Planning to visit Peru with kids or just want to learn about the Incas and the Amazon?
Join the Roberts family as they learn about the rich culture and history of the Incas and the amazing nature in the Amazon in the award-winning series Travel With Kids. Peru The Inca World Machu Picchu & Cuzco: The city of Cuzco, the famous center of the Inca world, is full of colorful history, culture and adventure as the Roberts family explores the ancient Incan empire in South America. Experience the Incan empire in this city that looks today as it did centuries ago with massive stone walls and a Spanish colonial town square. Take the train from Cuzco into the mountains to discover the majestic Inca city of Machu Picchu where soaring stone structures have stood for centuries and are surrounded by ancient footpaths, trade trails, perfect for hiking including the famous Inca Trail. One of the oldest and most magical cities in South America, the ancient Inca capital city of Cusco holds many treasures for the Roberts family as they explore the narrow streets and colorful markets, which bustle with llamas and crafts. The Roberts head out by trolley from the expansive town square to get a good overview of the city and visit some nearby Inca ruins. To get a more authentic look at rural markets, the family heads to Pisac where villagers come from all over the region to exchange goods everything from spices to guinea pigs to wooly sweaters. On the way back, the kids meet some of the local animals who have donated their fur to the craft industry at the Llama and Alpaca Farm. Back in Cusco, the family lends their time to a Peruvian charity helping local kids and enjoys a colorful festival as dancers parade through cobbled streets next to ancient Inca walls. The Rainforest: Head up the Amazon river basin in Peru to an eco lodge set deep in the jungle. Explore the thick jungle rainforests looking for anacondas, birds, bugs and other jungle creatures. Meet a local farmer who explains the healing powers of local herbs. Check out the river and its animals by kayak and from a lookout high above the canopy. Help the Roberts kids find clues to solve riddles along The Children s Rainforest Trail. Learn about the history, culture and nature of this fabled area, the Amazon Rainforest while coming face to face with monkeys, peccaries and river crocodiles.Whether planning a trip or just dreaming, Travel With Kids Peru is great fun for the whole family! Explore, relax, enjoy. Destination…Peru.
-Trip Planner with information and videos on family-friendly accommodation & transportation
-Family Travel Tips and Resources
-Peru at Home section with recipes language and crafts
Release Date: 22 April 2013
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification