Machu Travel Peru vs Spirit of the West Adventures - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Recent Reviews

A very special Experience

5.0 May 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
A very special Experience

I enjoyed working with Tania from Machu Travel Peru over email prior to our trip to Perú. She was so helpful and very patient to help answer all the question I had. Our trip had no issues from start to finish. The tour guides provided were great also. Thank you!
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A very special Experience

5.0 May 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
A very special Experience

I enjoyed working with Tania from Machu Travel Peru over email prior to our trip to Perú. She was so helpful and very patient to help answer all the question I had. Our trip had no issues from start to finish. The tour guides provided were great also. Thank you!
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Andean Crossing trip was incredible

5.0 October 2016
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I´ve learned so much about Peruvian culture and history. One of the best experiences was meeting all the people, like the Ecoamazonia lodge guide Elmer, Sol in Cusco!.

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The trip was amazing and we'd definitely go again

5.0 September 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
My family and I recently did the Johnstone straight ultimate adventure. The trip was amazing and we'd definitely go again. We saw an enormous amount of wildlife, Humpback wales, Orka, Dall's porpoise, Pacific White-Sided dolphins, Eagles, Black bears, Grizzly bears Harlequin ducks, Seals, Sea lions and lots of inter-tidal species. Our guides Brad, Kevin and Savana prepared amazing food for every meal and they were extremely knowledgeable about kayaking, the area and the wildlife. The kayaking was a lot of fun, and they kept the trips manageable for everyone.
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Tour Spirit of the West Adventures Company Reviews

unexpectedly wonderful

5.0 August 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Can’t say enough about this trip. Professional, personable and educated guides and staff. Meals were so unexpectedly wonderful. Accommodations were comfy. The wildlife and scenery off the charts. This was our second trip and we will continue to vacation with Spirit of the West.
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The food was excellent

5.0 August 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I cannot recommend Spirit of the West highly enough. I did the Orca Lite tour with my girlfriend. This is a tour best suited for those with some outdoor experience/skills (eg setting up a tent). Group size was not too big (10 people plus guides). Our guides were friendly and knowledgeable. The food was excellent, they offer a range of dietary options. We ordered vegan food and received really excellent food the whole trip (often better than what I could get in most cafes!). We spent a good amount of time on the water and saw a great variety of wildlife. It was worth every dollar we spent on it and more.
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Tour Spirit of the West Adventures Company Reviews

Tours 8 Trips 5 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 422 $ 296
Operator Type Custom/Private Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Local Specialist Regional Expert
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Custom Itineraries
Service Level Luxury Luxury
Regions
  • South America
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
Known For
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Train & Rail
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Eco Travel
  • Safari
  • Photography
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Budget
Headquarters Urb. Kennedy A, Las Esmeraldas Street E 23, Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru Heriot Bay, BC, Canada (Quadra Island)
Year Established 2011 1997
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages English, Spanish, French
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    About Machu Travel Peru

    Founded in 2011, the relatively new Machu Travel Peru is dedicated to providing sustainable travels through Peru.

    What Makes Them Stand Out?

    They create customized itineraries suitable to numerous travel styles. Their guides are passionate and knowledgeable about Peruvian culture and this enthusiasm becomes a part of your tour. You will make your way to Machu Picchu learning of Peruvian history and customs. 

    Who Travels With Them?

    Travelers interested in learning about Peru from a historical and local perspective. Many of their trips go to Machu Picchu - for which it is advisable to be in generally good shape. 

    Where Do They Operate?

    They focus in Peru, with emphasis in Cusco and Machu Picchu. 

    Why Travel With Them?

    Peru is quickly becoming a champion of responsible travel, and Machu Travel Peru is no exception. They work with local rural communities, and are involved in numerous social projects.

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