Machu Travel Peru vs The Relaxed Explorer - 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
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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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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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Castles, kilts and whisky - oh my!

5.0 January 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
My trip to Scotland was amazing! There was something for everyone to enjoy. From the beautiful landscapes, sheep everywhere, botanical gardens, Queen's yacht & palaces, to beautiful old world cities and castles. We also toured a whisky distillery and St. Andrews golf museum, even a cruise on Loch Ness! The Scottish food and drink was delicious. I especially enjoyed exploring the old city of Edinburgh with its architecture and history, as well as the castles. Our tour supervisors were organized, knowledgable, friendly and helpful. They even made our longer travel days more enjoyable with games and fun facts. We had great guides and our driver for the week was fantastic. I am definitely going to continue to use them for my travel needs. I highly recommend this trip to everyone!
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The tour was a wonderful experience

5.0 December 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The tour company really takes the time to find find great locations and provide time to relax.

Great Tour

5.0 December 2017
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Loved all of the locations. Small group and personalized attention.
Tours 8 Trips 3 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 422 $ 555
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
  • Europe
Known For
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Train & Rail
  • 50+
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Luxury
Headquarters Urb. Kennedy A, Las Esmeraldas Street E 23, Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru Pittsburgh, PA
Year Established 2011 N/A
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A
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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.

    About The Relaxed Explorer

    They specialize in designing budget conscious tours and cruises for handicapped travelers, with a focus in Europe and the UK.

    What Makes Them Stand Out?

    Started as a passion project when the founders realized very few affordable resources existed for planning travel for handicapped individuals. All destinations, hotels, and planned activities are heavily researched and vetted to ensure they meet the required standards for accommodating travelers with handicaps, including wheelchairs. Small group tours are their focus, however if this isn’t for you they also provide the resources for booking independent travel.

    Who Travels With Them?

    Their tours are specifically designed for travelers who need special assistance, are handicapped, or have limited mobility. Groups are kept small, between 8-15 people, allowing for individualized attention. Tours are also affordable, opening up travel experiences to more budget minded groups.

    Where Do They Operate?

    Currently tours and cruises with The Relaxed Explorer are centered around Europe. Scandinavia, the UK, Central Europe, and the Mediterranean specifically.

    Why Travel With Them?

    If you or a family member is handicapped and you have been frustrated in the past with travel planning, The Relaxed Explorer will help alleviate the stress of piecing together a trip. You’ll have the comfort of knowing each destination and hotel is carefully selected specifically for travelers with physical disabilities. All the exhaustive research is already done, and you can be free to enjoy the travel experience.

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