Peru Family Adventure 2023

  • Explore Lima and Cusco, two of Peru’s largest, most vibrant cities in this family-friendly journey
  • Immerse yourself in Peruvian culture, history, and art throughout the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Meet locals and discover their traditions and way of life—a perfect learning opportunity for little ones
  • Stay in luxury accommodations throughout, from urban city hotels to sprawling natural retreats in the countryside

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
July 29, 2023 | Arrive in Lima

• Arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, Peru

• Enjoy a private transfer to our host hotel, JW Marriott Lima

• Meet your fellow members at a welcome event

Accommodations: JW Marriott Lima
Meals included: Cocktails and canapes

Day 2
July 30, 2023 | The Sacred Valley of the Incas

• Enjoy breakfast at the JW Marriott Lima

• Transfer to the airport for a group flight to Cusco, Peru

• Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic drive to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

• Along the way, stop in Awanakancha, a weaving center with the goal to keep alive the traditional textile arts and meet four members of the cameloid family—llamas, alpacas, vicunas, and guanacos

• Continue to the local village of Pisac, famous for its colorful market which attracts tourists from all over the world to try their hand at bartering for local sweaters, ponchos, wall hangings, jewelry, and goods

• Check in to your room at Sol y Luna

• Enjoy a traditional Peruvian buffet-style feast for lunch while watching a Peruvian Paso horse display

• Enjoy the remainder of your day at leisure

Accommodations: Sol y Luna Resort
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3
July 31, 2023 | The Sacred Valley of the Incas

• Enjoy breakfast at the hotel

• Visit Moray, famous for its system of circular agricultural terraces

• Continue on to Maras with its salt mines and famous salt pools

• Have lunch at Hacienda Huayoccari, tucked away in the lush, vegetation-filled private estate housing the owner's private collection of pre-Colombian, Incan, and colonial artifacts

• After lunch, visit the Seminario Ceramics workshop and enjoy an introductory class personalized for our group

• Enjoy dinner together as a group at Sol y Luna

Accommodations: Sol y Luna Resort
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 4
August 1, 2023 | The Sacred Valley of the Incas

• Enjoy breakfast at Sol y Luna

• Kayak in the Huaypo Lake with views of the snow-capped Andean peaks

• Enjoy a picnic lunch with stunning views of the Andes Mountains

• Return to Sol y Luna for an afternoon at leisure, enjoying the spa, heated pool, or outdoor lounge

• In the evening, gather for a hands-on cooking class where we’ll use our wood-burning ovens on the outdoor terrace to enjoy a family pizza night

Accommodations: Sol y Luna Resort
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 5
August 2, 2023 | Machu Picchu

• Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before transferring to Ollantaytambo Train Station

• Before boarding the train, take some time to explore the charming town of Ollantaytambo, with its Incan streets of stone, traditional square homes, and small markets

• Take the Vistadome train offering unsurpassed scenic views en route to Machu Picchu

• Explore the iconic citadel of Machu Picchu accompanied by your guide

Accommodations: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 6
August 3, 2023 | Cusco

• Have breakfast at Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

• Enjoy the activities offered at the Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, including visiting the native farm, exotic forest birds, and the orchid trail

• After lunch, board the Vistadome train to Cusco

• Check in to Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cusco

• Dine together as a group at Palacio del Inka

Accommodations: Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cusco
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 7
August 4, 2023 | Cusco

• Have breakfast at the hotel

• Visit Sacsayhuaman, an imposing display of Inca architecture

• Tour the main square and visit the Cathedral of Cusco

• Continue to Koricancha Temple, the most impressive example of how Inca and Hispanic cultures fused together

• Have lunch together at a local restaurant

• In the afternoon, visit the Cusco Chocomuseum, where you’ll learn about the history of chocolate and attend a private chocolate-making workshop

• Enjoy a special farewell dinner together at a local restaurant

Accommodations: Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cusco
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 8
August 5, 2023 | Depart Cusco

• Enjoy breakfast at the hotel

• Take the morning at your leisure to explore Cusco one last time

• In the afternoon, transfer to Cusco Airport (CUZ) for a group flight back to Lima

• Connect to your international flight home or continue adventuring on your own in Lima

Meals included: Breakfast

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