Winners of Hands-On Explorer Challenge tour through Peru

Isabel Guerra

Peru welcomed 15 American children between 9 and 14 years old, who, won a contest organized by National Geographic Kids.

“Peru is so diverse that seemed to be the perfect place for an exploring adventure. Peru has desserts, mountains, rainforest: that’s why we thought it was a perfect destination for kids, who are naturally curious,” said Dana Deighton, Marketing Manager of “National Geographic Kids” magazine.

Once in Lima, the winners visited the Larco Museum, went shopping to Larcomar and had a tour to Mamacona, where they watched the Peruvian paso horses.

The kids also went to Cusco, where they toured Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu; the next destination was Puerto Maldonado, where Rainforest Expeditions led them through a 4 days tour.

The kids have been blogging and posting photographs about their trip in the webpage that the National Geographic Kids has setup for them.

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