Cusco Tour Operators

Trekking Companies in Cusco

 

SAS Travel

Calle Garcilaso 270, Cusco. www.sastravelperu.com

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.

 

Peru Treks

Avenida Pardo 540, Cusco. Open 9am-1pm & 4-8pm Mon-Sat, Closed Sun.  www.perutreks.com

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.

 

Andina Travel

Plazoleta Santa Catalina 219, Cusco  www.andinatravel.com

Recommended for their Lares Valley trek. Also offer the Inca Trail, Ausangate & Choquequirao. Recommended.

 

Enigma

Located out of town. Calle Fortunato L. Herrera 214, Urb. Magisterial, 1a Etapa, Cusco www.enigmaperu.com

Quality tour operator offering the Inca Trail and other treks including Ausangate and Valley of Lares. Recommended.

 

Wayki Trek

Calle Quera 239, Cusco www.waykitrek.net

Offering limited number of trek departures on the Inca Trail . Recommended.

 

Llama Path

Calle San Juan de Dios 250, Cusco. www.llamapath.com

Variety of treks and tours.

 

Comprehensive list of all licensed Inca Trail trekking companies in Cusco

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Traditional Tours (Cusco City Tour , Sacred Valley etc)

 

SAS Travel

Well-established adventure tour operator

 

 

 

Rafting Companies in Cusco

 

Amazonas Explorer

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

 

Apumayo Expeditions

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.

 

River Explorers

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.

 

Mayuc

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.

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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

 

Pantiacolla Tours

Calle Garcilaso 265, Interior patio, 2nd floor office 12, Cusco. open 9am-1pm & 4-8pm Mon-Fri, 9am-1pm Sat, Closed Sun. www.pantiacolla.com

Camping tours to Manu run by Dutch biologist.

 

Manu Expeditions

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. www.manuperu.com

Run lodge-based trips and are owners of Manu Lodge. Recommended for experiencing the jungle in comfort.

 

InkaNatura

Offices in USA and Lima. www.inkanatura.com

Trips to Manu. Part-owners of the Manu Wildlife center.

 

SAS Travel

Calle Garcilaso 270, Cusco. www.sastravelperumanu.com

Well-established adventure tour operator offering trips to Manu, small group sizes.

 

Expediciones Vilca

Calle Plateros 359 (just off the Plaza de Armas), Cusco. www.manuvilcaperu.com

Budget tours to Manu of mixed quality.

 

Amazon Trails Peru

Organise trips into the Manu Reserved Zone and to Blanquillo Macaw Lick. Owners of a private nature reserve situated southeast of Manu National Park. Options include building your own balsa raft.

 

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Amazon Rainforest - Tambopata Tour Operators

 

Rainforest Expeditions

They operate tours to their two lodges in the rainforest of Tambopata; the Posada Amazonas Lodge and the Tambopata Research Center (TRC).

 

Explorers Inn

Own and operate the Explorer's Inn jungle lodge on the Tambopata River.

 

EcoAmazonia Lodge

Operate daily tours to their jungle lodge.

 

 

 

Train Tickets Cusco to Machu Picchu

 

Peru Rail

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.

 

Inca Rail

Portal de Panes 105, Plaza de Armas, Cusco www.incarail.com

 

 

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