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Alternative Inca Trails - Day Tours

Calle Belen S/N Paruro, Cusco, Peru
+51 984 056 635
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Excellent tour of Sacred Valley sites with knowledgeable guide

I visited Peru in the low season and booked a tour with Alain to see Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
Sarah F
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
The BEST tour company for the Sacred Valley (and beyond!)

My husband and I booked a private tour of the Lares Trek with Alternative Inca Trails. We had... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
t1g2
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Santa Fe, NM
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Alternative Inca Trails specializes in both traditional and alternative adventure trekking. We offer unique experiences to little known and less touristic places that will get you off the beaten track and experiencing the real Andes of Cusco. We challenge ourselves to excel standard tourism by organizing adventure hikes and cultural experiences specifically and carefully designed for explorers
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Calle Belen S/N Paruro, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

I visited Peru in the low season and booked a tour with Alain to see Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo and Pisac. I arrived in Cusco without a solid plan, and he was very accommodating booking everything last minute for me. The 2 day tour was perfectly...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

My husband and I booked a private tour of the Lares Trek with Alternative Inca Trails. We had already booked the Inca Trail Trek with another company, but were looking to also experience the villages of the Sacred Valley. Alain, owner and tour guide of...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Alain is by far the best guide to do Machu Pichu with; his vast knowledge of the sight, it's history and the great mystery surrounding these ruins is astounding. He is truly passionate about his work and arranged everything, from picking me up at my...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2017

I was referred to Alain (Alternative Inca Trails: alternativeincatrails.com) through a friend, who Alain helped out of a pickle while they were traveling around Cusco. That's Alain!! Highly organised, effective, original in his approach, trustworthy and professional. I couldn't have asked for a better experience...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

I went to Macchu Piccu and Mirador de Condor with Alain and he is a fantastic guide, so knowledgeable about the places he takes you and speaks very good English. In addition he is a very sweet soul and interesting conversationalist, the type of person...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2016

Alain is an excellent guide !! He is a native of Peru with his first language being Quechua although he speaks Spanish and English fluently. He is passionate about his country and the sites he toured with me. I found that his unique views, kindness,...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

Alain is a great tour guide with an extensive knowledge and passion for his home country of Peru. If you are looking to enrich your experience while visiting this beautiful place, this is the way to go!

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Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Besides a well organized tour of Machu Picchu, Alain also took myself and a friend to Perolniyoq, a magical remote waterfall. He brought us large bottles of water and lunch too. He's not only willing to share his stories, but also share his personal food...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2016

Alain was incredible - he is very knowledgeable about Peru in general and even more so the area of Cusco. He has a great sense of humour and was really flexible with regards to our tour .... he offered great suggestions and thanks to him...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2016

A great experience! Alain is extremely knowledgeable about Peru, its history & the landscape. Every time he spoke I was more and more impressed with him. He has a great team! Pedro the horseman, Victor the chef was incredible--it was the best food I've had...More

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