Peru Family - Teens on the Inca Trail

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Peru Family - Teens on the Inca Trail information and booking

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$2590
  • Duration
    14
    days
  • Physical rating
    8
  • Culture Shock
    8
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Schedule Details

Departs from
Lima
Accommodation
Homestay, Hotel
Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group
Important Notes
Please note that these trips are for adults and children travelling together and there must be at least one child under 18 with you. Minimum age for children on this trip is 11 years old.

Highlights

Admire Peru's beautiful architecture in Lima , Uncover Peru's colonial charms in Cuzco, Take a raft ride down the Urubamba River, Enjoy a homestay with friendly locals in Chincero, Pedal through the Andes on a mountain bike adventure, Visit Peru's vibrant markets in the Sacred Valley, Trek the challenging Inca Trail, Discover Peru's ancient wonder of Machu Picchu

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Travel to Peru on this family adventure and uncover the terraced ruins of Peru’s mystical ancient city. Explore some of South America’s most beautiful architecture in Lima before flying to Cuzco and journeying to the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley. Acclimatise in Chinchero and enjoy a local homestay, then warm up for the Inca Trail trek with a mountain bike adventure in the Andean countryside. Rest up and recharge in the ancient town of Ollantaytambo before embarking on the iconic Inca Trail to the ruined Inca city of Machu Picchu. This 14-day tour encapsulates Peruvian culture and lets you in on the secrets of their ancient civilisation.

Itinerary

Day 1 Lima
Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.
Day 2 Lima
Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.
Days 2-4 Cuzco
Cuzco is the gateway to Machu Picchu and a city with majestic architecture, impressive ruins, a lively town centre and cultural significance around every cobblestone corner.
Days 3-5 Cuzco
Cuzco is the gateway to Machu Picchu and a city with majestic architecture, impressive ruins, a lively town centre and cultural significance around every cobblestone corner.
Day 5 Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley was once the heartland of the Inca Empire and now contains picturesque villages and impressive archeological sites.
Day 6 Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley was once the heartland of the Inca Empire and now contains picturesque villages and impressive archeological sites.
Day 6 Chinchero
The villagers of Chinchero are famous for their weaving skills and they can be seen tending their fields in traditional dress or offering their textiles in the colourful local market.
Day 7 Ollantaytambo
Continue on to the peaceful little town of Ollantaytambo – the only Inca stronghold ever to have resisted persistent Spanish attacks. Clamber the terraced ruins of this ancient metropolis, or nestle back in one of the quaint hole-in-the-wall eateries and watch the world crawl by at snail's pace.
Day 7 Chinchero
The villagers of Chinchero are famous for their weaving skills and they can be seen tending their fields in traditional dress or offering their textiles in the colourful local market.
Day 8 Ollantaytambo
Continue on to the peaceful little town of Ollantaytambo – the only Inca stronghold ever to have resisted persistent Spanish attacks. Clamber the terraced ruins of this ancient metropolis, or nestle back in one of the quaint hole-in-the-wall eateries and watch the world crawl by at snail's pace.
Days 8-11 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu
Winding around mountains, through valleys and up steep slopes, the iconic Inca Trail is a series of beautiful vistas and challenging hikes all the way to Machu Picchu. Built sometime in the 15th century and rediscovered in 1911, the staggering ruins of Machu Picchu were thought to be an estate for the Incan emperor, Pachacuti.
Days 9-12 Inca Trail/Machu Picchu
Winding around mountains, through valleys and up steep slopes, the iconic Inca Trail is a series of beautiful vistas and challenging hikes all the way to Machu Picchu. Built sometime in the 15th century and rediscovered in 1911, the staggering ruins of Machu Picchu were thought to be an estate for the Incan emperor, Pachacuti.
Days 12-14 Cuzco
A World Heritage site set amongst red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.
Days 13-15 Cuzco
A World Heritage site set amongst red-green hills with ruins scattered close by, Cuzco is impressive in every way - be it history, culture, nightlife or architecture.