From Andean Peaks to Desert Dunes: An Active Family Adventure in Peru
Enjoy a big adventure as you explore Machu Picchu 7,972 feet up in the Andes, experience the colonial architecture of Lima and see a 600 foot geoglyph on the Paracas Peninsula.
Rating (5)
Program No. 20942RJ
10 days
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Getting There
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At a Glance

Share a family adventure that brings three generations to two exciting parts of Peru. Travel 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.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
Walking up to one mile at a time and standing up to one hour at a time. Whitewater rafting adventure of two hours for all experience levels. Elevations of 11,000 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn the fascinating story of the Incas as you explore the Lost City of Machu Picchu and experience Incan food, art and music.
  • Meet alpacas, llamas and vicuñas and watch as their wool is transformed into jakimas and beautiful fabrics.
  • Grab a sandboard and swoosh down the sloping, golden dunes near Paracas.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 12 and up.
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