Peru Family Experience

Family, Lima to Lima
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Tour description

Every traveller should visit Peru at some point. Introduce your kids to it early through this comprehensive trip that bundles the Amazon, Machu Picchu, Cusco, and more into nine life-changing days. You’ll spend two nights at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon learning about the wildlife from naturalists before exploring the Urubamba Valley, gazing awestruck at Machu Picchu and interacting with the locals in Cusco and Lima. Peru will stick with your children long after they’ve stopped being kids.

What's included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Cusco Youth Drop-in Centre Visit, Cusco
  • Amazon Jungle stay at the exclusive G Lodge Amazon (2 nts)
  • Guided excursions with naturalists
  • Rubber boot use
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Search for wildlife along the amazon river
  • Explore the mysterious inca ruins at machu picchu
  • Sample the seafood in lima

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2: Lima/Tambopata Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized canoe to the comfortable, intimate, and exclusive G Lodge Amazon. Enjoy guided excursions led by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes, and treetop towers.

Day 3: Tambopata Enjoy visits to oxbow lakes and small clay licks to learn about the jungle and its inhabitants. Be introduced to the area’s rich flora and fauna by expert naturalist guides, who can teach extensive uses for medicinal and other forest plant resources through traditional techniques. Be prepared to go early morning or evening to avoid the heat of midday. Enjoy a leisurely pace – the trip requires some walking, but nothing too strenuous.

Day 4: Tambopata/Cusco Boat transfer to Puerto Maldonado for a flight to Cusco. Explore the many plazas, ruins, shops, and markets during free time.

Day 5: Cusco/Aguas Calientes Transfer to Ollantaytambo to catch the train to Aguas Calientes. Settle in and explore the town, taking time to look at the local handicrafts.

Day 6: Machu Picchu/Cusco Explore the ruins of Machu Picchu with a local guide. Transfer back to Cusco by train and van.

Day 7: Cusco Visit the G Adventures-supported Cusco Youth Drop-in Centre. After, enjoy a free afternoon in Cusco to visit museums or the famous Sacsayhuaman ruins that tower over the city.

Day 8: Cusco/Lima Enjoy the morning in Cusco before flying to Lima. Opt for a traditional dinner.

Day 9: Lima Depart at any time.