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!
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