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The Incas and the Amazon: An Active Grandparent Adventure

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Program #20941RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Program intended for grandchildren from 15 - 17 years of age.

With a young learner at your side, experience the excitement of three very different parts of Peru. Journey to a jungle lodge in the Peruvian Amazon, one of the planet’s most beautiful and biodiverse environments. Continue high into the Andes to raft the swelling waters of the Urubamba River and unlock the mysteries of the mighty Inca. Then meet penguins, sea lions and more swooping seabirds than anyone could count on the Paracas Peninsula.


Highlights

• Learn the fascinating story of the Incas as you explore the Lost City of Machu Picchu and experience Incan food, art and music.
• Explore the Peruvian Amazon through expert-led forest walks, river kayaking and boat excursions.
• Grab a sandboard and swoosh down the sloping, golden dunes near Paracas.

Activity Notes

Lots of walking on uneven terrain. Conditions can be hot and humid. Elevations of 11,000 feet.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Lima, 1 night; flight to Puerto Maldonado, boat to Tambopata, 3 nights; boat to Puerto Maldonado, flight to Cusco, coach to Urubamba Valley, 4 nights; coach to Cusco, 1 night; flight to Lima; coach to Paracas, 2 nights; coach to Lima, 1 night; departure.

Date Notes
6/25/2014
Program intended for grandchildren from 15 - 17 years of age. If you would like to include the parents of the granchildren or other family members, please refer to program # 20942.7/9/2014
Program intended for grandchildren from 12 - 14 years of age. If you would like to include the parents of the granchildren or other family members, please refer to program # 20942.

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12 nights of accommodations
34 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
4 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
3 Flights during the program

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