Traveling with the family can be an adventure that will live in your memory for a lifetime, but there can be some challenges that need to be addressed. Whether you are traveling with small children and want to have a relaxing holiday or you have active teenagers that need to be amused, Peru is the perfect place for your Peru Family tour.
Here we are going to give you some ideas on what to do with the family on your vacation in the high Andean country of Peru.
Peru has a long stretch of coastline and is famous for its surf, there are many places on the north coast where you can stay for a few weeks and enjoy the beach and the surf. Mancora in northern Peru is a laid-back town that fills up with travelers in the summer months. The surf beaches around the town are famous all over Peru.
Located not far from the Inca Heartland of Cusco is the amazingly beautiful Sacred Valley of the Inca, home to many forms of Adventure Activities. Some of the most popular are horseback riding, whitewater rafting, kayaking and Zip lining.
From Cusco you can also start many of the famous treks to Machu Picchu the Inca Citadel. There are treks from 2 to 7 days and pass some of the most beautiful scenery anywhere. These treks are not for small children but the older children will enjoy the walks through the Andes Mountains. At the end of the treks, you will learn about Machu Picchu and its mysterious history.
Your children will benefit enormously from having contact with a different cultures and seeing the way of life of these people. Homestays can be arranged to experience the daily life of the Peruvian people. Learn all the history of the different Peruvian cultures that date back many centuries in the many fascinating museums in the city of Lima. Tour the wonderful markets in the large cities and take some family friendly cooking classes in Lima.
PERU FAMILY TOUR IN THE PERUVIAN AMAZON
The Amazon is a great place to take the family for part of your family vacation; the jungle is a wonderful place to explore. There are many luxury lodges to relax and spend some time by the pool. Take walks into the jungle with qualified guides and learn about the animals and the medicinal purposes of the plants. If you so wish there are luxury, Amazon cruises where you can swim in the river with the local Pink Dolphins. Visit local communities and visit piranha filled lakes for a spot of fishing.
Where can you get Luxury on a budget in Peru, although there are many luxury hotels in all parts of Peru, the cost is not great compared to a family holiday in other countries around the world. Five star luxury hotels are easily obtained for the family some even located in old Spanish Colonial buildings.
Tours in all areas of Peru will give you and your family luxury time together. Why not arrange private tours to all the sights that you wish to see, in the privacy of your own vehicle. With a private tour you can do it at your own pace, miss sites that do not interest you.
We will organize a specially designed tour to suit your needs and know what families need and want and the places luxury vacation to Peru that you should not miss.
Families generally take their holidays at a slower pace than say couples or single travelers. Some of the great places you should not miss with the children are
- The Nazca Lines, surrounded in mystery these lines are like nothing else on the planet, take a small plane flight over the lines for the best views.
- Lake Titicaca, one of the highest lakes in the world it is located on the border between Peru and Bolivia. One of the attractions that you should not miss with the kids is the Uros Islands that are made completely out of the local reeds.
- Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco was the heartland of the Inca Empire and today you see the legacy of the Inca with temples and ruins to explore.
- Machu Picchu, never discovered by the Spanish, Machu Picchu remains intact and sits on the side of a hill in the Andes Mountain range.
- The Amazon jungle, there is no place on earth quite like the jungle, for a nature experience beyond compare take the family on an Amazon Jungle tour.
We only choose family friendly guides who have worked with families and have the knowledge and experience to work with you. We handpick family hotels that cater for your needs and have the facilities that your family will need to enjoy your holiday.
The country of Peru is waiting for you with open arms and a friendly smile, come bring the family and experience all Peru has to offer, book your tour to Peru today.