Peru Family Travel

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Kids baking a chicken according to a traditional Peruvian recipe
Tips for Traveling with Your Family in Peru

Exploring Inca ruins, watching Amazon wildlife, riding dune buggies, rafting on river rapids, petting alpaca, learning to make chocolate - Peru has so much that will captivate children and adults alike. So if you want to explore this fascinating country with your family, this guide will tell you all you need to know - from the best destinations and activities, to how to prepare for challenging terrain.

Local children participate in one of Cusco's myriad colorful festivals
Travel With Kids in Cusco & The Sacred Valley

Fun fact: Peruvian culture is incredibly family friendly. Whether you're exploring Incan ruins, visiting museums with hands-on activities, or getting up close and personal with wildlife, a family vacation to Cusco and the Sacred Valley can be enjoyable and educational for parents and kids alike. Here are some ideas to help you plan.

The Circuito Mágico del Agua (Magical Circuit of Water) is one of Lima's most kid-friendly attractions
Travel With Kids in Lima

Lima is a majorly underrated destination for travelers with kids in tow. Peru’s capital city has plenty to keep families entertained: hands-on museums, beachfront promenades, a zoo, and a water park popular with locals, to name just a few.

8 Great Family-Friendly Hotels in Lima
Map of 8 Great Family-Friendly Hotels in Lima
8 Great Family-Friendly Hotels in Lima

Each year more and more travelers to Peru are discovering the pleasures of its capital city—and bringing their kids along for the ride. It's easy to see why: from world-class gastronomy to great surf beaches and expansive colonial parks, Lima provides the ideal conditions for an epic family vacation. Convinced? Here's where you should stay.