Native Peruvian women pose on a rock wall with a young tourist in Cusco

Family Friendly Adventure Tour to Peru & Machu Picchu

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Lima, Machu Picchu, Puerto Maldonado, Sacred Valley...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

The vivacious textiles of hand woven cloth shine from market stalls. Women in bowler hats and large shawls walk llamas along the cobblestone streets of Cuzco. The relaxed beachside charm of Lima blends with the rush of its capital streets. Birds chirp in the Amazon, their cries carry over the howling monkeys. The jungle and glacial peaks create a unique combination, filled with definitive culture and an endless connection to a complex past. On this family friendly adventure Peru tour, the children...

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the unparalleled celebrated ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Explore the wondrous world of the Amazon Rainforest
  • Hike a portion of the famous Inca Trail
  • Traverse the power and beauty of the Inca and Spanish architecture around Cuzco
  • Immerse the family in the cultural traditions of the Andes at Pisac
  • Enjoy a comfortable train ride through the Andean plains and forest
  • Visit the exceptional catacombs at the Monastery of St. Francis
  • Find the endless mystique and charm of Peru with the entire family 

Detailed Description

Peru conjures images of endless mountain ranges and mysterious ruins, curling waves and soaring toucans. The kids will marvel at the endless wonders and adventures on this 10-day luxury family vacation. Taste the fresh ceviche. Hike through the Andean plains en route to the famous remains of Machu Picchu. Scour the Amazonian canopy in search of spider monkeys and scarlet macaws. Wild vicuna graze on the sprawling grasslands. Spanish cathedrals decorate historic skylines. Bring the family closer together with every passing moment. Each day brims with wonderment and showcases the incomparable beauty of Peru.

Arrive in Lima, the capital city of Peru, and be swept up in the thrilling life of the locals. Each neighborhood conjures the different cultures that surround the city, bringing together the Andes and the Amazon, the desert and the beach. Traverse the streets of the city on a guided tour and find the family spellbound by the Spanish and pre-colonial antiquity. Venture onward to Puerto Maldonado in the Amazonian basin. The kids remark on how the city emanates adventure, surrounded by trees and bordered by converging rivers.

You can hear the rushing water beneath the calls of the wild. The aromas of fresh plantains and tropical fruits are everywhere. Traverse the waterways and venture into the jungle. The family is thrilled with the prospect of a journey in the rainforest. Your guide points out the flora and fauna and the kids follow your guide’s every move. A private transfer meets you at your hotel and takes you on the Interoceanic Highway that stretches across the country. Your view of the changing landscape is distinctive and beautiful.

Arrive in Cuzco and see the stunning Spanish architecture built on a base of Inca ruins. Explore the Sacred Valley with a visit to Pisac, known for its ruins that climb the hillside and its thriving cultural market. Follow behind your guide as they take you through the cobblestone streets of Cuzco to see the mixture of Spanish and Inca edifies that decorate the historic city. The family begins to hike along a portion of the Inca Trail at Tambomachay. Spend time touring the ruins interspersed across the hillsides. Indulge in the crisp, clean air.

Notice the rolling hills and fabulous landscape. Visit the site known as “Little Cuzco,” before traveling to Aguas Calientes by a train equipped with a glass-viewing dome. When you reach Machu Picchu the family’s excitement is undeniable. Search the ruins with your guide. Discover the Temple of the Condor and the looming peak of Huayna Picchu. Return to Cuzco where you will board your flight home. Natural and manmade wonders wash over Peru to create sensational adventure for the entire family to discover. 

Starting Price

$2,855 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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