PERU WITH KIDS: EXCELLENT FAMILY TRIPS FOR 2024
This blog for a family trip to Peru with kids is full of tips on how to travel with babies and children. From the best touristic attractions in Cusco to natural wonders along the tours in Tambopata rainforest.
Planning a family trip to Peru with kids takes a long time, because this magnificent country boasts many Incas weaver’s routes and Andean treasures as well as unbelievable flora and fauna from the exuberant rainforest.
In addition, we’ll partially answer the question: Why visit Peru? You’ll find below that these recommendations selected for families who love adventure, comfort, culture, entertainment and nature will fit your ways!
A family trip to Peru is now easy thanks to these terms and conditions!
Which are the best destinations for a family trip to Peru ?
If you do not know what to visit in Peru with kids, here’s a brief list of the best family trip ideas :
- Machu Picchu Family Tour + Sacred Valley:
This tour takes 2 days among landscapes of snowcapped mountains, the sacred valley and Machupicchu. Furthermore, this travel plan is exclusive of Natourandes to improve your vacation instead of booking a classic family trip to Peru itinerary.
- Cusco city walking tour:
The capital of the inca empire possesses ancient buildings and streets that offer an original stroll around the city, you will taste some local fruits as well.
- Short Inca Trail:
This is a short hike to Machupicchu along the ancient Inca trail, recommended for children 12 years and older. This family trip will change your life!
- Boundless jungle:
5 days and 4 nights into the beautiful Peruvian jungle to appreciate macaws and monkeys above your head. This is a great family trip to Peru itinerary.
- Exuberant rainforest:
Visit a hidden lagoon where different animal species join to drink fresh water. You could even swim there for a while.
- Phenomenal jungle:
This tour allows you to visit a bird and mammal clay lick early in the morning. Something special for a family trip to Peru with kids !
- Pure rainforest :
3 days and 2 nights visiting the most outstanding destinations in Tambopata rainforest. Make the most of your family trip to Peru !
- Wonderful jungle:
This tour mix comfortable amazon lodges and unforgettable campsites among the nature. A great opportunity to teach children how to camp!
What activities can children do?
When traveling to Peru with kids, there are certain activities and experiences that must be done or tried to do, to know more about the amazon and Andean culture. Here there are some activities for planning a family trip to Peru :
- Play at being an explorer in the boundless jungle and meet the local people to learn their customs.
- Pet the llamas and take pictures with their furry bodies.
- Enjoy organic fruit, avocados, vegetables and traditional cuisine.
- Take a brief rest in Machupicchu.
- Discover the irrigation system of the Peruvian mountains.
- Navigate on a boat along Tambopata River.
- Take pictures of wild animals and plants.
- Visit secret lagoons.
- Try to chew coca leaves. Perhaps children would not like it!
When is the best season for a family trip to Peru with kids ?
From May to November, it is cold but dry specially in Cusco you will visit all the destinations. While in Tambopata rainforest has a stable temperature during year. Keep in mind that a large part of Peru is in the Andean mountain range, so temperatures throughout the jungle are cool even in summer.
At what age should you plan a trip to Peru with kids?
For trekking tours in Cusco from 10 years old, for full day or Tambopata tours from 6 years old. Although the common problem after arriving at peru is the extreme altitude of the Andes, so the shorter your stay, the more difficult it will be for your body. It is advisable to climb gradually in altitude. Although children tend to be less affected than parents.
We know that you might need more info. Therefore, you can read our terms and conditions before getting in contact with us, Natourandes.