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Address: Avenida Collasuyo 910 | Miravalle, Cusco, Peru
Phone Number:
+51 84 252846
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Amazonas Explorer offers you fun new ways to see Machu Picchu and Peru. We...

Amazonas Explorer offers you fun new ways to see Machu Picchu and Peru. We use adventure to escape the crowds, show you special locations and create lifelong memories.

We are a small owner operated company, who love what we do. Based in Cusco for over thirty years we offer you world class guides, superb safety and equipment, fully risk assessed itineraries, faultless logistics, great back up and sales staff who really know what they are talking about.

Choose from Peru’s most comprehensive selection of fixed departures, with ten high quality small group tours each week. Or design the ideal custom made itinerary for each individual client with our honest advice, unrivalled local knowledge and fast response times.

We operate the best Peru family trip available and count the Wanderlust World Guide of the Year amongst our staff. We support Travelers Against Plastic, are currently joint chair of ATLAS ( Active Travel Latin America Specialists) and have planted almost half a million native trees in the Lares valley since 2007 as our commitment to 1% for the Planet. There is a reason we are the choice of discerning agents and travellers across the world.

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We used Amazonas Explorer to help us plan our hiking trip to Machu Pichu. Most of our communications were by email, since I was planning the trip from the USA. The overall... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Peter L

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9 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We used Amazonas Explorer to help us plan our hiking trip to Machu Pichu. Most of our communications were by email, since I was planning the trip from the USA. The overall experience was great. The team at Amazonas was helpful, very responsive in their communications and overall very trustworthy and credible. There are a lot of different companies to... More 

Thank Peter L
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had found Amazonas Explorer, among other tour companies, in comment sections on Trip Advisor. We decided to to with Amazonas Explorer because it offered active outdoor adventure activities as well as the historical and cultural activities. We decided on a private tour for our 8 days in Peru. After listening to what type of trip I was looking for,... More 

Thank dennisc214
Richmond Hill, Canada
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was travelling with my son (17) and daughter (15). We took our 2 days in Cusco to acclimatize to the altitute with these 2 adventures: Day 1: we were picked up at 8am for white water rafting We had a crew of 5 people - guide, kayak, driver, chef, assistant We rafted on the Upper Urubamba river The crew... More 

Thank Patrick H
Stratford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

With three weeks in Peru and only the barest outline of where we wanted to go and what we like to do, Amazonas Explorer filled in the blanks and gave us the trip of a lifetime! Each day was a new adventure full of amazing sights, people and experiences. The places we stayed were wonderful and the food in Peru... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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96 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

I spend a lot of time organising high end events So I am very aware of detail This company has got things right on the mark I would use them as a DMC for an event in a heart beat Tailor made package suited every taste in our family Guides were knowledgeable and flexible kept us all wanting for more... More 

Thank Glynda K
Coburg, Oregon
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We arrived in Cuzco and spent time rafting, biking and hiking the Inca Trail. A great experience that fulfilled all expectations. Jimmy our guide was an interesting and informative person with a wealth of information about all aspects of Peruvian history and culture, taking us to visit many Inca sights that might be missed by the four day crowd. We... More 

Thank Claycombs
Larchmont, New York
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had three great days- rafting the Urubamba, hiking Maras, Moray & Salt Pans, and biking in the Sacred Valley- all with Amazonas Explorer. Guides were great, the driver was safe and the cooks were able to provide such terrific meals outside, both vegetarian and not. They are the best!

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Redding, CT
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We used Amazonas-Explorer to put together a custom 12 day trip for our family of 4 including two teenage girls. Peru and the Sacred Valley is amazing. Amazonas-Explorer made it a trip with incredible experiences and moments that will last a lifetime. They know their stuff - deep expertise and a team that loves what they do and is passionate... More 

Thank tishtoshtwo
Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Having read the book Turn Right at Machu Picchu, I looked up Amazonas Explorer out of curiosity. Four months later, my 11 year old daughter and I experienced the 8 day Family Adventure Peru which included all transfers and daily excursions in the Sacred Valley and Cusco area. This was a very active trip that included hiking, cycling, kayaking and... More 

Thank Mennick
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and I recently went on a great canoeing adventure with Amazonas Explorer and we loved every second. Professional, organised and super friendly- the guides were amazing and the trip exceeded our expectations! Thank you Paul and our awesome guide Neo! We will be back for sure!!!

Thank Ally S

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