Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences

Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences

Get off the tourist trail and leave a positive footprint!

Responsible tours that benefit communities and social projects

Customized Peru tours off the beaten path

Alternative destinations in Lima and the rest of Peru

Unique local experiences in Lima, Amazon and Andes

Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences
Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences
Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences
Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences
Alternative Peru - Responsible Travel Experiences

Responsible travel experiences off the beaten path

From day tours in Lima, Andes community stays and eco-tourism in the Amazon to customized Peru tours
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Our Tours

Full-Day Authentic Lima Tour

Day Tour
An authentic and intercultural experience that takes you off the beaten path to some alternative sights with as highlight one of Lima's human settlements, where we visit a social project and learn about daily life in this harsh environment through responsible encounters with locals.
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From $70

Half-Day Authentic Lima Tour

4-5 hours
An authentic and intercultural experience that takes you off the beaten path to one of Lima's human settlements, where we'll have lunch with a local family, visit a social project and learn about daily life in this harsh environment through responsible encounters with locals.
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From $60

Artisan and Pachacamac Tour

Day Tour (Pick-up at 10 AM)
Learn more about the fascinating pre-Inca and Inca history of Lima as well as present day Lima! On this tour, we visit the impressive archaeological complex of Pachacamac and we go off the beaten path and go to a local neighborhood where we visit several workshops of talented artisans.
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$80From $70

Full-Day Lima Food and Socio-Cultural Tour

Day-tour
This full day-tour gives you a great introduction to Peruvian life. You’ll learn about Peruvian food in a local market and you’ll witness and participate in Lima's daily reality and diversity through an authentic and intercultural experience in one of Lima’s human settlements.
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From $90

Lima’s Center Through Local Eyes

4-5 hours
This walking tour takes you to the traditional highlights of the historic center but also to several hidden gems, which most tourists don’t get to see. The tour focuses on facts and stories about not only these historical places but also about Lima’s current reality.
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From $35

Barranco Ultimate Peruvian Food Tour

Taste some of Peru's favorite food and drinks in one of the most beautiful districts of Lima: Bohemian and artsy Barranco. Learn how to prepare the Peruvian national dish ceviche and the national drink pisco sour. Discover the history behind some of the most iconic Peruvian dishes.
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From $90

Community Stay Near Huaraz

3 Days 4 Nights
Visitors will experience daily life in the Andes and learn about the local culture and nature through a wide range of activities. Activities range from hikes or bike rides to workshops on traditional architecture, agriculture and handicrafts or cooking traditional dishes.
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From $295

Lima and Cusco Off The Beaten Path

During this 10 day tour, you will explore Peru’s extraordinary archaeological sites while also getting to know the Peru of today, meeting local people from all kinds of backgrounds. Throughout the trip, you can enjoy Peru’s wonderful cuisine, learn about its social issues and visit some great projects and initiatives striving to improve the lives of Peruvians today.
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from 2100 USD

Cultural Exchange on the Rainbow Mountain

This tour combines a visit and trekking on Vinicunca, the Rainbow Mountain or the Mountain of Seven Colors, with an authentic and local experience in the nearby indigenous communities, where you'll share time and meals with the locals.
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From $ 100

Cusco Women: Reality and Hope

Live an unforgettable experience with the teenage mothers of Casa Mantay and their children, get to know this great family and its history, visit and participate in the leather workshop which employs these young women, and have lunch with the entire team on this Cusco Women tour.
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From $70

Day Tour from Cusco: Andean Spirituality Tour

Learn about Andean spirituality on this day tour from Cusco to a local indigenous community, participate in traditional ceremonies, feel the energy of sacred places and enjoy an authentic intercultural experience while admiring the amazing Andean scenery.
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From $60

Cusco Today: The other side of the city

Half-day tour
This half-day Cusco tour is a journey off the beaten path to the real life of the urban population of Cusco. This experience is a meaningful and respectful cultural exchange with local Cusqueños on current topics. Get to know a Cusco beyond the touristic sights on a visit to its urban local communities!
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From $70

Amazon Tour: Responsible Ecotourism on a Budget

Experience the Peruvian jungle in an environmentally and socially responsible way that doesn’t cost you a fortune! Learn more about its fauna, flora and the life of its inhabitants while staying in authentic and ecological jungle lodges run and managed by locals!
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From $250

Alternative Sacred Valley Tours

1 day or 1 day/1 night
Our Sacred Valley and Cusco tours will take you to places that most tourists won’t visit and allow you to see this region through the eyes of the local indigenous people. You will share a meal and stories with them and you can even stay the night at their house.
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From $99

Lima and Peru tours

We offer off-the-beaten path tours in Lima and in Peru. We also create customized tours of Peru focusing on responsible travel combining must see places and alternative sights. We can organize tours on themes such as fair trade, volunteering or environmental and social issues.

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