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Local tours from Lima to Cuzco and Machu Picchu?

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Local tours from Lima to Cuzco and Machu Picchu?

We are going to South America for the first time - to see our son who recently moved to Argentina.

We would like to fly in to Lima first and pick up a tour to see Cuzco and Machu Picchu particularly. We usually make our own plans, but for this part of our trip we think a tour company might be better.

Any suggestions for a company that someone has used and liked would be appreciated.

Is there a "good" time or "bad" time of year to do this part of the trip?

Many thanks for any help!

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1. Re: Local tours from Lima to Cuzco and Machu Picchu?

If you are just going to Cusco and MP, you can do yr own arrangements via Internet with he help of this forum.

Book yr flights on LAN. com (Peruvian site)or use Apunake for lower prices.

Book hotels recommended on this forum depending on yr budget.

Book yr Peru Rail train tickets, in advance,from Ollantaytambo to MP (www.perurail.com.pe)

Hire guides at the entrance of the sites.

It can be done, but if you prefer to use a travel agency, many are recommended on this forum. You can also contact Sophie at sofiabarreda@gmail.com, who is a resident in Urubamba, and has great reviews on this forum.

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2. Re: Local tours from Lima to Cuzco and Machu Picchu?

The company that I have used when we are traveling in Peru is Kuoda Tours. They are based in Cusco, but provide service all over the country. They have some packaged tours, but they specialize in arranging custom tours. We liked the personal touch they gave to us as well as a perfect, well done experience.

http://www.inturkuoda.com/

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3. Re: Local tours from Lima to Cuzco and Machu Picchu?

Another vote for Kuoda Tours. I used them last month and they did a great job in giving us an itinerary that we designed with them beforehand. It took all of the uncertainty away as they are really good at what they do. You will have no worries at all with this company.

Torlaw1

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