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Peruvian Local Friend

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Address: Lima, Peru
Phone Number: +51 986 878 829
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Description: We are a casual and friendly touristic guide and assessment service that...
We are a casual and friendly touristic guide and assessment service that offers you the kind company of route friends that will prepare you a personalized itinerary according to your interests in order to experience, in a unique manner, the way of living, thinking and having fun of "limenos". We have a flexible schedule that allows you to make the most of your day, visiting only the places you are truly interested in.
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Everything with this tour company was friendly, professional, and went like clockwork. Sandra and Alonso were fantastic about responding to my questions and e-mails, tour guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Sherman Oaks, California, United States

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Sherman Oaks, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Everything with this tour company was friendly, professional, and went like clockwork. Sandra and Alonso were fantastic about responding to my questions and e-mails, tour guide Mariela was a great tour guide, and driver Patrick handled crazy, chaotic Lima traffic like a walk in the park. Highly recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Peruvian Local Friends were very pleasant and responsive to my e-mails. My flight schedule kept changing and they were very accommodating of my requests. I had a twelve hour layover in Lima on my way back to the USA. I had no problems with the pick-up and drop-off at the airport. I enjoyed the pace of the tour as I... More 

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Jackson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Did both a Cusco city tour and then arranged the sacred valley tour with transport from Cusco to Ollantamabo. Great personalized itinerary for just the two of us based on what we wanted to see and experience. Highly knowledgable and professional guides for each trip. Safe transport to Sacred Valley.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

We had a great day. Our guide was very informative, and passionate about what she was teaching! The tour was very accommodating to all of our wants and needs and we couldn't have been happier.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I highly recommend Peruvian Local Friends for all services, they were timely with our airport pickup/drop off and the tour guide Eliana was friendly and knowledgeable. Price was very fair!

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My husband and I just got back from a 15 day trip to Peru. I booked 3 half day tours plus 2 airport transfers through Peruvian Local Friend. What a value for their service! From the very beginning of my planning to our drop off at the airport our last night everything about this group was perfect and all events... More 

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new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We only had one day in Lima before heading to Cusco. Read the TA reviews and booked theses guys. They were great; they did everything they promised to do to include a timely pick-up and drop-off. Saw all the local sights but, most importantly, went to all the local places. Best was lunch: on the way to the changing of... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I enjoy the day trip with our Peruvian Local Friend, Cindy, very much. She is very informative, friendly, and sweet. We get to tour the city at our own pace and to our own liking. We felt very safe with our driver, who is very experienced and punctual. I would totally recommend Peruvian Local Friend to anyone who are interested... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We had a long layover in Lima at the end of our Peru vacation. We wanted to see the highlights of Lima in one day. Peruvian friend was a great way to do this. Mariela was our tour guide. She picked us up at the hotel on-time. There was a set itinerary, but we could change it as we liked.... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We had a 10 hour layover in Lima on our way back to the US from Cusco, and having never been there before, we decided to book Peruvian Local Friend to show us around the city. Mariela was our guide and Luis drove us around all day. They were waiting at the airport when we arrived, and whisked us off... More 

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Address: Address: Lima, Peru
Phone Number: +51 986 878 829
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lima Region  >  Lima

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dear Peruvian Friends Tours,

I'm writing to see if your company has a guide who could help my husband and me explore historic sites and museums in the city of Lima on Sunday, January 18, Monday, January 19, with an option of Tuesday, January 20. I am a travel writer with an assignment on the Peruivan Amazon, and I will also be writing an article on must see places for travelers who are landing in Lima for a short time before going on river trips.

We have been looking at guidebooks of Lima, and think it would be a good idea to have walking tours of the Plaza Mayor area, perhaps on Sunday morning as people are coming and going from the Cathedral; the Miraflores Area (the Malecon and the artists’ markets at Parque Kennedy, plus art galleries); and the Barranca area (Pedro de Osma Museum),

There are a number of additional sites that sound fascinating, for instance the Larco Museum, the Church of San Francisco and the catacombs, Huaca Pucllana, and the Magic Water Circuit. If you would like, we can send you our entire list.

Can you advise me of your rates, and also recommend ways for us to tour the city with a combination of walks and car rides. We are also interested in your ideas for experiencing the everyday life of local residents.

Our hotel for the five days will be the Tierra Viva Miraflores Larco:

- Address: 180 Bolivar Street, Miraflores - Lima

- Phone number: + 51 (1) 6371003.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Best,

Emilie

 

  Emilie C. Harting

7143 Ardleigh Street

Philadelphia, PA 19119

215-247-5673

 

Blogger for Huffington Post

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