artistic Barranco district.
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Day 2 - Explore Lima with your guide

Spend today in the company of our local guide who introduces you to their city. The tour is flexible so let us know your interests, be it food, history, art or architecture.
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Day 3 - Spot wildlife as you travel to your Amazon lodge

Fly to the Amazon, board the boat to travel up the Tambopata River to your remote jungle lodge. Your local guides help you spot the wildlife along the way.
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Day 4 - Wake up to the sound of the Amazon

Your first full day in the Amazon. Explore the extensive walkways of the canopy where the wildlife is most active. Spot macaws, monkeys and sloths.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru amazon frog poised branch

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Day 5 - Discover the nocturnal wildlife

Many animals, especially insects, amphibians, and reptiles hide during the day and this is a great opportunity to find tree frogs, snakes and insects.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru amazon caiman submerged

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Day 6 - Final day to spot the wildlife

Enjoy a final day of excursions from your lodge, choose excursions by boat, wildlife hikes, a visit to the local community, even mountain biking.
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Day 7 - Arrive in the Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco. You are met on arrival to travel into the heart of the Sacred Valley with a stop a visit the hilltop Inca fortress of Pisac. Settle in to your comfortable hotel.
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Day 8 - Experience local traditional life

Spend today in the company of your guide getting to know how people live in Andean villages. Visit the local market, play a game of Sapo - the Andean equivalent of Hoopla, of sorts.
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Day 9 - Cycle to the Maras salt flats

Spend today on mountain bikes as you cross the wide-open Chinchero plain, in splendid isolation, cycling to the unique Moray Inca ruins and the spectacular Maras salt ponds.
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Day 10 - Sacred Valley

Spend today on the Urubamba River with a great fun day of white-water rafting. Grade III-IV waters await, which should mean bumpy fun with a dose of nervous excitement.
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Day 11 - Start the Inca Trail

Start your private four-day hike with a gentle walk which begins alongside the Urubamba River, stopping off to visit the ruins of the fortress at Ollantaytambo en route.
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Day 12 - Hike the Inca trail, enjoy the views

Continue your hike today as you steadily gain altitude. You are fully supported by your guide, porters and cook throughout. Meals are prepared, tents pitched for you.
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Day 13 - Quiet campsites, spectacular views

The trail takes you up to the highest point today. You are rewarded at the end of the day with a beautiful overnight camp overlooking the Vilcabamba mountain range.
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Day 14 - Arrive at Machu Picchu

Your final day on the trail is perhaps the most spectacular as you arrive at Sun Gate on foot, it's from here that you get your first views of Machu Picchu, peaceful in the afternoon sun.
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Day 15 - Explore Machu Picchu with your guide

Spend the afternoon with your guide exploring the remarkable citadel of Machu Picchu, the most enchanting and dramatic of the Inca sites.
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Day 16 - Visit a weaving co-operative and hike to Cusco

Visit a women's weaving co-operative. From here, walk across the high altitude grasslands towards an Inca staging post high above the city of Cusco.
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Day 17 - Explore Cusco and enjoy a cooking lesson

Your guide introduces you to Cusco this morning. Later, meet Javier, a local chef, who shows you how to prepare some classic Peruvian dishes.
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Day 18 - Rest, relax, enjoy Cusco

Today is yours to relax and enjoy more of Cusco. Visit some historic sites or you may prefer to wander and enjoy some of the city's fantastic cuisine.
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Day 19 - Head for home

Transfer back to the airport for your flight back to Lima, connecting with your international flights home. You can always stay longer and see more of Peru.
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1 of 19

Day 1 - Arrive Lima

Fly to the Peruvian capital and settle into your downtown hotel - a converted colonial house in the artistic Barranco district.
Images itinerary images original q86n873b6o1xvwb5d5490xaug9misuvi peru lima cathedral plaza de armas carlos photos20171215 5797 qqop77

2 of 19

Day 2 - Explore Lima with your guide

Spend today in the company of our local guide who introduces you to their city. The tour is flexible so let us know your interests, be it food, history, art or architecture.
Images itinerary images original hkhu2e3aj9rv4elthcfc4humjkl3nifr brazil amazon reflect of the jungle on the water of the river20180425 3139 1bx3xyl

3 of 19

Day 3 - Spot wildlife as you travel to your Amazon lodge

Fly to the Amazon, board the boat to travel up the Tambopata River to your remote jungle lodge. Your local guides help you spot the wildlife along the way.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru amazon blue yellow macaws

4 of 19

Day 4 - Wake up to the sound of the Amazon

Your first full day in the Amazon. Explore the extensive walkways of the canopy where the wildlife is most active. Spot macaws, monkeys and sloths.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru amazon frog poised branch

5 of 19

Day 5 - Discover the nocturnal wildlife

Many animals, especially insects, amphibians, and reptiles hide during the day and this is a great opportunity to find tree frogs, snakes and insects.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru amazon caiman submerged

6 of 19

Day 6 - Final day to spot the wildlife

Enjoy a final day of excursions from your lodge, choose excursions by boat, wildlife hikes, a visit to the local community, even mountain biking.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru sacred valley inca ruins at pisac c krudge

7 of 19

Day 7 - Arrive in the Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco. You are met on arrival to travel into the heart of the Sacred Valley with a stop a visit the hilltop Inca fortress of Pisac. Settle in to your comfortable hotel.
Images itinerary images original gslo0hc6zfn8j6u75h3ye4r56lj1l4ly peru sacred valley pisac bakery oven20200619 31102 vad3m0

8 of 19

Day 8 - Experience local traditional life

Spend today in the company of your guide getting to know how people live in Andean villages. Visit the local market, play a game of Sapo - the Andean equivalent of Hoopla, of sorts.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru sacred valley group mountain biking

9 of 19

Day 9 - Cycle to the Maras salt flats

Spend today on mountain bikes as you cross the wide-open Chinchero plain, in splendid isolation, cycling to the unique Moray Inca ruins and the spectacular Maras salt ponds.
Images itinerary images original zm9kcwgdcfjq7q21xl18lrl27yzbfma2 peru sacred valley group rafting oars aloft20180116 4244 hmjqq2

10 of 19

Day 10 - Sacred Valley

Spend today on the Urubamba River with a great fun day of white-water rafting. Grade III-IV waters await, which should mean bumpy fun with a dose of nervous excitement.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru inca trail family at start of trail

11 of 19

Day 11 - Start the Inca Trail

Start your private four-day hike with a gentle walk which begins alongside the Urubamba River, stopping off to visit the ruins of the fortress at Ollantaytambo en route.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru inca trail walking the inca trail through the sacred valley

12 of 19

Day 12 - Hike the Inca trail, enjoy the views

Continue your hike today as you steadily gain altitude. You are fully supported by your guide, porters and cook throughout. Meals are prepared, tents pitched for you.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru inca trail to machu picchu solo tent small clearing

13 of 19

Day 13 - Quiet campsites, spectacular views

The trail takes you up to the highest point today. You are rewarded at the end of the day with a beautiful overnight camp overlooking the Vilcabamba mountain range.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru machu picchu c val leal bennett

14 of 19

Day 14 - Arrive at Machu Picchu

Your final day on the trail is perhaps the most spectacular as you arrive at Sun Gate on foot, it's from here that you get your first views of Machu Picchu, peaceful in the afternoon sun.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru inca trail to machu picchu misty forms of machu picchu 2

15 of 19

Day 15 - Explore Machu Picchu with your guide

Spend the afternoon with your guide exploring the remarkable citadel of Machu Picchu, the most enchanting and dramatic of the Inca sites.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru sacred valley chinchero weavers hands

16 of 19

Day 16 - Visit a weaving co-operative and hike to Cusco

Visit a women's weaving co-operative. From here, walk across the high altitude grasslands towards an Inca staging post high above the city of Cusco.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru cusco cooking class sarah pura1

17 of 19

Day 17 - Explore Cusco and enjoy a cooking lesson

Your guide introduces you to Cusco this morning. Later, meet Javier, a local chef, who shows you how to prepare some classic Peruvian dishes.
Cdn pura aventura com images hero peru cusco plaza man on bench

18 of 19

Day 18 - Rest, relax, enjoy Cusco

Today is yours to relax and enjoy more of Cusco. Visit some historic sites or you may prefer to wander and enjoy some of the city's fantastic cuisine.
Images itinerary images original ufpo0di31vep8toplmjli9osm70mjya0 peru cusco peruvians waer a traditional cloth on parade plaza de armas cusco peru20161027 3834 c9z91z

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Day 19 - Head for home

Transfer back to the airport for your flight back to Lima, connecting with your international flights home. You can always stay longer and see more of Peru.

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