Peru Family Adventure: Machu Picchu & Amazon

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With sensational scenery, exotic wildlife and epic Inca culture...

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Peru is an ideal place for a special family adventure...

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... So if you only take the kids once, let's get it right

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Stay deep in the beating heart of the Amazon...

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... Surrounded by extraordinary jungle nature

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You'll have native guides to show you the wildlife...

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... And there'll be no problem getting your five a day here

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In the Andes, you'll meet the people of Peru...

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... Who bring the epic Inca culture to life for you

Family hiking Inca Trail

Then you'll make like an explorer...

Machu Picchu

As you walk the one-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu...

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... Where the locals will be waiting to welcome you


Family time, Peru style. Come make memories on a unique trip packed with Peruvian flavour, tropical nature, culture galore and activities you can enjoy together - no compromises, no watching from the sidelines.

  • Andes mountains
  • Epic Amazon wildlife
  • Connect with locals
  • Hike, bike & paddle
  • Machu Picchu on foot
  • Delicious food
  • Private Pura guide
  • Cool small hotels
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

13 nights in first-class hotels

All breakfasts

9 x lunches

7 x dinners

All transfers and transportation

Internal flights

Guided activities as described

Guided Activities

Private full-day Lima tour

Shared guided activities in the Amazon

Private full-day cultural experience

Private full-day Maras & Moray with cycling

Half-day stand-up paddleboarding

Private one-day Royal Inca Trail hike

Royal Inca Trail permits

Private half-day tour to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu entrances

Private two-hour weavers visit

Private half-day guided hike near Cusco

Private full-day Cusco tour

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Travel Guide App with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Please note: International flights not included


Day 1

Arrive in Peru's culinary capital

A friendly face will be waiting on arrival in Lima. Settle into your lovely hotel in the bohemian district of Barranco and explore the neighbourhood's boutiques, cafes and ocean-front walkways. Temptation is all around you because Peru's capital is renowned for being one of South America's great culinary hubs.

Day 2

Get to know Lima with a local

Day 3

Head into the Amazon jungle

Day 4

Choose how to explore

Day 5

Watch parrots flock to the clay lick

Day 6

Travel into the Sacred Valley

Day 7

Experience the valley's rich Inca culture

Day 8

Cycle between famous Inca sites

Day 9

Paddle on an Andean lagoon

Day 10

Follow the Royal Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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Be in the know...

For Lima's best ceviche

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Fall in love...

With Peru's Pisco sours

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Lima through its street art

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Find a perch...

To watch sunset over the Pacific

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The colour of a dawn clay lick

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Indulge on...

Fresh jungle fruits

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Kick back...

And soak in the jungle sounds

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Explore the jungle...

With brilliant native guides

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Be amazed by...

Tiny creatures with epic talents

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Cross your fingers...

For wildlife encounters like this

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Say yes please...

To refreshing tropical juices

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Eat like royalty...

Hundreds of miles from any shops

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Feel tiny...

Next to the giants of the jungle

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Peer at...

Insects of extraordinary beauty

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Soak in...

Remarkable Amazon sunsets

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The people of the Amazon

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Sleep like a log...

With all the creature comforts

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Be the only tourist...

In a typical Andean market

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At stellar mountain views

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The colour of local life

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Find out...

How Peruvian's bake bread

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Lose track of time...

Watching hummingbirds feast

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Your first sip of chicha morada

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Step back in time...

At monumental Inca ruins

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Follow old trails...

To the Maras salt mines

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Chance upon...

Local farmers high in the hills

Inca Trail


The one-day Royal Inca Trail

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Make like an explorer...

As you pass hidden Inca ruins

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Play spot the people...

As you arrive to Machu Picchu

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look closer...

And there's still no one there

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Say hello...

To the welcome party

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On the flavours of the Sacred Valley

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Be awed by...

The skill of Chinchero's weavers

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Learn about...

Inca traditions being kept alive


Gaze out...

Over the red rooftops of Cusco

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