Our mission is simple: to help travelers see the best of Peru
Peru For Less has offices in Austin, Texas USA as well as in Lima and Cusco, Peru.
Serving clients worldwide
Peru For Less is part of the Latin America For Less travel group. We serve more than 2,500 clients per year who visit Peru from all parts of the world.
More than budget travel…
Our tours are designed to get you the best quality at a reasonable price so that at the end of your trip you feel like you’ve gotten “more for less.”
Travel the way you want – that’s our objective when you decide to plan a trip with us. We work one-on-one with you to craft an itinerary that’s “just right” for you.
Ready to start planning your vacation?
The Peru Specialists
Kim MacQuarrie joins our team of specialists as a keen explorer and long-time adventurer in Peru. He is also well known for his writing and filmography, which includes 4 Emmy-winning documentaries and 5 books on the Andes and Amazon of Peru.
Kim’s newest book, Life and Death in the Andes, presents the stories of fascinating characters who’s lives have unfolded along the 4,500-mile spine of South America’s Andes Mountains.
Alonso Cueto’s unique artistic sensibility and ability to connect imaginary with imagination makes his an essential creative addition to our team of Peru specialists.
Alonso is a journalist, university professor, and fiction writer best known for his novels, stories and essays about the everyday lives and problems of ordinary middle class people in Lima. His work has been translated into 15 languages.
Visit Alonso’s website.
Gonzalo Salinas is a trained economist who combines deep business research with an understanding of what travelers seek in South America.
Gonzalo completed a Ph.D in Economics at Oxford University and a Masters in Development Economics at Harvard University. He is currently as economist at the World Bank and was previously a consultant for the International Monetary Fund.
Read Gonzalo’s profile.
Javier Puente is our resident expert in Peruvian history and culture. He earned a Ph.D. in Latin American history from Georgetown University and is currently Professor of History at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Formerly a full-time travel guide at Peru for Less between 2006-2008, Javier combines his extensive knowledge of the Andean region with practical guiding know-how to craft exceptional tour experiences.
Visit Javier’’s Academia Profile
Expert Travel Advice
Our travel packages are carefully crafted based on years of experience living and traveling in Peru and South America. Plan your trip with us and we’ll guide you to the best experiences.
Travel dates, hotels, tours – we provide an outline, but the specifics are based on your tastes and travel style. We work with you over the phone or by email to answer your questions and adjust your itinerary until it’s right
Experienced Peru Guides
Our local guides are charming, knowledgeable, and downright smart. They’ll meet you for day tours, kindle your curiosity, and help you get to the heart of a destination.
You can travel with ease knowing our team of operators is monitoring your trip. Plus, you get access to our 24/7 phone line in case you need assistance.
We select recommended hotels based on location, facilities, and positive feedback from travelers who’ve stayed there already. Because great hotels are what unforgettable vacations are made of.
Who We Are
Traveler to Traveler
- We are a proud company of happy travelers. A love and passion for travel is what got us into this business to begin with. Many on our team have years of experience exploring Peru and Latin America, while others of us are just getting started and dream of experiencing more.
- Investing in a holiday is about more than just getting to a place. It’s about creating a magical experience through thoughtful combination of inspiring excursions, comfortable hotels, and knowledgeable guides. Crafting that magical combination is our specialty.
- But don’t take our word for it. Do your own research. Delve into our collection of 2,000+ testimonials and watch our video reviews. Our clients will tell you how working with Peru for Less makes vacation planning easy and fun. And then get in touch with us to start your own adventure.