Celebrate the bond between father and son. Explore our favorite father-son trips from around the world. And in case you missed it, be sure to check out our favorite mother-daughter trips for a girl’s getaway.

The Best Father-Son Trips Around the World

Father and Son Hiking to Machu Picchu

Mountain Lodges of Peru’s goal is simple: “true comfort and true service, amidst true adventure”. For keen hikers, the Inca Trail is the only way to get to Machu Picchu. Just imagine – five days spent trekking on the undulating slopes along the Salkantay. Retire each evening to the Mountain Lodges of Peru – it is hands down the most comfortable way to reach the ancient ruins and share a trip neither of you will ever forget.

Whisky Tasting in Scotland

You will know you’ve reached “man status” when you share a drink with your dad. Celebrate your relationship by swapping family stories over the ‘king o’ drinks’ in Scotland, home to over 125 distilleries. You’ll have a chance to taste the unique nuances of each region’s flavors with private tastings at some of the country’s very best brands of Whisky – Dalwhinnie, Cardhu, Strathisla, Bunnahabhain, Bowmore, Kilchoman, Lagavulin, and Laphroaig.

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Fly Camping in Kenya

What little boy didn’t enjoy a camping weekend with his father? Take your father-son camping trip to the next level with a fly camping experience in Kenya at Sasaab. The adventure begins with a trek along the Ewaso Nyiro River to your camping site tucked into the Samburu wilderness. Fireside chats and a night sleeping under Kenya’s dazzling night sky makes this father-son camping trip unforgettable.

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Vietnam Highlights for Father-Son 

For the father and son who share a love of history, you’ll uncover the best of Vietnam highlights on a 10-day jaunt through the country’s rich culture. Together you will explore the cities of Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City. Bike through ancient wonders, explore the waterfront shops and cafes, enjoy floats along fabled waterways, and meet locals who will share their stories, food, and history. This is an epic trip for any father-son journey.

Trout Fishing in Rotorua

New Zealand is a playground for father-son adventure seekers, and there’s no better place in New Zealand to find adventure than at Treetops Lodge. Named one of the best lodges in the world by readers of Conde Nast Traveler. While here you will find endless hiking and horseback riding trails to explore. But, it is the lake and streams teeming with trout that make Treetops Lodge a fisherman’s dream. Your stay here will give father-son an opportunity to connect to nature and reconnect to each other.

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Surfing the Sands in Morocco

Morocco is a great destination for a father-son trip. We suggest heading to a tiny desert camp surrounded by giant waves of windswept sand. Days are spent surfing the sands in a 4×4 desert vehicle or riding on camelback. In the evening, you’ll enjoy a traditional Berber dinner, live entertainment, and music under a never-ending sky full of twinkling stars.

Trekking in Nepal

For the adventure seeking father-son duo, a weeklong trek through the rugged terrain of Nepal is the perfect journey. Each day you will embark on a hike several hours long with a backdrop of incredible scenery. At the end of your trek, change things up a bit with a stay at Seti River Camp. A safari follows in Royal Chitwan National Park where you will search for Asian rhinoceros, Indian bison, and Royal Bengal tigers.

Arctic Ice Driving in Sweden

In the mood for a father-son turbo-charged ice adventure? Then, embark on this daring driving journey across the frozen lakes of Sweden. You’ll spend two days driving on full-size replica Formula 1 courses carved into the frozen lakes at Laponie Ice Driving. Professional drivers are your instructors as you take the wheel of luxury sports cars from Porsche, Audi, and Maserati.

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Outdoor Adventures in Patagonia

For some outdoor father-son bonding, head to Patagonia to explore some of the most scenic areas of Argentina. Enjoy hiking, swimming, fishing, rafting, and horseback riding on a 50,000-acre reserve and working cattle ranch. In the evenings, you can unwind in the legendary Llao Llao Hotel & Resort on the shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake or at Tipiliuke Lodge in San Martin de los Andes.

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Surfing in Nicaragua

The Emerald Coast on the Pacific side of Nicaragua is a premier destination for surfing, with offshore winds providing optimal surf conditions about 300 days out of the year. What's more, Rancho Santana's Beach & Surfer Club offers everything from lessons and guiding to boat trips and board rentals. So, whether you and dad are new or experienced surfers, Nicaragua has beaches and waves for you.

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