Tierras Vivas 100% Local Tour Operator

Tierras Vivas 100% Local Tour Operator

Tierras Vivas is a highly professional tour operator and travel company focused on both, young and elderly travellers. It has been an Inca Trail operator since 2006. Apart of the Inca Trail, Tierras Vivas operates so-called Alternative Hikes to Machu Picchu as well as traditional tours. During the hikes, they put emphasis on providing excellent food, employing University educated Tour Guides specialized in tourism, experienced Cooks and enthusiastic Porters.


Why Choose Tierras Vivas?



  • Inca Trail operator since 2006.
  • Experienced operator for international tour companies.
  • A Tour Guide per 8 trekkers, two Tour Guides a part from 9 trekkers.
  • Groups are not bigger than 16 hikers.
  • University educated Tour Guides specialized in tourism.
  • High quality mountain camping tents for 4 season of the brand Eureka.
  • All Inclusive treks (i.e. a sleeping bag, a Therm-A-Rest mattress, hiking poles included).
  • Nutritive, well-balanced and healthy meals in a form of buffet containing fresh, top-quality and highly energetic ingredients.
  • All meals are prepared carefully and hygienically to avoid illness (good/any hygiene is not common in Peru).
  • Gentle wake up each morning with a hot drink (coca tea, chocolate, coffee, etc.).
  • Daily afternoon tea.
  • Tierras Vivas pays better wages than other tour companies.

What Tierras Vivas Operates?


If you are already decided to travel to Peru and Cusco and you have chosen Tierras Vivas for your trip, book it via Responsible People and Tierras Vivas will donate to our projects. We can offer you some discounts on hotels, tours and restaurants too. It does not matter if you travel with a group or as a solo traveller. In addition, you will make a good deed by supporting a needy, mountain community. Please help us to help!


Should you have any query or you like to book, please do not hesitate to contact us at travel@responsiblepeople.org.

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu 5 Days

5 Days (From: USD 500.00)

Extended 5-day version of the popular Salkantay Trek leading below the Mt Salkantay that has borrowed its name to the hike. Enjoy the amazing natural views before reaching Machu Picchu.
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Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days

4 Days (From: USD 700.00)

The Inca Trail is the best track to reach the New Wonder of the World. Experience the connection with the nature and Inca sites before getting to Inti Punku - the gateway to Machu Picchu!
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Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2 Days

2 Days (From: USD 450.00)

If you like to experience the 4-day Classic Inca Trail, but you are in a time pressure, try the Short Inca Trail which takes only 2 days. You can still enjoy hiking and some hidden Inca remains.
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2 Day Inca Trail with Camping | Tierras Vivas

2 Days (From: USD 550.00)

An impeccable 2-day hike to Machu Picchu walking on the authentic Inca road, touring Inca hidden remains and spending a night camping before getting to the New Wonder of the World.
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Huchuy Qosqo Trek 3 days

3 Days (From: USD 0.00)

Huchuy Qosqo is an archaeological site north of Cuzco, Peru. The tour is done through an original Inca trail that articulates all the Inca peoples of the Sacred Valley and the Amazon rainforest.
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Amazon deforestation and Destruction

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The Amazon rainforest is a wondrous and beautiful place, full of mighty rivers and lush green trees. But, beneath its glossy green exterior, it’s working hard to provide the world with countless benefits. Without the Amazon the entire world’s climates would be thrown off, the atmosphere would be polluted with billions of tonnes of CO2, 10% of the world’s biodiversity would be lost, and we may never find cures ...
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Machu Picchu Tickets

30 August 2019
Getting access to the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu is not as simple as it seems, but it is definitely not very difficult. Regulated under the administration of the Regional Ministery of Culture (Cusco), if you want to get a ticket to Machu Picchu 2019, you must book it through its website. In addition, once you have made your reservation official, you will have a maximum of six hours to ...
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Salkantay Trek Devastation and Animal Exploitation

28 August 2019
Many travelers and bloggers describe the beauty of the Salkantay Trek route. However, this blog is to describe the bad influence of irresponsible tourism as well as to give some advices.   The Salkantay Trek used to have one of the loveliest natural routes worldwide. It also has been considered as an alternative trek to the Inca Trail. Its tour operators used to bring personal tents, dining tents and toilet tents ...
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Traveling to Machu Picchu with kids

16 March 2019
Machu Picchu is amazing, magical, mysterious, it is the ideal place to visit with children. It is hidden between the Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountains, and is located right in the middle of the Amazon jungle brow and the Andes mountain range. It was buried for 400 years until - the children love this story - Hiram Bingham came to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu, "guided ...
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Responsible Tourism Tips for your Inca Trail

24 January 2019
Machu Picchu is a unique place in the world, not only is it a beautiful stone city, it is the perfect synchrony between what man and nature can do. Machu Picchu is the proof that the hand of man can do great things without this signifying a conflict with nature. All of this makes taking care of and preserving it a task not only of the authorities of Peru ...
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