Recommended Peru Tour Operators
Trekking Companies in Cusco
www.sastravelperu.com Calle Garcilaso 270, Cusco. Full range of treks available. Largest of the trekking tour operators in Cusco offering a good quality service. One of the few companies to offer daily Inca trail departures. Recommended.
www.perutreks.com Avenida Pardo 540, Cusco. Open 9am-1pm & 4-8pm Mon-Sat, Closed Sun. Inca Trail specialists with departures on Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout the year. They also run a homestay program where you can stay with families in mountain villages and experience their culture. Contribute towards local community projects. Recommended.
www.andinatravel.com Plazoleta Santa Catalina 219, Cusco Recommended for their Lares Valley trek. Also offer the Inca Trail, Ausangate & Choquequirao. Recommended.
www.enigmaperu.com Located out of town. Calle Fortunato L. Herrera 214, Urb. Magisterial, 1a Etapa, Cusco Quality tour operator offering the Inca Trail and other treks including Ausangate and Valley of Lares. Recommended.
www.waykitrek.net Calle Quera 239, Cusco Offering limited number of trek departures on the Inca Trail . Recommended.
www.llamapath.com Calle San Juan de Dios 250, Cusco. Variety of treks and tours.
Cusco Traditional Tours (Cusco City Tour , Sacred Valley etc)
Well-established adventure tour operator
Rafting Companies in Cusco
Located out of town at Avenida Collasuyu 910 Miravalle, Cusco. Book online at www.amazonas-explorer.com Specialists in rafting expeditions combined with trekking. Top quality equipment and guides. Operates fixed departure dates for the Apurimac as well the Rio Cotahuasi in Arequipa. Very professional. Recommended
Located out of town at Jiron Ricardo Palma N-11, Urb. Santa Monica, Cusco. Book online at www.apumayo.com Responsible tour operator. Regularly participates in river clean up activities. Rafting trips on the Urubamba, Apurimac and Tambopata. Recommended.
Located out of town at Urb. Kennedy A, B-15, Cusco. Best booked on their website www.riverexplorers.com Popular rafting outfitter offering trips on the Rio Apurimac.
Portal Confiturias 211, Plaza de Armas, Cusco www.mayuc.com
KB Tambo Tours (Ollantaytambo)
KB Tambo Hostal, Calle Principal Ollantaytambo (High Street). http://kbperu.com Can organize rafting trips locally with a minimum of 4 persons. Mountain
Biking Companies in Cusco
Amazonas Explorer Located out of town at Avenida Collasuyu 910 Miravalle, Cusco. Book online at www.amazonas-explorer.com Professional tour operator offering a good selection of mountain biking tours including 12 days Mike Titicaca to Machu Picchu. The 4 day Bike to Manu is a superb route. Several half day trips around Cusco and a popular 1 day Bike Moray & Maras. Enigma Located out of town at Calle Fortunato L. Herrera 214, Urb. Magisterio 1a etapa, Cusco www.enigmaperu.com Quality tour operator offering several Mountain biking routes around Cusco including a 4 day Cusco to Manu Jungle trip and a 2 day Lares Valley route. KB Tambo Tours (Ollantaytambo) KB Tambo Hostal, Calle Principal Ollantaytambo (High Street). http://kbperu.com Sacred Wheels (Urubamba) Located in Urubamba in the sacred Valley www.sacredwheels.com Relatively new companies specialising in mountain biking trips in the Sacred Valley including Chinchero, Maras & Moray, Salineras and Pisac. Many tour operators offer a half day Maras & Moray biking trip which is an excellent place to start.
Horseback Riding Trips
Perol Chico (Urubamba)
Urubamba www.perolchico.com This excellent well-established ranch and riding stables near Urubamba in the Sacred Valley is run by Dutch-Peruvian Eduard van Brunschot and his wife Maria Zans Gamarra. They offer several horseback riding tours on Peruvian paso horses. Itineraries range from 2 days rides (Salineras, Maras & Moray) including meals and accommodation as well as longer tours up to 11 days.
Cusco For You (Urubamba)
Urubamba www.cuscoforyou.com Ranch is located just outside Urubamba about 4km along the road to Ollantaytambo. You will have to cross the Urubamba River on a small footbridge. This is the path that takes you up to the Salineras (Maras Salt Pans). The ranch is about 400m after the bridge Cusco For You offer horseback riding day trips to the Saneras, Maras & Moray as well as longer trips. They also offer accommodation and other activities in the area such as mountain biking and hiking.
Amazon Rainforest - Manu Tour Operators
Calle Garcilaso 265, Interior patio, 2nd floor office 12, Cusco. Tel 084 238323 Open 9am-1pm & 4-8pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat, Closed Sun. www.pantiacolla.com Camping tours to Manu run by Dutch biologist.
Jiron Los Geranios 2-G, Urbinizacion Mariscal Gammara 1ro Etapa, Cusco. Tel 084 225990 www.manuexpeditions.com Owned by ornithologist Barry Walker, part owners of the Manu Wildlife Center, they offer 4-9 day trips to Manu in Safari camps and lodges and specialize in bird watching trips.
Manu Nature Tours
Avenida Pardo 1046, Cusco. Tel 084 252721 www.manuperu.com Run lodge-based trips and are owners of Manu Lodge. Recommended for experiencing the jungle in comfort.
Offices in USA and Lima. www.inkanatura.com Trips to Manu. Part-owners of the Manu Wildlife center.
Calle Garcilaso 270, Cusco. Tel 084 249194 www.sastravelperumanu.com Well-established adventure tour operator offering trips to Manu, small group sizes.
Calle Plateros 359 (just off the Plaza de Armas), Cusco Tel 084 244751 www.manuvilcaperu.com Budget tours to Manu of mixed quality.
Amazon Rainforest - Tambopata Tour Operators
They operate tours to their two lodges in the rainforest of Tambopata; the Posada Amazonas Lodge and the Tambopata Research Center (TRC).
Own and operate the Explorer's Inn jungle lodge on the Tambopata River.
Lodge Operate daily tours to their jungle lodge.
Train Tickets Cusco to Machu Picchu
Portal de Carnes 214, Plaza de Armas, Cusco or Plaza Regocijo 202, Cusco. Open 7am-10pm www.perurail.com Privatized rail company owned by the same company as 5-star hotel Monasterio and Machu Picchu Sanctuary hotel outside the ruins at Machu Picchu. PeruRail also have offices at Lima Airport (National Departures, 2nd floor, between Gates 13 and 14 open 4am-8pm) and also at the LarcoMar Shopping Center in Miraflores open 11am-10pm.
Portal de Panes 105, Plaza de Armas, Cusco www.incarail.com
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