The Andean country is one of the best destinations to enjoy with children and the family. People are very welcoming, the culture and history are very rich and with many colors, the landscape is numerous and varied, even the cuisine is one of the most unmissable and most recognized things in the world. From the Amazon jungle to the Andes mountains and from the colorful markets to the mystical Inca ruins. Peru has everything to attract families and enjoy a unique experience. That is why together with Cusco Peru Travel we have prepared a small article on the best kids activities.
GREATEST 10 KIDS ACTIVITIES TO DO IN PERU
- ADVENTURE IN THE SACRED VALLEY
- WATCH SEA ANIMALS IN THE BALLESTAS ISLANDS
- MACHU PICCHU
- WATCH CONDORS IN THE COLCA CANYON
- GO THROUGH THE MALECÓN DE MIRAFLORES
- WATER PARK
- BEACHES IN THE NORTH OF PERU
- HORSEBACK RIDING
ADVENTURES IN THE SACRED VALLEY
If you are looking for family holidays, the Sacred Valley is for you. To maintain children’s interest, it is important to immerse them in various activities. Not everything is journeying to ruins or hikes. Lately, the Sacred Valley has become very popular as an access point for adventure travel. It is one of the best destinations for those who need a little adrenaline in their lives. You can enjoy zip lining through the beautiful landscapes of the Valley, Cycling, rafting, and much more. The slopes between Pisac and Ollantaytambo are located along a 60-kilometer stretch of fertile land and Spanish colonial towns. It is a perfect place for adventurers and at the same time a welcome point for many tourists.
WATCH SEA ANIMALS IN THE BALLESTAS ISLANDS
Penguins, sea lions, pelicans, Inca terns, and dolphins are some of the beautiful animals that you can see throughout the Ballestas Islands. This group of islands is located in Paracas, one of the best exclusive destinations for couples. Being able to navigate by boat will offer you the best views of wildlife. In case you don’t have much time available, we can organize a day trip to other alternative islands so you can see the wonderful sea lions. If you are lucky, you can even swim with them in their natural habitat.
No visit to Peru would be complete without a tour in the Inca complex. Those who want to explore Peru know very well that they have to visit the lost citadel at least once. It is one of the best activities you can do with children. No photo or video can compare to the true landscape. Being able to be on top and see the archaeological complex will take your breath away and you will understand why it is considered a wonder of the world. Our best advice is to book your tickets in advance because the tickets run out very fast.
WATCH CONDORS IN THE COLCA CANYON
If your child is a nature lover, he will be captivated by the sight of the condors. They are considered the largest land birds on the planet. To be able to observe the Andean Condor you only have to join one of our numerous luxury Peru tours. You can even do it on one of our private tours, no matter what your choice, you will be able to witness one of the deepest canyons in the world.
PASS THROUGH THE MALECÓN DE MIRAFLORES
One of the best kid activities you can take advantage of in Lima is to stroll along the beautiful and busy Malecon de Miraflores. This is considered by many people one of the most beautiful stretches of promenade in the world. Located on the top of a cliff, you can get the best views of the Ocean. It surrounds the beautiful gardens of the Miraflores district with various attractions and activities for all kinds of audiences. From a skate park, soccer fields, and many groups enjoying the outdoors. You cannot miss this beautiful place.
The Magic Water Circuit does not have slides, but it has a lot of fun for children. This is one of the best kids activities in Lima and it is not expensive at all. You will have to bring a towel because it will most likely get you wet. There’s also a little train ride that takes kids through the park.
BEACHES IN THE NORTH OF PERU
Everyone agrees that the best Peru beach destinations are in the north. You can enjoy the beaches with your children and, if you want, take some surf lessons. You will find many activities to enjoy with the family.
You can ride a horse in almost all areas of Peru. In practically most of the tourist attractions in Cusco, you will be able to visit them on horseback. From beaches to the beautiful Inca ruins, you will be able to enjoy the numerous views of Peru in a relaxing and traditional way. It is one of the kids activities that you will enjoy the most since the children will be very comfortable and entertained.
“STOP BEING AFRAID OF WHAT COULD GO WRONG, AND FOCUS ON WHAT COULD GO RIGHT”
Together with Cusco Peru Travel, we hope we have encouraged you to take your children with you. These will be busy and fun throughout the trip, having new experiences to tell friends.
Peru has many wonders waiting for you to be discovered. Here in Cusco Peru Travel, our speciality is to make your trip an outstanding experience, fill-in this form and let your tailor-made luxury Peru vacation begin.