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.
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 Lima/Tambopata (1B, 1L, 1D)
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 (1B, 1L, 1D)
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 (1B)
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 (1B)
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 (1B)
Explore the ruins of Machu Picchu with a local guide. Transfer back to Cusco by train and van.
Day 7 Cusco (1B)
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 (1B)
Enjoy the morning in Cusco before flying to Lima. Opt for a traditional dinner.
Day 9 Lima (1B)
Depart at any time.
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