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 4 Day 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

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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Traditional Peruvian Clothing

17 February 2021
The typical clothing of Peru is a key piece of Peruvian national identification because it encompasses many concepts that vary according to the type of music, customs, festivities and the region in which it is found, be it the coast, mountains or jungle.   The typical costume of Peru has the objective of reflecting the culture and identity of the country in an exceptional way. Peru has very important roots with ...
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