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Forget what you think you know about Peru

Most travelers have one picture in their head when planning a trip to Peru…Machu Picchu. Though a breathtaking destination, the Incan ruins are just one piece of an entire country filled with endless possibilities and adventure. Whether you’re a seasoned historian hoping to discover the ancient capital of Cusco or a renowned “foodie” on a mission to savor every type of ceviche Lima is famous for, take comfort in knowing one thing – Peru is for YOU.

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Inca Trail and Amazon Rainforest Vacation

Discover Peru’s highlights: the Inca Trail and Amazon Jungle. Choose between 2 or 4 days in the Andes with breathtaking scenery and Inca ruins leading to Machu Picchu. Opt for 3 to 6 days in the Amazon for an adventure with exotic wildlife.

9 days from U$ 2500

Inca trail, Sacred Valley, Rainbow mountain & rafting

Embark on a whirlwind adventure through Peru’s ancient Inca Trail, Sacred Valley wonders, vibrant Rainbow Mountain, and exhilarating rafting excursions. Six days of pure magic await!

6 days from U$ 1300

Little explorer: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley Machu Picchu 7 days

This amazing trip will take your family through stunning landscapes. It’s a unique experience where you and your children, aged seven and older, can discover different cultures and ways of life. You’ll go ziplining and boating through breathtaking scenery, and enjoy the region’s famous food.!

7 days from U$ 1360

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Trips expertly organized by a Peruvian native with unparalleled knowledge of the country.

"Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, and the Nazca Lines - are just some of the highlights."

The best individual, customized journeys to Peru - in short: your trip, designed by you, for you!

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You’ve already made the brilliant decision to check Peru off your bucket list. Congrats! Now it’s time for us to take over…

Here at River Explorers, we take great pride in offering the best in Peru adventure tours and Peru adventure trips. We’ve had the privilege of helping an ever-growing long list of happy world travelers make their Peruvian dreams a reality. We couldn’t be more excited to do the same for you. We provide itineraries for every type of traveler so that you can focus on what really matters…having an amazing trip to Peru! Which Peru adventure tour will you choose?

Cusco tours

Cusco is a prime spot to relax and indulge in sightseeing and even better, people watching! Meet the friendly locals and discover what makes this capital city the most beautyful in Latin America. 

From U$ 350

Machu Picchu tours

Machu Picchu is without a doubt one of the most breathtaking wonders in all of South America.

From U$ 600

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Amazon jungle tours

Experience the thrill of rafting along the untamed rivers, surrounded by lush greenery and exotic wildlife. 

From U$ 260

Attractions that you will experience

There’s no denying that Peru has something for every type of traveler. From the very top of Machu Picchu to the foothills of the Andes, the coast to the teeming jungles of the mighty Amazon, Peru allows travelers to find themselves within the proximities if its borders. 

Below, you can discover many top Peru destinations we are privileged to offer in several of our Peru adventure trips…

The Nazca Lines

If you’ve never heard of the Nazca Lines, then you’re in for a real treat. Among the high desert of southern Peru, you’ll find this awe-inspiring wonder that continues to capture the attention of all whom have the privilege of experiencing them. The Nazca Lines date back more than a millennium and consist of geoglyphs (ground drawings) sprawling across the sandy soil of the Nasca province. Though still not fully understood by experts, one thing is for certain – its unique designs and mysterious figures will stop you dead in your tracks. Soaring high above this wonder, our English-speaking guides will enlighten you as the clicks of your camera won’t know when to stop.

Huacachina Desert

More commonly known as the oasis of South America, the Huacachina Desert boasts a magical setting, perfect for your Peru adventure trip. Comprising of a lush island amidst a sea of endless sand, you’ll find yourself in the shades of green palm trees looking into the blue pools of the oasis. Not only does this top Peru destination offer tranquility, we’ve also got plenty in store for those looking to get their heart thumping. Hop on a sand buggy or go sandboarding down the dunes! End your day at the oasis by watching what the breathtaking natural show the Huacachina Desert has to offer once the sun begins to do its dance along the horizon. The perfect spectacle for all sunset lovers.

Colca Canyon – Arequipa

Ever wanted to visit one of the world’s deepest canyons? Of course you have! And now you can with one of our tour offers to explore Colca Canyon, approximately 3500 meters (11,482 feet) deep and slicing right through the Andes Mountains. Did you know that is nearly twice as deep as the famous Grand Canyon? Soaring condors, endless trekking routes and unshakeable Spanish, Inca and Pre-Inca traditions little altered since the conquistadors first arrived in the 1570 are just a few of the named highlights you’ll get to experience while on this Peru adventure trip. Take your pick between our one to four-day hiking tours!

 Lake Titicaca Puno

As the world’s highest navigable lake and the even more impressive Uros floating islands of Amantani and Taquile, how can you possibly go wrong in paying a visit? Stretching across 195 kilometers (122 miles) with a width of 55 kilometers (34 miles), you’ll be left with endless possibilities of discovery.

Cusco Region

Often regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in all of Latin America, Cusco boasts a wide range of activities for visitors and locals alike to partake in. From amazing foods and drinks to natural wonders like valleys, mountains, lakes and of course the nearby Amazon rainforest. If there is one thing you should know about Cusco, it is that no one gets bored here.

The Sacred Valley

The perfect combination of pleasant climate and stunning scenery makes the Sacred Valley one of the most sought-after destinations in all of Peru. From its valleys to its rainforest, there are several reasons to visit – hiking among Lares, mountain biking, river rafting and taking a drive to explore all its ins and outs.

Machu Picchu Complex

As by far the most visited attraction in all of South America, you better believe we have Peru adventure trips and tours for every type of traveler hoping to get their slice of Machu Picchu. From a one-day trip to a full eight days hiking its trails, there is truly something for everyone. One of the great wonders of the world, Machu Picchu was built to withstand earthquakes and natural disasters, making it none to be reckoned with. When you choose to visit Machu Picchu you are not only choosing to see its buildings and walk along its pathways, you are choosing to be part of history.

The Amazon Rainforest

You’ve heard things about the Amazon and maybe even seen hundreds of pictures of it, but have you ever really wondered what it’d be like to come face to face with it in all its glory? Encompassing one of the richest and most diverse ecosystems on the planet, the Amazon is the perfect place to enjoy Peru adventure trips like unique rafting experiences, hiking and downright marveling its true beauty.

Uncover Hidden Treasures

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Exploring Destinations Beyond Tourist Hotspots

Unveil the hidden gems with our unique exclusive tours! Experience Peru like never before as we take you off the beaten path to discover secret spots and untold stories. Get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime!

Yavero River Tour

Are your camera batteries fully charged? Set out on a rare adventure among the majestic Yavero River where you’ll make your way through a 2,348-meter-deep (8,000 feet) rainforest canyon right into the beating heart of the Amazon. World-class rafting on this Peru adventure tour will no doubt be one for the books…and your Instagram feed. Passing by roaring waterfalls and Peruvian-native plants and animals before spending the night at Machiguenga Native Center of Matoriato, you may want to experience this Peru adventure trip all over again. Luckily for you, the experience isn’t quite over yet…spend the next part of your journey making your way through the Pongo Mainique Canyon to conquer the Amazon jungle before ending your trip at the great Incan wonder, Machu Picchu.

1-6 Day Apurimac Rafting Tours

The source of the mighty Amazon, cutting through Cusco and Apurimac regions for a total of 3,000 meters (9,843 feet) in depth, what more could you want from an adventurous river rafting experience? Many even dare call it the greatest in the world…decide whether you agree or not by embarking on what we deem one of the best rafting choices of them all.

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Family tours

Ignite the spirit of adventure and create treasured family moments with our extraordinary Peru Family Tours.

Delve into the rich cultural heritage and captivating history of Peru, immersing yourselves in awe-inspiring attractions. From thrilling outdoor escapades to blissful beach holidays on exotic shores, our tours offer the perfect blend of excitement and relaxation. Together, forge lasting memories as you embark on an unforgettable journey, where every moment is cherished and every experience strengthens the bond of family. Discover Peru like never before, and let the magic unfold.

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VIP - Travel

Embark on an extraordinary journey to Peru with our exclusive VIP trips, where every detail is meticulously

to elevate your experience to unparalleled heights. 

Peru offers a luxurious and unforgettable experience for travelers seeking opulent accommodations, private tours of iconic sites, exquisite gastronomy, and personalized attention from seasoned guides. Indulge in the utmost comfort and relaxation throughout your stay, as you immerse yourself in the captivating history and beauty of iconic sites such as Machu Picchu. 

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Groups

Come join us for an unforgettable adventure in Peru with our Group Tours! Our small groups allow for intimate and 

unique experiences, where you can share fascinating adventures, culture, and magnificent landscapes with like-minded travelers. From the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu to the vibrant streets of Lima, our small group tours provide an intimate and unique experience that you won’t find with larger tour companies. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or embarking on your first international trip, our group tours are designed to create lasting memories and connections.

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Responsible Adventure travel

We believe in sustainable travel that shows respect for the environment and provides support to local communities. When you select us as your travel partner, you are actively contributing to the promotion of responsible tourism practices that have a beneficial influence on the destinations we explore.

Fair prices without compromising quality

We believe that amazing experiences shouldn't have to break the bank. That's why we offer competitive prices without compromising on service or safety. With us, you'll receive top-notch service and exceptional value for your money.

Exclusive, one-of-a-kind tours

We believe in immersing you in the rich culture and vibrant traditions of Peru. Whether it's sipping Pisco Sour or exploring ancient ruins, our carefully crafted itineraries will take you off the beaten path for authentic encounters that will leave you with lifelong memories

Tailor-made adventures

We specialize in creating custom and personalized travel plans that are tailored to your individual interests and preferences. Whether you're looking for exhilarating hikes or immersive cultural experiences, prepare to fully immerse yourself in the authentic spirit of Peru.

Why Our Previous Clients Love their Experiences with Us

For over 35 incredible years, we have been the go-to tour operator for adventurers seeking an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Peru.

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We've recently returned from our honeymoon in Peru, and the entire experience with River Explorers was exceptional! Taking care of all the logistics, they provided us with an excellent guide who made our journey memorable. If you're planning a trip, we wholeheartedly recommend this company. Their responsiveness and collaboration were outstanding