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“Nice trip but make sure to review what is being booked” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Peru Adventure Tours - Day Tours

Peru Adventure Tours - Day Tours
Ugarte Street 109 - Down Town | Next to WILD ROVER HOTEL, Arequipa Areq 1, Peru
+51 54 221658
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Owner description: Peruvian Tour Company Recognized And Recommended By The Travel Guide Such As Footprint South American Handbook and other guide books to Peru.PERU ADVENTURE TOURS is a well established quality tour company with two main offices in Peru (Arequipa and Cusco). The tour company employs operation assistants and representative all over Peru to cover every booked tour as cultural and adventure trip. The tour company is leaded by Saul Ceron Carrasco (official tour guide - University Degree), who know and loves to be guide and after 12 years working in the industry of the tourism as guide in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and north of Chile he decide to found PERU ADVENTURE TOURS E.I.R.L in 2004.PERU ADVENTURE TOURS is competent in organize luxury and adventurous tours with huge variety of cultural and outdoor activities such as trekking tours, climbing tours, mountain bike tours, horseback riding tours, white river rafting excursions, quad bike trips, sandboarding, 4x4 off road expeditions, jungle tours, historical excursions, family trips, visits to Manu biosphere reserve and Puerto Maldonado rainforest, lake Titicaca, over flight Nazca lines, Colca and Cotahuasi canyon treks and daily tours to Machu Picchu and sacred valley of the Incas.PERU ADVENTURE TOURS tour leaders, guides, drivers, office staff, cooks, porters and horsemen are paid professional wages.PERU ADVENTURE TOURS does not exploit its employees and does not abuse through delayed wage or salary payments, which is a too usual practice among most agencies employing humble people with little means. If you visit us or travel with us, please do not hesitate to ask any of our staff to verify that this is true. Moreover, all direct employees are registered with the company.PERU ADVENTURE TOURS services come with the proper administrative support, the experience, the respect, the seriousness and the punctuality of every team member. PERU ADVENTURE TOURS work harmoniously with Tour Operators, Guides, Hotels, Bus Companies and Airlines in each city of Peru, all of them certified and guaranteed to provide the best for our clients and organized groups. Custom itineraries, including vacations packages, feature all categories of accommodation, as well as private or group touring to any destinations you choose. The Classic, Cultural and Adventurous itineraries in Peru for individuals or big groups and longer can be organized any day and anywhere including Lodging, domestic flights, camping gear, 4x4 supporting vehicle, climbing gear, tour guides, porters, professional cook and 24 hours online supporting.PERU ADVENTURE TOURS was established planning to be the best travel agency and to deliver an unfailingly high level of service, paired with an equally high regard for ecological concerns, and a product that combines technology and quality with best value for our clients
Salem, Oregon
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“Nice trip but make sure to review what is being booked”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

We did have a great driver and guide, but part way into the trip found out that the trip we'd thought we booked was not the same one that we were on. This company has several tours. I thought when I was booking from the webpage, that I was also choosing the tour. A later email attachment showed a booking for a different trip. The owner was kind enough to let us finish the tour as we'd intended but we felt uncomfortable about the whole situation.

Visited April 2012
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“Definetly NOT to be recommended”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

1. Real bad quality of the mountain equipment rentable specialy the boots. Beware it could be really dangerous in high altitude (chachani Misti etc..)
2. Unaware manager(Saul Cerone) regarding insecure material
3. Tour agency only looking for the money
4. Credit cards non functional in the office

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“Dependable, Flexible and Peruvian Owned - They can do anything!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

We used Peru Adventure Tours (PAT), Arequipa and Cusco, to arrange our 16 day family tour. Our plan was to see everything we could in that time and we had a long list of desires. This required that we move often and over great distances. It was rare we stayed in a hotel more than one night.

PAT was able to arrange all guides, private transport, lodging and entrance to attractions for our very complex schedule. Early in the trip, I was concerned whether or not our next guide and driver would show up, but PAT never failed us and I soon relaxed. In addition to standards like Machu Picchu and the Nasca lines, they were able to add novelties like the Puerta de Hayu Marca, a jungle lodge and a day with dune buggies and sandboards.

I recommend them without any hesitation. Peru Adventure Tours will provide you with a specific contract at a very reasonable price with high quality service and personnel. You can trust them with your Peru travel plans.

Note: Spring for the 3-4 star hotel upgrade, well worth the money. Most meals were provided, depending on logistics, but the hotel breakfast buffets serve seriously runny scrambled eggs!

General Peru Tips: 1. Bring a roll of toilet paper to carry in your day bag. Many public toilets either do not provide TP or they charge for a few squares! 2. It is unwise for tourists to trust tap water in Peru. A UV light purifier can be purchased at outdoor shops for $70 and is perfect for killing any water borne bugs that might bother your tummy. Use lithium batteries in it. 3. Bring all meds you might need. The local boticas do not carry a wide selection of products and are very expensive: $35 for an ineffective nasal spray and ibuprofen goes for 50 cents per 400 mg. tablet!

Visited October 2011
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