Peru represents a land of breathtaking beauty and diversity and features some of the most impressive archaeological ruins in the world. From Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo, the Maras Salt Mines to Lake Titicaca, there are countless must-see highlights. Not sure where to start when it comes to what to do in Peru? Check out these kid-friendly destinations that showcase the diverse geography of this amazing, ancient land.
In the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors scoured Peru in the search for El Dorado, a land of incomparable wealth. Today, Peru remains a land rich in cultural heritage, colorful history, and vibrant folkloric traditions. Ready to learn more about traveling to Peru with kids? Read on for our ultimate family travel guide.
From cooking classes to standup paddleboarding, there are countless ways to enjoy educational travel adventures. Read on to learn about some of the educational trip options that we offer and to find out which ones are right for you and your family.
Just as there’s more to France than the Eiffel Tour, Machu Picchu’s just the beginning when it comes to what to do in Peru. Beyond this ancient monument’s polished, dry-stone walls and classical Inca-style architecture lies a whole world of Peruvian landscapes and cultures to be explored. Check out these awe-inspiring places to visit in Peru with kids.
Visiting the Peruvian Amazon rainforest may not be the first thing that comes to mind when visiting the Land of the Incas. Yet, Peru also boasts lush, verdant jungles. The city of Puerto Maldonado represents one of the main gateways to Peru’s splendid tropical jungles where an unforgettable family adventure awaits you.
Experiential family travel is the act of immersive, present, and meaningful interaction with a country’s traditions, values, and culture. This usually means stepping out of your comfort zone and into the shoes of someone much, much different from you. We recently had the opportunity to do just that when we visited the indigenous village of Huilloc, located in Peru’s Sacred Valley of the Inca thanks to Our Whole Village. Find out more about our life-changing journey.
From Aji de Gallina to Salchipapas, there’s no end to yummy Peruvian food for kids. What’s more, the Peruvian reliance on local vegetables and fruits translates into nutritious dishes sure to satisfy without causing a sugar rush. Here’s our rundown of the best Peruvian food for kids based on countless family adventures to the Land of the Incas.
Peru’s natural landscapes make it the perfect launching off point for endless adventures. And its ancient Incan sites afford gorgeous views of the region, indigenous villages, and iconic llamas and alpacas. Here’s what you need to know about the nation’s vibrant culture before your next family trip to Peru.
The second largest festival in South America, people from all over the world gather in Peru to watch the Inti Raymi on June 24th. The celebration takes place in the heart of the former Incan Empire, the Sacred Valley and is filled with pageantry, color, and dramatic theatrical depictions.
One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu continues to astound and puzzle researchers. From how it was built to why it was abandoned, scientists have barely scratched the surface. Like a good Incan mystery? Get ready to devour these interesting facts about Machu Picchu.