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Join a small group of like-minded travellers on a guided trip.
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We put together a bespoke tour to fit your requirements.
Prices From $1848 / £1478.4 per person
Dates: March 2019
Capacity: 5 per person
Enjoy a wonderful learning and cultural holiday to the land of the Incas, Peru.
Over 8 days, explore with your partner, friends or family Cusco and the Sacred Valley, visit a farm and pick alfalfa to feed the guinea pigs.
There is also the chance to meet children in a local school, make your own chocolate bar, walk the two-day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, and much more.
Changes can be made to suit your group or family
This Peru cultural holiday will give you the chance to try new things whether they be food or experiences.
Chances to learn from others through interactions and seeing how other cultures live. Marvel at the wonders of the past and give yourselves the experience of a lifetime in Peru.
This is a private tour so it can be modified to suit your needs whether that be the duration, the accommodation or the activities and excursions included.
This way we can get the right family holiday to Peru for you and tour friends, partner or family.
This beautiful, all-inclusive hotel, deep in the heart of Paine, offers and authentically Patagonian experience.
Hotel Las Torres offers comfort and style from which to explore the park. It sits at the trail head to the park’s most famous trail, the trek to the base of the Towers of Paine.
Start your journey in Punta Arenas or El Calafate from where you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel in the Torres del Paine.
All your meals, open bar and daily excursions, walking, horse-riding, wildlife watching, boat trips, are included.
There is also a special ‘Puma spotting tour’ or you can choose to relax in the hotel’s lovely surroundings.
More about Paine
Paine features 180,000 hectares of diverse scenery and wild landscape on the edge of the southern ice fields of Patagonia.
Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978, Paine is one of the largest sources of temperate-zone glaciers in the world and lies 120kms / 75 miles north of Puerto Natales, the gateway town for the park.
The name ‘Paine’ (pronounced ‘pie-nee’) comes from a Tehuelche Indian word meaning blue.
The ‘Torres’ – or Towers – are named after three spectacular granite peaks, the highest reaching 2,900m/9,514ft, that form the centrepiece of Torres del Paine.
These dramatic peaks are part of the Cordillera del Paine, the youngest mountain range on earth.
Other notable peaks include Paine Grande at 3,050m and Los Cuernos (the Horns) that range from 2,200-2,600m / 7,218-8,530ft.
Forests, steppe lands, lakes and valleys surround them.
Prices From $1056 / £844.8 per person
Dates: From October 2019 to January 2020
Travel to Manta for wonderful whale watching tours from Puerto Lopez.
Ecuador’s coast provides great whale watching as well as lovely beaches to relax, all within Machalilla National park.
The weather is warm throughout the year – June and the end of September is the best time to see humpback whales.
Even if out of whale watching season you can still visit Puerto Lopez, Machalilla national park, go bird watching, snorkelling and enjoy superb coastal scenery and playing in warm Pacific surf.
You fly in to historic Manta and then explore – see what the local fisherman have caught at sea, head to South America’s only dry tropical forest and investigate the pre-Spanish cultures.
Then travel south to the coastal area of Machalilla, a dry tropical forest with bizarre shaped kapok trees.
Puerto López is a small, charming and somewhat ramshackle fishing town of around 10,000 people which quickly grows on you.
Or try Agua Blanca further inland and hike through the dry forest you reach the humid tropical forest of San Sebastián, great for seeing orchids, birds and monkeys.
More on whale watching
The port of Salango has lazy beach walks, and let’s not forget the humpback whale, a regular visitor to the Ecuadorian coast.
The waters off the province of Manabí, now protected by the national Park of Machalilla, are breeding grounds for this magnificent whale with frequent sightings from June to September.
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The highlight of the holiday for me was spending time at the local chicharia. We saw how they make chicha, got to sample a few kinds, and played a bar game called Sapo. This was not originally on the itinerary, but it was a perfect way to relax after a busy day of sightseeing.
My 'low point' came on the 2-day Inca Trail - I realized I was overdressed and out of shape! I wish I had known it would be so hot and steep... but I did get a second wind at lunch and enjoyed myself more in the afternoon.
My favorite hotel was El Balcon - for me it was the perfect balance between rustic and comfortable.
Our guides and drivers were all great. Overall the organization was great, we just had to show up and everything was ready for us - an ideal vacation!
We possibly benefitted the local communities as we did get most of our souvenirs from local shops and we donated a few coloring books to the school.
Selvi, USA, Aug 2019
» Cultural Family Tour to Peru
We loved the way you arrange our trip to Peru for the kids.
We had so much fun last time in Peru that we trust you completely.
L Silver. Israel, 2017
» Peru Family Adventure Holiday
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19th May, 2020 9:16 am
Mindo, just 80 km from Quito is a small, friendly and fun town, popular with tourists and packed with fabulous things to do. It is easy to get to Mindo as it is just 80km from Quito and it’s beautifully located in the wildlife rich cloud forest on the western slopes of Ecuador’s Andes. Mindo lies at the heart of the Mindo Nambillo Ecological Reserve, just where the highly biodiverse Choco lowlands and tropical Andes meet. The Cloudforest of Mindo is home to a diverse range of birds as well as some more elusive animals such as the agouti, jaguarundi, …
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