Peter Sommer Travels vs Machu Travel Peru - 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

Had a great time!

5.0 August 2015
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Took fabulous In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great - Part 1 tour. Had a great time and cannot wait to go on another Peter Sommer tour!

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Had a great time cruising the Cycladic Islands!

5.0 August 2015
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just finished my first -and definitely not my last- trip with Peter Sommer Travels, the cruise through the Cycladic Islands. Talk about making travel enticing and easy! It was the perfect combination of informational touring in a beautiful setting with indulgent accommodations and exceptional cuisine. Every detail was attended to and the group leaders were outstanding. Already planning my next trip with them.
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Always provides fascinating trips!

5.0 August 2015
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Great company that runs fascinating trips to lovely places. I've done 9 trips with them - each time the guides & tour leaders have been experts in their subjects, and fun to spend time with too.

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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!.

Tour Machu Travel Peru Company Reviews

It was great!

5.0 July 2016
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
It was great! I would recommend it to anyone!!

Unforgettable Experience

5.0 July 2016
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The trip was one of the best trips we've done. Machu travel did a great job from logistics on airport, bus transfers, hotels are in the center of town, excursions were very organized, staff were there for us to take care of our needs, tour guides were very knowledgeable. Thank you!
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Tour Machu Travel Peru Company Reviews

Tours 2 Trips 8 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 408 $ 422
Operator Type Mixed Land & Cruise Custom/Private Tour Operator
Size Local Specialist Local Specialist
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Custom Itineraries
Service Level Luxury Luxury
Regions
  • Europe
  • South America
Known For
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Adventure
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Train & Rail
Headquarters Monmouth, UK Urb. Kennedy A, Las Esmeraldas Street E 23, Wanchaq, Cusco, Peru
Year Established N/A 2011
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
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    About Peter Sommer Travels

    Tours with a cultural and historical focus around some of the most ancient regions of the world.

    What Makes Them Stand Out?

    In depth guided history and cultural tours as well as Gulet charter cruises in Europe. They focus in Turkey, Greece, and Italy, as well as the UK and Croatia. Their tours might focus on archaeology or food specifically, and all are presented with a culturally immersive angle.

    Who Travels With Them?

    They are particularly attractive to older travelers and multi gen. The average age of their traveler is between 40-70, but they also have a surprising number of families who travel with them, with children ranging from 6 to 30. Travelers interested in history and culture and less interested in active adventure will enjoy these tours the most. They do their best to accommodate single travelers as well.

    Where Do They Operate?

    Many of their tours focus in Turkey, Greece, and Italy, but they also offer itineraries in the UK and Croatia.

    Why Travel With Them?

    Their escorted tours are offered with a specific focus, such as archaeology or culinary. If you’re looking for a travel experience with a niche direction and location, this is a great place to start.

    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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